Data Assistant Associate, collects, reviews, verifies, validates, codes and inputs data into a computer processing system; audits output data. Identifies and resolves production related errors. Maintains and revises procedural lists, control records and coding schemes to process source data.
The goal of this project is to use data collected within a series of three new ongoing evaluation projects in partnership with the City of Chicago’s Department of Public Health, to provide comprehensive evaluation support and quality management services for community-based organizations overseeing HIV prevention and care initiatives. The Evaluation Center uses a systems-informed empowerment evaluation approach to help organizations collect, analyze, and apply data to improve their services.
The primary job actions will be to support research activities associated with the ongoing projects, including but not limited to: reviewing and drafting manuscripts, developing spreadsheets and databases, coordinating communication between community-based organizations and internal team staff, interpreting and presenting data, and monitoring progress towards project goals.
- Participates in team and other departmental meetings to share experiences, learn about what other teams are doing and help solve problems.
- Manages data receipt, tracking and follows up on assigned project(s).
- Detects trends and reports on patterns of errors.
- Contacts customers to obtain missing data.
- Learns and complies with appropriate compliance and regulation requirements regarding protected data.
- Provides administrative support to organizational area.
- Receives, collects, reviews, edits, and enters data.
- Partners with customers to ensure data is accurate, including running or reviewing quality assurance reports, correcting erroneous data and providing feedback to the team.
- Contacts customers to obtain missing data, to provide support to those providing data, and to answer general questions about processes and content.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: (Education and experience)
- A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Please see information below.
- Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access, Outlook)
- Critical thinking
- Decision Making
- Problem Solving
- Collaboration and teamwork
- Facilitate collaboration
- Functional documentation
- Organizational skills
- Workflow development & documentation
Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities)
- Ability to prioritize tasks.
- Effective time management skills.
- Demonstrated attention to detail and ability to adhere to instructions/procedures.
- Efficient and resourceful in problem-solving.
- Good communication skills; demonstrated effective spoken and written communication.
Preferred Qualifications: (Education and experience)
- Experience working in public health research.
- Experience working with LGBT individuals.
- Experience working with large or complex datasets.
- Experience with conducting statistical analyses.
Preferred Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities)
- Ability to work in a team environment.
- Ability to work with minimum supervision and guidance.
- Ability to receive and benefit from feedback.
- Willingness to expand skill set and improve.
- Ability to write scientifically for dissemination activities.
- Familiarity with data collection and management software, such as REDCap.
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