University of Utah Database Analyst in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 05/16/2018

Requisition Number PRN17202B

Job Title Database Analyst

Working Title Database Analyst

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

M-F. 9-5

VP Area President

Department 01240 - HCI Pedigree & Popul Sci Dept

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 47600 to 70000

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The database analyst will assist in providing database support for the database using triggers and stored procedures as well as helping with database design and administration. In addition s/he will be involved with a number of research projects within the Pedigree and Population Resource. This will include quality control of data, summary statistics on data sets, and creation of data sets for research projects and manipulation of data.


Work Tasks and Duties

1.Creation of Data sets and Data Analysis for researchers usingSQL: This may require extensive manipulation of the database and coding of variables, as well as documentation of data sets. Some preliminary analysis and report writing may also be necessary.


2.Assist in administratingSQLDatabase, updating triggers and procedures to maintain data quality and database integrity.


3.Loading Records into the database from annual updates of Data Contributors: This will involve writing and updating procedures in transactSQL, checking data, quality control of data, interacting with Data Contributors.


Coordination and Supervision


Budgetary Responsibility and Impact



May make decisions regarding data and change data without prior approval of a supervisor.


Problems will involve data analysis, determining the needs of the researcher and solving complex data analysis problems programmatically. Problems will be solved by working as a team and utilizing skills and knowledge of co-workers as well as contributing additional insights based on the programmer’s experience.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalency and 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area.


This position requires extreme care and attention to detail with a good knowledge of large data sets as a background Experience in programming with a Relational Database Management System, especiallySQLServer for at least 3 years and a bachelor’s degree in health related area or computer science is strongly preferred or equivalent experience.

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”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, 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 for information.

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