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Job Description

Job Title: Database Manager (Part-Time)
Job ID: 715465227
Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Variable/Flexible
Shift: Variable
Facility: Western Psychiatric Institute
Department: Diler Hard Funds
Location: 3811 O'hara Street, Pittsburgh PA 15213


Lead data technology innovation and application efforts, oversee all project database management procedures, lead all statistical analysis efforts, supervise staff, provide conceptual input and analysis to facilitate special project tasks and facilitate all software, hardware and communication efforts.


  • Performs other duties as related to research project as requested by Principal Investigator, coordinator, or supervisor.
  • Coordinate and plan projects for all on-going technology innovations and applications used in various research projects. Provide logistical planning, tracking of projects components, and enforce accountability for deadlines and expectations among various data core staff members.
  • Integrate data management systems across multiple projects so that necessary innovations from one study are modified and utilized in all other studies and there is consistency, comparability and efficiency across studies.
  • Enforces policies and procedures to ensure compliance across projects with program-wide best practice documents.
  • Coordinates communication among project personnel regarding data management issues.
  • Train and supervise staff with data analysis responsibilities in the appropriate use of statistical techniques, including standardization of analytical databases and statistical output to allow analytical tasks to be completed and reference efficiently across the program.
  • Design and implements applications for data entry systems, data management system, quality assurance, and front end users interfaces.


  • 4 year academic degree includes courses in computer programming, systems analysis, system development, or systems engineering OR has acquired Core IT skills and knowledge via practical experience.
  • Serve as lead resource for dealing with challenging technical or business issues.
  • Demonstrate prevention techniques to avoid repeat issues and crisis situations.
  • Knowledge in a primary discipline and working knowledge in multiple relevant disciplines to create solutions for highly complex business situations.
  • Demonstrate success leading teams or collaborating with business partners and peer-level professionals from other IT specialties from UPMC or vendor or consulting organizations.
  • Establish and refine the essential IT principles, departmental policies, procedures and analytical rules that guide their application in practical situations.
  • *Higher education (Bachelors/Masters) may be required per Grants

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting with renewal
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran


    Salary Range: $30.61 to $46.52 / hour

    Union Position: No

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