Data Management Specialist Sr

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Job TitleData Management Specialist SrRequisition NumberRE24902Working TitleDepartment Name7K725:INSTITUTE FOR PHARMACEUTICAL OUTCOMES AND POLICYWork LocationLexington, KYGrade Level46Salary Range$49,254-81,266/yearType of PositionStaffPosition Time Status Full-TimeRequired Education


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3 yrs

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Physical Requirements

Sitting for long periods of time.


Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Job Summary

This grant funded Data Management Specialist position is in direct support of the University of Kentucky’s NIH funded HEALing Communities Study (HCS) and manages the Study’s data needs by preparing data launches, maintenance of data capture, and support in the preparation of deliverables for the cores, study sites, and DCC. We are seeking applicants who can support our success by maintaining documentation, identifying data processes, and helping to coordinate multiple data products. Attention to detail is paramount as well as excellent customer service, ability to anticipate potential issues and lead creative problem solving efforts, and develop superior working relationships with multiple faculty and investigators.

The position will work directly with multiple faculty and other high level stakeholders to develop complex analytical designs for Tableau dashboards while also diagnosing, validating, and improving performance of statistical data models over time. The position is expected to work with junior database analysts to review code, recommend modifications to reports, and validate data using advanced statistical methods.

The Data Management Specialist Sr will also develop complex, efficient, and reusable SQL code meant for improvement, manipulation, and analysis of data. Other responsibilities include performing data conversions, writing code, identifying relevant trends, preparing reports & visualizations, and developing dashboards.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Prior healthcare and data mining/modeling experience. Development and management skills. Working knowledge of Tableau, T-SQL and PL/SQL. Strong communication skills (verbal and written). Knowledge and experience in a health care environment.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? YesPreferred Education/Experience

Preferred Experience in working with various data types, including healthcare data; advanced statistical skills.

Deadline to Apply11/01/2020University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have prior healthcare and data mining/modeling experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your employment experience in project management.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  3. * Please select the answer that best describes your paid employment experience in database maintenance, data analysis and report development.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  4. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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    Posted: 10/11/2020
    Application Due: 1/9/2021
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