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The Data Management Specialist III will provide experienced data management (DM) expertise as part of the DCAC team to develop DM processes for department to meet internal and external clients’ needs. This is to include document control and storage, generation and distribution of reports and data forms, reconciliation and data clarification resolution, development and maintenance of data entry manuals and data documentation. Incumbent will rely on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals with a wide degree of creativity and latitude. Incumbent is responsible for participating in and/or coordinating all aspects of the data management process in support of research activities including standardization practices and quality assurance. The incumbent will be a member of the Data Coordinating and Analysis Center which is responsible for providing data processing and programming support to the HIV Research Program.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Proficiency in the understanding and execution of data management processes and knowledge of SAS and/or SQL. Knowledge of handling large data sets and programming in a research environment. Extensive experience with personal computers, including word processing, spreadsheet and presentation applications. Ability to learn new systems necessary for job completion. Ability to work independently, as part of a team setting, and meet deadlines. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills, and demonstrated ability to take the lead on projects. Must possess problem-solving skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks. May be asked to obtain one or more DoD security clearances.
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from a 4 year accredited college, with a concentration in a related research field. Experience may be substituted for education.
Minimum Experience: 6-10 years Data Management experience in a research environment. Education may be substituted for experience.
Physical Capabilities: Job performance requires long periods of sitting at a computer. Must possess adequate vision and manual dexterity for computer work. Must have the ability to communicate verbally and move within the Program’s research sites.
Must be able to travel as needed (1-2 trips per year).
Supervisory Responsibilities/Controls: Position may have direct reports.
Work Environment: General office environment.
HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.