Job Description

Payroll Title:
MEDICINE/Infectious Diseases
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
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Work Schedule:
Days, 4 hrs/day, Monday-Friday

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#115775 Data Management Coordinator - Remote

Extended Review Date: Thu 6/16/2022

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

Please note that this position is a part-time appointment

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 04/22/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 05/04/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

Candidates hired into this position may have the ability to work remotely.


Data Management Coordinator designs, develops, and tests REDCap projects to support capture of data for investigator-initiated research studies. Some examples include REDCap project design, coding of advanced logic and calculations in REDCap, and minor data migration from other systems (e.g. Excel). They communicate with investigators to determine scope, requirements, and deliverables, and the Coordinator works with staff to find solutions to preserve data integrity while accommodating end users’ needs.

Works with investigators, clinical staff, and statisticians to develop surveys and case report forms that ensure the accuracy, completeness, and consistency of data collected. Will create and maintain documentation to describe projects and data collection and develop reporting tools to monitor data quality.

Additionally, Data Management Coordinator manages access to projects and preserves security of sensitive data. Will train and educate end-users with presentations in meetings and one-on-one guidance.

Under supervision applies professional concepts, department/unit and campus / medical center / OP methodologies and procedures to resolve routine data/information management problems. Works on problems of limited scope to provide data/information management support. Follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data/information from which answers can be readily obtained.


  • Four (4) years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor’s degree in related area.

  • Understanding of data management operations and database administration, including data modeling, data definition, data conversion and management of content or unstructured information.

  • Strong analytical and design skills, including the ability to abstract information requirements from real-world processes to understand information flows in computer systems.

  • Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Knowledge of relevant rules and regulations.

  • Ability to communicate technical information to technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization.

  • Proven problem-solving skills. Able to learn effectively and meet deadlines.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Ability to represent relevant information in abstract models. Critical thinking skills and attention to detail.


  • Experience with clinical trials.
  • Experience using REDCap.


  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health Sciences is comprised of our School of Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science, and our Student Health and Well-Being Department. We have long been at the forefront of translational - or "bench-to-bedside" - research, transforming patient care through discovery and innovation leading to new drugs and technologies. Translational research is carried out every day in the hundreds of clinical trials of promising new therapies offered through UC San Diego Health, and in the drive of our researchers and clinician-scientists who are committed to having a significant impact on patient care. We invite you to join our team!

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