Job Req ID:  112807

Sr. Research Data Manager

The Department of Health, Behavior & Society(HBS) is seeking a Sr. Research Data Manager who will manage, analyze, and study qualitative and quantitative research data for community-based transgender and nonbinary health and wellness research.

Responsible for data management and data quality control based on protocol requirements and study objectives, Will work closely with the Research Program Coordinator and Research Program Manager to ensure consistent data handling. Will process and analyze data, and contribute to the preparation of presentations and manuscripts for publication. Contribute to community-focused data dissemination and translation to practice.

This position involves occasional evening and weekend work. Will manage qualitative and quantitative datasets to ensure integrity, accuracy, and security of data and will process, analyze, and report on data.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Working closely with the Research Program Coordinator to ensure data quality and integrity.
  • Manage processing, cleaning, and organizing qualitative and quantitative data.
  • Responsible for producing regular data reports.
  • Responsible for analyzing and interpreting qualitative and quantitative data.
  • Provide solutions to data management and qualitative/quantitative analysis problems
  • Responsible for designing data analysis plans.
  • Contributing to the preparation of data presentations and publications.
  • Coordinate qualitative coding and other analytic steps.
  • Writing programming codes to produce overall descriptive statistics, exploratory data analyses, graphs, and regression models.
  • Creating and maintaining databases for archiving analytic results and other research project information.
  • Keeping abreast of technical and academic resources related to the methodology of statistical analyses and the methodology of qualitative analyses.
  • Interacting with study participants
  • Active participation in qualitative and/or quantitative data collection activities.
  • Active participation in meetings and trainings with state, city, and local community-based organizations.

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Skills supporting consistently respectful and affirming interactions with transgender and nonbinary people, inclusive of consistently correct use of pronouns.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to interact with a variety of people.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated experience working independently and ability to work well in an unstructured environment as well as part of a team.
  • Strong attention to detail and protocol adherence, while maintaining flexibility to respond to multiple priorities.
  • Strong motivation and work ethic.
  • Solid background in statistical principles, qualitative and quantitative data analysis, data management, and proficient computing skills.
  • Quick to learn new computer programs.
  • Able to occasionally work flexible hours to accommodate protocol needs.

This description is a general statement of required duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned.

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

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s Degree in related discipline.
  • Skill with ATLAS.ti, Dedoose, NVivo, and/or MAXQDA software.
  • Skill with SAS, Stata, and/or R software.
  • Knowledge of Respondent Driven Sampling (RDS) and Coupon Management Software.
  • Familiarity with community and practice-focused data dissemination and translation approaches.
  • Experience working with transgender and nonbinary communities or other marginalized communities.



Classified Title: Sr. Research Data Manager 
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD  
Starting Salary Range: Min $55,200 - Max $96,600 Annually ($65,000 targeted; Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday to Friday: 8:30 am – 5 pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: Hybrid/School of Public Health 
Department name: ​​​​​​​HBS-Research Projects 
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:
JHU Equivalency Formula: 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.

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