Job Summary Partners with clients to design, develop, implement and maintain business solutions regarding data management and analysis. This includes database administration, data consolidation, data analysis and management reporting. Utilizes software to generate metrics and develops actionable recommendations. Collaborates with various function teams such as marketing, research, and IT to achieve business results.
Specific Responsibilities Strategic Planning
Manages and plans for data/analysis requests and projects.
Provides consultation to customers on appropriate data management, methodological issues and statistical analyses.
Collaborates with technical staff explaining needs of functional users. Serve on committees related to data structure and governance.
Reviews reports before presentation to ensure quality and accuracy.
Develops and maintains documentation of process for quality assurance and reporting methodology.
Defines, develops and communicates new standards and best practice.
Documents & Databases
Develop queries and quality metrics.
Interprets results using a variety of techniques, ranging from simple data aggregation via statistical analysis to complex statistical analysis.
Determine data structure for local datasets.
Develops and documents standards for data quality and regulatory compliance pertaining to reporting.
Ensures quality and compliance by reviewing reports.
Bachelor’s Degree or appropriate combination of education and experience.
4 or more years of relevant experience.
Microsoft Office Access, Microsoft Office Excel, Microsoft Office Outlook, Microsoft Office Powerpoint, Microsoft Office Word
Minimum Competencies Action oriented - Willing or likely to take practical action to deal with a problem or situation., Collaboration - Facilitates open and effective communication, cooperation and teamwork within and outside of one's own team., Collegiality - Helpful, respectful, approachable; builds strong working relationships and a positive work environment., Critical and analytical thinking - Uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems., Dependability - Completes duties and responsibilities appropripeltly and on time., Initiative - Exhibits energy and desire to achieve; sets ambitious goals and acts decisively; takes action that no one has requested to improve or enhance job results and avoid problems., Meets deadlines - Displays consistency and success in adhering to deadlines., Organization - Plans, organizes and schedules in an efficient, productive manner; anticipates contingencies and pays attention to detail., Problem solving - Formulates realistic plans and contingencies and establishes appropriate measurements of anticipated results.
Preferred Qualifications -Prior working experience with REDCap.
As per Northwestern University policy, this position requires a criminal background check. Successful applicants will need to submit to a criminal background check prior to employment.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
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