The Data Manager will lead the data management team at the Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health. S/he will have primary responsibility for database programming, data integrity, and descriptive data analysis of a number of ongoing cohort studies and behavioral trials. The Candidate will work with research project staff and investigators to ensure that both electronic and non-electronic data are stored in an IRB/HIPAA compliant manner, create SPSS/SAS files for data analysis, merge information from multiple data files, compute summary scales, develop and execute quality control procedures to enhance the integrity of the data, coordinate data core activities with regards to progress report deadlines and abstract submission deadlines, perform basic statistical analyses and assist in interpreting and presenting results, while also supervising data management staff. The candidate will interact with investigators and staff at Columbia University and at other sites and report to CBCH principal investigators.
Thus, the Data Manager will be responsible for assisting with data acquisition, including recommending tools/software/technology to effectively implement and support research projects; complex data processing, organization, and analysis; supervising the data team; communicating progress to faculty and project personnel; assisting in the dissemination of information regarding the project; consulting with staff regarding administrative duties; coordinating and managing data gathered at various sites by staff. Other duties as required.
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