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Variable Hours Officer


Variable Hours Officer

  • 513634
  • Medical Center
  • Psychiatry
  • Part Time
  • Opening on: Apr 2 2021
  • Grade 103
  • Job Type: Officer of Administration
  • Bargaining Unit:
  • Regular/Temporary: Temporary
  • End Date if Temporary:
  • Hours Per Week: 10
  • Salary Range: $25 per hour

Position Summary

The incumbent will be responsible for supporting electronic information systems that are part of a large epidemiological study involving two sites. Data systems include those related to data collection, extraction, merging, computerization, and maintenance of study interviews and interview schedules, record keeping and other office-related activities. Incumbent will also be required to periodically communicate with the other study site about data-related issues and monitor the safety of information transfer across study sites and investigators. Additionally, incumbent will take an active role in harmonizing data between sites and with the larger national cohort, following cohort wide protocol and procedures. Collaborate with data management and quality control teams to conduct data cleaning duties to remove formatting, invalid data points and other errors to prepare data for distribution. This person will work about 10 hrs. per week with increase in hours later in the summer.


  • Data Cleaning 50%
  • Protocol Development 50%

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience required, 2 years related experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Dialogix and statistical analysis software, SPSS and SAS preferred

Other Requirements

  • Must successfully complete online training systems requirements 
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively design and maintain electronic research systems with experience/training in child’s mental health assessment and data manipulation.
  • Experience working with large datasets, implementing data cleaning techniques, and communicating concerns clearly and timely.

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