UTS Temporary SAS Data Manager at UNC Chapel Hill

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Position Type:

Temporary Staff (SHRA)

Job Title:

UTS Temporary SAS Data Manager at UNC Chapel Hill

Department Name:

HR UTS Partnership

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Position Posting Category:

Research Professionals

Hiring Range:

$35.00-$40.00/hour depending on experience


Full-Time Temporary

Work Schedule:

Flexible (40 hours per week, but open to qualified candidate who may only be able to work PT)

Estimated Duration of Appointment:

6 months not to exceed 11 months

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Description of Work:

The Institute was founded in 1966 by a small group of scientists who had a vision-to conduct research that would make a difference in children’s lives, support families, and inform public policy. Since its inception, the institute has recognized that every child deserves a safe, healthy, and stimulating childhood; and our work has been dedicated to making this experience a reality for all children. For 50 years, the Institute’s research, evaluation, technical assistance, outreach, and service have shaped how the nation cares for and educates young children.

We are seeking a skilled SAS programmer to manage data from multiple large and complex datasets. The data manager should have primary expertise in SAS, with preference for additional experience in STATA, MPlus, Python, or R. They will report to the Director of the Data Management and Analysis Core (DMAC) and support statistical analyses for a small portfolio of projects, including assembling and harmonizing datasets for longitudinal analyses under the supervision of the lead DMAC statistician. As a data manager, she/he/they will be responsible for consulting with all project staff, discussing timelines, deliverables, workload, and facilitating clear communication between investigators and DMAC colleagues.

Education and Experience:

Candidate must have experience managing data and presenting descriptive statistics in longitudinal research or evaluation projects and possess demonstrated competency as a SAS programmer. They must have demonstrated ability in communication, coordinating work across multiple projects, and working as a collaborator with researchers (especially psychologists and educational researchers).

Master’s degree (or higher) in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Data Science, or related discipline.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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Special Instructions :

UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State University are collaborating to extend NC State’s internal temporary staffing function as a shared service for both institutions. Under this partnership, UTS provides exclusive temporary staffing services to UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State, employing candidates to work as temporary employees in a variety of jobs on both campuses.
If interested, please apply here: http://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/137864

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Posted: 11/20/2020
Application Due: 12/9/2020
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