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Scientific Analyst I, Database Support Assistant, Public Health (Part Time)(Extended Temporary)

Tucson, AZ, United States 



Department Health Promotion Sciences

The Department of Health Promotion Sciences is seeking a Database Support Assistant ( Scientific Analyst I) to join the Arizona Prevention Research Center team (AzPRC). The position will focus on the day-to-day maintenance of existing and future databases across various public health-focused, community-based participatory research studies as well as participatory evaluation studies in collaboration with community health clinics and other community-based organizations. Duties include extensive data cleaning on existing databases, scheduled qualitative and quantitative data reports, database status reports, and visual data representations. The successful candidate will collaborate extensively with existing research staff and other study partners from community organizations to ensure goals are being met at every phase of the study. The candidate will work closely with the existing data administrator to expand data services such as database development, implementation, and technical assistance. Databases are housed within the REDcap electronic data capture system so the successful candidate will need to have working knowledge and experience with REDcap or extensive experience with other electronic data capture systems such as Qualtrics. Working knowledge of community-based research and project evaluation study structure and implementation is preferable but not required. Must have a willingness to participate in ongoing professional development and strong self-management ability. This position will start at .50 FTE but may increase to .75 FTE contingent on funding.

This is an Extended Temporary Employment (ETE) position.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

Data cleaning and quality control. Gathering and analyzing data from various databases and sources. 

Collaborate with project leads, research staff and study partners to provide and present timely and regular database status reports 

Work closely with database lead to develop and maintain EDC/REDCap databases across multiple projects. Provide technical
assistance and coordination for staff and partners.  

Develop/create/modify instruments/forms within EDC/REDCap projects. Implement and coordinate study activities and process improvements. 

Minimum Qualifications

One year of relevant work experience  required.

Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through experience required in a related field (ie: Computer Science).

Preferred Qualifications*REDcap, Qualtrics or other Electronic Data Capture system experience. *Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate technical information to non-technical staff and study partners. *Strong skills in all Microsoft Office programs, particularly Excel. *Some experience with statistical packages such as SPSS, R etc. *Bi-lingual in Spanish and English. *Experience with data report creation and dissemination.


Full Time/Part TimePart Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week20

Job FTE.5

Work CalendarFiscal

Job CategoryResearch

Benefits EligibleYes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay$18.70 - $20.06/hour, DOE

Compensation Typehourly rate


Career Stream and LevelPC1

Job FamilyResearch & Data Analysis

Job FunctionResearch

Type of criminal background check required:Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies1

Target Hire Date5/2/2022

Expected End Date12/31/2023

Contact Information for CandidatesMaia Ingram, Program Director |

Open Date3/31/2022

Open Until FilledYes

Documents Needed to ApplyResume and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.