Information Analyst

Accepting applications until May 31, 2023.

To apply for this position, complete the application: here.

The Office of the Inspector General’s (OIG) Center for Information Technology and Analytics (CITA) has a new opportunity for individual(s) with strong analytical mind, loves problem-solving and is civic-minded. The Information Analyst will conduct data analysis with both structured and unstructured large data sets and information, conduct data validations, create accurate reports, and create and redesign user-friendly dynamic Tableau dashboards to promote economy, effectiveness, efficiency, and integrity in City government.


  • Under the guidance from senior Analyst, analyze data and use application tools to organize and convert information into user-friendly formats
  • Performs quality reviews of data sets, resolves discrepancies, duplicates, missing information, and validate information
  • Develops descriptive statistics and narrative reports to summarize findings
  • Develops, maintains, and manages dashboards and other BI solutions
  • Recognizes business requirements and devises a solution to meet data requirements
  • Prepares reports, documents process, and provides project presentations
  • Performs related duties as required

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Four years of work experience in data analysis/management OR fact-finding research, analysis and reporting, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.


  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Data Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Information Management, or other related degree
  • Work experience in an investigatory or law enforcement organizations
  • Work experience conducting exploratory data analysis
  • Familiarity with data visualization software products (e.g., Tableau, Power BI, etc.)


  • Quantitative data analysis methods
  • BI visualization tools
  • Tools to query and analyze data in a relational database
  • Programming logic, data manipulation and integrated environments
  • Structured Query Language (SQL)
  • Report writing to summarize findings/results


Range: $58,116 – $94,704 (annual increases first three years)

(Starting rate of $58,116 is non-negotiable); Post successful six-month review $60,876

KNOWLEDGE SKILL AND ESSAY REQUIREMENT: A passing score on a knowledge skill test(s) and/or essay may be required.

Your application must include answers to the following two prompts:

  1. In less than 500 words, describe a specific life experience(s) or circumstance(s) in which you encountered adversity, resistance, obstacles, or failure. Describe how you overcame and/or handled the situation(s), with further consideration of what you learned that you believe gives you insights into the lived experience of residents and/or operations of institutions in a city like Chicago.
  2. In less than 500 words, describe a City of Chicago data source you think OIG should analyze: (1) why the data is important, (2) what aspect of the data you would analyze, (3) how you would visualize the information, (4) and what you would expect to learn. You can find examples of City data sources OIG has analyzed here:

TRAVEL AND SCHEDULE: Travel outside Chicago is not required.

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT:  Employees must be a resident of the City of Chicago and proof of residency is required at the commencement of employment.

Employee Vaccination Requirement: City of Chicago employees must, as a condition of employment, be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 effective October 15, 2021. This Policy applies to all City employees. If you are not able to receive the vaccine for medical or religious reasons, you may seek approval for an exemption in accordance with applicable City processes. 

For more information on the vaccine policy please visit:


The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) is an equal opportunity employer.

OIG is an inclusive organization that hires and develops all its staff of all levels regardless of race, religion, color, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, marital or parental status, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, age, veteran status, and all other characteristics protected by law.

OIG strives to create the kind of workplace where a socially diverse mix of people can thrive professionally. We pride ourselves in meeting our legal charge to promote economy, effectiveness, efficiency, and integrity in government. Through the hard work of our passionate and innovative team, OIG aims to serve every community with equity, respect, and dignity.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation due to disability or pregnancy to participate in the application process, please contact the OIG’s Chief Administrative Officer Keyla Vazquez at Please be prepared to provide information in support of your reasonable accommodation request.


In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. The City of Chicago does not participate in E-Verify (Employment Eligibility Verification System). In addition, employment at the Office of Inspector General is contingent upon a satisfactory criminal background check.