University of Rhode Island: Data Scientist, DataSpark (2 Positions) [Kingston, RI]

University of Rhode Island is seeking a Data Scientist, DataSpark (2 Positions) in Kingston, RI, to utilize proficiency in data analysis/analytics and visualization to enhance DataSpark’s analytic capacity.

At: University of Rhode IslandUniversity of Rhode Island
Location: Kingston, RI
Position: Data Scientist, DataSpark (2 Positions)

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Position is full-time calendar year, limited to 12-31-2019, with anticipated renewal.

Utilize proficiency in data analysis/analytics and visualization to enhance DataSpark’s analytic capacity. While working directly with stakeholders, policy makers and researchers, the Data Scientist will transform, analyze, package and present data to inform policy and research. Use strong quantitative and analytical skills to work collaboratively with internal and external teams to create data visualizations, dashboards, and reports to extract insights. Provide leadership on data product development and administrative duties to ensure timely, accurate, high quality project deliverables. Build and maintain relationships with various external stakeholders, assist with project strategy and development, and support the other staff members of DataSpark. Maintain and share working knowledge of datasets, projects, and relevant local and national policies and best practices with staff, faculty, etc.

Visit the URI jobs website at to apply and view complete details for posting (SF00719).   Please attach the following 2 (PDF) documents to your online Employment Application:  (#1) Cover letter, and (#2) Resume which should include the names and contact information of three professional references (as one complete PDF document).

APPLICATION DEADLINE: The search will remain open until the position has been filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by January 11, 2019. Second consideration may be given to applications received by February 1, 2019. Applications received subsequent to second consideration date (February 1, 2019) may not be given full consideration.


The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer.  Women, persons of color, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other protected groups are encouraged to apply.