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University of Rochester Data Control Clerk II - 236532 in Rochester, New York

Data Control Clerk II Job ID 236532

Location School of Medicine & Dentistry Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 007 General Pediatrics


8 AM-4:30 PM


Position Summary:

The University of Rochester, Division of General Pediatrics is seeking to hire a Research Assessment Specialist. The candidate will work with a team of assessment specialists to implement the study protocol for a multi-site behavioral clinical trial with both child and adult participants. The Research Assessment Specialist will conduct participant measures and engage in participant recruitment and retention activities. Duties include but are not limited to scheduling study assessment visits, conducting study measures (i.e., body measurements and surveys), entering data and ensuring quality control of data, attending all scheduled research meetings, participating in initial and ongoing study specific training, and working collaboratively with other team members. This part-time position will require the candidate to have flexibility to work weekday evenings and possible weekend hours. Travel is required among participating practices in the Greater Rochester area.


  • Conduct subject recruitment, enrollment and retention activities including calling potentially eligible participants to describe the study, and scheduling participant visits. Implement study protocol and administer written informed consent to study participants. Conduct body measurements including body weight, and height and administer a series of study surveys to participants. Engage in activities aimed to retain participants in the study, including regular phone calls.

  • Data collection, data entry, and data maintenance. Ensure the quality of participant data by employing proper quality control procedures and attention to detail. Enter participant information into the study’s electronic data capture system with high quality. Perform on-site validity checks of data and obtains clarification as needed. Verify study related information and review subject records to ensure complete and accurate data. Enter data into database. Run simple reports from database. Conduct data cleaning procedures. Assist with database creation, edits and general maintenance.

  • Perform additional research duties as assigned by study coordinator including; participant incentive tracking and distribution, assistance with presentations, posters, manuscripts, literature reviews, general office duties, etc.

  • Must attend all scheduled study meetings, and complete ongoing training as needed

Other duties as assigned


  • Requires 1 year of relevant post High School education or equivalent and 1-2 years of related experience required.

  • Intermediate level of experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook required. Experience with REDCap is preferred. Prefer bachelor’s in health science field but not required.

  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing. Must be flexible, empathetic, and able to engage effectively with diverse populations. Demonstrate efficiency in prioritizing assignments, as well as skill in proactively and independently resolving problems in the field, and recommending/implementing continuous quality improvements.

  • Must have own reliable/efficient transportation to primary care offices and other local sites. Evenings and weekends are required.

    The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University’s mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create – and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.

    How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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