ORI Data Analyst I in Chicago, Illinois

This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/ada/r/jobs/4982657 ORI is looking for a customer service and goal-oriented, highly motivated Analyst to collect confidential data on leading economic indicators, obtained through data files and other approved means.


Process respondent files in order to collect monthly and quarterly employment and wage data for the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) government survey following BLS designated EDI Center operational procedures.

Conduct data analysis, editing and coding by following BLS approved data quality procedures.

Responsible for formatting and importing data files into BLS approved software applications and databases.

Research and write correspondence to state employment agencies in reply to data related questions.

Provide complete and timely information on problem cases and solutions via EDI website system application. Meet and maintain BLS designated data production timing requirements.

Qualifying Experience:

Ideal candidate should have experience researching and analyzing numerical data.

High School diploma or equivalent plus one year relevant experience.

Problem solving skills.

Multitasking with the ability to work in fast paced/production oriented environment.

Attention to details; recognizes and investigates problems.

Self-starter with strong organizational skills.

Must be proficient in the use of MS Excel (formatting, data manipulation).

Two years of experience using the internet for research.

Displays excellent oral and written communication skills.

Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with a wide variety of people.

Possess basic math skills required to analyze/edit monthly data in accordance with established standards.

Consistent work history and excellent attendance.

Pleasant telephone voice and demeanor.

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in an office setting with a fast paced and performance oriented environment.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly and independently required to: use hands and fingers to handle, feel, or operate objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; stand; talk; twist; bend; ascend and descend stairs; remain stationery for extended periods of time; see and read computer screens; communicate via computer and telephone; and, travel to various locations throughout the office as well as other office sites.

Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled