Data Specialist Analyst / Database Specialist - Research Grant

State of South Carolina - Richland County, SC (30+ days ago)2.9

The Institute for Families in Society (IFS) at USC was established in the early 1990s through the interdisciplinary efforts of a task force commissioned by the University of South Carolina. The Division of Integrated Health & Policy Research (IHPR) is an interdisciplinary, applied research team within the IFS that conducts research and policy analysis on health and family issues that affect South Carolina and the nation. The Division is one of 27 University-based Research Centers and Institutes in the nation partnering with State Medicaid Agencies and has been continuously funded by a variety of contracts and grants for over 20 years. While positions are posted as grant-funded, they are intended to be continuous for as long as contract and grant funding is sustained.

The Data Specialist Analyst position will work collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team to acquire, analyze and transform large and complex data files, including healthcare claims and provider data. The Data Specialist Analyst will be a member of the Data Science team and Geographic Information Services (GIS) unit using the latest hardware, software, and analytic tools including SQL Server, Python, SAS, and R.
Minimum and Additional Requirements: Demonstrated ability to successfully conduct data transfer, data analysis, data mining and data management using a variety of systems and data sources. Ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-project environment. Demonstrated attention to detail and ability to work both independently and collaboratively.

Proven ability to conceptualize and complete complex projects with thorough documentation and demonstration of applied logic.

Ability to problem-solve and complete projects within established timeframes.

Ability to communicate effectively with supervisors, project leader, and co-workers both orally and in writing.

Ability to maintain confidentiality and adhere to HIPAA rules and regulations.
Bachelor's degree in Information Technology Systems or related field and 1 year related experience; or equivalency

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Department Name: University of South Carolina Office of Talent Acquisition

Address: Division of Human Resources, Columbia, SC 29208
Phone: 803-777-3821

Agency Specific Application Procedures: ****To Apply: Your application must be submitted online at the directions and enter Posting Number STA00441PO18 to apply for this position.