Administrative & Clerical Careers at Lifespan

Data Coordinator Job

Job Number: RIH16027

Job Title: Data Coordinator

Department: 2PC&F Kopel HCC - 7721016

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

1.Master’s degree in Biostatistics, Statistics, Experimental Psychology, Quantitative Methodology, Computer Science, or a related field
2.Experience with research concepts and techniques
3.Ability to function autonomously in a collaborative interdisciplinary team involving research, medical and mental health care professionals and bioinformatics experts
4.Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
5.Ability to perform job effectively under pressure
6.Demonstrated strong organizational and time management skills and attention to detail
7.Ability to work harmoniously with a diverse group of individuals
8.Strong computer skills including experience with statistical software packages, electronic data acquisition programs and other computer platforms and electronic devices.
9.Ability to commit to the position for three or more years


The Childhood Asthma and Allergy Research Program (CARP) at Rhode Island Hospital/Brown medical school seeks a full-time data manager to work across several pediatric behavioral health studies and programs. The CARP lab conducts research studies examining pediatric health disparities and developing interventions and programs to improve health outcomes in children and youth. Faculty supervisors are members of the Brown Clinical Psychology Training Consortium and actively involved in research and clinical work with children.
Specific tasks will include the setup and maintenance of participant and data tracking procedures and databases. The data manager will coordinate and oversee the data entry efforts of research support staff (research assistants and undergraduate interns) and may do a limited amount of data entry themselves. The individual will be responsible for maintaining and tracking research devices, and tracking and processing electronic data. Under the supervision of senior statisticians, the data manager will be responsible for conducting preliminary statistical analyses and generated study descriptions have needed for periodic reporting and quality control purposes.