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University of Rochester Information Analyst II - 227047 in Rochester, New York

Information Analyst II Job ID 227047

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

Full Time 40 hours Grade 052 Public Health Sciences

Grant funded position through 3/31/2024


8:30 AM-5 PM


Grant funded position through 3/31/2024


With minimum direction and considerable latitude for independent judgment, u tilizes project-management methodology and data analysis to support the NIH funded research project “Empowering the Participant Voice”. This project involves the organization, dissemination and management of surveys (using different mailing and incentive strategies) to at least 2000 research participants in research studies at the University of Rochester. Using analytic expertise, this individual will develop and populate the database of potential participants, track survey responses and conduct analyses of response rates including comparisons across different mailing and incentive strategies; prepare site reports including data visualizations and interpretation of findings and trends. This individual will also manage project stakeholder engagements, gather and analyze stakeholder feedback, prepare internal and external project reports (including required submissions to the project’s lead institution, Rockefeller University). This position requires a flexible team player with excellent professional communication, including written communication.

Supervision and Direction:

Reports directly to the Chair of Public Health Sciences, and is accountable to the CTSI Director of Research Services.


25% Survey management

Customize online and paper survey instruments as needed including creation of a separate component for incentive participation. Develop and maintain a database of potential participants, populated through linking across several institutional data sources to identify eligible University of Rochester (UR) research participants and their associated studies’ meta data. Randomly select participants each month, organize and implement the survey dissemination process using email and postal contact information. Design and implement different mailing approaches and incentive use. Organize and manage distribution of participant incentives.

25% Data Analysis and Reporting

Implement the REDCap survey data dashboard developed as part of this project. Track survey responses, complete analyses of response rates and create summary reports of findings including trends and visualizations and presentation to stakeholders including study meta-data and comparisons of different mailing and incentive processes. Provide recommendations for modifications to processes. Submit survey responses and meta-data to Rockefeller University. Utilize project dashboard (aggregation of all 6 sites’ data) to obtain comparison data, prepare written summary of comparisons to share with study team and stakeholders.

20% Stakeholder Engagement

Liaison with stakeholder groups to assure project gathers regular feedback. Track stakeholder meeting participation based on timeline. Identify issues for discussion at, attend at stakeholder meetings. Disseminate required stakeholder assessment tool. Prepare written feedback summaries of stakeholder assessment tool and feedback for site action and reporting to Rockefeller University.

25% Project Management

Develop project timeline with key milestones and deliverables, including sustainability plan, modify as needed. Track progress. Attend project meetings (internal/external), engage with counterparts at the other five sites. Contribute to overall project reports, publications and presentations.

5% Other projects and duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree with major coursework in appropriate health, nutrition, social science, or related field and a minimum of 2 years of experience in human subject research coordination and the analysis and dissemination of information; Or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Certification in human subject protection program and completion of good clinical practices training.

  • Strong knowledge of human subjects’ research requirements/regulations.

  • Professional communication style: virtually, in writing and on the phone.

  • Team player who is willing to step in and help when an urgent matter arises.

  • Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Solid computer skills with knowledge of word processing, database utilities, internet navigation, and email programs. K nowledge of programming and statistical programming packages would be helpful.

  • Demonstrated ability to interact with all staff of all levels in a professional manner.

  • Cultural sensitivity and an appreciation for research involving vulnerable populations.

  • Must work well with others as part of a team, and demonstrate the ability to coordinate multiple activities.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Graduate level coursework in relevant field

  • 3-5 years healthcare training or experience or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

  • Clinical Research proficiency and responsible conduct of research and human subjects protection.

Note: This document describes typical duties and responsibilities and is not intended to limit management from assigning other work as required.

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How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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