Clinical Analytics and Reporting Professional

Aurora, CO
Apr 19, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus

Cancer Center

Clinical Analytics and Reporting Professional

Position #708533 Requisition #09228

The Cancer Center has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) Clinical Analytics and Reporting Professional position.

The University of Colorado Cancer Center, located at the Anschutz Medical Campus, is Colorado's only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center, a distinction recognizing its outstanding contributions to research, clinical trials, prevention and cancer control. CU Cancer Center's clinical partner for adult care, University of Colorado Hospital is ranked in the top 25 by U.S. News and World Report for cancer care and its pediatric care partner, Children's Hospital Colorado is ranked 9th by the same organization. The CU Cancer Center is a member of the prestigious National Comprehensive Cancer Network®, an alliance of the nation's leading cancer centers working to establish and deliver the gold standard in cancer clinical guidelines. CU Cancer Center also is a member of the Oncology Research Information Exchange Network (ORIEN), a unique research partnership among North America's top cancer centers leveraging multiple data sources and matching patients to targeted treatments. CU Cancer Center is a consortium of approximately 400 researchers and physicians at three state universities and three clinical institutions, all working toward one goal: Translating science into life.

Position Summary:

The Clinical Protocol and Data Management (CPDM) Clinical Analytics and Reporting Professional is responsible for the acquisition, analysis, management, modeling and reporting of clinical trial data for the Cancer Center in support of various sponsored research programs including but not limited to the Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG), the Lead Academic Participating Site (LAPS) U10, and the NCI Early Phase and Phase II UM1 grants. This position will present data to a variety of internal and external stakeholders, highlighting useful information, suggesting conclusions, as well as adapting the reporting to the changing needs of each group of stakeholders and to the fluctuations of the sponsored research funding environment. This position will assist CPDM Program Director, CTMS Program Director and Cancer Center leadership in developing and overseeing ongoing quality assurance and quality control procedures and activities relevant to multiple areas of activity, and in developing metrics and analytics that measure progress and success in the Cancer Center's clinical research portfolio.

Examples of Work performed:
  • Serve as the Cancer Center's lead for collecting, interpreting and analyzing clinical trial data relevant to various sponsored research program requirements (e.g. the LAPS U10 grant; the Early Phase UM1 grant; UM1 Phase II supplement grant, the CCSG; etc)
  • Responsible for establishing and overseeing a quality assurance/quality control program to ensure accuracy and completeness of clinical trial data.
    • Monitor and analyze data for accuracy and completeness and develop and maintain complex spreadsheet tools to support advanced analysis of clinical trial data with the purpose of understanding or drawing conclusions from the data in order to drive clinical and operational decision-making within the Cancer Center
    • Work collaboratively with colleagues to correct inconsistencies or inaccuracies in clinical trial data, and to develop SOPs to prevent future problems.
    • Analyze current processes and procedures for collecting required data and key performance indicators and make recommendations for changes in those procedures, forms and/or data elements to capture progress and facilitate the reporting required by federal and other sponsors of grants.
    • Develop solutions for capturing data that is not currently captured within the Cancer Center's clinical trial management system (CTMS) by creating, testing, and implementing data collection tools. Work with the CTMS implementation/management team to expand the CTMS to allow for the capture of new data required under grant programs.
  • Supervise a data entry and reporting coordinator and oversee ongoing activities related to NCI's Clinical Trials Reporting Program (CTRP) and the FDA's system such as:
    • Registration of new clinical trials into CTRP and
    • Maintenance of existing clinical trials by updating status changes and amendments
    • Submission of quarterly accruals to CTRP and results for completed trials to
  • In collaboration with Cancer Center Systems Analytics Manager and others, develop and maintain databases, data systems and/or write queries to support analysis of gender/minority accrual data relative to local and regional cancer incidence and clinical catchment area.
  • Participate in meetings with Principal Investigators and clinical coordinator staff across the Cancer Center Consortium to gain an understanding of the nature of the program supported as well as inform and direct individuals on the data elements that will be necessary to fulfill reporting requirements.
  • Acquire and abstract primary and/or secondary data from existing internal and external data sources and create automated processes for data analysis and reports.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience.

This position is not eligible for overtime compensation

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in business, information technology, statistics, computer science or related field
  • The position requires extensive, diverse and progressively responsible experience at the management level, including direct responsibility for business analysis, Quality Assurance (QA) analysis; clinical research, data quality, and/or data analysis/reporting..

Substitution: A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor's degree on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with programming languages such as SAS (Base or Advanced certification preferred), R, and SQL
  • Two (2) years professional experience in business analysis, Quality Assurance (QA) analysis; clinical research, data quality, and/or data analysis/reporting.
  • Experience with Geographic Information System software such as ArcGIS and QGIS
  • Experience with Business Intelligence software such as Tableau and Cognos
  • Experience with clinical trial management systems such as OnCore®
  • Experience with writing ad-hoc queries using SSRS to obtain data to support analysis and reporting needs
  • Proficiency in preparing descriptive and analytical reports and presentations
  • Experience with programming languages such as SAS (Base or Advanced certification preferred), R, and SQL

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.
  • Outstanding customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion.
  • Proficient with MS Access and MS Excel
  • Understanding of the NIH and NCI reporting requirements and the data definitions that are specific to each sponsored research program.
  • Understanding of relational databases
  • Solutions oriented - able to understand complex problems, troubleshoot problems and reverse engineer reporting objectives
  • Ability to present complex information in an understandable and compelling manner
  • Familiarity with terminology and processes associated with the conduct of clinical research
  • Ability to collaborate effectively in a team environment on multifaceted projects
  • Ability to work independently and manage priorities so that projects are completed efficiently and effectively.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and with a high level of professionalism across various stakeholders

Special Instructions to Applicants:Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at Applications will be accepted until finalists are identified, but preference will be given to complete applications received by May 8th, 2017. Those who do not apply by May 8th, 2017 may or may not be considered.

The University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees. The University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions:To apply, please visit: and attach: 1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 2. A current CV/resume 3. List of three to five professional references (we will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references)

Job Category: Research Services

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20066 - SOM-U of Colo Cancer Center

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Apr 18, 2017

Closing Date: May 8, 2017

Posting Contact Name: Stacy Grolnic

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00708533


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