Partners for Our Children is proud to be part of the University of Washington, one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions.

Our staff not only enjoy outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.

When Partners for Our Children does not have open positions, we encourage you to check out the University of Washington job listings.

Current Opportunities

Communications Manager. The Communications Manager is responsible for all aspects of external communications and publications management. This position drafts and produces a wide range of materials, including a set of positioning documents that reflect the mission of POC and key strategies of the organization, website content, research and policy briefs, press releases, administrative announcements, talking points for the Executive Director, text for brochures and other collateral materials, and other projects as assigned.

The Communications Manager develops an annual communications plan which will include engagement strategies to reach distinct audiences, including policy makers, state government administrators, child welfare system partners, private philanthropy, researchers, and media outlets. This position is responsible for guiding POC leadership in communicating information regarding the mission and vision of POC and how to strategically engage in conversation about POC.

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Data Engineer. The Data Engineer works closely with data scientists, software engineers, and other stakeholders to design and maintain generalizable data models for the social service business sector, and supports these models with cross-platform ETL processes and an EDW with a well-documented API to serve data to data scientists and other data users. This position interacts and collaborates with POC leadership, data scientists, domain experts, business analysts, engineering, customer support, and other social service stakeholders.

The Data Engineer will need to understand the complex social services landscape, including the child welfare and runaway and homeless youth systems, the legacy case management software integrations and data analytics and visualization applications, as well as the legal, privacy, and security requirements as they pertain to the use and evaluation of PHI/PII data. The successful candidate will use this understanding to meet the competing and intersecting business/technical requirements from POC's Data Science and Informatics Group (DSIG) and the POC Oliver Team - a group of technologists charged with creating a cutting edge service management solution for key domains in the Washington social service system.

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Senior Statistician. The Senior Statistician uses applied mathematics, numerical modeling, and statistical programming skills to contribute to the development of demographic, ecological, and system dynamic models of the social service system. This position also uses cutting-edge knowledge of tools and techniques in Data Science and Informatics to support the development of robust, replicable visualizations of these models as well as descriptive trends and patterns in social service system data.

The Senior Statistician leads the analysis of administrative data from various state and federal agencies and develops advanced statistical models for prediction and inference about various aspects of social service systems in the US and throughout the world.

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