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Data Manager

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 12/18/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 02/19/2018
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.

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. Experience in clinical trials, and SAS programming skills.

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.

Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check.
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

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  1. * 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)
  2. Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents