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Northern California Council for the Community
221 Main Street, Suite 300
San Francisco CA 94105-1911
Data Central and Results Accountability
SALARY: To be
CLOSING DATE: Position open
until filled, start date
Program Associate position is primarily responsible for maintaining and
upgrading Data Central, NCCC's region-wide information system of social,
economic, and environmental indicators. The program associate will assess
the needs of current and potential customers of "Data Central"
United Way of the Bay Area [UWBA], community collaboratives, non-profit
organizations) and work to meet those needs through web-based technology
solutions. "Data Central" is an online, easily accessible source of
regional and county data for tracking results in Education, Health,
Self-Sufficiency, Community Safety, Environmental, Economic and other
indicators. For further information, go to www.ncccsf.org
> and click onto Data Central.
This position is also responsible for working directly with the UWBA
community investment staff on the date requirements for tracking
programmatic progress of their health, education, safety and
NATURE AND SCOPE
This is a professional union level position. This position requires
carrying out assignments without detailed instructions and under minimum
supervision. Gather and report in a web-based format indicator data for
Central and assist UWBA issue team staff with their data needs. This
position requires ease in use of web-based technology, GIS software, and
database management, quick thinking, initiative and personal motivation as
well as the ability to adapt to changing needs and issues.
JOB DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITES - Responsibilities include but are not
1. Coordinate further development, updating and maintenance
web-based Data Central for the nine county San Francisco Bay Area with
demographic and indicator trend data at the neighborhood, county, and
2. Redevelop Data Central from static website to dynamic,
database-driven information system.
3. Assess and meet data needs of UWBA staff and other
4. Write, edit and organize production of reports related to
Practices in outreach, technical assistance and data collection products,
including use of GIS Mapping.
5. Prepare and deliver visual representations (graphs, maps,
6. Assist and participate in developing work unit goals and
POSITION REQUIREMENTS - Any combination equivalent to experience and
education that satisfies the required knowledge and abilities would
Education: Bachelors degree required. Advanced coursework is desirable
research methods, public policy, public health, urban planning, geography
Experience: Experience in applied social research and data base
and management is important. Use of evaluation methodology and
in organizational decision-making. Marketing, training and customer
experience is preferred.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Experience researching and analyzing
community services and data. Be able to think strategically about data
needs of customers and respond to them in the development of a region wide
web-based data central. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in
writing; to write, edit and produce research documents; to prepare and
maintain accurate records; to pay attention to detail; to work effectively
under pressure; to work as part of a team; to operate PC computers and to
work with a variety of Windows-based software. Mastery of GIS software,
Access. Knowledge of web-based database management is required.
in software application development, graphic design or usability testing
a "plus. "
TO APPLY - Submit résumé and cover letter to the NCCC Human Resources
Department, 221 Main Street, Suite 300, San Francisco, CA 95105 or fax to
(415) 808-4406 or e-mail to <council@...