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University of Utah Clinical Data Manager I in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 08/10/2020

Requisition Number PRN24070B

Job Title Clinical Data Manager I

Working Title Clinical Data Manager I

Job Grade E

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00850 - Pediatric Critical Care

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $39,300 - $64,349

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The Division of Pediatric Critical Care at the University of Utah School of Medicine has an immediate opening for a Clinical Data Manager. This is an exciting opportunity to support a Lead Clinical Data Manager and develop the CDM skillset under mentorship. In this position, there are opportunities to work directly with clinical experts, in various therapeutic areas, to create and execute clinical research studies and clinical trials, bringing research to the bedside in both pediatrics and adult diseases. Be on the cutting edge of research discoveries in both academia and industry through multi-site translational research. This position requires a person with a strong interest in clinical research who will support a culture of quality and excellent customer service. Autonomy, creativity, and critical thinking skills are strongly encouraged. Clinical Data Managers support the Lead Clinical Data Manager through study tasks such as issuing and resolving queries, testing and reviewing data validation checks, creating DMP documents, and other study related activities as assigned.

The Department of Pediatrics has a defined career ladder for our Clinical Data Managers and provides growth and professional development opportunities.

The University of Utah offers a comprehensive benefits package with excellent healthcare options, 14.2% retirement contributions that vest immediately, and paid time off. Current benefit information is available at


•Issue and resolve queries with a high degree of accuracy

•Write, review, and test data validation checks

•Create and maintain Data Management Plans

•Able to prioritize data management activities based on a risk assessment plan

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in the life sciences, pharmacy, nursing, a related subject, or equivalency. Clinical data management and/or clinical research experience is preferred but not required. Must be proficient in desktop office applications, and possess the ability to learn new software applications and skills in a dynamic work environment. Must be organized and detail oriented with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

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


•Strong attention to detail and skill with numbers

•Ability to use interactive computer programs

•Good written and verbal communication skills

•Good organizational skills

•Good analytical/problem-solving skills

•Ability to learn SQL and other coding languages such as XML and HTML

•Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality with clinical data and proprietary data

•Ability to attain, maintain and apply a working knowledge of Good Clinical Practices and applicable Standard Operating Procedures

•Ability to attain, maintain and apply a working knowledge of risk-based data management practices

•Strong customer focus and excellent interpersonal skills

•Flexibility and adaptability

•Ability to work in a team environment and independently as needed

•Must demonstrate good judgment in making decisions

Type Benefited Staff

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 qualified applicants, upon request and 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”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

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