Data Analytics Developer

Aurora, CO
Oct 05, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

*Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at*

University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus

School of Medicine | Department of Emergency Medicine

Data Analytics Developer (Business Services Principal Professional)

Position #738958 - Requisition 11050

The Department of Emergency Medicine has an opening for a full-time, University Staff (unclassified) Data Analytics Developer (Business Services Principal Professional) position.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a public research university serving more than 18,000 students. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 140 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The university receives over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at CU Anschutz in Aurora, Colo. a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at CU Denver, our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver-one of America's most vibrant urban centers. CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

A national leader in health care and life sciences, CU Anschutz is the only comprehensive academic health sciences center in Colorado and the largest in the Rocky Mountain region. Located in Aurora, Colo., it is one of the newest education, research and patient care facilities in the world. With six schools and colleges, CU Anschutz trains the health sciences workforce of the future by blending education, research and clinical care all in one place. This strategic collaboration among diverse health care fields allows knowledge to travel directly from the research bench to the patient's bedside. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus ranks among the top institutions nationally in clinical care, education and research. Its 230-acre campus, designed to enhance collaboration and interprofessional education, hosts the College of Nursing; the Schools of Dental Medicine, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Public Health; the Graduate School; a Health Sciences Library; and two hospitals. Strategically located contiguous to the campus are a biosciences research park and the soon-to-be-completed Veterans Hospital. CU Anschutz offers two undergraduate degrees, 35 graduate degrees, and five first-professional programs. More than 4,000 students learn alongside faculty members who also make meaningful medical discoveries and provide expert clinical care through 1.5 million patient-visits annually. A hub for research and innovation, CU Anschutz receives over $400 million in research awards each year and has filed 1,300 patent applications and formed 53 new companies since 2002.

Job Summary:
Jobs in this career family provide general business operations of the organization or a combination of operational responsibilities covering multiple career families. Functions include institutional research, statistical analysis, policy development and review, strategic planning and broad unit business operations such as parking and transportation services, risk management, childcare services, real estate and property management, retail services or job responsibilities that combine fiscal, HR and operational management responsibilities.

Principal Professionals are responsible for exercising discretion, analytical skill, personal accountability and responsibility in a wide range of areas including academic, administrative, managerial and student services functions. Work involves creating, integrating, applying and sharing knowledge directly related to a professional field. Work is performed at an advanced or expert level.

Principal Professionals are either work leads over others or are considered a subject matter expert in a particular area.

Position Emphasis:

The Department of Emergency Medicine has an opening for a Data Analytics Developer. This position is directly accountable to the entire Emergency Department Service Line and will collect, analyze, abstract, and report on data using information technologies that support clinical/operational processes and departmental/organizational initiatives. This role also will act data analytic resource and subject matter expert for the Department.

Specific Duties:
  • Collaborates with business and technical teams to create and implement industry leading solutions.
  • Effectively collaborates with UCHealth providers and staff, faculty, analysts, as well as other institutions and resources.
  • Accountable for the analysis, including coordinating logistics, implementing protocols for data collection, and conducting qualitative and quantitative analysis.
  • Accountable for using best in class ways of working, processes and mechanisms that enable the delivery of high quality products and outcomes.
  • Performs extracts, validates, analyzes and reports on data from a variety of systems (Epic, TeleTracking, etc.) and data sources.
  • Collaborates on the design, implementation and evaluation of data analysis processes, including determining the metrics and methodologies to be used.
  • Presents analysis in requested formats to internal/external audiences as required.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates will be responsible for travel expenses related to the interview process and any relocation expenses, if applicable.

Salary and Benefits:

The hiring salary for this position has been established at $51,200 - $67,072 and is 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

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.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • A bachelor's degree in business, business administration, finance, accounting , education, social sciences, healthcare administration, public administration, communications, information systems, or a directly related field from an accredited institution.
  • Three (3) years of professional, relevant analytics development experience.
  • Experience working with business intelligence and DB development tools such as PowerBI Pro, R, Excel, SSAS, etc.
  • Experience working with project management tools (MS Project), as well as computer-based tools (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.).

Substitution: A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor's degree on a year for year basis, but not for the specific experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in related discipline from an accredited institution.
  • Prior experience in a healthcare or higher education setting.
  • Experience with Lean Six Sigma.

Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Familiarity with healthcare terms and processes.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally.
  • 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.
  • Excellent time management and organization skills, adaptable to various situations.
  • Demonstrated statistical analysis skills and creative problem-solving
  • Database development skills (intermediate level at querying with SQL).
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a self-directed manner to consistently meet deadlines.
  • Excellent organization, analytical, interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Ability to think creatively, work independently, and be an excellent team player.
  • Ability to work in a diverse group and competing priorities.
  • Ability to take direction and use independent judgment to meet multiple deadlines.
  • Excellent time management and organization skills, adaptable to various situations.
  • Demonstrated statistical analysis skills and creative problem-solving
  • Ability to effectively understand and explain processes and procedures.
  • Excellent attention to detail with a strong focus on quality.
  • Self-starter with proven ability to organize and follow through multiple complex tasks and projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to represent the University in a professional manner with tact and diplomacy.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Required Application Materials: 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) 4. Additional Attachments Questions should be directed to: Doug McCready at

Reference checks are a standard step in our hiring process. You may be asked to provide contact information, including e-mail addresses, for up to 5 references if you are referred to the Hiring Authority for an interview. We will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references.

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

Application Materials Instructions:Application Deadline: Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at Applications will be accepted until finalists are identified, but preference will be given to complete applications received by 10/13/17. Those who do not apply by 10/13/17 may or may not be considered.

Job Category: Business Services

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20353 - SOM-Emergency Medicine

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Oct 27, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Doug McCready

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00738958