Data Analyst

Data Analyst

02 Jun 2022
California, Los angeles, 90001 Los angeles USA

Data Analyst

ResponsibilitiesThe Data Analyst will support theCenter's on-going early childhood, population-level measurement efforts underthe Whole Child Equity Measurement Systems initiative (WCEMS). WCEMS is an on-going national effort to supportcommunities in collecting child-level outcome data and producing aggregated (populationlevel) results that can be examined in relation to other population levelcontextual data to inform improved services and policies that support thewellbeing of children. WCEMS is anational, multi-site effort and over the past 10 years, has served over 85communities from 15 states.Theposition will support Project Director by taking the lead role in 1) Datamanagement; 2) Data Analysis; 3) Data visualization and interpretation; and 4) Contributingto publication. As part of this work, the Data Analyst will have responsibilityfor producing a variety of data reports including the creation of automatedreports being delivered to multiple sites.TheData Analyst, under general supervision, will report weekly to the ProjectDirector to provide updates on deliverables and timelines. Positioninvolves some travel within Los Angeles County and may, on a limited basis,include out of state travel to support the team and partnering communities withpresentation of data results and on-site technical assistance.This is a 12 month contract position that may become career.QualificationsRequired skills, knowledgeand abilities:Master'sdegree in Public Health, Education, Epidemiology, Statistics or a relatedfield or equivalent knowledge and experienceExcellentskills and experience with data management, including managing multiple yearsand sources of dataStrongexperience with converting, joining, storing data and importing and exportinginto a variety of formats.Skilledwith creating code books and data dictionaries.Knowledgeof quantitative research methodologyDemonstratedexperience developing and adapting data syntaxStrongunderstanding of statistics and when to employ which types of analyses basedon pertinent research questionsExcellentdata analyses skills including Univariate analyses; multivariate analyses;non-parametric/categorical analyses;Longitudinal/panel/cohort analyses; Factoranalysis; and Inter-rater reliability analysisExperiencewith documenting data management and analysis procedures that can be sharedinternally and externally, as appropriate.Excellentdata analysis skills in Stata softwareExperiencewith preparing and presenting graphs, PowerPoint presentationsExperiencedrafting reports or manuscripts for publicationAbilityto work independently and as part of a teamPreferred skills, knowledge and abilities:Experience with procedures of protectingprivacy and confidentialityExperiencedeveloping surveys in QualtricsAbility todevelop questionnaires, and other data collection instrumentsFamiliarity with the risk and protectivefactors associated with children's developmentFamiliarity with population levelindicators such as those available through the CensusAbility to effectively train oversee andmanage work of other data analysts and clerks.UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.UCLA Health welcomes all individuals, without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin or disabilities, and we proudly look to each person’s unique achievements and experiences to further set us apart.

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