Data Manager



Duties & Essential Job Functions:
  1. Oversees the data management unit and will work closely with the research liaison and external evaluators to implement procedures for collecting and scoring data from participating stakeholders.
  2. Develops and maintains a MIS for keeping track of information from the field and of raw data.
  3. Tracks these data through processing stages to final computer files for research.
  4. Data management – collecting, logging, correcting, editing, tracking, and cleaning – is the programmatic responsibility of his/her team.
  5. Proactively organizes on-going data review throughout the course of the study to ensure timely and appropriate identification of errors, trends, discrepancies, and to resolve problems with data flow.
  6. Participates in preparing technical reports, quarterly performance reports, Institutional Review Board Protocol Review Requests, and publications of findings.
  7. Provides appropriate and timely responses to data requests or queries.
  8. Adheres to federal, institutional, and departmental research policies and guidelines.
  9. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Required Education & Experience :
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in data collection, program evaluation, assessment and research, including experience using evaluation and community-based research to inform program development and knowledge of and experience with program evaluation principles, theories, concepts and practices.
Preferred Education & Experience:
  • Master’s degree.
  • Experience in the field regarding child welfare; caseworker experience; understands and has worked in child welfare field
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Knowledge of database management principles and various data architectures, including experience with Microsoft Access.
  • Knowledge of descriptive statistics and data cleaning/validation, as well as experience with a statistical package (e.g., SAS, SPSS).
  • Ability to explain complex problems both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to effectively delegate activities to obtain desired results.
  • Ability to deliver successful outcomes from large scale, long term thematic research projects.
  • Ability to design processes for collecting, analyzing, and checking research data.
Physical Requirements (With or Without Accommodations):
  • Visual acuity to read information from computer screens, forms and other printed materials and information.
  • Able to speak (enunciate) clearly in conversation and general communication.
  • Hearing ability for verbal communication/conversation/responses via telephone, telephone systems, and face-to-face interactions.
  • Manual dexterity for typing, writing, standing and reaching, flexibility, body movement for bending, crouching, walking, kneeling and prolonged sitting.
  • Lifting and moving objects and equipment up to 10 lbs.
Work Environment:
  • Work is indoors and sedentary and is subject to schedule changes and/or variable work hours.
  • There are no harmful environmental conditions present for this job.
  • The noise level in this work environment is usually moderate.
AA/EEO Statement: As an AA/EEO employer, TCU recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

Advertised: June 30, 2020 Central Daylight Time
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