JOBS: HMIS System Administrator (Washington, D.C.)
Position: System Administrator (for HMIS)
Reports to: Chief of Policy & Programs, Deputy Chief of Policy & Programs
To Apply: Please email resume and cover letter to Tom Fredericksen firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
Salary Range: $60,000 - $75,000 depending on experience/qualifications
The Community Partnership for the Prevention of Homelessness (TCP) is the HUD
Collaborative Applicant for the District of Columbia Continuum of Care. TCP also serves
as the primary contractor for homeless services funding appropriated to the District of
Columbia Department of Human Services and is the CoC’s Homeless Management
Information System (HMIS) Lead Agency.
The System Administrator for HMIS is primarily responsible for assisting with the
implementation of HMIS in the District of Columbia. The System Administrator will be the
primary contact for end users seeking helpdesk support on the use of the system and
will conduct HMIS related trainings with end users at provider agencies. The System
Administrator will work with the Chief and Deputy Chief of Policy & Programs on efforts
to ensure the accuracy of data entered in to the system and will assist with both smalland large-scale reporting projects, data requests, and data sharing.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities of the Position:
Provides training and help desk support for end users of the DC HMIS and develops
HMIS-related training curriculum; Conducts regular reviews of client level data to ensure completeness and congruity
of records with emphasis on low barrier shelter records; Ensures the security of the DC HMIS and integrity of the data stored within and that
the DC HMIS is compliant with data standards articulated by funders; Provides support to the Chief of Policy & Programs in the preparation of datafocused projects such as the Point in Time Enumeration, the Longitudinal Systems
Analysis, and other requests as received by the agency; Enhances TCP’s ability to disseminate information by creating data reports,
enhancing existing reports, and facilitating data sharing when required; and Other duties as assigned.Qualification Requirements: The requirements listed below are representative of the
knowledge, skill and/or ability required, though persons who feel they meet some but not
all criteria are encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Education or Experience:
Bachelor’s degree or with 3-4 years of experience and/or training on HMIS (OR high
school diploma/ equivalent with 5 years of experience/training) required. Prefer candidates who can demonstrate experience with high-level use of an HMIS
and who have held a position in which training of users was part of the job duties. Homeless services experience, especially with affinity group populations (veterans,
youth, etc.) is a plus.
Other Skills and Abilities:
Advanced computer literacy, demonstrable skill with the Microsoft Office Suite, and
experience with software used in a typical office environment. Excellent communication skills, to include the ability to communicate clearly in
writing and verbally to a wide range of audiences. High level of attention to detail, organizational skills, and the ability to effectively
prioritize and manage multiple tasks on varying timetables Ability to conduct self-directed work and/or function as a part of a team.