Data Manager/Analyst (Research Assistant 2)
The Data Manager/Analyst (Research Assistant 2) will carry out analysis protocols in accordance with research standards and responsibilities essential to the operation of the University of Connecticut School of Social Work Performance Improvement Center (PIC), the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Research Division (RD), and the Evaluation, Quality Management and Improvement (EQMI) Division. The Data Manager/Analyst will be responsible for receiving, cleaning, analyzing, and reporting data for one or more grant or contract-funded projects.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Assist in developing and implementing data transfer and analysis protocols; creating data collection tools; assisting with data entry as required.
- Manage data sets, such as merging, recoding, and cleaning data using statistical software packages (e.g., SPSS, SAS, R, STATA), and ensure that the data is ready for analysis.
- Participate in conducting data analysis and program performance assessments.
- Identify problem areas for investigation, reporting, and consultation purposes.
- Maintain complete and accurate documentation of all data collection, data entry, and data analysis activities.
- Maintain security of project data.
- Liaise with grant/contract staff, as directed.
- Assist in the preparation of written products for multiple audiences including academic manuscripts, dashboards, or other data reporting as needed.
- Other project-related responsibilities, as directed.
- Bachelor's degree and two to three years of post-degree experience, OR a Master's degree and up to one year of post-degree experience.
- Evidence of skill in statistical programming, data/statistical analysis, and interpreting findings using statistical software (e.g., SPSS, SAS, R, STATA) as well as spreadsheet applications.
- Evidence of skill with online database and information system technologies (e.g. Qualtrics, REDCap, Microsoft Access, etc.).
- Experience in one or more of the following: SQL, Visual basic, or Python programming language.
- Excellent interpersonal, communication, and time management skills.
- Evidence of strong organizational skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects at once, respond to tight timelines, pay attention to detail, and operate effectively in a fast-paced environment.
- Evidence of strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Master's degree in computer science, computer engineering, information systems/technology or closely related field and up to one year of post-degree experience, OR Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, information systems/technology or closely related field and two to three years of post-degree experience.
- Knowledge about regulations and the ability to maintain the confidentiality of subjects and information obtained.
- Knowledge of the design of research studies and data collection procedures.
- Ability to understand and utilize scientific terminology and research theory.
- Experience in preparing high-quality data analysis reports.
- Experience in generating data dashboards.
- Experience with quality improvement methods.
- Experience with using data visualization techniques to facilitate insights from the data collected for internal and external stakeholders.
- An understanding of CT’s adult behavioral health, children’s mental health, and/or child welfare systems.
- Experience with using advanced statistical analysis.
These are full-time, end-date positions subject to renewal based on funding and satisfactory performance. Compensation will be based on experience and will range from $55,000 to $65,000 annually (full-time equivalent). A generous benefits package is provided that includes health, retirement, paid time off, and other benefits. For additional information regarding benefits visit: https://hr.uconn.edu/benefits-beyond-pay/.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.
Please apply online at https://hr.uconn.edu/jobs, Staff Positions, Search #497469 to upload a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references.
This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:55 p.m. Eastern time on June 2, 2023.
All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.
The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.