Social Sciences Data Analyst
Youth Villages has been a national leader in the implementation of research-based treatment philosophies in the field of children's mental and behavioral health. Our commitment to helping troubled children and their families find success spans 30+ years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services.
If you are looking for a positive career move where you are meeting the challenges of life and striving to make a positive difference, then Youth Villages is the place for you. We are looking for people with a strong sense of purpose and focus to continually build confidence in yourself and our organization.
* This position can be remote
Use SQL, SPSS, Excel, and PowerPoint to create/update reports on demographics, program participation, and outcomes for various internal and external customers.
Compile and analyze data from electronic medical records database in response to ad hoc requests by internal and external customers.
Develop and implement data extraction and analysis processes for Program Model Adherence Reviews
Create presentations based on customer’s needs/requirements.
Complete descriptive analysis for projects as directed; work with Research Statistician on multivariate analysis as needed.
Identify areas for improvement in data management and reporting processes; implement improvements in consultation with the Research Statistician.
This position serves as a data analyst for the Research Department of Youth Villages and services all YV programs in 14 states. In this capacity, this position will be responsible for creating materials to be used by internal partners (CEO, State Directors, and Program Managers) and external partners (Donors, Government Agencies, and Stakeholders). The position is not a business intelligence position. The role will focus on social services data and requires the ability to account for human error in that data. In this position you will utilize raw data provided by case workers, youth, families, and partnering agencies, to deliver accurate program success and impact. That data will then be transferred into power point to be presented to stakeholders. This position provides for in-depth work with psychological data to help Youth Villages continue to successfully help children and families.
Master’s degree in social or physical science or a data-related business field from an accredited university and one or two years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
Must be detail oriented and have excellent verbal and critical thinking skills
Competency in research methods required, as is experience with data management and analysis.
Knowledge of SPSS, R, and/or SQL is preferred.
Working knowledge of Windows and Microsoft Office (Excel, Power Point, and Word) is required. Ability to create and modify SQL select queries is preferred.
Experience growth and development through our continuous training, as well as tuition and licensure reimbursement, or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages.
Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
2 weeks paid vacation
12 paid sick days per year
10 paid holidays
Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)
Youth Villages is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
Youth Villages is committed to not only advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace but also in our work with children and young adults. We know that children, families and young people of color can face inequity in child welfare and justice systems, and we train our employees to build the skills they need to work with the communities that we serve, as well as, other employees from different cultures and backgrounds. Youth Villages is opposed to racism in any of its forms and is committed to inclusion, equity, and diversity. We believe that respect for each other is crucial in the work that we do each day.