Field to Market Seeks Sustainability Data Analyst

Posted on May 2, 2023
Field to Market Seeks Sustainability Data Analyst
Position Title: 
Sustainability Data Analyst
 
 
Position Summary:
Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture™ is a 501(c)(3) organization that brings together a diverse alliance of grower groups
agribusiness companies
food, fiber, restaurant and retail companies
conservation groups
universities and public sector partners to focus on promoting, defining and measuring the sustainability of row crops for food, feed, fiber and fuel production.
 
Field to Market seeks a Sustainability Data Analyst, who will play a key role in the organization’s agricultural and sustainability-related grants that provide technical and financial assistance to U.S. commodity producers, measure the effectiveness of conservation practices, and track greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions and environmental co-benefits.
 
Contingent on a recent grant award contract, this position will be funded for at least five years and may be extended based on the success of the program. The role will report to the Director of Science and Research and will heavily interface with the Grants Program Director, MMRV Manager and other technical and scientific functional leads.
 
Duties/Responsibilities
  • Provide broad data analysis support across reporting data sets generated from multiple grant-connected continuous improvement projects.
  • Provided support or outreach to grant partners on data analysis and reporting needs and requirements.
  • Perform data aggregation, quality assurance and control, automation, and process improvement and generate routine and ad-hoc data insights and reporting products.
  • Conduct agronomic data research on additional crops as well as sustainability metrics, benchmarks, and indicators, to enhance Field to Market’s programs. 
  • Conduct literature reviews and perform analysis on diverse science topics to inform decision-making.
  • Perform analysis and synthesize field-level results from the Fieldprint Platform and environmental models for program development and reporting.
  • Work alongside other grant team members on a routine basis, including science, data, and technology team members, to accomplish grant goals and deliverables.
  • Perform all other duties and tasks as assigned and necessary to support program activities.
 
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university, or equivalent combination of education and work history in data science, environmental science, or another related field.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of professional experience in a role focused on data analysis and visualization, preferably related to science, agriculture, and/or climate. A graduate degree may be substituted for two years of experience. Exceptional candidates with strong internship experiences during their Bachelor's degree will also be considered.
  • Impeccable analytical, organizational, and data management skills with the ability to manage large and complex data sets with an eye toward process improvement, quality assurance, and quality control.
  • Experience performing data analysis using Excel, Python, or R with a focus on code documentation and work traceability.
  • Familiarity with GHG accounting protocols, standards, methods and tools, agricultural conservation practices, geographic information systems, and verification approaches is desirable.
  • Familiarity with basic geospatial tools and/or creation of maps with open-source tools.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities and deadlines with attention to detail.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through continuous development, modeling of inclusive behaviors, and proactively managing bias.  
  • Travel required: up to 15%. Travel and other work-related assignments may include evenings and weekends.
  • This position may require prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • This position is hybrid, based in Washington, D.C. Currently, staff are in the office one day per week (more often as needed) and remote for the remainder. However, fully remote capabilities will be considered for the right candidate.
 
Compensation 
This is a full-time exempt position. The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience starting at $70,000. Field to Market offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental and vision insurance, 401k match and generous paid leave. Please note applicants must have authorization to work in the United States. 
 
To Apply
Please submit an application online at https://fieldtomarket.typeform.com/Applications. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled and will require a cover letter and resume. Please direct all questions to careers@fieldtomarket.org, with “Sustainability Data Analyst” in the subject line.
 
 

Commitment to Equal Employment 
Field to Market is an equal opportunity employer committed to the fair and equal treatment of all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, age, national origin, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, leaves of absence, compensation and training. We are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, collaborative and sustainable work environment for all employees. 
 
Disclaimer
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by this role. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.