Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
Trauma Prevention Initiative (TPI)
Database Consultant – Job Description
Compensation: $31.65 Hourly
Fully Paid Medical/Dental Insurance
The following provides a general description of duties and a more specific description of requirements for the Database Consultant. 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. The Database Consultant will provide technical assistance and training to CBOs in four TPI communities, namely Westmont/West Athens, Willowbrook, Unincorporated Compton and Florence-Firestone, to develop and implement systems, policies and procedures that strengthens the organizations’ capacity to manage and utilize data in the most effective manner.
- Provides technical assistance and training to CBOs in TPI communities, improving the effectiveness of database tools and services;
- Provides technical assistance and guidance to ensure collected data complies with all local, state, and federal regulations;
- Ensures the data collected is protected and backed up on a regular basis;
- Provides technical assistance and training to CBOs in TPI communities to build upon their capacity to improve upon the acquisition and utilization of technology;
- Provides technical assistance and training regarding the development of databases on different platforms;
- Conducts workshops for CBOs in the TPI communities on a quarterly basis regarding data collection, storage, analysis, and program evaluation; and
- Other duties as assigned.
- A Bachelor's Degree in Computer, Social or Behavioral Science from an accredited college or university – AND - five years of experience working on policies, projects and/or programs supporting research and evaluation related to violence prevention; A Master's Degree in Computer, Social, or Behavioral Science from an accredited college or university may be substituted for two years of the required experience;
- Computer literate with skills in Microsoft Office, Geographic Information System (GIS) and Statistical Analysis System (SAS) software and/or similar programs, and database management software such as Microsoft Access or similar; and
- A valid California driver’s license, proof of vehicle insurance, and reliable transportation or ability to secure timely transportation for travel to a variety of sites throughout the region.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills;
- Willing to work some evenings and weekends;
- Strong organizational skills, initiative and follow-through;
- Experience with project management a plus;
- Experience working with a variety of people and organizations to realize common goals;
- Experience working with website development;
- Ability to act with judgment, confidence, and personal initiative;
- Ability to work in a fast-paced and highly visible work environment; and
- Team player with strong interpersonal skills and a commitment to internal and external relationship building.