Brown University — Data Manager

Job Description:

To develop, maintain, and present data informatic tools and best practices for data-intensive research within the Hassenfeld Child Health Innovation Institute at Brown University and related projects. This position will assist with developing and implementing policies to streamline aspects of data collection, acquisition, visualization, distribution, security, and grant/IRB reporting tasks for multiple research projects.

This position will serve as the data manager for several research projects to develop and maintain operational databases for data collection and study participant tracking; support faculty, staff, and students in obtaining and accessing data required for analysis; and provide expertise on systems development and utilization to Hassenfeld Institute collaborators. Position will require oversight of data entry and cleaning, basic statistical analysis and reporting, creating data visualizations, maintaining documentation, and ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and quality of the data.

The ideal candidate will be a quick and eager learner; be flexible, detail-oriented, organized, service-oriented, and resourceful; have excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills; and have specific experience and expertise in research projects programming and utilizing survey software (e.g., REDCap, Qualtrics), statistical software (e.g., SAS, Stata, R), and relational database management systems (e.g., Access, SQL). Opportunities to assist with manuscript preparation are available if desired.

Job Qualifications

Education and Experience

  • Required: Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience managing a variety of types of human subject’s data (both primary and secondary data), including study participant location and contact data
  • Experience creating and maintaining participant tracking systems
  • Strong software proficiency required (SAS, Stata and/or R; REDCap and/or Qualtrics; Microsoft Access and/or SQL) with willingness to learn and utilize new software applications as needed
  • Strong attention to detail, high level of organization required

Job Competencies

  • Ability to work effectively on multiple projects at the same time with minimal supervision, including setting priorities and meeting deadlines
  • Effective at communicating with audiences whose statistical and technical backgrounds vary widely
  • Efficient time management skills
  • Knowledge of public health research; research study design; participant location, recruitment, and retention
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Possesses a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment

This is a fixed term position with a current end date of 06/30/2023 which may be extended based upon available funding.

Background and education check required.

In order to maintain 90% or greater universal vaccination rates on campus, all newly hired employees at Brown University must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work, unless they are approved for a medical or religious exemption. For more information, please visit the Healthy Brown site.

Recruiting Start Date:
2022-06-10-07:00

Job Posting Title:
Data Manager

Department:
School of Public Health

Grade:
Grade 9

Worker Type:
Employee

Worker Sub-Type:
Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Time Type:
Full time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:
37.5

Position Classification:
Hybrid Eligible

Submission Guidelines:
Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

Vaccination Requirements:
In order to maintain 90% or greater universal vaccination rates on campus, all newly hired employees at Brown University must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work, unless they are approved for a medical or religious exemption. All employees must also receive a COVID-19 booster within thirty (30) days of becoming eligible. For more information, please visit the Healthy Brown site.

Still Have Questions?
If you have any questions you may contact employment@brown.edu.

EEO Statement:
Brown University is an E-Verify Employer.

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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