Position Description: Under the general and direct supervision of the Project Director, and co-investigators, this Project Coordinator/Analyst is responsible for the day-to-day project management, coordination, outreach, and communication. He/she will be responsible for compliance with the project contract deliverables and completion of activities and events of the Baldwin Hills Health Assessment (BHHA) project in Los Angeles County. As a part of the team, the Project Coordinator/Analyst will regularly interface with key decision-makers and leadership of health, nonprofit, and government sectors, including but not exclusive to nonprofit executive directors, stake holders from the Inglewood Oil Field in Baldwin Hills including the communities of Ladera Heights and Baldwin Hills, academic researchers, and professionals. The Project Coordinator/Analyst will regularly convene these local stakeholders and decision-makers involving management and conduct of the activities, organize and oversee the day-to-day operations and ensure that all tasks and scope of work will be accomplished on time and that the deliverables meet the LA County's requirements. The Project Coordinator/Analyst will also participate in activities of research projects funded NIH and other agency, including literature search and review, outreach of study subject recruitment, subject follow-up, data collection, data management and manipulation, generate summary, create tables and figures, and participate manuscript development, and have the potential to co-author on research publications. Under the guidance of the Project Director, the candidate will have the following responsibilities:
1. Plan, organize and manage the work flow and pace of the BHHA activities and ensure that each of the objectives/tasks will be finished on time with quality. 2. Oversee the day-to-day operations of the BHHA and serve as the contact person of the BHHA. 3. Organize and facilitate the Community Health Assessment Advisory Panel (CHAAP) meetingsin charge of meeting notes, CHAAP communication, take relay tasks, updates and information. 4. Track CHAAP comments and generate summary of CHAAP input and revisions to plans, protocols, procedures, data collection instruments, and analytical approaches. 5. Communicate with community members and stake holders, address questions, if any, regarding BHHA, and coordinate with County regarding deliverables and billing. 6. Attend Baldwin Hills Community Advisory Panel (CAP) meetings, provide updates on assessment planning and implementation, and respond to community questions. 7. Organize and collect household survey and biometric data according to the data collection plan. 8. Help with drafting summary/report of findings including results and implications for review. 9. Participate in health related projects in the same group at UCLA, involving literature review and summary, organize files and data, subject recruitment/follow-up, data collection, data and statistical analyses, create summary and report, tables, figures, and participate research manuscript development. 10. Engage in team work and have opportunities to co-author abstracts, presentations, research papers and scientific publications.
Master Degree in the field of public health, public policy, social, education, management, behavioral sciences or other related fields is required.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.