Data Analyst

University of Massachusetts Medical School

Under the general supervision of the department head, or designee, the Data Analyst will conduct data analyses and develop/ produce all related reports. This position will provide information to leadership regarding state of the art data management systems and opportunities to enhance analyses, system integration and related databases.

Responsibilities:
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design and develop data collection instruments, databases and procedure manuals based on thorough knowledge of data files, related databases, and systems integration
  • Design and implement data management and quality control procedures, including writing technical requirements and documentation of data sets
  • Participate in project meetings related to data analysis and management
  • Produce and report data analysis reports. May be required to provide tabular and graphic summaries of analyses in a form suitable for inclusion in manuscripts for publication in peer reviewed scientific journals as well as for presentation at scientific meetings
  • Conduct in-depth analysis of project data, performing computations with a high degree of independence
  • Ensure accuracy of reports by data review and resolving discrepancies internally for assigned reports
  • Provide interpretation of data to senior management
  • Provide periodic reports to management regarding status of assigned projects and recommend corrective actions when necessary
  • Schedule, plan, coordinate, and review project activities related to data
  • Review and monitor compliance with the federal and state regulations
  • Perform other duties as required

Qualifications:
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business, health sciences, or a related field or equivalent
  • 4 years of related experience
  • Demonstrated experience/skills in appropriate computer, statistical or database applications
  • Demonstrated ability to research issues and resources; basic record-keeping and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to write reports, journal articles and/ or other technical documents
  • Excellent communication, both oral and written
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to interact successfully with a wide range of individuals

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