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Remote Work is available with only 1-2 days per month of physical presence in the office required. When physical presence is required, employees are responsible for travel expenses to their office site. Additional Hybrid Telework and Alternative Work Week Schedules are also available.

University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU) employees may qualify to transfer their current and previous employment credit to State of California employment through CalPERS. Human Resources can help with this process upon employment or you can reach out to CalPERS for inquiries at (888) 225-7377.

The incumbent provides technical consultation and staff assistance to the Healthcare Data Resources Unit (HDRU), Healthcare Analytics Branch of the Information Services Division (ISD), the legislature, federal, state and local governmental agencies, the health industry, the media, and the general public. These activities involve independently reviewing and fulfilling requests for confidential data files, and planning, organizing, and conducting complex and detailed analysis of data assets, which include healthcare claims, health insurance plans, health facilities, and patient-level data with a primary focus on Health Care Payments Data (HPD). Incumbent acts as team leader and coordinates the efforts of representatives of various governmental agencies on larger projects.
In HDRU, the incumbent assists with completion of non-public data analysis and data file preparation, and assists with processing non-public requests and providing Open Data Portal support. Additionally, the incumbent participates in the creation of data products for the HAB analytic portfolio and plan.
In the HCAI/HDRU work environment, staff may handle confidential patient data. Specific statutes and regulations and HCAI policies and procedures govern the collection, storage, disclosure and use of confidential data. The employee is responsible for the safe and secure handling of this data in compliance with these policies and procedures.

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Incumbents must possess 12 semester or 18 quarter units course work in any combination of a data driven research-related field, such as economics, mathematics, psychology, sociology, demography, geography, anthropology, statistics, data science or a research-related field. This must include at least one course in statistical methods; and
Equivalent to graduation from an accredited college with a bachelor's degree. Work experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis by applicants who have the required units mentioned above.
A Master's Degree in economics, mathematics, psychology, sociology, demography, geography, anthropology, statistics, data science or a related research-oriented field may be substituted for two years of the required experience. A doctoral degree in the same areas may be substituted for three years of the required experience.
Experience applicable to one of the following patterns may be combined on a proportional basis with experience applicable to the other pattern to meet the total experience requirements.

Research Data Analyst II


Either I
One year of data research, collection, analysis and reporting experience performing the duties of a class with a level of responsibility equivalent to Research Data Analyst I, Range C; or
Three years of progressively responsible technical quantitative and qualitative data analysis, including but not limited to researching, identifying patterns and trends in historical data, as well as data model creation experience. (Experience applied toward this pattern must include at least one year of research data analysis experience performing duties with a level of responsibility equivalent to Research Data Analyst I, Range C.)

If so, you may meet the minimum qualifications. Apply today!