Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Data Analyst University Extension
Job #: 1908900
Full Time; Career Starting Salary Range: $59,000 - $70,000/annually. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UC Santa Cruz strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
Involves gathering, analyzing, and interpreting a wide variety of research data, which may include selecting data samples, preparing questionnaires, and analyzing collected information according to established statistical methods. Prepares reports, charts, tables, and other visual aids.
The Assistant Director of Research Data Analysis performs adaptation of mathematical statistical models, cleans, manages, and transforms large-scale datasets, applies advanced statistical software for data analysis, generates and reports findings, investigates and implements computer-based solutions for quantitative and qualitative data capture, management, analysis and reporting and conducts work in support of cyclical psychometric tasks and technical reports. In general, the Assistant Director of Research Data Analysis employs capabilities as a highly-skilled, experienced research professional with a full understanding of in-depth statistical analyses and / or research software programming techniques. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
Systems Design identifies, prioritizes and manages changes and improvements to the Smarter Balanced assessment system while helping to ensure that the formative, interim, and summative components of the system are aligned. Systems Design develops a strategic vision and leads psychometric analyses and research in support of the technical quality of the assessment system.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Thorough knowledge of research function.
Thorough skills associated with data analysis and systems programming.
Significant experience developing results using well organized code (simplify language, get at the expressed value) assets that are reusable and adhere to team standards.
Thorough skills in analysis and consultation.
Must be able to work independently from a home or remote office. This condition requires strong personal discipline, initiative, and proactive communication.
Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check.
Position is open until filled. Initial Review Date: 07-21-2019
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site @https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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