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Job Req ID:  96956

Data Manager

The Center for Clinical Trials and Evidence Synthesis is seeking a Data Manager to support research for its Data Coordinating Center (DCC). Under the direction of the Principal Investigators, the incumbent will be responsible for participating in the planning and execution of data management activities that support the overall work of and research studies within the Center. This position provides expert level design and development services such as databases, website interfaces, data collection forms, quality control analyses, and data dictionary development. Additional responsibilities include interfacing related databases and database transfers (e.g., to outside investigators or data repositories).

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Follow best practices for data management and maintaining data in a secure environment.
  • Create (design, build, and test) electronic data capture (e.g., REDCap) databases for studies within the Center and then manage and update the study databases prospectively.
  • Manage and update study databases prospectively.
  • Develop and maintain a library of case report forms and data dictionaries for electronic data capture to support multiple research protocols for randomized clinical trials and cohort studies.
  • Create and oversee quality control procedures for data collection/analysis including written reports and data quality queries.
  • Import, clean, integrated data from multiple sources (e.g., REDCap, electronic monitoring (actigraphy, spirometry), database maintained at outside institutions).
  • Work collaboratively with data analysts/study coordinators/staff.
  • Develop standard analytical summary data files, produce descriptive reports, including tables and graphs.
  • Develop and maintain standard operating procedures, training modules, and documentation as needed and provide training for study personnel on performing data entry and running reports.
  • Outstanding writing and inter-personal communication skills, ability to interact and impart information clearly to an audience with varying backgrounds.
  • Ability to work independently to handle organize and prioritize multiple projects and responsibilities simultaneously.
  • Must be organized and detail oriented.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in related discipline.
  • Three years related experience.
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

*Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Programming, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Public Health, Life Sciences, Health Sciences, or closely related field desired.
  • Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Strong computer skills to include familiarity with PCs and common software such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Good communications skills, including excellent writing and editing skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work well with others to solve problems.
  • Ability to prioritize own work and work of others as needed.
  • Ability to work with flexibility on several tasks simultaneously and to meet various concurrent deadlines.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.




Classified Title: Research Data Manager 
Working Title: Data Manager   
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MC  
Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F, 8:30-5pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: Hybrid/School of Public Health 
Department name: ​​​​​​​Epidemiology  
Personnel area: School of Public Health 


Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:

30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.


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