Varian Medical Systems

Job Posting Title: Data Analyst, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Dell Medical School


Hiring Department: Department of Psychiatry


Position Open To: All Applicants


Weekly Scheduled Hours: 40


FLSA Status: Exempt


Earliest Start Date: Immediately


Position Duration: Expected to Continue




Job Description: This position will develop and implement data management strategies to support successful implementation, evaluation, and scale of two high-stakes behavioral health programs serving students, families, schools, and medical providers across Central Texas.


Job Details:

General Notes

This position has an end date of 8/31/21, renewable based upon availability of funding, work performance, and progress toward program goals.


Extract, clean, manage, and analyze quantitative and qualitative data from various sources using advanced tools and following approved processes and protocols.

Advise internal and external stakeholders in best practices for data collection, organization, and transmission. Serve as point person for data questions. Fulfill data requests from colleagues, leadership, funders, and institutional partners. Represent Dell Medical School in inter-institutional data governance committees. Develop predictive models to inform long-term planning.

Prepare reports, dashboards, and other visualizations to communicate data to a variety of audiences. Develop technical workflows, project plans, and timelines to ensure scalable data management processes and increase efficiencies across platforms, departments, teams, and institutions.

Monitor data infrastructure and processes for compliance with regulatory, internal, and partner requirements needed to access or share health data. Provide training and support to staff and students to help ensure data security.

In collaboration with program coordinators and clinical staff, analyze quantitative and qualitative data from satisfaction surveys, focus groups, and other sources to monitor quality, assess fidelity of program implementation, and drive continuous improvement.

Supervise full-time staff and student assistants, as needed. Participate in team meetings, trainings, and other activities. Complete special projects and other duties as assigned.

Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Data Science, Mathematics, Information Sciences, Public Health, or related research- or data-centered field. Two (2) years of professional experience in data management and analysis. Advanced proficiency in at least one (1) data management platform, eg, MS Excel. Experience with development, interpretation, and implementation of data security policies and procedures. Experience with review and selection of data management and analysis strategies, methods, and tools. Experience developing reports, dashboards, visualizations, and datasets for a variety of audiences. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to communicate with others in a clear, understandable, and professional manner. Sound judgment in decision-making. Ability to maintain regular, reliable, and punctual attendance. Demonstrated ability to be flexible and adaptable to change to ensure. The Dell Medical School is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to diversity and excellence within the learning health system. At the Dell Medical School we strive to create a vital, inclusive health ecosystem. To ensure alignment, we follow these fundamental values: . Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

More than two (2) years of professional experience in data management and analysis. Professional experience in data management and analysis in an educational or healthcare setting. Ability to write SQL queries. Advanced proficiency in more than one (1) data management platform or data analysis software, eg., R Studio. Proficiency in at least one (1) data visualization tool, eg, Tableau. Experience working with large longitudinal medical or educational datasets. Experience working with educational or health data related to behavioral or mental health. Knowledge of design, implementation, and technical requirements of telehealth programs. Experience working in an Electronic Medical Record or similar system to track patient encounters, communications, and outcomes.

Salary Range

$55,000 + depending on qualifications

Working Conditions

Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation

Occasional weekend, overtime and evening work to meet deadlines

Occasional interstate, intrastate and international travel

Required Materials


3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor

Letter of interest

Important for applicants who are NOT current university employees or contingent workers: You will be prompted to submit your resume the first time you apply, then you will be provided an option to upload a new Resume for subsequent applications. Any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) will be uploaded in the Application Questions section; you will be able to multi-select additional files. Before submitting your online job application, ensure that ALL Required Materials have been uploaded. Once your job application has been submitted, you cannot make changes.

Important for Current university employees and contingent workers: As a current university employee or contingent worker, you MUST apply within Workday by searching for Find UT Jobs. If you are a current University employee, log-in to Workday, navigate to your Worker Profile, click the Career link in the left hand navigation menu and then update the sections in your Professional Profile before you apply. This information will be pulled in to your application. The application is one page and you will be prompted to upload your resume. In addition, you must respond to the application questions presented to upload any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) that were noted above.


Employment Eligibility: Regular staff who have been employed in their current position for the last six continuous months are eligible for openings being recruited for through University-Wide or Open Recruiting, to include both promotional opportunities and lateral transfers. Staff who are promotion/transfer eligible may apply for positions without supervisor approval.


Retirement Plan Eligibility: The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.


Background Checks:

A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.


Equal Opportunity Employer:

The University of Texas at Austin, as an , complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.


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Employment Eligibility Verification:

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