UCLA - Office of Information Technology, Los Angeles, CA


Deadline Date: open until filled

Starting Date: ASAP

Duration: This is an up to two-year contract position

Job Duties:
Under direction from the Office of the Associate Vice Chancellor of Information Technology and, working closely with the Associate Vice Chancellor of Institutional Planning and the Academic Personnel Office, collect, examine, inventory, and integrate data from multiple existing disparate databases related to academic personnel (personnel, payroll, departmental, etc.), with the goal of creating snapshot and longitudinal databases suitable for research studies. Use appropriate research and statistical methods to produce customized reports for the Vice Chancellor of Academic Personnel, the Chancellor's Office, and various Academic Senate and administrative committees. Function as part of a team to develop a new institution-wide academic personnel workflow management system. Provide technical input on designing the structure of data models.

Analytical skills sufficient to evaluate information, identify problems, and suggest solutions and methods of implementation. Working knowledge of complex database design. Working knowledge of relational database structure. Working knowledge of data management software, including but not limited to Excel, Access and SQL. Detailed knowledge of statistical packages such as SAS, STAT, and SPSS. Detailed knowledge of data screening, data validation, descriptive statistics, and statistical analysis, including analysis of variance and regression methods. Demonstrated ability to find key relationships and merge data files with different key variables. Demonstrated ability to assess quality of matching. Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems in large data management and translate data across software formats. Demonstrated ability to manage and clean large data files. Ability to provide effective and accurate advice about appropriate statistical techniques and equations to test specific hypotheses. Working knowledge of and demonstrated skill in designing tables, charts, and graphs. Demonstrated skill in operating IBM PC compatible systems using DOS, NT, and MS Office applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Demonstrated skill in performing effectively under the stress of frequent interruptions and distractions. Demonstrated skill in writing clear, detailed, and grammatically correct documents, procedures, reports, and proposals. Demonstrated oral communication skills sufficient to effectively obtain and impart information and explain concepts, both on an individual basis and in a group. Demonstrated skill in presenting information in written, verbal, and electronic formats that can be understood clearly by a non-technical audience. Demonstrated interpersonal skills to work effectively with a diverse body of students, staff, faculty, and administrators. Ability to work as part of a team and collaborate with colleagues. Working knowledge of high-level languages such as C, C++, and Perl preferred. Continued employment contingent upon completion of satisfactory background investigation.

Salary: $47,028 - $84,684; commensurate with experience

To Apply Send Resume To:

Esther Woo-Benjamin
UCLA Office of Information Technology
5308 Math Science Building
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1557

PH: 310-206-6522
FX: 310-206-7025
EMAIL: ewoo@ucla.edu