Company: Five Acres
Posted on: May 11, 2019
RESEARCH ASSISTANT Responsible for performing various research
support duties including program review support; maintaining
computer files/database and tracking system; administering
assessments, surveys and interviews; and other activities. Position
responsibilities include, but are not limited to: * Assists in
planning and completion of Five Acres research and program
evaluation projects to support agency operations and continuous
quality improvement (CQI). * Participates in development of data
collection and record keeping systems for Research Department.
Maintains computer files containing client and program data. *
Provides support to agency outcome measurement activities,
including scoring and distributing client assessments to
appropriate staff, and entering data into required online systems.
* Maintains working relationships with Five Acres departments to
gather information and carry out research and evaluation projects.
Represents Five Acres Research Department in an official capacity
at meetings, as assigned. * Develops skills in data mining from
Five Acres information systems. Creates and maintains spreadsheets
and other databases for statistical analysis of agency data. *
Conducts data analyses and creates user-friendly data dashboards
summarizing results of statistical analyses. * Develops proficiency
in administering assessments, surveys and interviews, as assigned.
* Develops proficiency in software applications utilized by the
Research Department, including but not limited to Microsoft Office
(Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, etc.), SPSS,
SurveyMonkey, TOAD Data Point, and Welligent. * Performs internet
and/or library research, and does directed reading, as assigned.
Takes part in training as needed to develop and maintain research
skills. * Demonstrates ability to meet deadlines for assigned
tasks. Position requirements include, but are not limited to: * BA
degree or near completion in Psychology or related social science
field. * Prior research or program evaluation experience required.
* A working knowledge of routine social science research methods in
a human services environment. * Effective organizational skills and
attention to detail. * Effective communication skills both oral and
written. * Proficiency in software applications utilized by the
research department including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access
and PowerPoint), SPSS, R, and internet preferred. * Proficiency in
Oracle SQL, Microsoft Access SQL, VBA programming language
(preferred). Location: Altadena, CA Five Acres is an equal
opportunity employer and a drug free workplace. Therefore, the
Agency does not discriminate, and does not permit its employees to
discriminate against other employees or applicants because of race,
religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), creed,
color, sex/gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding
or related legally protected medical conditions), sex stereotype,
gender identity/gender expression/transgender (including whether or
not you are transitioning or have transitioned) and sexual
orientation, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental
disability, legally protected medical condition, genetic
information/characteristics, marital status/registered domestic
partner status, age (40 and over), sexual orientation, military or
veteran status, any other basis protected by federal, state or
local law or ordinance or regulation.SDL2017
Keywords: Five Acres, Altadena , Research Assistant, Other , Altadena, California
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