San Diego seeks chief data officer

San DiegoIf you like open data and great weather, the city of San Diego is looking for a performance and analytics chief data officer.

Responsibilities include:

· Provide written guidelines describing how to prepare an inventory of data sets owned or managed by the City which is subject to the Open Data Policy;
· Publish the initial City Department data inventories on the City’s web site;
· Prepare and publish a technical guidelines manual for the publishing of public data sets through a Web Portal;
· Work with the public to identify high value data sets and make them available to the greatest number of users and for the greatest number of applications;
· Whenever practicable, use voluntary compliance standards for web publishing and
e-government, as described in Office of Management and Budget Circular A-119 Revised, unless no Voluntary Compliance Standards are suitable;
· No later than 18 months from the effective date of the Open Data Policy, and annually thereafter, provide a Compliance Plan to the Mayor and the Council;
· Submit written reports to the Mayor and the Council on the status of implementation of the Open Data Policy;
· Include specific measures for the annual updates to the Compliance Plan to make additional public data sets available on the Web Portal; and
· Assist with other key initiatives, including, but not limited to, strategic planning, and performance measures and management.

Application close date is July 17. Apply here.

About Luke Fretwell

Luke Fretwell is the founder of GovFresh, co-founder/CEO of ProudCity and co-host of the podcast, The Government We Need. Connect with him on Twitter and LinkedIn or email at


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