The Carter Center is a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit, nongovernmental organization founded in 1982 in Atlanta, GA, by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, in partnership with Emory University. The Center has helped to improve millions of lives in more than 80 countries by waging peace, fighting disease, and building hope. The Carter Center is guided by a fundamental commitment to human rights and the alleviation of human suffering. It seeks to prevent and resolve conflicts, enhance freedom and democracy, and improve health.
The Carter Center collaborates with other organizations, public and private, in carrying out its mission around the world. Current information about the Center’s many programs and activities are available at The Carter Center.
As a member of the Health Data Support Unit the Data Analyst reports to the Data Manager, including overall technical supervision related to data science subject matter, with the project and programmatic duties assigned by the Program Epidemiologists and other technical staff in the River Blindness/Lymphatic Filariasis/Schistosomiasis/Malaria programs to ensure data systems support and advance ongoing efforts to eliminate diseases in sub-Saharan Africa and the Americas. In consultation with Data Manager, works directly with program staff to document, analyze, and translate technical programmatic and research designs into data solutions that streamline workflows for data management and analysis. Utilizes standard software and design practices to create databases and analysis tools fitting data collection activities across the program, with flexibility to make systems technically better as needed to enhance programmatic efficiencies.
FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION:
- Creates and maintains a data dictionary and meta data.
- Supports efforts to ensure that data standards are developed and maintained.
- Ensures that the uses of data through reports and queries are accurate.
- Supports business and system re-engineering and architecture development to define future data needs.
- Serves as an organizational consultant on matters relating to databases by providing expertise to assist users in meeting their needs.
- Performs other related duties as required.
- A bachelor's degree and one year of experience in data analysis, statistics, or a related field, OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
- Bachelor’s degree in Analytics, Biostatistics, Business Administration, Computer Science, Data Science, Economics, Epidemiology, Engineering, Geography, Informatics, Information Systems, Mathematics, Public Health, Statistics, or related field
- Master’s degree in Analytics, Biostatistics, Business Administration, Computer Science, Data Science, Economics, Epidemiology, Engineering, Geography, Informatics, Information Systems, Mathematics, Public Health, Statistics.
- Demonstrated interest in public health, infectious diseases, and/or global health.
- Keen understanding of principles of data quality and data integrity.
- Experience building and maintaining databases and manipulating large datasets.
- Experience with health applications and systems (e.g., Open Data Kit, etc.).
- Experience with common Business Intelligence and Data Visualization tools.
- Familiar with principles of data discovery, data compliance, and data transparency Experience with Azure platform and PowerBI.
- Experience in coding (e.g., R, VBA, Python, SCALA, SQL).
- Experience using statistical software for analyses (e.g., Stata, SAS, R).
- Familiarity with biostatistics or principles of analyzing public health data.
- Experience providing data management and analytic support for complex surveys, longitudinal cohort studies, and/or randomized controlled trials.
- Previous experience with spatial analytic techniques using mapping software (e.g., ArcGIS, QGIS, R).
- Previous experience with genetic epidemiology, molecular epidemiology, or anemic analysis.
- Proficiency using Microsoft-suite computer applications (Word, Outlook, Powerboat) with advanced knowledge of Excel.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills with demonstrated experience working with diverse audiences.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.
NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to The Carter Center on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs. Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines. The Carter Center reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.