Supervise the Research Services Evaluation Hub staff that include data analyst, and data technician staff to include all supervisory responsibilities: hiring, work direction, managing performance, engaging/developing employees, rewarding/recognizing and maintaining a productive work environment.
Determines and aligns the Research Services Evaluation and Statistics Hub work plans and goals with the overall strategies of research and scholarly work established for the department.
Provides day-to-day management oversight and directs the core’s development in conjunction with the leadership team.
Collaborate with pre and post award grant staff/accountants in planning accurate budgets to meet the data collection, management and analysis needs for all studies.
Implement and guide activities related to process improvement, apply best practices and strategic direction.
Work with Research Leadership to develop research guidelines and standard operating procedures to ensure compliance, efficiency and quality.
Provide direction and training for new systems and processes.
Hire, train and provide professional development including annual performance reviews to direct reports.
20%: Intake Coordination for Project Requests
Provide leadership and direction for the ongoing management and enhancements of the Research Services Intake Portal.
Monitor the request for evaluation and statistics services from department faculty, leadership and staff including assigning staff to projects and monitoring timelines and progress in meeting requests.
Develop reports including providing process measures to Research Leadership, Department Head and Administrator.
45%: Data Management
Provide support and leadership for data management, data analysis, software evaluation, and user support to include:
Building and managing research datasets.
Compute variables for the investigators and staff for data analysis.
Maintain documentation of variable transformations and codebooks with data summaries.
Delegate and direct the work of staff and students regarding data collection and retrieval.
Work with faculty to conduct analysis and interpret data in SPSS / SAS / STATA/R or other applicable software.
Lead problem solving activities related to any issues that may arise with data collection tools or databases.
Utilize various survey software (Qualtrics, REDCap, etc.) to develop data collection for studies and projects.
Manage REDCap data collection for the department – develop best practices and supervise work.
Writing and editing to disseminate study results, including:
Assist with preparation of research and study reports, department reports, professional society conference presentations and research manuscripts.
Provide data for IRB reporting, funder reports (including NIH), DSMB reports.
Negotiating with vendors for department data collection needs.
The University of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
Competitive wages, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave
Low cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
Health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts
Excellent retirement plans with employer match
Disability and employer paid life insurance
Wellbeing program with reduced insurance premiums
Tuition reimbursement opportunities covering 75%-100% of eligible tuition
BA/BS in a related field with at least 6 years of experience (e.g. Research data management and analysis experience), or an advanced degree with 4 years of experience.
Familiarity with data management functions in clinical, education, or practice based research projects.
Strong knowledge of survey design and analysis.
Demonstrated excellent organization, communication, and leadership skills.
Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
Previous supervision or demonstrated leadership with increasing levels of responsibility.
MS/MA/MPH in a related field.
Experience with REDCap and Qualtrics survey and database software.
Experience with Tableau or other data visualization software.
Knowledge of clinical research regulations.
Statistical Analysis skills in SPSS/SAS/STATA/R.
Internal Number: 338185
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