The Department of Population and Public Health Sciences at the Keck School of Medicine of USC serves nearly 1,400 students, 117 faculty, over 20 student affairs staff, 12-degree programs, as well as certificate and dual degree programs. The Department is in search of a Data Coordinator to manage student and program data for all academic programs and to administer education-related grants and associated programs.Â The Data Coordinator will interact with USC faculty, staff, and students from the Department primarily involved in undergraduate, masterâs, Ph.D., and post-graduate education that cross professional, financial, and academic disciplines, as well as from units within the Keck School of Medicine of USC and the University.Â
The Data Coordinator will be responsible for the oversight, planning, and data collection of all relevant data points for a variety of mandatory reports throughout the year, including annual reports due to the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH), which is the accreditation body of all MPH Programs and Schools across the United States. The Data Coordinator will also streamline the surveys each program uses to collect data from students and effectively time the surveys to maximize response rates.
The Data Coordinator will also be responsible for tasks related to National Institutes of Health R-, T-, and F-type and other related education grants and their associated programs.Â Tasks include pre- and post-award budget design and management, design and production of promotional program materials and marketing campaigns, tasks related to student applications to training programs, tracking and evaluating student progress within their training program, planning and implementing trainee activities, and overall training program management.
Successful execution of the position requires extensive interaction with the Vice Chair for Education, directors of training programs, departmental grants administrative staff, trainees, teaching faculty, and university partners in departments that oversee grants, financial aid, registration, and student affairs, among others.Â Collaboration with appropriate Divisions within the Department, as well as other departments within Keck and the University is also required.
The successful candidate must have previous experience with organizing and collecting data, using Salesforce, Excel, Qualtrics, and other data management systems, grants management and budgeting (not restricted to educational grants), have excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills, and the ability to exercise good judgement in prioritization and organization of multiple tasks.Â A high level of competency with computers, including familiarity with the Microsoft Office suite of software (Word, Excel, etc.) is essential.Â
The position has a minimum education requirement of a Bachelorâs Degree with experience using databases and CRM systems.Â Demonstrable experience in grants management and experience in managing student programs or services is highly desired.
The hourly rate range for this position is $28.50-$33.34. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidateâs work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations
Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum educationMinimum Experience: 1 year, Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experienceMinimum Field of Expertise: Working knowledge of database, spreadsheet, wordprocessing and statistical software programs in mainframe and personal computer environments; research & statistics.
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