Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
Division of Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention
Tobacco Control and Prevention Program
Position: Salary Non-Exempt
Monthly Salary: $5,040.00
Fully Paid Medical/Dental Insurance
CONTRACT THROUGH JUNE 30, 2019
The following provides a general description of duties and a more specific description of requirements for the Evaluation Analyst. Please note that the summary of responsibilities and required abilities identified below are not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.
This position will help meet expanding research and evaluation needs and the rapidly growing demand to complete publication deliverables. The position will help provide the data management and analysis support required for the day-to-day operation of the evaluation component of Proposition 56. The position will assist and coordinate the planning, design, and implementation of research and evaluation plans needed to conduct investigation and fieldwork related to the various grant priority areas. The position will assist other staff with operational processes and confidential data management and analysis and provide support for the production of required deliverables such as reports, manuscripts, and peer-reviewed articles.
- Assist the evaluation team with the development and implementation of relevant study designs and projects and support data collection for Proposition 56;
- Perform research and evaluation duties including data entry, cleaning, management, and analysis;
- Provide support to the evaluation studies of chronic disease, nutrition, and health conditions related to aging;
- Perform the management and tabulation of large datasets from ACCESS databases for use in SAS and ARCVIEW GIS and help maintain an inventory of computer equipment and software licenses;
- Provide support to program-wide preparation of scientific manuscripts, conference abstracts, and web-based reports documenting original research and evaluation findings;
- Contribute to grant development and project design in terms of literature search, data collection, power calculations, editing, tabulation, and data analysis; and
- Represent Proposition 56 at community meetings and educate community stakeholders, collaborators, and public health professionals about epidemiologic trends and research/evaluation resources related to chronic disease prevention and control.\
- A Master's degree in a field of the behavioral, public policy, health policy, public health, social sciences or equivalent, and one (1) year's post master's research experience – OR – a Bachelor’s degree in a field of the behavioral, public policy, health policy, public health, social sciences, or equivalent, and any combination of relevant education and/or experience totaling three (3) years;
- A valid California driver’s license, proof of vehicle insurance, and reliable transportation or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills;
- Experience in SAS, Stata, and other statistical software programming;
- Experience in ArcView Geographic Information System (GIS)/mapping;
- Experience in mixed methods (qualitative as well as quantitative designs);
- Experience in data entry, cleaning, and management; and
- Experience in data analysis.