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POST DATE 11/2/2019
END DATE 1/10/2020

University of California - Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA

Location
Los Angeles, CA
AJE Ref #
585301774
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Regular
Company Ref #
30932
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB SUMMARY

Requisition Number:
30932

Job Title:
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION ANALYST

Working Title:
Public Administration Analyst

Salary:
$23.04 - $45.54 hourly

Job Type:
Contract

Department Name:
1918-CNTR FOR HEALTH POLICY RESEARCH

Department Website URL:


Job Summary Statement:
Under limited supervision, the CHIS Data Access Coordinator, is responsible for administrating access to data from the California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) at the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. Survey data derived from CHIS is used by policymakers, researchers, health experts, members of the media and others within the State and nationally for credible and comprehensive data to educate and affect governmental policy changes that enhance the wellbeing of its citizens. The incumbent is the primary liaison for CHIS data access, consulting on proposal/study feasibility and development, coordinating project approvals and implementation, developing cost estimates, tracking service use for each project, and providing technical assistance to CHIS data users. The incumbent also serves as Chair of the Data Disclosure Review Committee (DDRC), leads improvement projects related to DAC processes and user interfaces, and ensures optimal security and confidentiality of CHIS respondents by overseeing disclosure review policies, training DAC staff on data security protocols, and monitoring the flow of information into and out of the Data Access Center. Developing and updating data access technical and operational informational materials, organizing Data Disclosure Review Committee meetings, conducting disclosure review of data products, obtaining project approvals from the CHIS PI and assisting in preparing reports on research uses of data. Researching and evaluating data confidentiality policies for public use microdata files, release of data to local health jurisdictions, and access to data by researchers. Researching disclosure limitation methodologies for microdata and tabular data, recommending policies and procedures to minimize the risk of disclosing identities, and conducting in-house trainings on the process and methods for conducting disclosure review on research projects.

Percentage of Time:
100%

Shift Start:
8:00 am

Shift End:
5:00 pm

QUALIFICATIONS FOR POSITION

16 Records


QUALIFICATIONS
REQUIRED/PREFERRED


Advanced degree in Health Services, Public Health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, or a related field or equivalent working experience.

Required


Excellent organizational skills sufficient to manage multiple projects and meet often-competing deadlines.

Required


Excellent verbal skills sufficient to interact with Principal Investigators, research staff, administrative staff and the external audiences of the Center and maintain good working relationships.

Required


Excellent writing skills sufficient to draft correspondence, meeting and research summaries, presentations, as well as assist in preparing informational and technical materials.

Required


Ability to design and maintain a database tracking system for data access projects.

Required


Knowledge of, and experience working with research data files and conducting data analysis.

Required


Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Windows Office software including, but not limited to: Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

Required


Working knowledge of SAS; general knowledge of Stata and SPSS.

Required


Familiarity with data privacy, confidentiality, and statistical disclosure limitation issues.

Preferred


Demonstrated experience assisting in data analysis and reporting.

Required


Ability to be proactive in tackling projects with initiative and in solving problems.

Required


Ability to identify resources as necessary to complete tasks and projects in a timely manner.

Required


Experience conducting literature searches and using the world-wide-web as an information resource.

Required


Understanding of data systems and security, including ability to summarize and inspect logs for compliance with HIPAA and human subjects requirements.

Required


Familiarity with survey data structures.

Preferred


Knowledge and experience with GIS software and spatial analysis.

Preferred



ADDITIONAL POSTING INFORMATION

Bargaining Unit:
99-Policy Covered

Application Deadline:
01-08-2020

External Posting Date:


Quicklink To Posting:
hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/Central*quickFind=77035

Special Instructions:
This is a one-year contract position.

Contact information:


Number of Positions:


SPECIAL EMPLOYMENT DESIGNATIONS/ REQUIREMENTS PER UC POLICY

Conflict of Interest:
N/A

Critical:
Continued employment contingent upon completion of satisfactory background investigation.

Driving Record:
N/A

E-Verify Check:

Certain positions funded by federal contracts/subcontracts requires UCLA to notify job applicants that an E-Verify check will be conducted and the successful candidate must pass the E-Verify check.

More Information This position does not require E-Verify check.

CANRA:
Is this position designated as a mandatory reporter under CANRA* No

Other Special Employment Requirements:


POSITION IS SUBJECT TO PERFORMANCE STANDARDS AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY WIDE POLICE POLICIES AND ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES.


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