Job Information

University of Utah Data Management and Analyst Specialist in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 10/06/2021

Requisition Number PRN27950B

Job Title Business Data Analyst

Working Title Data Management and Analyst Specialist

Job Grade F

FLSA Code Computer Employee

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Opportunities for telework may be available if supported by operational needs.

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 $47,600 to $70,000

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Our growing data analysis resource center is currently in need of a Data Management and Analyst Specialist to join our collaborative team. The ideal candidate will be part of the data management and visualization team responsible for the collection, cleaning, analysis, and communication of pediatric emergency care data to meet and support the 59 Emergency Medical Services for Children ( EMSC ) program grantees and the federal EMSC Program’s priorities. Data project management will be an important part of this position and the individual would work primarily with our program Data Manager. We also need an individual who is able to maintain a high level of professionalism with grantees, and federal and national partners to provide them with technical support in all levels related to data management and reporting. This is the perfect opportunity for the successful candidate to become a part of an innovative and energetic collaborative team that develops data collection, analysis, and communication resources which will support the EMSC Program priorities.

This position requires occasional travel.

The Data Management and Analyst Specialist will report directly to the Operations Manager.

The University of Utah offers a comprehensive benefits package with excellent health care options, 14.2% retirement contributions that vest immediately, a variety of retirement plans, and generous paid leave time. Current benefits information is available at .


  • Assists Data Manager by performing ad-hoc data quality checks and analysis as assigned by Data Manager
  • Audits and verifies various data collection tools and actions as defined by the Data Manager
  • Performs regular cleaning of project datasets for upload into SQL databases
  • Creates data quality reports for SP Managers of their hospital ED and Emergency Medical Services ( EMS ) agency data from the internal Contact List Management System
  • Provides assistance and reports to our EMSC partners ( HRSA , EIIC , internal)
  • Tracks project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short- and long-term goals and provides recommendations
  • Coordinating with the Data Manager and IT in providing gap analysis reports to hospital EDs and EMS agencies reporting data
  • Works in conjunction with in-house Statistician and will become familiar with basic statistic terminology
  • Regular management and audits of active directory accounts to our secure data-related programs (Tableau and Contact List Management System)
  • Conducts trainings and presentations on various data-related topics such as dashboard orientations to non-technical audiences for national, regional, and state level meetings
  • Willingness to assist on various projects dependent on work flow
  • Uses universal and Program specific standardized methods to assist EMSC grantees to collect and analyze data from 20,000 EMS agencies and hospital EDs
  • Assists EMSC grantees with audience-specific messaging in the development of customized dissemination materials such as fact sheets, PDFs, PowerPoint files, and infographics
  • In conjunction with federal project officers, participates in site visits to assess needs and provide assistance and support

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

Requires a bachelor’s degree in related area (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education). Two to four years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.

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


  • Intermediate to expert knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft SQL language and Microsoft SQL databases
  • Data management skills including database development, queries, and data linkage
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to collaborate effectively and work as part of a team or independently as needed
  • Ability to follow data-related instructions precisely without deviation
  • Advanced time management and analytical skills
  • Excellent customer-facing communication skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge and application of current data practices and audience centric data visualizations
  • Previous work experience with an IT group
  • Master’s Degree in health-related field

Applicants will be screened according to preferences.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


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For more information:

To inquire about this posting, ( or call 801-581-2300.

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.