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Title Data Analyst
Posted Date 03/29/2017
Employer USC Program for Environmental and Regional Equity
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The USC Program for Environmental and Regional Equity (PERE) and the Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration (CSII) are hiring a Data Analyst.

The Program for Environmental and Regional Equity (PERE) is a research unit headed by Professor Manuel Pastor and situated within the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts & Sciences.  We conduct research and facilitate discussions on issues of environmental justice, regional inclusion, and social movement building.  PERE’s work is rooted in the new three R’s: rigor, relevance, and reach.  We conduct high-quality research relevant to public policy concerns and that reaches to those directly affected communities that most need to be engaged in the discussion.  We also run the Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration (CSII) which combines data analysis, scholarship and civic engagement to support improved economic mobility for, enhanced civic participation by, and receiving society openness to immigrants.

The data analyst position– formally labeled as a project specialist – is now available to apply online through the USC website.  To apply, go to:

https://usccareers.usc.edu/

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https://usccareers.usc.edu/job/los-angeles/project-specialist/1209/4237598

The data analyst/project specialist will require a mix of skills: familiarity with quantitative and qualitative research strategies, an ability to use statistical and GIS software, experience in statistical analysis and testing, and an ability to make all this relevant to communities and organizations. The Specialist should be familiar with Census data, environmental data, and administrative data. The Specialist will help conduct basic analyses as well as statistical analyses and should be able to build graphs, maps, and other materials for reports and presentations.  The Specialist may also engage in qualitative interview work, coordinate with community-based research partners, and engage in report and article writing.

The ideal candidate holds a Master’s Degree with 3 years of experience, has a commitment to social justice, and is bilingual/biliterate.

USC is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer that actively seeks diversity in its workplace.

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