University of Massachusetts Medical School

  • Specialist, Research Data

    Minimum Salary US-MA-Worcester
    Job Location 2 weeks ago(10/31/2019 11:26 AM)
    Requisition Number
    2019-34064
    # of Openings
    1
    Posted Date
    Day
    Shift
    Exempt
    Exempt/Non-Exempt Status
    Non Union Position -W60- Non Unit Professional
  • Overview

    GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:

    Under the direction of the Principle Investigator or designee, the Research Data Specialist collaborates in the implementation of the data management procedures and organizational activities. This position coordinates the information retrieved from databases and performs in-depth analyses in order to track programs and projects within the group.

    Responsibilities

     

    MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Control research databases and uphold confidentiality.
    • Collaborate in the design and implementation of data management and quality control procedures.
    • Conduct in-depth analysis of project and program data as assigned.
    • Analyze data and assist in resolving discrepancies and deviations internally.
    • Orchestrate quality reviews of all data submissions.
    • Coordinate spreadsheets, databases and/or systems to track projects and programs.
    • Collaborate in the drafting, implementation, and presentation of assigned projects and reports.
    • Support management projects.
    • Participate in Continuous Quality Improvement Programs.
    • Cooperate in the planning, reviewing, and organization of group activities.
    • Perform other duties as required.

    Qualifications

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, quantitative science, a related degree, or equivalent experience
    • 1 year of experience in a business field
    • Knowledge of report preparation and database management
    • Demonstrated experience in computer-based skills, including database creation, search engines and Microsoft Office applications
    • Demonstrated organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills.

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