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Assistant Staff Analyst (Policy and Planning Data Analyst), Housing For Health
  • Excel
  • Database
Heluna Health
Los Angeles, CA
187 days ago

Salary:$36.47- $46.21 per hour

The Assistant Staff Analyst (Policy and Planning Data Analyst) position will serve in a supportive role at HFH by providing HFH programs with data-based analysis, reports, and through the creation and maintenance of tools. The Policy and Planning Data Analyst will provide general analytical support across HFH programs and therefore should understand key business processes and key business drivers. They will also work in a supportive role with HFH contractors.

The Assistant Staff Analyst (Policy and Planning Data Analyst) is an excellent verbal and written communicator, problem solver, and analytical thinker with the ability to engage with stakeholders and understand and respond to their needs in rapidly changing environments. They are highly organized and can manage multiple overlapping timelines.


Reporting and Analysis

  • Provides regular reporting within specified deadlines
  • Manages the development, implementation and maintenance of reports, dashboards and analysis tools
  • Regularly performs special projects and assignments, such as ad-hoc department reporting and program analyses
  • Rigorously documents processes and procedures used for all reporting and analyses

Tool Development and Maintenance

  • Helps refine program management practices through the creation of new reporting and analytical tools
  • Helps to design, build and maintain analytical support tools to be used within the Department of Health Services, by housing and service providers, and by other external stakeholders

Project Management:

  • Convenes and facilitates discussions with stakeholders to design and implement tools and reports
  • Manages the design, development, implementation and maintenance of reports, dashboards and analysis tools

Program and Provider Support

  • Provides regular analyses of the impact of changes in management practices and policies
  • Designs program reports, analyzes performance, and provides resulting analyses to stakeholders


The ideal candidate has experience working with a client-centric relational database and has taken the lead on projects where the best path forward is unclear.


A Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college or university in Public Health, Public Administration, Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, Healthcare Management, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Social Work, Community Development, Criminal Justice or a related field - AND - One (1) year working in a program that provides housing and support services to clients who are homeless or are at risk for homelessness; - OR - (B) One (1) year analyzing and making recommendations that address organizational management issues such as planning, program development, project management, budget development, and program evaluation of health and human services for high-risk populations (e.g. homeless, justice-involved, mentally ill, substance use disorder or medically complex).


  • A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.
  • Successful clearing through the Live Scan process with the County of Los Angeles.

Other Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

  • Advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Experience extracting and working with data from a large client centric relational database
  • A desire to learn and gain technical expertise in new systems and data related tools
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to shifting priorities
  • Comfort working with data systems and learning new data systems
  • Experience working on projects where business problems, opportunities, and solutions may be unclear
  • Excellent team player
  • A customer service mindset
  • Some knowledge of LA County programs that are designed to serve the underserved


Stand Not Applicable

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Handling / Fingering Constantly

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Climb, Crawl, Kneel, Bend Not Applicable

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Not Applicable Not required for essential functions

Occasionally (0 - 2 hrs/day)

Frequently (2 - 5 hrs/day)

Constantly (5+ hrs/day)


General Office Setting, Indoors Temperature Controlled

Heluna Health is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that encourages minorities, women, veterans, and disabled to apply.









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