Data Management and Reporting Analyst

University of Chicago

University of Chicago

IT, Data Science
Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Saturday, October 14, 2023


BSD MED - Infectious Diseases - Chicago Center HIV Elimination - Data Analysts

About the Department

The Chicago Center for HIV Elimination (CCHE), is situated within the Biological Sciences Division at the University of Chicago Medicine. CCHE aims to eliminate all new HIV transmission events by 2041.

The University of Chicago's position on the South Side makes it uniquely situated to test, treat, and prevent new HIV infections in a highly affected population. The South Side communities and majority Black suburbs connected to them to the South represents the largest contiguous Black population in the United States. By using our integrated HIV transmission elimination approaches, we are beginning to make new infections in these communities less frequent.

Job Summary

The Data Management and Reporting Analyst is responsible for meticulous and accurate data management for both service and research project data. This includes retrieval of all patient/client or participant data from clinical, research, or service databases. This role will also be responsible for developing and implementing regular data quality and assurance checks to ensure high quality data, as well as production of reports for internal and external partners to monitor project progress. This position candidate will assist with the development of abstracts, posters, and presentations for local and national conferences, manuscripts, and other research and service outputs.


  • Responsible for all data management aspects of research studies and service programs.

  • Responsible for generating documentation for projects, e.g. procedural manuals, protocol worksheets, codebooks, questionnaires, progress reports, addendums, and/or adverse event reports.

  • Performs quality assurance audits (QA) conducted by study sponsors, federal agencies, or specially designated review groups, as well as QA summary reports for staff (internally) and stakeholders (externally) in a timely, accurate manner.

  • Provides data management and data collection recommendations (including recommending data collection tools) to staff to improve data quality.

  • Oversees the general maintenance of our data collection tools (i.e. REDCap, Apricot), as well as develop any new programs and/or projects within these systems, respectively.

  • Prepares analytic datasets for research recruitment, analyses, and data abstractions and preliminary descriptive statistics.

  • Facilitates the execution of data usage agreements (DUA) and/or data management plans (DMP) to share data to internal and external partners/institutions.

  • Demonstrates proficiency in the use of clinical and research-related computer programs.

  • Utilizes critical thinking, attention to detail, and problem-solving skills.

  • Attends multidisciplinary conferences and workshops.

  • Analyzes moderately complex data sets for the purpose of extracting and purposefully using applicable information.

  • Provides professional support to staff or faculty members in defining the project and applying principals of data science in manipulation, statistical applications, programming, analysis and modeling.

  • Performs other related work as needed.

Minimum Qualifications


Minimum requirements include a college or university degree in related field.

Work Experience:

Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through 2-5 years of work experience in a related job discipline.



Preferred Qualifications


  • Advanced degree.


  • Experience maintaining and documenting source code for reproducibility of research and service projects.

Technical Skills or Knowledge:

  • Proficiency with one or more statistical analysis software packages, such as SAS, Stata, or R for data management and statistical analysis.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft applications, including but not limited to Outlook, Excel, Access, and Word.

Preferred Competencies

  • Meticulous attention to detail and excellent organizational skills.

  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines.

  • Ability to adhere to protocols for maintaining confidentiality of protected health information, and work with sensitive information (HIV/STI testing data).

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills, including ability to communicate data management processes to faculty and staff audience.

  • Flexibility, creativity, and problem solving skills.

  • Ability to collaborate with colleagues from diverse academic and professional background.

Application Documents

  • Resume (required)

  • Cover Letter (required)

When applying, the document(s) MUST be uploaded via the My Experience page, in the section titled Application Documents of the application.

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