Position Description: 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.
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.