OCR Senior Metrics and Analytics Programmer

University of Rochester   •  

Rochester, NY

Industry: Education


5 - 7 years

Posted 127 days ago

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Position Description:

With minimal direction and considerable use of independent judgement, the Office of Clinical Research (OCR) Senior Metrics and Analytics Coordinator will utilize clinical research expertise, communication skills, and experience and knowledge of process development to provide project leadership to the OCR. This position will focus on the understanding of metrics for clinical research and will be responsible for collecting, organizing, and analyzing data about processes for the clinical research enterprise for the University of Rochester.

This position will require excellent communication and organizational skills, and solid foundational and operational knowledge in clinical research. Previous research coordinator experience is required.


Programming and Data Management

Adapts existing data management applications to meet project requirements including the designing, testing, and tracking of data collection, workflow, and analysis.

Customizes project-specific programming as needed, including building, evaluating, testing, and maintaining the system. Creates customized reports. Conducts data management functions that may include automated data collection, cleaning, transformation, Quality Control and reporting.

Investigates and recommends external software and/or applications that solve institutional issues.  This can include, but will not be limited to working with LabKey Server system, Java, JavaScript, SQL, Python, Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS), and other applications as necessary.  Offers solutions and suggestions to provide optimum efficiency.


Meets with stakeholders to analyze user requirements, including volume, format, frequency and workflows of data, the required analysis, and reporting. Prepares and makes presentations.

Develops functional and collaborative relationships with department leaders across the institution.

Process and Integration

Collaborates with CTMS team members in harmonizing the collection, organization, analysis, and reporting of metric data about the clinical research enterprise. Uses analysis and expertise to recommend process revisions, tools (e.g., software applications), and other considerations to allow for increased efficiency, quality and timeliness.


Attends and facilitates meetings, makes recommendations, meets with colleagues, attends educational activities, and keeps current on the state of the research industry.  Provides direction and guidance to other analysts / programmers.


Bachelor's degree in related discipline such as Computer Science, Business, Mathematics, Statistics, Science or Engineering, Master’s degree preferred. At least 4-5 years of related experience; 2-3 years in a supervisory capacity preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Programming skills and experience, previous clinical research experience is highly desired. Strong understanding of data collection and analysis preferred. Excellent communication skills, including presentation skills, preferred. Ability to function both independently and within a team.  A process-driven thinker preferred.

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