Data Manager

  • University of Vermont
  • Vermont, USA
  • Aug 19, 2019
Full time Education

Job Description

Data Manager

Advertising/Posting Title Data Manager
Diversity Statement The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.
Posting Summary

Coordinate data collection, analysis, and reporting processes for a quality improvement research network of primary care practices led by the Vermont Child Health Improvement Program (VCHIP). Assist in the design and implementation of data management systems in collaboration with program leadership including creating and modifying data collection tools and managing project databases. Oversee data extraction from paper and electronic medical records in each participating practice, train data collection personnel and perform data validation and cleaning procedures. Conduct descriptive analyses on new and existing datasets and write detailed reports on evaluation methods and results on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis. Troubleshoot problems during the data collection process and identify solutions to meet research objectives. Ensure confidentiality of research materials and compliance with applicable regulations.

Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience)

Bachelor’s degree in health or social sciences (e.g. psychology, public health, nursing, biology) and four to five years’ of research and data management experience required. Experience with statistical analysis software, word processing, spreadsheets, and databases required. Experience conducting descriptive analysis required. Effective project management, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills required. Ability to travel statewide on a regular basis required. Ability to work after hours and on weekends occasionally required.

Desirable Qualifications

Experience with REDCap, Microsoft Excel, SPSS, SAS, and STATA software highly desirable. Experience cleaning, analyzing, and reporting on maternal and child health data from multiple sources highly desirable.

Other Information  
Special Conditions A probationary period may be required, Contingent on continued funding, A probationary period may be required for current UVM employees, Occasional overtime/weekend hours required
FLSA Exempt
Hiring Min (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 39000.00
Payband Max (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 74100.00
Staff Hiring Band Hiring salary budgeted at low end to mid pay band
Staff Union Code NU
Posting Details

Position will be posted for a minimum of one week, after which it is subject to removal without notice.

Job Open Date 07/30/2019
Job Close Date (Jobs close at 11:59 PM EST.)  
Open Until Filled No
Position Information


Position Title Research Specialist
Posting Number S2186PO
Department Pediatrics/55700
Position Number 015418
Employee FTE 1.0
Employee Term 12

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