Data Manager

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 08 Feb 2023

Posting Information
Posting Information

Department OBGYN-Global Health-412490
Career Area Research Professionals
Posting Open Date 01/26/2023
Application Deadline 02/08/2023
Open Until Filled No
Position Type Permanent Staff (EHRA NF)
Working Title Data Manager
Appointment Type EHRA Non-Faculty
Position Number 20028750
Vacancy ID NF0006627
Full Time/Part Time Full-Time Permanent
Hours per week 40
Position Location
Hiring Range
Proposed Start Date 02/20/2023

Position Information

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The UNC School of Medicine has a rich tradition of excellence and care. Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of North Carolinians, and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research. We strive to promote faculty, staff, and learner development in a diverse, respectful environment where our colleagues demonstrate professionalism, enhance learning, and create personal and professional sustainability. We optimize our partnership with the UNC Health System through close collaboration and commitment to service.
Our vision is to be the nation’s leading public school of medicine. We are ranked 2nd in primary care education among all US schools of medicine and 5th among public peers in NIH research funding. Our Allied Health Department is home to five top-ranked divisions, and we are home to 18 top-ranked clinical and basic science departments in NIH research funding.
Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of North Carolinians and others whom we serve. We accomplish this by providing leadership and excellence in the interrelated areas of patient care, education, and research.
Patient Care: We will promote health and provide superb clinical care while maintaining our strong tradition of reaching underserved populations and reducing health disparities across North Carolina and beyond.
Education: We will prepare tomorrow’s health care professionals and biomedical researchers by facilitating learning within innovative curricula and team-oriented interprofessional education. We will cultivate outstanding teaching and research faculty, and we will recruit outstanding students and trainees from highly diverse backgrounds to create a socially responsible, highly skilled workforce.
Research: We will develop and support a rich array of outstanding health sciences research programs, centers, and resources. We will provide infrastructure and opportunities for collaboration among disciplines throughout and beyond our University to support outstanding research. We will foster programs in the areas of basic, translational, mechanistic, and population research.
Position Summary
The Data Manager has primary responsibility for data collection and quality management systems for the Division of Global Women’s Health within the UNC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. S/he will be responsible for verifying data completeness and designing and implementing quality control checks in line with study protocols and applicable regulations and good practice. S/he will identify any errors or deficiencies and work with appropriate team members to resolve them. The Division of Global Women’s Health in the Department of Ob-Gyn supports faculty with research studies in Zambia, Malawi, South Africa and other international locations. The Data Manager will support existing protocols, and will contribute to planning for data management needs during proposal and protocol development phases.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Relevant post-Baccalaureate degree required (or foreign degree equivalent); for candidates demonstrating comparable independent research productivity, will accept a relevant Bachelor’s degree (or foreign degree equivalent) and 3 or more years of relevant experience in substitution. May require terminal degree and licensure.
Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
At least 3 years of experience in research data management.
Training in good clinical practices and protection of human subjects.
Good interpersonal communication, writing and presentation skills.
Demonstrated ability to work independently, set priorities appropriately and organize workload effectively.
Provide requested feedback on performance and operational issues; collaborate with team members to improve office effectiveness; share knowledge and resources to reach common goals; exhibit a willingness and ability to adapt to change; adhere to decided actions. 
Serve as role model, and lead by example; honor commitments; take appropriate initiative; look for new challenges.
Communicate directly, clearly and tactfully with co-workers; seek clarity and ask questions to solve problems; exhibit diplomacy when dealing with sensitive or confrontational situations.
Participate in unit activities such as employee interviews, working groups, SOP development, staff and visitor trainings and other miscellaneous activities.
Demonstrate timeliness.
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

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Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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