About the Position: The University of Minnesota Medical School seeks a Data Metrics Project Manager to serve in the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI). The Data Metrics Project Manager is responsible for administering the Diversity Engagement Survey and the Diversity, Inclusion, Culture, and Equity (DICE) Inventory within the Medical School and using data to create and maintain dashboards to track and benchmark key metrics for leaders.
The Data Metrics Project Manager will oversee the development and implementation of assigned DEI initiatives, manage and conduct data analysis, and support research grant proposal development, submission, and ongoing maintenance. The Project Manager will collaborate with the Medical School's Research Office, participate in a school-wide team assisting investigators with complex grant applications, and engage with numerous university and Medical School leaders, faculty, and community members. This position reports to the Director of the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
The Medical School is committed to an excellent employee experience, offering a flexible work environment that meets the needs of students, staff, faculty, and the communities we serve. Flexible work arrangements may include flexibility in schedule and/or work location. All UMN employees are expected to follow applicable public health and safety procedures. This position is hybrid with on-site and remote work locations.
Duties/Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
60%: Data Analysis and Reporting
Program evaluation, research design, quantitative and qualitative data collection, statistical data analysis, visualization, and reporting.
Provide leadership with quantitative and qualitative analysis to support program effectiveness
Works with large and complex data sets, including extracting, merging, cleaning, analyzing, and transforming data to meet reporting needs and maintain historical records.
Uses software to convert files and conduct data analysis in SPSS, Excel, SmartSheets or Tableau.
Maintains data quality and engages in validation, Clean data file (SPSS, Excel, CSV)
Generates and formats summary reports in Qualtrics.
Recommends analysis and reporting plans.
Provides meaningful reports and data visualization, qualitative and quantitative methods, and mixed methods and multi-mode approaches for a variety of stakeholders.
Prepares and presents reports or findings to key stakeholders for internal and external progress and annual reports.
Advance and implement data metric dashboards and update leaders and key stakeholders on current trends and implications.
Collaborate with Human Resources, Office of Faculty Affairs, and other Dean's Office staff to collect and retain data.
Administer, compile, and analyze the DICE Inventory, the Diversity Engagement Survey (DES), and other surveys as needed for ODEI staff and its groups, programs, and mission.
Support the data metrics needs of ODEI faculty and staff for mission-driven initiatives and projects, including data visualization
Oversight and management of the data collection process
15%: Research Grant Support - Project Management
Work with principal investigators (PI) to establish and manage proposal development and submission timelines based on funder requirements and thorough review of FOAs.
Ensure coverage of the proposal's document management, budget development, and grant management elements.
Work with PI to understand editor needs; arrange coverage of this as needed.
Manage proposal collaborations in and outside the university to ensure complete and timely presentation of required content for submission.
Develop, document, and implement processes to support researchers in developing grant proposals that fully integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion components into their work.
Present research proposal updates to leaders and key stakeholders.
Support the implementation of the research for awarded proposals.
Collaborate with the Research/Pre-Awards Office to meet deadlines and ensure submission compliance.
25%: Administrative Office and Technical Support
Track and maintain strategic plan goals and updates for the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council (DEIC), the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI), and the Medical School Dean.
Assist in detailed and thoughtful analysis and synopsis of ODEI annual reports, strategic plans, and various project updates.
Maintain collaborative online spaces and inquiries for faculty and staff members and committees (i.e., shared ODEI email account, Google Drive, Google Groups, and Box folders).
Provide technical support to all ODEI faculty and staff/programs and units related to data analysis and visualization needs
Manage and maintain the ODEI Website and audit for accuracy during times of staff and faculty transition.
Participate in monthly newsletter planning meetings to share updates across the Medical School.
Participate in departmental requests for written document support and compliance.
Required Qualifications (please document on the resume)
BA/BS with at least two years of experience OR a combination of related education and work experience to equal at least 6 years.
Experience managing projects, including utilizing tools for tracking activities/assignments and status.
Relevant experience in research and outreach, including knowledge of survey best practices, data collection, data analysis, and presentation and/or publication of findings.
Experience with developing grant proposals and grant management.
Demonstrated Qualtrics, Excel, and SmartSheets knowledge/proficiency.
Proficient with statistical analysis software (e.g., SPSS, Stata).
Experience with Tableau (or similar program) and data visualization.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively both as a part of a team and individually.
Self-starter with a demonstrated willingness to take initiative and deliver quality work products.
The University of Minnesota, founded in the belief that all people are enriched by understanding, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people of the state, the nation, and the world.