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Data Manager

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 04/20/2017
Working Title Data Manager
Job Classification Research IV
Department Name 34202-GSPH-Epidemiology
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0132835
Hiring Range $30,732.00 - $49,296.00
Position Description

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a qualified Data Manager in the Graduate School of Public Health. The incumbent will provide data management for multi-center clinical trial. Duties involve form design, data collection system maintenance; creation and maintenance of Manual of Operations; programming for data reporting and quality assurance. The incumbent will be responsible for performing periodic data freezes; create and disseminate high-level summary reports on study progress, and detail reports for clinical review. The Data Manager will work closely with clinical personnel to ensure data quality and protocol adherence; responsible for data training and data audits. The position will work with analysts to provide summary datasets, and prepare de-identified datasets for permanent archival. The position requires proactive attention to detail and an ability to work independently. Background should include a bachelor’s degree, experience in clinical trials, and SAS programming skills.

Education Required Master's
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 3-5 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Master’s degree in Public Health or Bachelor’s degree with 7-9 years of experience with knowledge of research, data processing, and computer programming. Must understand the importance of data processing to the study goals.

Required Licenses/Certifications
Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify
If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
Campus Pittsburgh
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a bachelor's degree or higher or will have completed one by the end of this current term?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh?
    • Career Development Center (CDC)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink)
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • Internet Search
    • Other: (Please specify below)
  3. Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents