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Data Steward
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Dec. 8, 2022
Title Data Steward
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Clinical and Translation Research Center
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Computer/Information Sciences
The Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) and its Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) and CTSA-linked K Mentored Career Development Award represent a large NIH infrastructure grant to support clinical and translational research at the University at Buffalo (UB) and the Buffalo Translational Consortium (BTC) partner institutions under the leadership of the Director of the CTSI.

The CTSI Data Steward has overall responsibility for the design, implementation, maintenance, and optimization of large and complex database reports, dashboards, and interactive end user portals at the University at Buffalo - Institute for Healthcare Informatics for end user data consumption at the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI), which is a broad-based institute with a mission to support clinical and translational research at University at Buffalo and partner institutions. This position is responsible for defining and delivering research IT strategy and developing research IT infrastructure capabilities collaboratively. The position will report to the CTSI Chief Research Information Officer (CRIO) and Chief Operating Officer (COO). The position requires independent judgment and initiative, under the general direction of the CTSI CRIO, and collaborating with other senior leaders in the CTSI and Buffalo Translational Consortium (BTC).

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Creation of data extracts, data ingestion and reports for researchers working at the University at Buffalo
  • Responsible for triage, prioritization and assignment of requests driving them to closure in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Simplify large complex data requests and present graphical dashboards and reports for researchers.
  • Assist with data GAP analysis and assessment and solution
  • Design of complex data models to support healthcare clinical problem solutions
  • Consistently observes safety and security procedures. Reports potentially unsafe conditions to appropriate personnel
  • Clinical data analysis using tools to solve complex solutions (R, Python etc)
  • Create and maintain consistent documentation for end user consumption.
  • Professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in services and workshops, and independent education activities.
  • In collaboration with partner organizations, establish metrics for managing research IT effectiveness and for measuring the impact of IT on research enterprise objectives.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, the Research Foundation will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin and veteran or disability status

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