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United Way of Greater Nashville

Data Analyst – Community Impact

United Way of Greater Nashville


Job Summary

Position Summary:  The Data Analyst is responsible for supporting the Community Impact department through data collection, synthesis, and analysis. This position will manage UWGN’s grant management system and impact. The position is responsible for analyzing data across all UWGN programs and initiatives, establishing linkages, and telling UW’s story of collaborative impact. The position is responsible for creating and maintaining a central repository for Community Impact outcome data.

Job Responsibilities

Essential Functions: The following are indicative of the essential functions required to perform this job successfully.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.  This profile is not intended to be all-inclusive of tasks and responsibilities required; it provides a description of the critical responsibilities associated with this position. 

Data Analyst Tasks:

  • Collaborate with team members to collect, synthesize, and analyze data across multiple data platforms.
  • Monitor key performance indicators to map UW’s impact year over year.
  • Create and maintain a central repository of Community Impact outcome data.
  • Create regular reports to include graphs, infographics, and other data visualization tools to share internally and externally.
  • Contribute data to support grant proposals.
  • Use data to establish linkages to tell a story across all funded programs of United Way.
  • Evaluate data and share key findings.
  • Work with the marketing team to contribute data to the annual report.
  • Manage and maximize the use of the grant management system, currently eCImpact, including building forms, funding applications, and data collection processes.
  • Communicate data collection and processes to nonprofit partners and staff, e.g. emailing reminders about upcoming reporting deadlines.
  • Create nonprofit partner surveys to assess the effectiveness of processes and procedures.
  • Conduct training with nonprofit partners and staff related to clean data and reporting procedures, e.g. midyear report training. 
  • Work with staff to streamline and facilitate data processes and collection in keeping with current outcome frameworks.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or 3 years of equivalent experience in this field


  • 3+ years in a data-related field
  • Experience developing and maintaining databases.
  • Experience performing data analysis, using data to tell a meaningful story.
  • Experience identifying, analyzing, and interpreting data patterns and trends.
  • Experience creating dashboards and reports to communicate with management.
  • Experience using data visualization tools to represent data in a clear and easily understood format.
  • Project Management skills
  • Proficiency with grant management systems and Microsoft Office
  • Familiarity with data visualization tools, e.g., Power BI


  • Strong critical thinking skills, having the ability to approach problems logically and make informed decisions based on the data.
  • Problem solver
  • Attentive to details
  • Clear communicator, with the ability to communicate both written and orally to non-technical audiences.
  • Self-starter
  • Works well in a team environment as well as independently
  • Proficiency with all Microsoft Office products


  • Brand Advocate: Conducts themselves in a manner that promotes integrity, trust, and strong ethics, to protect the reputation and results of UWGN.
  • Mission Driven: Focuses on the needs and aspirations of the community by telling the “United Way story” to help others understand the importance of volunteering, advocating, and giving.
  • Relationship Management:  Demonstrates willingness to be a collaborative team player.
  • Outcome Motivated: Creates and maintains high-performance standards to achieve or exceed goals.
  • Effective Communication: Ability to effectively communicate through oral, written, and technological means; actively listening and expressing oneself clearly, to ensure those that need specific information acquire it; plan and deliver communication that makes an impact and persuades the audience.
  • Ability to Multi-task: Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously; requires knowledge of time management, setting priorities, and managing project plans.
  • Initiative and Self-motivation: Plans work and carry out tasks without detailed instructions; makes constructive suggestions; prepares for problems or opportunities in advance; undertakes additional responsibilities; responds to situations as they arise with minimal supervision.
  • Stress Tolerance: Displays emotional resilience and the ability to withstand pressure on an on-going basis; Deals with difficult situations while maintaining performance; Seeks support from others when necessary and uses appropriate coping techniques
  • Team Work: Works collaboratively with others to achieve goals and objectives; continually tries to improve team effectiveness; holds self and others accountable for team performance; motivates and encourages all members to work together in order to achieve maximum results; Supports group decisions and puts group goals ahead of own goals; effectively interacts with others

Environmental Conditions and Physical Demands:

  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. The employee is required to stand, walk, climb, and balance.
  • The employee spends the majority of their time seated, working in front of a computer monitor.  Manual dexterity is sufficient to reach/handle items and work with the fingers.
  • Well-lighted, heated, and/or air-conditioned indoor office setting with adequate ventilation.
  • **Note** This position is a hybrid 3 days in the office, 2 days working from home

Additional Information


United Way of Greater Nashville has competitive salaries and benefits.

How to Apply

Please apply at https://www.unitedwaygreaternashville.org/careers/


  • Date Posted: March 1, 2024
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Other
  • Service Area: Other
  • Working Hours: M - F, ; 8:00-4:30- hybrid schedule