Reporting Analyst

Stanford School of Medicine - Stanford, CA (30+ days ago)3.5


The Research Management Group (RMG) provides oversight and management of sponsored projects for the Stanford University School of Medicine. The Reporting & Analytics team expands and enhances the RMG’s contribution to the research mission of the School of Medicine through [1] Effective reporting and practicable analysis on significant metrics, trends, and events in sponsored projects research that will propagate subject matter expertise and produce actionable information for leadership and business users at the School of Medicine; [2] Continual improvement processes that will increase the productivity, quality, and efficiency of RMG’s management of sponsored projects, as well as the data quality and integrity of the institutional data; and [3] Representing RMG in the development and/or enhancement of relevant data systems at the School and University.

If you are an organized and methodical person with a strong sense of curiosity, then you might be the ideal candidate for a position in the Reporting & Analytics team as a Reporting Analyst. The analyst is part of a highly collaborative team of professionals who are responsible for the production of institutional reports, responding to data/report requests, and the creation of interactive dashboards and electronic reports. (S) he will also interact with users of analytical information and other stakeholders throughout the School of Medicine to identify the most meaningful and cogent information that will meet their business and strategic needs.

This role is a critical component for all of the core activities of the team, and reports directly to the Associate Director for Reporting & Analytics. The position will support, and is funded by, the NIH\'s Clinical and Translational Awards (CTSA) Program, which is designed to promote the efficient transformation of scientific discoveries into clinical advances.

Duties include
Support the team’s core functions as an individual contributor and also as a collaborator.
Maintain high levels of data quality in all of Reporting & Analytics’ reports and deliverables.
Explore data from multiple angles, determine meaning behind the data, and recommend ways to apply the data.
Answer business questions by developing research methodology, gathering data and/or using appropriate statistical techniques on available data.
  • - Other duties may also be assigned.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED)

Bachelor degree in a relevant technical field and four years’ extensive experience or combination of education and relevant technical field experience solving analytical problems using quantitative approaches.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED)
Proficiency in manipulating and analyzing complex, high-volume data from varying sources.
Demonstrated experience querying, processing, analyzing, and reporting on large data sets.
Experience in, and strong passion for, empirical research and answering hard questions with data.
Flexible analytical approach allowing for results at varying levels of precision.
Familiarity and experience with intermediate statistical methods and tools such as SPSS, SAS, R or similar tools.
Experience in all phases of research conducted at an academic institution is preferred.

CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES

None.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*
Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
Frequently sit, sort, file paperwork or parts, grasp lightly, and use fine manipulation, lift, carry, push and pull objects that weigh 10 pounds or less.
Occasionally write by hand, twist, bend, stoop and squat.
Rarely stand, walk, reach or work above shoulders and use a telephone.
  • - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
WORKING CONDITIONS
May work extended hours during peak business cycles.
Travel locally, around campus.

WORK STANDARDS (from JDL)
Interpersonal Skills Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University\'s Administrative Guide, http//adminguide.stanford.edu.