Provides expertise in data management, quality assurance, analysis and reporting. Establishes data accuracy and validity derived from a variety of systems. Performs data analysis using statistical techniques. Researches and analyzes information using multiple databases and creates reports of data and results. Assists in the preparation and delivery of decision support reports to both internal and external customers.
Partners with clients to define requirements based on business objectives.
Designs and prepares documentation for qualitative and quantitative data analysis.
Discuss findings with senior management.
Develop queries and quality metrics.
Interprets results using a variety of techniques, ranging from simple data aggregation to more complex statistical analysis.
Manages complex databases.
Completes data cleaning and organizes data files for analysis.
Reviews data and identifies quality issues.
Presents findings in an appropriate manner.
Other duties as assigned.
Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree; OR appropriate combination of education and experience.
2 years data analysis/report writing or similar experience required.
Programming Languages and Frameworks, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access, Outlook) PL/SQL, SQL/MySQL/Postgres, Python, SAS, REDCap, STATA, R
Master’s degree in biostatistics, statistics, and/or computer science or related fields or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience from which comparable skills can be acquired
Preferred Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities)
Prior working experience creating surveys, and extracting data, from REDCap.
Action oriented - Willing or likely to take practical action to deal with a problem or situation.
Coachability - Receptive to feedback, willing to learn, embracing continuous improvement.
Collaboration - Facilitates open and effective communication, cooperation and teamwork within and outside of one's own team.
Collegiality - Helpful, respectful, approachable; builds strong working relationships and a positive work environment.
Initiative - Exhibits energy and desire to achieve; sets ambitious goals and acts decisively; takes action that no one has requested to improve or enhance job results and avoid problems.
Meets deadlines - Displays consistency and success in adhering to deadlines.
Multi-tasking - Demonstrates ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
Organization - Plans, organizes and schedules in an efficient, productive manner; anticipates contingencies and pays attention to detail.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 38532
About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.