Community Data Analyst

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organization:Oregon Partnership
position summary:

A Portland-based drug education and crisis intervention non-profit located in SW Portland is seeking a part-time Community Data Analyst to coordinate and assist with the collection, processing, analysis, archiving, and maintenance of data collected to support educational and community programs, crisis intervention services, and national advocacy.

This job description is not meant to be an all inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function in the company. Oregon Partnership is an equal opportunity employer. Work hours anticipated at 20 hrs per week, allowing for schedule flexibility so long as the business needs of the organization are met. The position reports to the Director of Finance and Operations.

This position provides the opportunity for you to use your analytical skills to truly make a difference in the community. Please send a cover letter and resume via email to [email protected]

Salary / Pay Rate:Salary is commensurate with experience.
Required Skills and Abilities:-Assist with the development and maintenance of instruments, forms, and processes for data collection. -Coordinate data processing including cleaning, editing, coding, entry, and archiving of information, forms, documents, and files. -Prepare, maintain, and archive databases and data files, original documents, and software syntax files (code). -Prepare preliminary data analysis tasks to validate files, develop report output specifications, and produce present descriptive and summary data reports. -Ensure that appropriate standards, guidelines, and procedures are followed to improve the quality, confidentiality, and security of all data collected. -Work as a team member with staff, partners, and consultants. -Assist with preparation of reports, dissemination, and presentation of data including tables and graphics.
Qualifications:-Coursework related to ATOD abuse and prevention and data analysis. (BA ideal in related field; e.g., sociology, social work, public health, statistics.) -One-year of experience in a community coalition or similar public/non-profit agency. -Experience in program evaluation including surveys (on-line and written), focus groups, and community indicator data from partners. -Computer skills in MS Office (esp. Access and Excel); some experience in use data analysis software such as SPSS or SAS. -Experience in preparation of data for reports and presentations. -Experience with grant applications and grant reporting. -Self-starter: Ability to take initiative and seek community sources for data mining.
Other:Equal Opportunity Employer