Classified Title: Research Data Specialist Role/Level/Range: ATO/2/OF Salary: $19.25 - $26.47 Status: Full-Time Department: Health Behavior & Society Work Schedule/Hours: Monday-Friday/8:30-5p/40 hrs Location: East Baltimore Campus Personnel area: School of Public Health
THe Department of Health, Behavior & Society is seeking a Research Data Specialist that will play a role in the construction and management of an Integrated Data System. Applicants should be comfortable programming/scripting, writing documentation, and fulfilling data requests from researchers. This person should be an inquisitive self-starter with the ability to learn new technologies in a reasonable amount of time.
Specific duties & responsibilities:
Essential Job Duties/Responsibilities:
Assist with the design, maintenance, and monitoring of a comprehensive participant tracking database and other smaller databases as required.
Participate in the design of surveys used for participant interviewing. Monitor the functionality of interviewing computers.
Hire, train, and supervise students to perform quality assurance of survey data. Review quality assurance reports and document necessary data corrections.
Assist with preparing survey data for analyses including cross checking data with other databases, making data corrections, making construct variables, and combining several datasets. Document data collection concerns and provide assistance to researchers as needed. Maintain monthly reports showing enrollment figures, follow-up numbers, and datasets that are available for distribution.
Distribute data to internal and external analysts documenting each distribution in a database. Maintain cloud storage for sharing data and other files.
Oversee new computer set up and submit help desk tickets for existing computers as needed; submit help tickets to add users and grant permissions to file server.
Assist investigators with data analysis and data reporting.
High School Diploma/GED required and two years related experience required. Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits or 18 graduate degree credits = 1 year of experience. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college coursework may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
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