Data Solutions Coordinator

University of Minnesota
September 8, 2021
Twin Cities, MN
Job Type


The CETI Data Solutions Group supports PIs of investigator initiated cancer research. The Data Solutions Coordinator reports directly to Scientific Director- Cancer Research Translational Initiative (CRTI).

65% Protocol Specific DMP and Research Support
Work with the PI and study team to complete data management plans for each assigned investigator initiated clinical trial through the Masonic Cancer Center. This will include, but is not be limited to: using the OnCore clinical trial management system for the creation of electronic Case Report Forms (eCRFs) to capture data needed to answer study endpoints, reviewing subject calendars, and creating user manuals and assisting with clinical staff training. Develop protocol-specific Data Management Plans (DMPs) and data consultation reports, set up data review meetings, assist with interim and final data analytics, maintaining and updating the CRF template library, as well as setting up and attending protocol related meetings and work on REDCap projects. Develop and generate reports for MCC researchers as needed to ensure data requirements are being met according to approved Data Management Plans.
Train staff on study specific protocol (eCRF) usage as needed, so that they can adequately meet the daily clinical trials related operational needs for the Clinical Trials Office team.
Work with staff in prioritizing and ensuring clinical trials have all minimal requirements complete prior to activation, which includes communication and coordination with CTO managers, Research Nurses, Project Managers, Clinical Research Associates, investigators, statisticians, IT, and other clients. Support other projects as assigned.

30% - Perform CTRP registration and reporting duties, work on Via oncology, SIP flow charts and other projects as assigned and serve as Subject Matter Expert (SME)

5% - Participate in cross functional teams to designing, modifying, or implementing new data collection tools, reports, dashboards, and resources. Assist in the development of training materials including new employee orientation training material to assist in protocol adherence and data quality (i.e. individual CRF manuals).

• This position cannot provide visa sponsorship.
• Remote/hybrid work arrangements possible.


All required qualifications must be documented on application materials

Required Qualifications:
• BA/BS in Biological Sciences, Health Science, or a combination of related education and professional work experience to equal 4 years
• Knowledge in clinical research
• Excellent task and deadline management and communication skills
• Ability to multi-task, work independently and in team with appropriate accountability
• Strong organizational skills
• Extensive computer experience in Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in Biological Science
• Experience in OnCore, REDCap
• Knowledge of GCP, medical and/or clinical trial terminology
• Experience in protocol review, case report form development
• Experience with data collection, analysis and reporting

About the Department

The Masonic Cancer Center (MCC) is an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center dedicated to cancer research, education, and patient care for the citizens of Minnesota and the surrounding region. Since the time of the first award in 1997, there has been consistent growth of the membership and research base, enabling our center to further advance our knowledge and enhance care for our catchment area. We are driven to be the choice academic healthcare environment for patients, clinicians, scientists and students who seek exceptional, compassionate, precision cancer therapy; innovative clinical trials and prevention programs; cutting-edge research opportunities; and outstanding advanced education.

How To Apply

Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.

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About the U of M

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

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