Position Description: The University of California, Los Angeles provides approximately 22,000 parking spaces to accommodate the needs of a growing community of 80,000 staff, faculty, students, patients and visitors. All business units within UCLA Commuter & Parking Services (C&PS) work together to develop innovative parking customer service solutions and technologies to deliver a seamless customer experience.
The Data Scientist is responsible for reporting analytics, developing and presenting visualizations, applying machine learning predictive analytics models, and innovating use of data to support systems, products, and initiatives that drive financial and operational improvement. The incumbent is expected to understand the financial and operational issues to be solved and to determine targeted individual and/or linked data sets (structured and unstructured). The incumbent leverages reporting software, machine learning tools, and algorithms best-suited to solve these issues, interprets outputs, and presents findings to various levels of stakeholders and technical experts. The Data Scientist will also lead and coordinate the anonymization of confidential data to align with campus and departmental policy. The incumbent will develop, implement and promote strategies to assure the continued financial and operational health of all departments within C&PS over a 10-year horizon. In conjunction with the C&PS business units and cross-functional teams within Events & Transportation, the incumbent serves as a key resource for major C&PS and E&T projects.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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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.