Senior Labor Market Analyst

Recruitment #120419-MFDA02-600100

Summary Statement

This is a senior level analyst position primarily responsible for the local area unemployment statistics (LAUS) program. Infrequent travel, once or twice a year, may be required for training.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Collects accurate data and provides thorough analysis of industrial and occupational changes and trends in Delaware's labor market.
  • Provides Delaware labor market data and reports to administrators and planners in education and economic development and private employers.
  • Coordinates the dissemination of labor market information and related economic conditions by producing special data sets for educators, economic development personnel, government administrators and the general public.
  • Keeps abreast of developments and impending federal and state directives related to labor market trends, analysis techniques, and reporting requirements.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Senior Labor Market Analyst
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Six months experience in conducting studies which includes evaluating operations, programs, services, policies and procedures to determine efficiency, effectiveness, whether goals and objectives are met and compliance with laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.  
  2. Six months experience in inferential statistics such as correlation, t-tests, f-tests or analysis of variance.
  3. Six months experience in descriptive statistics such as the mean, median, mode or standard deviation.
  4. Six months experience in using statistical software such as SPSS or SAS.
  5. Six months experience in narrative report writing.
  6. Knowledge of labor market analysis which includes analyzing labor market supply and demand for specific occupations, unemployment and employment.  
  7. Knowledge of designing studies which includes determining study goals and objectives, information needed, data sources, sampling and collection methods.
  8. Knowledge of making recommendations for continuation or changes to operations, programs, services, policies or procedures based on findings.


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Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at


Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.  The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.