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University of Washington Department of Global Health

Data Manager & Analyst

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Data Manager & Analyst

The International Training and Education Center for Health (I-TECH) and the Department of Global Health recognizes that disparities in health around the globe stem from inequity and encourages and supports the multiple identities of staff, faculty and students including, but not limited to, socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, language, nationality, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, culture, spiritual practice, geography, mental and physical disability and age. As reflected in the I-TECH Diversity Statement, our definition of diversity is broad, recognizing that there are multiple definitions of diversity. We strive to become a local, national, and international leader in developing and maintaining increased representation and recognition of each of these dimensions of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.

I-TECH is a center in the University of Washington’s Department of Global Health. I-TECH has projects in more than 20 countries, and its worldwide staff work in partnership with local ministries of health, universities, non-governmental organizations, medical facilities, and other partners. I-TECH supports development of skilled work forces and overall health systems strengthening with a focus on sustainability and transition to local ownership. I-TECH is committed to being anti-racist and promotes health and equity in health for all people worldwide.

I-TECH is hiring for a new Data Manager & Analyst position to support Global Health Security projects under the leadership of Dr. Peter Rabinowitz, Professor in Global Health and Director of the Center for One Health Research. This position will work closely with UW faculty and project staff across the Departments of Global Health, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences and Medicine to manage, analyze, and report human and animal surveillance and risk data under the One Health framework.

A key component for this position will be to support data management, collection, analysis, and dissemination of program results. The successful applicant will have demonstrated data analysis skills using statistical software, prior experience managing and analyzing complex, longitudinal data, familiarity with developing and supporting data capture systems using programs such as ODK, REDCap, and ability to work cross-culturally.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Data Collection and Management (30%)

  • Support and/or lead development of standard operating procedures (SOPs) and tools for data collection and data management
  • Work collaboratively with international and US-based teams to collect and submit program data
  • Maintain and adapt databases for implementation of field-based activities
  • Support project wide data management efforts
  • Assist in the collection of data sets and maps to incorporate into analysesData Analysis and Evaluation (35%)
  • Monitor incoming study data; maintain a proactive and forward-thinking approach to data quality, ensuring high quality data are ready for subsequent activities, reporting and data cuts for analyses
  • Develop, run, maintain quality assurance, including queries of data in real time
  • Troubleshoot data submission errors and data error issues in collaboration with in-country team members and partner organizations
  • Perform analyses of data sets under the direction of the Principal Investigator and coinvestigators
  • Conduct other data analysis activities to support project goalsDissemination of Study and Program Results (25%)
  • Collaborate on publications for peer reviewed journals aligned to inclusive publication practices
  • Develop and revise reports and data visualization, effectively conveying program achievements and challenges to funders, country teams, local governments, and other stakeholders
  • Create data visualization to effectively communicate both routine and complex program resultsTechnical Assistance, Collaboration, and Support (10%)
  • Work with project staff and partners to ensure data quality standards are met
  • Collaborate with faculty and staff to frame, document and disseminate lessons across projects and the UW
  • Participating actively on internal and external data analysis, meetings, trainings and workshops concerning data issues and other project activitiesRequirements:
  • Master’s Degree in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Computer Science, Public Health, Data Science, Global Health, or other related field plus 2 years of relevant work experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of quantitative data collection and analysis
  • Excellent statistical analysis experience using statistical software such as R or SAS, including data visualization
  • Experience with data capture systems such as ODK and REDCap
  • Experience summarizing findings and developing reports and presentations to convey results
  • Experience working successfully in teams to accomplish project goalsDESIRED
  • Coding experience using R environment
  • Experience collecting and analyzing routine and non-routine health service program data
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to work well under pressure with tight deadlines
  • Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate communication between professionals in a manner that respects cultural differences and contributes to effective partnerships.
  • Proficiency in Spanish

WORKING ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

This full-time 100% position is based at the I-TECH offices at the UW in Seattle. There is potential for at least some of the work to be done remotely. The Data Manager & Analyst position involves working in a team fashion within the Center for One Health Research as well as with other project personnel, and requires up to 25% travel to countries that often lack adequate public health and safety infrastructure. Travelers must be prepared to follow the UW and US government recommended precautions and prophylaxis for travel safety and disease prevention including COVID-19 prophylaxis. The Data Manager & Analyst position requires frequent participation in early morning and late evening conference calls in order to accommodate time zone differences. I-TECH operates within a grant-funded environment. Due to this, the total amount of this position’s FTE may fluctuate based on program funding and needs.

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.

Application Process:

The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your “My Jobs” page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.

Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law.

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

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

To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or dso@uw.edu.

COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENT

Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14.2 requires employees of higher education and healthcare institutions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. View the Final candidate guide to COVID-19 vaccination requirement webpage for information about the medical or religious exemption process for final candidates.

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