The University of Kansas Center for Public Partnerships seeks a seasoned professional to expand and maximize our current capacity and tools to meet the research and data analytic needs of the future. With a heavy emphasis on turning insight into action, CPPR is poised to respond to urgent requests for in-depth data analytics, decision-making tools informed by data, and analyzing and predicting trends for the future of children, youth, and families. We seek a social or data scientist with experience running a team, lab of staff, or students in research and evaluation projects, statistical methodology, data management and merging, translating data/research into actionable recommendations for real world application, and creative problem solving with all available information. This experienced professional will preferably have a Ph.D. in a relevant social or data science field, be adept at leading multiple research or data projects, be able to communicate clearly and develop skills in others, and conduct or direct rigorous data analysis techniques. This professional will lead projects and set the vision for positioning CPPR to respond rapidly and rigorously to complex social issues in the systems that affect children, youth, and families (e.g., public health, social services, education).