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Job Description RSCH DATA ANL 2 Working Title Data and Community Partnership Specialist
Job Code 006256 Grade 21
Department Name Center for Social Innovation - D02053 Department Head Subramanian Ramakrishnan
Supervisor Subramanian Ramakrishnan Effective Date 01/03/2022
Position(s) Directly Supervised
Job Code Title FTE

Generic Scope
Professional who applies acquired job skills, policies, and procedures to complete substantive assignments/projects/tasks of moderate scope and complexity; exercises judgment within defined guidelines and practices to determine appropriate action.

Custom Scope
Works on research data reporting assignments that are of moderate diversity in scope. Exercises judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.

Department Custom Scope
The AAPI Data project at the University of California, Riverside seeks a program specialist in data and community partnerships for a variety of projects and initiatives, working in close coordination with the co-directors, senior researchers, staff of AAPI Data, as well as partners that include community organizations, research centers, government agencies, private philanthropy, and news organizations. The Data and Community Partnership Specialist is responsible for helping to build user-friendly data tables, mapping tools, and other data visualization tools for a variety of audiences and partners, and to organize workshops and briefings that enable partners to make effective use of these tools. The Data and Community Partnership Specialist is expected to demonstrate excellent project management skills, possess a track record of overseeing multiple streams of work, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. A strong attention to detail, and the ability to multitask, prioritize and meet deadlines are required. This is a two-year position, with renewal based on performance and the availability of additional funding. This position is intended to work remotely, from home. The budgeted salary for this position is about $75,000. A writing sample will be required of all shortlisted candidates.

Education & Experience Requirements

Education Requirements
Degree Requirement
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required

Experience Requirements
Experience Requirement
2 - 4 years of related experience. Required

License Requirements

Certification Requirements
Certification Requirement

Educational Condition Requirements
Condition Requirement

Key Responsibilities

Description % Time
Maintains and develops research gathering, retrieval and reporting systems.
  • Conduct and manage research and data analysis for a variety of organizational projects and initiatives. Work in close coordination with the co-directors, senior researchers, staff of AAPI Data, as well as partners that include community organizations, research centers, government agencies, private philanthropy, and news organizations.
Build and manage web-based data retrieval and data visualization tools, including mapping tools.
Conduct and manage remote trainings and in-person trainings on the use of web-based data retrieval and data visualization tools.
Gathers and analyzes research data; prepares and summarizes information and/or recommendations.
  • Communicate findings through reports, visualizations, and presentations so they are clear and impactful for policymakers and lay audiences alike.
Plans studies, including the design of survey instruments and determining the sampling and reporting procedures.
Collaborates on the design, documentation, testing and implementation of research studies.
Assists in developing systems for organizing data to analyze, identify and report trends.
May be involved in researching, evaluating and selecting new data reporting products.
Prepares reports and/or analyses for internal department constituents.
Independently plans limited studies or assists higher level Analysts in large, complex studies.
Conducts statistical studies in support of research proposals and protocols.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge/Skill/Ability Requirement
Working skills in analysis and consultation. Required
Working knowledge of research function. Required
Working skills in statistical analysis, systems programming, database design and data security measures. Required
Skills to communicate complex information in a clear and concise manner both verbally and in writing. Required
Skills associated with user interface/user experience design (UI/UX). Preferred
Skills associated with the use of open-source statistical software, including Python and R. Preferred
Skills associated with mapping software, including working with shapefiles and demographic data. Preferred
Skills associated with web scraping and making API requests to server-based data. Preferred
Skills associated with training on research and data tools. Preferred

Special Requirements & Conditions
Special Condition Requirement

Other Special Requirements & Conditions

Level of Supervision Received


Working Environment

Other Requirements

Items Used
  • Standard Office Equipment

Physical Requirements
  • Bend : N/A
  • Sit : Constantly
  • Squat : N/A
  • Stand : Occasionally
  • Crawl : N/A
  • Walk : Occasionally
  • Climb : N/A

Mental Requirements
  • Read/Comprehend : Constantly
  • Write : Constantly
  • Perform Calculations : Constantly
  • Communicate Orally : Constantly
  • Reason & Analyze : Constantly

Environmental Requirements
  • Is exposed to excessive noise : No
  • Is around moving machinery : No
  • Is exposed to marked changes in temperature and/or humidity : No
  • Drives motorized equipment : No
  • Works in confined quarters : No
  • Dust : No
  • Fumes : No

Critical Position

Is Critical Position: No

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