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Salary: $5,309.00 - $6,404.00
Posted: 09/20/2011

Job Description:
This position is with the CA Home Visiting Program within the Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Division. In accord with federal mandates for Title V Home Visitation grant and Needs Assessment requirements, identifies and analyzes indicators of maternal health, childrens health, and general family well-being; analyzes data to assist in identifying priority areas for the implementation of Home Visitation programs, and assists in evaluations to identify Home Visitation models with greatest potential effectiveness given local need and capacity. This position will provide technical and analytic support for evaluating California’s Home Visitation program, including implementation of the evaluation plan and conduct of analyses. This position will assist in the development of State level analysis questions and the goals and objectives of these analyses, analyzing data using statistical programs for hypothesis testing, and reporting epidemiologically valid results. This position will serve to coordinate data operation efforts, where indicated, for obtaining data to use in the Home Visitation Needs Assessment, in fulfillment of federal reporting requirements, in analyses for neighborhood level targeting of services, and in allocating resources; and will coordinate with information technology colleagues, where indicated, to ensure functionality of data operations. This position also serves as a research consultant to MCAH program and statewide advisory groups. This position is located in mid-town Sacramento, east of the State Capitol. If interested, please send an e-mail to for a duty statement. If you do not have access to e-mail, then please call Merijune Tokuno at (916) 650-0316 and a duty statement can be faxed to you. Please indicate your eligibility on your state application. If you are currently on the LT/FT RS II list, please indicate your ID number and score located on your result notice on your state application or attach your exam results to your state application. Applicants for intradepartmental transfers and promotions are exempt from the current hiring freeze and are encouraged to apply. All applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be interviewed. Any pending offer of employment that is not an intradepartmental lateral transfer or promotion will be subject to receiving hiring freeze exemption approval or the hiring freeze being lifted. Please note: There are currently 8 RS II positions available (580-520-5590-005, 006, 007, 008, 009, 010, 011, & 012) Please send only one application for all positions. LIMITED TERM-POSITION FUNDED FOR 5 YEARS. Thank you.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Research Scientist II (Social/Behavioral Sciences) 580 - 520 - 5590 - 005
Location County
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Limited Term  60 month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
Until Filled None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Division
PO Box 997420, MS 8300
Sacramento, CA 95899-7420
Merijune Tokuno
(916) 650-0316

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