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MNCCTN Business Intelligence

Company: University of Minnesota
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Apply for JobJob ID353550

LocationTwin Cities

Job FamilyInformation Technology

Full/Part TimeFull-Time


Job Code9702BI

Employee ClassAcad Prof and Admin

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The Minnesota Cancer Clinical Trials Network (MNCCTN) is a multi-site cancer clinical trials network. The network, led by the Masonic Cancer Center at the University of Minnesota, brings cancer clinical trials to community sites across the state. As a growing program, MNCCTN offers qualified candidates the opportunity to inform and support the expansion of cancer clinical research across the state.
The Business Intelligence (BI) Associate reports to the Senior Project Manager and works closely with the Director, Regulatory Manager, Program Coordinator, and Project Managers. Incumbent at this level is an experienced professional competent to work at the highest technical level.
As a key member of the MNCCTN HUB team, the BI Associate's primary responsibility is the formulation and oversight of metrics, data collection, and management systems related to the network's programmatic activities and overall operations. In collaboration with MNCCTN leadership, the BI Associate will define goals, standards, and definitions for data collection, analysis, reporting, and quality improvement. Using their knowledge of business intelligence and systems analysis, the the BI Associate provides technical expertise to address current reporting needs, as well as provide guidance to develop a robust data infrastructure for the network. The the BI Associate also participates in the development of the network's processes and policies with a focus towards sustainability and growth.
A successful applicant will be a proactive and clear communicator, highly organized, skilled at translating business needs into technical specifications, and able to work collaboratively with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders.
50% - Lead the development of program data collection methods
* Serve as a subject matter expert on the breadth of MNCCTN operations, processes, and planning as well as MNCCTN external partner data needs and limitations
* Elicit, understand, and document business and process requirements, and translate these into a data model and recommended data capture solutions
* Lead efforts to develop an integrated system for the capture of enrollment data, study management data, and operational data from internal and external sources
* Work with University units such as HST, Informatics, and MCC to understand where data lives, how it can be integrated, how to most efficiently develop operation-specific databases
* Oversee the transitioning of all existing programmatic data into a single source. Ensure quality and accuracy of data transitioned.
* Use "big picture" thinking to help design a database solution that will fit the current and future needs of the network as it continues to grow
* Create a user handbook for database use, for internal and external users
* Incorporate accessibility design principles when designing reports, data request forms, and other related documents

45% - Develop and Manage MNCCTN Reports
* Collect, validate, analyze, interpret, and summarize program data from multiple sources to drive insights into network performance
* Create reports, charts, graphs and presentations and recommend new strategies to improve MNCCTN operations focus on formatting, styling, and usability
* Coordinate data collection and reporting with Masonic Cancer Center requirements ensuring standardization and consistency across groups
* Develop standard reports and dashboards in collaboration with HST and other units for use by HUB and internal and external Partners
* Develop an electronic feasibility assessment system that meets the needs of MNCCTN HUB and external partners
* Create a report to easily track HUB and partner compliance with MNCCTN Standards
* Compile quarterly and annual reporting metrics, including study enrollment, staffing, operations, and professional development
* Ensure overall compliance and data integrity by conducting audits and analyses of internal and external data

5% - Professional Development
* Engage in professional development opportunities in relevant technologies and best practices


All required qualifications must be documented on application materials. Required Qualifications
* BA/BS in Biological Sciences, Health Science, Computer Science, Informatics/ Public Health, Biostatistics, or another related field, plus at least two years of experience, or an advanced degree.
* Experience with electronic data capture systems (e.g. REDCap, Qualtrics, SmartSheets), data visualization tools (e.g. Qlikview, Tableau, PowerBI), and interest and ability to learn new data and analytic tools
* Demonstrated experience with data collection, analysis, and reporting
* Technical expertise regarding data models, database design development
* Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Suite
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to convey complex information to stakeholders of all levels
* Demonstrated ability to work well independently and in cooperation with colleagues in a collaborative setting
* Ability to support multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize assignments and work under limited supervision and comfortable providing timely response to urgent requests

Preferred Qualifications
* Experience with CTMS systems (e.g. OnCore, Florence eBinders, Medidata, Velos, etc.)
* Demonstrated ability to make complex decisions, solve problems, and practice hands-on management working across organizational processes

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.


Working at the UniversityAt the University of Minnesota, you'll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning. We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work.The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generous time off
  • Continuous learning opportunities through professional training and degree-seeking programs supported by the Regents Scholarship
  • Low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
  • Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • University HSA contributions
  • Disability and employer-paid life insurance
  • Employee wellbeing program
  • Excellent retirement plans with employer contribution
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) opportunity
  • Financial counseling services
  • Employee Assistance Program with eight sessions of counseling at no costPlease visit the Office of Human Resources website for more information regarding benefits.

    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.Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section.To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).


    The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U:

    Employment Requirements

    Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

    Please note: All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to comply with the University's Administrative Policy: COVID-19 Vaccination and Safety Protocol by either providing proof of being fully vaccinated on their first day of employment, or complete a request for an exemption for medical exemption or religious reasons. To learn more please visit:

    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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