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Data Analyst I - 991932

Apply Now Job Number: 505484
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Department: Neuro-Immune Institute Research
Categories: Research, Service, & Sponsored Programs

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Job Title: Data Analyst I - 991932
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Job Category: Exempt
Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience
Pay Basis:


Subject to Grant Funding?: Yes  
Essential Job Functions: 1. Works under the supervision of research investigators, assists in carrying out data analysis grant objectives.
2. Interprets data, analyze results using reporting software and statistical packages, including REDCap, Excel, SPSS, SAS, etc.
3. Collaborates with project team to coordinate database development and determine project scope and limitations.
4. Uses the computer in the analysis and solution of business problems, such as improving processes, automating workflows, or optimizing facility scheduling.
5. Modifies existing databases and database management systems or directs programmers and analysts to make changes.
6. Consults with users, management, vendors, and technicians to assess computing needs and system requirements.
7. Revises definition of data as defined in data dictionary.
8. Tests programs or databases, corrects errors, and makes necessary modifications.
9. Helps programmers and systems analysts test and debug new programs.
10. Operates spreadsheet programs and other types of software to load and manipulate data and to produce reports.
11. Retrieves, separates and sorts program output as needed, and sends data to specified users.
12. Develops and implements processes and reports to audit data quality, ensure accuracy, and increase productivity.
13. Generates reports to audit data quality, ensure accuracy, and increase productivity.
14. Locates and corrects data entry errors, or reports them to supervisors.
15. Maintains data integrity and confidentiality.
16. Checks source data to verify completeness and accuracy.
17. Codes data prior to computer entry, using lists of codes.
18. Enters data into computers for use in analyses or reports.
19. Selects statistical tests for analyzing data.
20. Computes and analyzes data, using statistical formulas and computers or calculators.
21. Compiles reports, charts, or graphs that describe and interpret findings of analyses.
22. Analyzes and interprets statistical data to identify significant differences in relationships among sources of information.
23. Identifies relationships and trends in data, as well as any factors that could affect the results of research.
24. Reports results of statistical analyses, including information in the form of graphs, charts, and tables.
25. Files data and related information and maintains and updates databases.
26. Participates in the publication of data or information.
27. Completes special projects as assigned.
28. Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Marginal Job Functions:  
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Knowledge:
1. English Language - General knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
2. Mathematics - General knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
3. Computers and Electronics - Working knowledge of computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

1. Mathematics - Proficient skills in using mathematics to solve problems.
2. Critical Thinking - Basic skills in using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
3. Reading Comprehension - Proficient understanding of written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
4. Active Listening - Basic skills in giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
5. Active Learning - Basic skills in understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
6. Complex Problem Solving - Basic skills in identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
7. Judgment and Decision Making - Basic skills in considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the appropriate one.
8. Science - Basic skills using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.
9. Speaking - Basic skills in talking to others to convey information effectively.
10. Programming - Basic skills in writing computer programs for various purposes.
11. Writing - Basic skills in communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

1. Mathematical Reasoning - The ability to choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem.
2. Number Facility - The ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly and correctly.
3. Information Ordering - The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
4. Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
5. Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (including finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
6. Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.

Physical Requirements:
1. Near Vision - Must be able to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
2. Speech Recognition - Must be able to identify and understand the speech of another person.
3. Speech Clarity - Must be able to speak clearly so others can understand you.
4. May be required to work nights or weekends.
5. May be exposed to short, intermittent, and/or prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties.
6. May be required to accomplish job duties using various types of equipment/supplies, to include but not limited to pens, pencils, and computer keyboards.

Job Requirements:  
Required Certifications/Licensures:  
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
Major (if required): Mathematics, Statistics, or related field
Required Experience: Up to two (2) years of related experience.
Preferred Qualifications: 1. At least one (1) year working experience as a Data Analyst or Business Data Analyst in a healthcare setting.
2. Knowledge of reporting packages (Business Objects etc), databases (SQL etc), programming (XML, Javascript, or ETL frameworks).
3. Technical knowledge regarding data modeling and database design.
4. Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analyzing datasets (Excel, SPSS, SAS etc).
5. Proficiency in REDCap.

Is this a safety sensitive position? No  
Background Screening Required? No  
Pre-Employment Conditions:


Sensitivity Disclaimer: Nova Southeastern University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary.

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