WVU Research Corporation Data Coordinator in Morgantown, West Virginia

Description Purpose This position will support the Evaluation of an Online Behavioral Parent Training Curriculum for Young Children with Disruptive Behavior Project. The primary role of the Data Coordinator is to maintain all datasets and monitor the entry of such data. This position will also assist with the Intensive Autism Service Delivery (iASD) Clinic operations on a daily basis, including channeling client and student inquiries, providing information and feedback for student therapists, assist with client and student training as needed.

This position provides program, as well as direct internal and external client support services. Responds to inquiries and independently resolves matters of low to moderate complexity. Responsibilities require some judgment, resourcefulness, and originality, but diverse guides and precedents are usually available to apply or adapt to the circumstances. Work effort has considerable impact on client services, program and project image, with potential legal liabilities.

Duties & Responsibilities Responsibilities are functional in nature, and performed under general supervision. Specific tasks include, but are not limited to: 1) Maintain all datasets, monitor the entry of such data, either via laptop, web, and/or other mechanism. 2) Verify data for reliability, and back up on a monthly basis regardless of the method of entry (e.g., laptop, scanner, etc.). 3) Score and enter data. 4) Clean all files in database. 5) Provide reports of data integrity/missing data, as requested. 6) Program, monitor, and maintain all laptop hardware/software. Ensure that technology meets the needs of the study. 7) Develop measures to ensure confidentiality of all study participants’ records and inform participants of the security measures in place to protect their information. 8) Interact with all staff on a regular basis regarding the administration of research measures and to relay subject responses requiring further clarification. 9) Serve as a liaison for families and supervisory staff for all day-to-day clinic activities. 10) Maintain the Intensive Autism Service Delivery (iASD) Clinic waiting list, answering calls, and providing alternative resources to families in need of services. 11) Provide hands-on support for iASD staff throughout the day as needed and when available. This assistance could be quick training, modeling, or assisting with therapeutic activities. 12) Provide daily presence in iASD Clinic office when available by answering inquiries, managing requests, and assisting students and staff fulfill their role at iASD. 13) Attend iASD Clinic meetings when available. 14) Attend grant meetings as requested.

Supervisory/Lead Role Position reports to the Co-Investigator. Normally receives limited instructions on routine work, and general instructions on new assignments. Supervision of others is not required, however, sharing of knowledge with others and team participation is expected in the role.

Physical Demands This position requires manual dexterity used in operating office equipment; requires standing and bending; prolonged periods of sitting and the ability to walk short distances. Work activities may require the use of elevators and/or stairs. Activities are predominantly non-manual though some manual work may be included.

Work Environment Works in standard office atmosphere with shared space and equipment. Incumbent is responsible to know and comply with all safety procedures.

Requirements Requisite Qualifications Education and/or Experience 1) Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Disability Studies, or related fields; and 2) 2 - 4 years of experience providing behavioral treatment to children and families; or 3) An equivalent combination of education and experience.

Skills, Knowledge, Abilities 1) Knowledge of WCAG and Section 508 compliance 2) Experience in scoring and entering research study data. 3) Knowledge of hardware and software for the project. 4) Knowledge of sources of data and methods of obtaining data. 5) Skill in oral and written communication. 6) Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. 7) Ability to work independently and manage time effectively. 8) Ability to pay attention to detail and maintain accurate records. 9) Ability to maintain confidentiality. 10) Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. 11) Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. 12) Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

Behavioral Competencies 1) Technical skills – Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; pursues training and development opportunities; assess strengths, weaknesses, and shares expertise with others. 2) Problem solving – Gathers and analyzes information, identifies problems, develops alternatives, uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics and works well in groups and resolves matters timely. 3) Internal & External Customer Service – Manages difficult or emotional matters with objectivity and openness; responds promptly to needs and requests for service and assistance; meets commitments and dates, notifies others if change occurs; provides, solicits and applies feedback; and builds goodwill through balanced contributions, positive approach, respect and support of others. 4) Communications – Demonstrates group presentation skills, participates in meetings, listens and gets clarification, is responsive and speaks clearly and persuasively in positive and negative situations. Writes and edits clearly and informatively, varies style to meet needs, presents numerical data effectively, and able to read and interpret written information. 5) Organizational Support – Aligns work and develops strategies to meet organizational goals; seeks to improve and promote quality; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; and upholds organizational expectations and values 6) Self -Management – Responds to management direction; resourcefully adapts to changes in work environment and circumstances; responds well under pressure and manages competing demands; takes calculated risks, asks for and offers help when needed; exercise discretion and sound judgment; is tactful and responsible for own actions. Adheres to work schedule and complies with leave management responsibilities.

Requisition Number: 16-0149

Post Date: 10/14/2016

Title: Data Coordinator

Position Type: Full Time

Work Hours: 40 hpw

City: Morgantown

State: WV