Project Analyst - SOM: Behavioral Health Center of Excellence - Sacramento Campus
The Behavioral Health Center of Excellence (BHCOE) is a unit under the School of Medicine, Dean's Office. The Center's mission is to build research innovation that leverages the strengths of UC Davis in basic, translational and clinical neuroscience and enhance its impact on patient care, public policy, and lives of all Californians affected by mental health challenges and their loved ones. This position will perform tasks as part of the Behavioral Health Center of Excellence, which involves bridging multiple departments and centers at UC Davis as well as collaborating with other UC campuses, and state and county partners.
Job Summary Final Filing Date : 7/11/2020 Salary Range : $19.54 to $39.27 (salary grade 18) Salary Frequency : Hourly Appointment Type : Career Percentage of Time : 100% Shift Hour : Monday to Friday 8am-5pm Location : Imaging Research Center building City : Sacramento Union Representation : No Benefits Eligible : Yes
We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs.
THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY
Responsibilities The Project Analyst for the BHCOE will collaborate with faculty, administrators, and research staff members to implement a statewide evaluation project on mental health crisis intervention programs. This is a complex project that will require coordination with many State and local entities including 15 county mental health departments, and collaborators across departments at UC Davis and at UCLA and UCSF. This position will also require close coordination with Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability, and UC Davis Institutional Review Board (IRB) and contracts offices. The Project Analyst is responsible for assisting in determining priorities, timetables, and monitoring of project goals and objectives. This position will assist with data collection and management, and overall coordination and communication of quantitative and qualitative data collection. The individual will also assist with developing deliverable outputs, developing meeting agendas, taking meeting notes, running meetings, developing presentations, and communication and coordination for all evaluation demands.
Experience with project assistance and leadership skills necessary to implement and monitor complex projects.
Planning and coordination skills to analyze project goals and objectives; make accurate short-and long-term projections to establish needs and resource requirements.
Excellent written and oral communication skills required to prepare reports, project plans, and presentations.
Strong computer skills with software such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, Adobe InDesign, Web page software, Qualtrics, Adobe Illustrator, REDCap, EndNote, etc.
Knowledge and experience to extract and aggregate data into spreadsheets or database formats.
Analytical skills required to effectively understand complex programs; to manage administrative information; and to comprehend such information to make timely and correct decisions.
Expertise in relationship building, conflict resolution, demonstrated successful experiences building collaborative relationships amongst stakeholders and clients.
Demonstrated experience in working with teams and team dynamics.
Familiarity with peer-reviewed literature sources for public health and health services research data.
Bachelor's degree in the areas of, psychology, epidemiology, biological sciences or communication or another closely related field.
Internal understanding of UC Davis Health System and/or a deep appreciation for matrix organizations.
Experience using data management, statistical analysis, or data visualization software preferred such as SPSS, R, or Stata.
Special Requirements This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.
EEO The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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