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Senior Sustainability Data Analyst, MIT Office of Sustainability (Cambridge, MA)

The Senior Sustainability Data Analyst will provide analytical and tactical support for all sustainability projects with data-related needs and set an overall strategy for the collection, analysis, management, and communication of data and metrics.  Will collect, manage, and ensure the quality and integrity of data from multiple sources (e.g., energy, water, materials, food, transportation, waste) throughout campus; oversee MIT’s greenhouse gas inventory update and expansion process; perform cost analysis; assist with the development of relational and dimensional models and reports; write annual metrics performance report that includes infographics and graphs; manage the development of an overall sustainability analytics database for campus; compile and oversee MIT’s greenhouse gas inventories and quantify greenhouse gas reduction activities to support the development of an emerging strategy; develop well-defined sustainability financial reporting templates; support living lab projects related to campus systems (storm water, mobility, etc.); and collaborate with MIT’s Data Science and Data Warehouse teams to develop reporting and analytics.

Application Deadline: N/A

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Jan 27: Data Day 2012: Using Data to Drive Community Change

Friday, January 27th, 2012, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Northeastern University, Boston, MA

More data are available today than ever before. In addition, new tools are making it easier to explore trends, craft powerful stories, and spur change. Learn about how to access these sources, apply data to your work, meet colleagues, and more, all for free at Data Day 2012. The goal of Data Day is to help organizations and municipalities expand their capacity to use technology and data in innovative ways to advance their community’s goals. Register online today:

Highlights during Data Day 2012 will include:

  • Hands-on workshops on how to access Census 2010 and American Community Survey data
  • The launch of the new version of the MetroBoston DataCommon, with expanded data visualization tools
  • How to use data to create media interest
  • Workshops on WEAVE (Web-based Analysis and Visualization Environment), the web-based open source data visualization software that will power the new DataCommon
  • Sources of local data about your neighborhood
  • And much more!

The day will provide an excellent professional development opportunity for organizations looking to get the most from their existing resources and staff.

If you are interested in presenting a workshop or poster, or have general questions about the conference, please contact Holly St. Clair at (617) 451-2770×2014.