• Data Analyst | TEPHINET

    Job Number
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Affiliated Organizations
    Task Force for Global Health
    This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
    Not Applicable
    Job Category
    Information Technology
  • Description

    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.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Two years of experience in processes and standards related to data OR a bachelor's degree.

    Additional Details

    BACKGROUND: The Task Force for Global Health is an Emory University affiliate located in Decatur, GA. Its eight programs focus on building durable public health systems that serve all people. Focus areas include neglected tropical diseases, vaccines, and health systems strengthening. The Task Force received the 2016 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize–the world's largest award of its kind–in recognition of its extraordinary contributions to alleviating human suffering.


    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: The data analyst will provide broad support to TEPHINET as it assesses its information technology needs and restructures its systems to better position itself for the implementation of its new strategy. The data analyst will also provide project support. S/he will serve as a super-user for an alumni database platform, ensure the development of an e-learning platform that meets TEPHINET requirements, and manage the operations of a calibrated peer review system which is being piloted.



    • Bachelor’s degree in Information Management Systems, Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Statistics or related degree and at least three years of experience in data analysis and management systems or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
    • Proven work experience as a data analyst or business analyst
    • Experience with web development, database standards and end user applications
    • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
    • Strong understanding of web applications (Drupal, Wordpress, and/or other web platforms) and programming languages.
    • Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analyzing datasets.
    • Demonstrated attention to detail
    • Intercultural mindfulness and sensitivity
    • Prior experience with electronic data capture systems
    • Prior experience in compiling and communicating results with stakeholders
    • Proficiency in English and ideally French or Spanish preferred
    • Strong initiative and ability to work independently and on a team
    • Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skill


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