The Research Data Analyst will provide data management and support to the Indiana CTSI Tracking and Evaluation program using knowledge of current and proposed systems to collect or extract data to support the analysis of Indiana CTSI program performance. This position will utilize extensive analytical skills in order to analyze and interpret the compiled data and will develop and build standard and ad-hoc reports to be made available to internal and external stakeholders. The Analyst will develop policies governing the data reporting program and be responsible for the successful operation of the data collection program and implementation of changes in data reporting and analysis policies consistent with Indiana CTSI strategy, commitments, and goals.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Collect and manage quarterly progress and metrics reports from the Indiana CTSI programs (including program utilization and resource expenditure (PURE) data, program performance metrics, grants awarded, publications, intellectual property generated, and investigators utilizing Indiana CTSI program services) during the quarter. Compile, integrate, and prepare analyses of these data to support analysis of Indiana CTSI program performance. Validate data reporting using extant databases at Indiana CTSI institutions.
Collect and analyze semi-annual and/or annual progress reports from individuals awarded Indiana CTSI financial assistance. Integrate and prepare analyses of data for use by the Indiana CTSI to assess grantee and grant program achievement. This includes grant funding proposals/awards, publications, presentations, abstracts, and intellectual property. Validate data reporting using extant databases at Indiana CTSI institutions. Coordinate with the Indiana CTSI Pilot Funding Core program in order to create integrated data from all pilot grant programs semi-annually.
Create specialized reports based on compiled data in response to ad hoc queries regarding Indiana CTSI program activity and progress on assisted research projects.
Collect and analyze data for projects that received financial support from the Indiana CTSI regarding compliance with NIH and institutional policies including status of IRB and IACUC approvals and the public access compliance status for publications that were developed using data generated from assistance provided by Indiana CTSI programs.
Create the optimum graphical representation including dashboards to convey impact of information and to highlight significant trends.
REQUIRED: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution, plus 2 years’ experience.
Experience may be substituted for education.
Knowledge, skills, and abilities: Excellent written and oral communication skills. Exceptional assessment, time, task, and organizational management skills. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team, while also being an independent thinker. Experience in supervising support staff and processes. Experience and proficiency in report writing as well as literature review. Experience with identifying and trouble-shooting operating processes and procedures. Experience in creating and implementing solutions proactively as well as reactively. Extremely detail oriented. Ability to protect confidential information. Expertise in Microsoft Office software, Access, particularly Excel. Ability to represent Institution in a professional, collegial manner.
Degree in science, social science, or public health.
Working Conditions/Physical Demands:
Work is conducted mainly in a business office setting. There is some traveling between buildings on campus as departments are scattered across the IUPUI and IUSM campuses. There may be some travel between Indiana CTSI campuses including IU Bloomington, Purdue University, and the University of Notre Dame or travel to regional or national meetings. Most of the work is accomplished utilizing a computer or other standard office tools. May require light moving and transporting of files at times, up to 20 lbs.
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.