Homelessness Data Analyst - Telework Option ($5793...

Job description

Employer Overview

Join our team at the California Interagency Council on Homelessness (Cal ICH), part of the Business, Consumer Services, and Housing Agency (BCSHA). As a Homelessness Data Analyst, you will have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of vulnerable populations and contribute to the development of policies and programs to prevent and end homelessness in California. With a focus on research and data analysis, you will play a crucial role in supporting legislative implementation, data requests, and product development. This position offers the option for telework, allowing for flexibility and work-life balance.

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform research and data analysis using data from the Homeless Data Integration System (HDIS) and other sources
  • Support legislative implementation, data requests, and research team product development
  • Create and implement research projects related to homelessness policy and legislation
  • Conduct statistical work using structured and unstructured data
  • Develop and present data visualizations, reports, and presentations
  • Serve as a key staff member on the Cal ICH Research Team
  • Use statistical software and programming tools such as R, SQL, Excel, and Tableau

Minimum Requirements

  • Meet the minimum qualifications stated in the Class Specification
  • Reside in California upon appointment

Desirable Qualifications

  • Experience with programs and services related to homelessness, housing, or human services
  • Familiarity with programs serving unaccompanied women, survivors of domestic violence and their children, or unaccompanied youth experiencing homelessness
  • Proficiency in analyzing datasets and creating data visualizations
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Experience working with complex data management information systems, preferably homelessness management information systems (HMIS)
  • Ability to collect, analyze, and interpret quantitative and qualitative data
  • Experience with program or policy design and implementation
  • Project management experience


  • Medical benefits, including health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Paid holidays and leave
  • Defined benefit retirement program
  • Savings Plus Program (401(k), 457)
  • Commute Program
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Medical/Dependent Care Reimbursement Account

Additional Information

  • This position is eligible for telework, in accordance with the Statewide Telework Policy of the Business, Consumer Services and Housing Agency (BCSH).
  • The appointee is required to complete Form 700 within 30 days of appointment and once per year.
  • Individuals who are new to state service must have list eligibility in order to gain employment with any state agency.
  • Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered.
  • Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview.
  • Equal opportunity employer, promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
  • The State of California is a drug-free workplace.

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