Data Analyst at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.
For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.
The Data Analyst is an integral member of the Office of Research and Project Administration (ORPA) team that is responsible for managing, analyzing and maintaining the integrity, completeness and accuracy of MSK's sponsored projects proposal and award data. You will develop and maintain production reports, and oversee grants management information systems and processes, in collaboration with Research and Technology Management's Information Technology Department.
- Analyze MSK’s grant data, ensure data integrity, and oversee data quality assurance.
- Create high level ad hoc reports required or requested by ORPA and the MSK research community, including MSK's senior leadership, Vice Presidents and Board of Directors.
- Use SQL, Tableau, Excel, Cognos Reports, Cognos Query Studio, and/or internal/external systems, websites and databases to design or produce reports for RTM or MSK research community use that serve to further educate and inform these constituencies about MSK research activity and productivity and improve workflow.
- Serve as a liaison with RTM IT to determine optimal enhancements for current systems and workflow, and to develop tools to improve systems.
- Design and lead test plans for system enhancements, and oversee rigorous testing of new software functions.
- Responsible for creating and implementing training modules and presentations for all aspects of grants management information systems and processes for internal users and the MSK research community.
- Ensure ORPA databases contain correct, compliant and necessary information; monitor data in the institutional grants management system for accuracy and completeness.
- Utilize proposal, award and systems knowledge to analyze data and regularly scheduled reports and work flow, ensuring report integrity, quality control and completion.
- Provide technical assistance with respect to data input, reports, reporting tools and grants management systems to MSK’s research community
- A good decision-maker, with proven success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.
- Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.
- Willing to take action and eager to accept new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
- An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding.
- Adept at building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives and goals.
- Able to operate effectively, even when things are not clear or the way forward is not obvious.
- Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances.
- Bachelor’s Degree with 2-4 years of experience with data analysis.
- Familiarity with relational databases, SQL, Tableau, and Excel.
- Prior experience working with sponsored research proposal and award #LI-POST
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