Recruitment #2212-4128-002


The City of Milwaukee is proud to employ a diverse workforce that is committed to providing exemplary service to the City’s residents. If you have a passion for being a part of an inclusive team of public servants, please consider the following opportunity.


Located on the western shore of Lake Michigan, Milwaukee is an urban hub bursting with energy. Milwaukee provides a casual sophistication – big city appeal without the big-city hassles. We are accessible and affordable, and our residents are welcoming. Milwaukee has evolved through the years, bringing together its unsurpassed charm with a breathtaking art museum, top-flight cultural attractions, vibrant neighborhoods, lakefront festivals, recreational opportunities and great restaurants.



Under the direction of the Director of Health Data and Evaluation, the Data and Evaluation Coordinator leads the collection, analysis, interpretation, and visualization of data for the Office of Violence Prevention (OVP), both internal to the Milwaukee Health Department (MHD) and for designated community and academic partners.


The Coordinator is also responsible for presenting data to internal and external stakeholders using interactive data visualization solutions including statistics software, geographic information system (GIS) mapping, Tableau, and other state of the art tools.

Essential Functions

Grant Writing and Management

  • Prepare grant applications to support the review process and related data and evaluation activities of Milwaukee Health Department’s (MHD’s) Office of Violence Prevention (OVP).
  • Support the scientific, managerial, and fiscal aspects of the review process.
  • Serve as the primary lead with grant reporting.

Program Evaluation and Reporting

  • Develop metrics for goals and strategies supported by the OVP.
  • Develop and monitor dashboards for activities facilitated by the OVP and designated Partners.
  • Implement evaluation tools across OVP program areas and manage data collection from external partners for evaluation purposes.
  • Serve as convener for data and evaluation partners relevant to OVP activities including the Blueprint for Peace (

Policy and Research Reporting

  • Review existing research and relevant policy in the areas of criminal justice, violence, and violence prevention.
  • Respond to intergovernmental inquiries regarding violence prevention policy priorities.
  • Participate in and create presentations and reports for homicide and non-fatal shooting reviews.

Policy Management

  • Conduct data collection and management.
  • Perform complex and exploratory data analysis.
  • Participate in and prepare reports for homicide and non-fatal shooting reviews.
  • Translate data into visual presentations using GIS mapping, Tableau, and other data visualization tools.
  • Develop and manage data sharing agreements and processes to improve data set transfer and analysis.

We welcome qualified individuals with disabilities who are interested in employment and will make reasonable accommodations during the hiring process in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, as amended by the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008.

Conditions of Employment

Please be advised that new employees are required to have received either both doses of the Moderna or Pfizer or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine prior to their employment start date or have an approved religious or medical accommodation prior to their employment start date. You can find further information relative to the City's Covid-19 Vaccination Policy here.

Minimum Requirements

1.    Bachelor’s degree in epidemiology, criminal justice or police science, psychology, social work, public health, statistics, or related field from an accredited college or university.

2.    Two years of experience performing data research, evaluation, collection, and analysis or comparable duties related to this position.

3.    Valid driver’s license at time of appointment and throughout employment.


Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.


NOTICE: Please do not attach your academic transcripts to your employment application. The hiring department will verify candidates’ education as part of the background screening process prior to extending any job offers

Desirable Qualifications

· Master’s degree in a related field (see #1, above) from an accredited college or university.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Other Characteristics


  • Ability to understand and approach violence from a public health framework.
  • Knowledge of public health research, policies, strategies, and evaluation methods.
  • Knowledge of the substantive areas of public safety and violence prevention.
  • Knowledge and ability to use record management systems.
  • Knowledge of statistics and expertise in conducting and disseminating policy research and analysis.
  • Ability to use data visualization tools such as Tableau and GIS mapping for creating user-friendly dashboards and other presentations of complex information.
  • Ability to use qualitative and quantitative data to determine the factors affecting the health of a community.
  • Knowledge of and ability to work with computer applications, including database, project management, spreadsheet, and word processing software; ability to learn software quickly.

Grant Management

  • Experience in grant writing, management, and communications regarding sensitive policy issues.
  • Ability to provide and maintain the mission and vision of projects.
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently apply management principles related to the development and implementation of community projects and processes.
  • Ability to support diverse perspectives in developing, implementing, and evaluating policies, programs, and services that affect the health of a community.

Critical Thinking and Judgment

  • Analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills as well as sound judgment.
  • Ability to work independently with a high degree of initiative.
  • Planning, organizational, and time management skills and the ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously to meet deadlines.
  • Flexibility, creativity, and the ability to contribute at both strategic and tactical levels.
  • Honesty, integrity, high ethical standards, and the ability to maintain confidentiality.

Communication and Interpersonal

  • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships with high-level stakeholders in agencies, nonprofits, and philanthropies related to public safety and criminal justice to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Ability to solicit input from individuals and organizations to improve the health of the community.
  • Ability to work effectively with a multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary staff, various City of Milwaukee officials, other agencies, and the public.
  • Ability to contribute to an inclusive and respectful workplace and work cooperatively, effectively and fairly with coworkers and residents whose backgrounds may differ from one’s own.
  • Ability to engage and present information to top management, public groups, boards of directors, the media, and legislative bodies.
  • Ability to write clear and accurate reports, business correspondence, and policies.
  • Ability to translate and convey complex concepts and findings in oral and written communications.

Current Salary

The current salary range (Pay Range 2HX) is $59,912-$79,909 annually, and the resident incentive salary range for City of Milwaukee residents is $61,709-$82,306 annually. Appointment above the minimum is possible based upon level of experience and other qualifications and is subject to approval.


The City of Milwaukee provides a comprehensive benefit program that includes the following:
  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan 
  • 457 Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Comprehensive Wellness Program
  • Onsite Clinic Services
  • Onsite Employee Assistance Program
  • Alternative Work Schedules
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Tuition Benefits
  • Paid Vacation
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Leave and other paid leaves
  • Flexible Spending Arrangement
  • Commuter Value Pass

For full details of the benefits offered by the City of Milwaukee, please visit

Selection Process

THE SELECTION PROCESS will be job related and will consist of one or more of the following: an evaluation of education, experience and/or responses to supplemental questions; a written or performance test, a structured interview or other assessment methods. The Department of Employee Relations reserves the right to call only the most qualified candidates to structured interviews and performance examinations. Structured interviews may include written exercises. Selection process component weights will be determined by further analysis of the job.


INITIAL FILING DATE - The selection process will be held as soon as practical after January 27, 2023. Receipt of applications may be discontinued at any time after this date without prior notice. However, recruitment may continue until the needs of the City have been met. Qualified applicants will be notified of the date, time, and place of the selection process components. Unless otherwise required by law, the City of Milwaukee will not provide alternative selection process dates or times.   The applicant is responsible for attending all phases of the job selection process at the time and place designated by the City of Milwaukee.

Additional Information

· APPLICATIONS and further information may be accessed by visiting

· If you would like assistance completing an application, please contact the Department of Employee Relations at (414) 286-3751 or

· The Department of Employee Relations is in City Hall, 200 E Wells St, Room 706, Milwaukee, WI 53202.


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 The City of Milwaukee values and encourages diversity and is an equal opportunity employer