Posting Summary: The Center for Diabetes Technology (CDT) at the University of Virginia is seeking a Senior Data Technician to provide data processing, transcription, and device management support. This position collects, compiles, and enters data and assists with analyzing, summarizing, and reporting on research data and also ensures that data confidentiality, integrity, and availability are maintained. In addition, the incumbent will help manage hardware, provide technical support, assist other CDT employees with general research needs.
Qualified applicants must have a at least two years of experience performing data cleaning, management, coding and transcription, and/or ETL processes. A Bachelor's degree may substitute for experience. Experience working in a fast-paced healthcare or research environment is preferred.
This is a restricted position and is contingent upon continued grant funding.
Required Minimum Level of Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent Required
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: *Degree or Equivalent Experience Preferred
Preferred Specific Degree/Training: B.S. in Computer Science, Information Technology, Data Management, or other scientific discipline with a strong data or technology background
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Required Specific Experience: At least two years of experience performing data cleaning, management, coding and transcription, and/or ETL processes. A Bachelor's degree may substitute for experience.
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Preferred Specific Experience: At least three years of experience in scientific, experimentation and research techniques applicable to Diabetes research, clinical research, or healthcare. Experience working in a fast-paced healthcare or research environment is preferred.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Ability to resolve problems. 2. Ability to work accurately with attention to detail. 3. Ability to sort and compile data. 4. Ability to accurately interpret and report findings. 5. Ability to troubleshoot computer related problems. 6. Ability to develop code or scripts. 7. Ability to self-teach new software and technology 8. Ability to work as part of a team.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Significant skills in transcribing or coding data, especially in the healthcare or clinical research field.
Required Computer Applications: MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook)
Upon hire, must complete CITI web-based training in human research subjects' protections to understand subjects' privacy while working with research data.
Preferred Computer Applications: MS VBA, Python, or other scripting language MS SharePoint, MS Visio
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.