Data Specialist

Posted on April 16, 2019 at 6:41 pm

POSITION SUMMARY:  The Data Specialist verifies information and makes changes to database records when necessary; will run routine reports and perform training and clerical duties. Assist with the creation and testing of new database functions. Assist with populating organizational data with other county-wide systems. The Database Specialist position will be based out of our Eagle Rock office with occasional visits to our West Hollywood and Long Beach offices as well.


·        Monitor the creation of new accounts to look for duplication;

·        Merge duplicate accounts;

·        Use manual sharing settings to allow access to records across programs;

·        Review pertinent data to find anomalies;

·        Perform data entry for certain programs;

·        Run reports for programs;

·        Assist in the testing & development of new functions within Salesforce;

·        Perform quality checks across programs;

·        Review program guidelines to ensure appropriate data is being collected;

·        Aid in the creation of best practices for the system;

·        Coordinate requests for IT assistance from staff with contracted vendors in the absence of the IT Coordinator

·        Provide ongoing training to staff;

·        Other duties as assigned by supervisor.



·        Database Administration experience required

·        Bachelor’s Degree or Salesforce training helpful

·        Knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript an added bonus;

·        Effective communication skills, both verbal and written;

·        Well-organized and detail-oriented with the ability to handle multiple task while meeting deadlines;

·        Sensitivity to cultural and socioeconomic characteristics of population served;

·        Ability to work independently, collaboratively with service providers or professionals as part of a team;

·        Working knowledge of Microsoft Office;

·        TB screening required annually; Background check required as a part of the hiring process.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to Adam Rycroft at


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