The Office of Early Childhood-UConn Partnership is a team of researchers dedicated to understanding how the State can best serve children and families from birth to age five. This dynamic team of researchers examines the agency’s core operations as well as special projects related to child development, early intervention, and early education. This group seeks to understand the social impact of investment in early childhood programs across the State of Connecticut.
The Data Analyst will be part of a dynamic team of researchers, passionate about outcomes for families. This position will be 40 hours per week with a generous benefit package. The successful candidate will be proficient in database management, data analysis, data visualization, statistical analysis, and geospatial analysis. They will have demonstrated expertise using advanced statistical techniques. In addition, they will have at least 2 years’ experience with mapping and geospatial analysis.
The Data Analyst, under the supervision of the project director, will carry out analysis protocols in accordance with research standards and responsibilities essential to the operation of the University of Connecticut’s School of Social Work on grant funded projects.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Develop and maintain subject matter knowledge of early childhood, child welfare, and social economic mobility by performing literature reviews and presenting results;
Collaborate with academics, researchers, and state government personnel;
Use SQL to manage data, especially merging and analyzing administrative data bases;
Conduct advanced statistical analyses,using preferred stats package such as Stata, SPSS, SAS or R;
Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, ACCESS, Word, PowerPoint, etc.);
Prepare data presentations (data visualization, reports, PowerPoints) for different audiences including academic audiences including academic manuscripts, briefs, and legislative testimony.
Performs geospatial analysis using census and administrative data;
Develops maps and other data visuals with input from stakeholders;
Prepare written products for multiple audiences including academic audiences including academic manuscripts, briefs and legislative testimony.
Either a B.A. or B.S. degree in a field with a quantitative focus (e.g. Education, Psychology, Family Studies, Biostatistics, Computer Science, Statistics, etc.), and four to five years of post-degree experience or a Master’s Degree with two to four years’ experience;
Proficiency with geospatial software such as ARCGIS;
Conduct basic statistical analysis;
Experience cleaning, analyzing and merging large administrative databases;
Ability to collaborate/work independently as part of a disbursed team.
This is a full-time, end-date position subject to renewal based upon funding and satisfactory performance. Compensation will be based on experience and will range from $60,000 to $75,000 annually (Full-time equivalent) depending on experience. A generous benefit package is provided.
Please apply online at www.jobs.uconn.edu, Staff Positions, Search #2020230. Candidates should submit a letter of application, resume and the names of three professional references.
Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2020230).
This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on November 29, 2019.
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Internal Number: 2020230-2276_1574613138
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