Data Manager

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 10/05/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 12/04/2017
Working Title Data Manager
Job Classification Systems/Programmer II
Department Name 38202-SHRS-Physical Therapy
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0135660
Hiring Range $26,988.00 - $43,212.00
Position Description

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a Data Manager who will serve as a database manager for a federally funded single center and multicenter research projects in the Department of Physical Therapy. Responsibilities of the incumbent include designing data collection flow, forms, and structure based on clinical research and clinical trial protocols. The incumbent builds, maintains, and implements research data standards and quality metrics for single-center and multi-center research studies. He/she monitors input and validation of research data for multiple projects through structured queries specific to study design and outcomes. The incumbent communicates with statisticians and study teams on quality deficiencies and recommends preventative/corrective actions while supervising student aides or research assistants employed to assist in this effort.

Education Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 2-3 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Experience in clinical and/or health services research.
Experience in diagnosing, profiling, reporting, tracking and resolving data quality issues
Prior experience with research databases, data management, graphing, statistical software desired: REDCap, Microsoft Access, SAS, Excel, etc
Basic understanding of the elements of the data integrity and data analysis techniques for research purposes.

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 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. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents