Research Data Specialist I


Under the general direction of the Staff Services Manager III, the Research Data Specialist I demonstrates full competence in this data analysis role and works independently and cooperatively with others to perform a wide range of research and analytical duties, data analyses, and program evaluation as it relates to social and economic trends, race, social and economic inequality, economic impacts and cost factors of policies, ethnic diversity, individual and organizational performance, community dynamics and structure, and community and statewide decision making and grant funding.

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Click here to apply at CalCareers.

Statement of Qualifications: The Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) is a narrative discussion of how a candidate’s education, training, experience, and skills qualify that candidate for the position. Resumes DO NOT take the place of the Statement of Qualifications.

The SOQ must be typed and not more than two pages in length, using Arial 12-point font, and respond to the following two questions:

  1. Please explain why you want to apply your data analysis skills in the area of arts and grant-making?
  2. What do you think is the most important role that data plays in equitable arts funding?

Individuals who are new to state service must have the Research Data Specialist I list eligibility in order to gain employment as a Research Data Specialist I with any state agency. Click here to learn more about examinations administered by DGS and examinations available online.

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Expires: 2023-01-27


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