Data Analyst - COVID-19 Surveillance Testing - Temporary
Location: COVID-19 Surveillance Testing Project
Position Status: Full-time, 4
Month Assignment* (Through May 2021)
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
is a project-based position exclusively focused on planning, coordinating, and
executing the university’s COVID-19 surveillance testing and managing
associated data. Surveillance testing
will be required for all students who will be living or attending classes on
campus and will also be open to university staff and faculty. The incumbent will partner closely with the
COVID-19 Surveillance Testing Nurse Manager, as well as with a number of other
campus partners, including Health Services, Marketing and Communications, and the Health & Safety Protocols Task Force. Detailed information
about the University’s COVID-19 precautions can be found at https://covid19.duq.edu/
position will operate with significant autonomy and will report to the Provost. This is an ideal opportunity for an
experienced professional who seeks to contribute to the university’s COVID-19
efforts on a project basis. The need for
this position is immediate and is expected to continue through May 2021.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Plans, coordinates, and reports on the university’s surveillance testing
efforts, which will be conducted on a biweekly basis for the duration of the
Spring 2021 semester. (Symptomatic
testing will be handled by University Health Services.) This will involve
close partnership with the COVID19 Surveillance Testing Nurse Manager.
Obtains, verifies, and prepares data for integration into the
University’s existing COVID-19 dashboards. Ensures that data is accurate, timely, and complete. May be asked to
modify or redesign existing dashboards as needed. Data will include reports from Navica
application/software as well as from other sources.
Monitors testing results, identifies trends, and discusses
potential issues with Nurse Manager, Director of Health Services, and other
Works with Health Services, Marketing & Communications, and
others to share and report data.
other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in business, statistics, public health, computer
science or other related field.
At least 2-3 years of professional experience involving business
intelligence, data analysis, or other quantitative work.
Experience with SQL, Microsoft Power BI, and/or other related
healthcare administration, public health, or related field is helpful.
the successful candidate will possess any equivalent combination or training
and experience which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities required to
perform the essential job functions. This includes, but is not limited to the following:
to contribute at a high level to a visible, complex, fast-paced project of
critical importance to the University and to the community.
in developing new processes to solve identified problems; ability to work with
significant autonomy and limited supervision.
High-level organizational skills; ability to balance multiple priorities and
keep projects moving forward while also ensuring attention to detail.
to effectively communicate both orally and in writing with various audiences.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the
Sensitivity to the need of each individual to be treated with dignity and
respect as it relates to diversity in general and the Mission of the University
and willingness to contribute actively to the mission and to respect the
Spiritan Catholic identity of Duquesne University. The mission is implemented
through a commitment to academic excellence, a spirit of service, moral and
spiritual values, sensitivity to world concerns, and an ecumenical campus
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and
contact information for three professional references.
Catholic in its mission and ecumenical in spirit, Duquesne
University values equality of opportunity as an educational institution and as
an employer. We aspire to attract and sustain a diverse faculty and staff that
reflects contemporary society, serves our academic goals and enriches our
campus community. We particularly encourage applications from members of
underrepresented groups and support dual-career couples through our charter
membership in this region's HERC (http://www.hercjobs.org/oh-western-pa-wv/).
We invite applicants for this position to learn more about our
university and its Spiritan heritage by visiting
http://www.duq.edu/about/mission-and-identity/mission-statement. Those invited
to campus for an interview may be asked about ways in which they see their
talents contributing to the continued growth of our community and furthering
University was founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the
Congregation of the Holy Spirit. Duquesne University is Catholic in
mission and ecumenical in spirit. Motivated by its Catholic identity,
Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and
as an employer.