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Requisition Number 17-0038
Post Date 5/16/2017
Title Research Analyst
Full Time/Part Time FT/Exempt - Salaried
Division Quality and Innovation
Pay Frequency Semi-Monthly
City Inglewood
State CA
Description

The Research Analyst will provide evaluation and research support to the Research and Evaluation Division and requires in-depth knowledge of and experience with data management, analysis and reporting.

Primary Duties

  • Collect, analyze and interpret quantitative data related to the evaluation of the agency’s program using Excel, Access and SPSS.
  • Responsible for data management (e.g., importing, and exporting data in various applications, cleaning data and resolving data inconsistencies, restructuring and/or merging data sets, running queries on data sets, and preparing data sets for analysis).
  • Coordinates with Senior Research Associates to design, manage and conduct evaluation projects, including development of evaluation designs, goals, objectives and instruments.
  • Develop written reports, presentations and data dashboards of evaluation findings for internal and external audiences.
  • Other tasks include: conducting literature reviews, qualitative data collection and analysis, and other research duties as needed.
  • Initiate and maintain effective working relationships with agency staff at all levels and other evaluation stakeholders.
  • Travel between Agency sites required.
Requirements

Job Requirements

  • MA in Social Sciences including Psychology or related fields with course work in Statistics and Research Methods.
  • Experience working on evaluation projects or in applied research settings required.
  • Demonstrated experience collecting, cleaning, and managing large data sets in Excel, Access and SPSS or SAS required.
  • Strong quantitative analysis skills (e.g. descriptive and inferential statistics).
  • Ability to distill results into a few key points and present the, in written, oral and/or graphical formats.
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, and Powerpoint).
  • Experience working with and maintaining multiple database system.
  • Experience with SQL or other relational databases preferred.
  • Experience with data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau) preferred.
  • Valid CA driver license and ability to meet the requirements set forth by the Agency’s insurance carrier.

Candidates must be able to clear all criminal background checks in order to qualify for the position.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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