Preschool Development Grant Program Analyst & Equity Specialist

State of Vermont Office of Racial Equity
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About the Job
Application Deadline Date:  02/25/2024
Req ID:  49431
Department:  Administration Agency


Montpelier, VT, US

Position Type:  Limited Service
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $28.58


The State of Vermont Office of Racial Equity (ORE) is seeking an Analyst to support a grant-funded interagency project focused on the early childhood system. This work will support Vermont’s ability to examine the system of services with an equity lens, understand short and long-term child and family outcomes, and ensure stakeholders have access to up-to-date data to guide best practices and decision-making. This position is housed within the ORE’s Division of Racial Justice Statistics (DRJS) and will help to identify and address critical data gaps related to services for children and families, and any critical intersections with the juvenile and criminal justice systems. The Analyst will provide research and policy analysis to inform testimony for legislative hearings, and will attend meetings with state Boards, Committees, Commissions, and Councils as needed. The Analyst will also assist the development and management of public-facing data tools, visualizations, and websites in collaboration with the ORE/DRJS, state agencies, and external partners.


This position is classified as a PDG Data Analyst by the Department of Human Resources.

Who May Apply

This position, Preschool Development Grant Program Analyst & Equity Specialist (Job Requisition #49431), is open to all State employees and external applicants. This is a Limited Service position, which is non-tenured and authorized through 12/30/2025. Limited Service positions are established for specially funded projects or programs.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Tiffany North-Reid at
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

Environmental Factors

Duties are performed largely in an office setting, with some in-state travel required. Incumbents are required to have access to reliable transportation for occasional travel within the state. Some work outside of the normal work schedule or overtime duty may be required. Strong differences of opinion and emotionally charged situations may be encountered.

Minimum Qualifications

Associate’s degree or higher in data science, public administration, statistics, library sciences, or related field AND four (4) or more years of experience in statistical analysis, data science or analysis, or related field.


Six (6) or more years of experience in statistical analysis, data science or analysis, business database management, library sciences, or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Professional or volunteer experience in a field related to equity, social justice, diversity, or inclusion.

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it’s more than a paycheck. The State’s total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits, including:
•    80% State paid medical premium and a dental plan at no cost for employees and their families
•    Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan
•    State Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance (FMLI)
•    Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
•    Tuition Reimbursement
•    Flexible spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
•    Low cost group life insurance
•    Incentive-based Wellness Program
•    Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.

Employer's Approach to Diversity, Equity, & Belonging

The State of Vermont Office of Racial Equity is committed to building on local, state, and national efforts to advance equity and social justice, and recognizes the important role government holds in removing structural barriers and increasing meaningful inclusion and representation. The Office of Racial Equity has grown in scope and size since its formation in 2019, in response to the urgent calls for more action and solution-oriented dialogue on issues of justice and equity. The Office works with local, state, federal, and non-profit partners to advance equity in all areas of life in Vermont

Wage or Salary
Hourly Rate: $28.58