University of Utah Data Analyst in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 08/11/2017

Requisition Number PRN07161N

Job Title Data Analyst

Working Title Data Analyst

Job Grade B

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Care Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week 10-19

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

To be determined

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area Health Sciences

Department 00216 - Utah Cancer Registry

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 9.62 to 17.31

Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.

Job Summary

This position is within the Utah Cancer Registry in University of Utah Health Sciences. The Utah Cancer Registry promotes public health in Utah by collecting and managing cancer incidence and mortality data for the state. This position will support the Registry in receiving, processing, and managing confidential electronic health data.

The incumbent will document procedures for accessing and using different databases, workflow processes, and other registry procedures. They will support and track communication with external organizations regarding participation in cancer surveillance reporting activities. Additionally they will enter data into the registry database management system and analyze the quality of data that they have entered into the database.

The incumbent will work under the direction of Utah Cancer Registry Informatics staff. This is an excellent opportunity to learn about public health data management, cancer surveillance,SQL, and how health data are formatted, stored, and transmitted.


1.Reviews and analyzes data and data files for consistency and or missing data elements.

2.Designs and compiles reports based on the analysis of the data and data files.

3.Acquires and stores accurate data in a computer data base for subsequent retrieval to provide dependable analysis and reporting.

4.Participates in the planning and design of data reporting forms and formats to establish data record systems and documents.

5.May be responsible for computer data entry of target data for storage and accurate and timely retrieval.

Minimum Qualifications

Two years experience in data analysis or related research experience, or equivalency required. Experience in computer based data systems management, plus the ability to express statistical and demographic concepts in clear terms, both orally and in writing is preferred.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to applicants, consistent with University policy and Utah state law. To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801) 581-7447.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.