Data Management Specialist

Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 30, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Other Science & Technology, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Type
Full Time

Massey Cancer Center

“To improve the lives of all Virginians by delivering cutting-edge cancer care through patient-centered prevention and treatment; high-impact, innovative research; community input and engagement; and education and training of the next generation of researchers and healthcare professionals.”

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Massey Cancer Center (MCC) is a nationally ranked cancer center located in the heart of Downtown Richmond. All full-time staff are eligible for our generous benefits package that includes choices for health, vision, and dental coverage, life-insurance, short and long-term disability coverage, retirement planning, tax-deferred annuity and cash match programs, flexible spending accounts, tuition benefits, significant paid-time off,12 paid holidays, and more. Explore our benefits further here: academic-professional-benefits/

Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities

The Data Management Specialist will design, develop, and implement processes and products that promote the successful conduct of MCC-led Investigator-Initiated Trials (IITs). They will create solutions that yield an extraordinary level of data integrity for the tools and products used to capture IIT study information. The Data Management Specialist will utilize creative and constructive critical-thinking skills and engage teammates to assure that all IITRO stakeholders (i.e., investigators, study teams, funding sponsors) are positioned to achieve optimum outcomes. They represent MCC and IITRO on local and national platforms while continuing to monitor evolving best practices for IIT data management and evaluate risk/benefit of adopting new best practices at MCC.

Minimum Hiring Standards

Massey Cancer Center supports a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment. The candidate will demonstrate experience that shows their commitment to fostering such an environment.

Bachelor's degree with at least three years of data management experience inclusive of IIT data capture, establishment of data capture tools, participation in data analysis for IITs in either an academic medical health care system, pharmaceutical, or biotechnology company environment, or the equivalent (no more than two years of this requirement may be satisfied by experience in a relevant advanced degree program or post-doctoral position).

Ability to successfully sit for clinical research certification within the first year of employment.

Preferred Hiring Standards

Undergraduate degree in a science or health profession program area or advanced degree preferred.

Expertise in interpreting complex protocols in compliance with federal, state, local regulations.

Independent judgment, critical-thinking and decision-making skill.

Demonstrated problem-solving and interpersonal skills that facilitate effective interactions within cross-functional teams and with external customers.

Ability to multi-task, project-manage, and prioritize autonomously while working efficiently and
collaboratively within a team-driven, results-oriented culture.

Ability to work professionally in a fast paced, demanding environment while adapting to shifts in project
priorities, changes in regulatory guidance, and evolving work environment.

Ability to identify issues and generate solutions or request appropriate intervention by management.

High level of proficiency with Microsoft Word; Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Adobe Acrobat along with multiple software applications such as OnCore Clinical Trials Management System.

Advanced understanding of medical and scientific terminology, especially as it relates to oncology and biomedical basic and clinical research.

Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills, both oral and written.

Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience

Position Details:

Department: Massey Cancer Center
Employment Type: UF - University Employee FT
Restricted Status: No
FTE: 100
Exemption Status: Exempt

Contact Information:

Contact Name: Monique Williams

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 804-628-3865

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