The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

Manager - Data Manager

Hiring department Medical School
Monthly salary $6,250+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 18-01-25-01-0418
Job Status Open
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

Timely, accurate, and comprehensive data is essential to advance the Dell Medical School's mission of revolutionizing how people get and stay healthy. The Data and Business Intelligence Group, part of the Information Technology department, supports the entire Dell Medical School by helping them access data for research, clinical, and operations decisions and insights.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


Manage and respond to internal and external data needs, including coordinating data requests, understanding the purpose of the requests, corresponding with data requestors to clarify data needs, and making every effort to deliver the data in an appropriate format and a timely and efficient manner.

Essential Functions

Extracts, cleans, and manages data from different sources by using advanced tools and by following approved processes/protocols. Performs data management functions; performs data manipulation and dataset preparation for client analyses. Receives, manages, and delivers on data requests; works with data requestors to translate data requests into logical queries using standard language and tools. Follows a documented, transparent process for each request with an overarching service orientation and customer satisfaction approach. Serves as the point person to acquaint with different data sources and understand data structures thoroughly. Studies, learns, and understands the process, data infrastructure, and organizational culture of partner institutions to facilitate access and retrieval of needed data for the broader Dell Medical School team. Monitors for compliance with regulatory, internal and partner requirements (such as IRB approval, Dell Medical School policies) needed to access or share health data. Serves as an internal resource to investigators, clinicians, and faculty to answer questions related to data access, data aggregation, and data management. Works closely with analysts and informatics staff as part of the data services core and with external data teams in Dell Medical School's partner institutions.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Bachelor's degree with a quantitative focus such as: BS in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering, Decision Science, Information Systems or Information Sciences. At least 5 years experience in a data-related field such as data analytics, data base management, preferably in a health-related business or research environment. Ability to write SQL queries and perform SAS and Stata operations. Basic statistical knowledge for descriptive statistics and data cleaning/validation. Working knowledge of database management principles and various data architectures. Experience of working in interdisciplinary teams. Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Practical understanding of advanced concepts, practices, and procedures related to the following: Data management procedures to prepare data sets for analyses. Management and analysis of large, complex clinical/non-clinical data. Translation of research questions into appropriate statistical methods. Common statistical packages such as SAS, Stata, R, or SPSS. Programming in SQL, Java or C++. Data privacy practices and laws to ensure privacy, confidentiality and security. IRB/Institutional approval process. Various business and legal data use agreements. Master's degree in medical informatics or a related field. Experience in a medical or healthcare field. The Dell Medical School is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to diversity and excellence within the learning health system. At the Dell Medical School we strive to create a vital, inclusive health ecosystem. To ensure alignment, we follow these fundamental values:

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation

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