The mission of the Office of Assessment and Evaluation (OAE) is to enhance the educational programs in the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (JHUSOM) through evidence-based best practices in the assessment of learners and the evaluation of programs. The position works closely with OAE team members and other analytic teams on multiple assessment and evaluation projects. This includes the Precision Education data lake project to provide data more efficiently by utilizing the tools to analyze and enhance educational programs and outcomes in the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (JHUSOM) through evidence-based best practices in the assessment of learners and the evaluation of programs.
This role is responsible for data analytics and additional support of performance measures, ongoing measurement, data collection, reporting, data visualizations and information dissemination. Responsible for participating in the strategic design and maintenance of business intelligence applications. Identifies, researches, and resolves technical problems. Ensures that the use of business intelligence applications enhances clinical & business decision-making capabilities. Works under the supervision of the Director, Office of Assessment and Evaluation.
Ensures that the use of business intelligence applications enhances clinical and/or business decision making capabilities. Contributes to moderately complex to complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Engages in data exploration exercises with a variety of complex business intelligence tools, requiring knowledge of relational database structures. Collaborates with other analytic teams and central engineering team as directed.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
The responsibilities listed below are typical examples of the work performed by this position. Not all duties assigned to this position are included, nor is it expected that everyone in this position will be assigned every job responsibility.
Responsible for data analytics and additional support of performance measures, ongoing measurement, data collection, reporting, data visualizations and information dissemination.
Responsible for implementing the strategic design and maintenance of business intelligence applications. Identifies, researches, and resolves technical problems.
Ensures that the use of business intelligence applications enhances business decision making capabilities.
Engages in data exploration exercises with a variety of complex business intelligence tools, requiring knowledge of relational database structures.
Serve as a resource on complex technical and business matters.
Provide a leadership role for the work group through knowledge in the area of specialization.
Collaborates with other analytic teams and central engineering team as directed.
Makes appropriate decisions, using available resources, to achieve positive outcomes for patients, visitors, staff, and students in balance with sound business practice.
Makes recommendations for changes in the current departmental systems and processes and contributes ideas and suggestions for solutions to the current system’s problems.
Responds to urgent, impromptu, and unplanned situations by assessing their level of importance, instituting appropriate action and information appropriate management.
Communicates decisions to appropriate management.
Prepares incident/occurrence reports as necessary.
Prioritizes daily tasks and assignments appropriately.
Completes mandatory Epic and/or other software or analytic tool training as required.
Report and follow-up on software problems resulting in delay in workflow.
Requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree. Additional experience may be substituted for education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula:
Minimum of four years of related experience in a professional environment where the required knowledge base and skills have been utilized, and a minimum of 2 years of data analytics.
Additional education may substitute for experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
* JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for the required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job. *
Master’s degree in Data Analytics/Data Science, Biostatistics, epidemiology, or related quantitative field. Experience working in data lake environment helpful.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Advanced analytics and statistical modeling.
Knowledge of project and information management.
Analytical ability required to gather data, perform transformation, perform complex analysis, solve both business and technical problems.
Advanced knowledge of medical terminology and clinical informatics for positions working with patient-related data or knowledge of business expertise.
Expert proficiency with business intelligence techniques & tools for the acquisition and transformation of raw data into meaningful and useful information for business and analysis purposes.
Knowledge of relational databases. Knowledge of EMR data structure for positions working with patient-related data.
Advanced ability to problem-solve creatively and analyze processes and systems.
Must possess advanced written and verbal communication skills necessary to gather and exchange data (both internally and externally).
Ability to independently assess and lead others in which data management and statistical strategies are needed to optimally report outcomes.
Highly proficient with administrative skills, including advanced use of word processing, database, spreadsheet and desktop publishing software.
Ability to analyze highly complex data sets.
Data mining/management, data collection instruction, including ability to show data in a user-friendly format for a variety of audiences.
Good analytical and advanced problem-solving ability to assess, prioritize and solve highly complex clinical and systems problems.
High analytical ability to solve complex technical problems.
Strong problem identification and resolution skills.
Advanced interpersonal skills to effectively interface with department heads, JHM personnel, vendors, and consultants, to lead projects.
Ability to balance multiple tasks simultaneously and quickly switch between priorities/tasks.
Ability to interact with all levels of staff and adapt to a rapidly changing work environment.
Requires an advanced degree of problem solving in a fast paced, high dynamic and complex environment.
Advanced critical thinking skills and ability to apply these skills in various situations.
Ability and willingness to mentor colleagues and share experiences to strengthen the team’s success.
Able to lead the work of a diversified staff in various environments.
Awareness of the need for timely communication, ability to identify potential barriers and strategies, and ability to synthesize and integrate information.
Knowledge of and ability to use multiple information systems and software.
Expert proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet software, database structures, and the internet.
Required Licensure Certification, etc.:
Epic Data Warehouse internal certification required within 6 months for positions working with patient-related data. A certification such as Certified Analytics Professional, project management, or a certification in a data analytic tool such as Tableau Software, or Epic required.
Normal office environment where there are limited physical discomforts due to temperature, noise, dust, and the like. Travel between campuses when required.
Classified Title: Sr. Business Intelligence Analyst Working Title: Sr. Academic Data Analyst Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PD Starting Salary Range: $59,280 - $81,430; Commensurate with experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5pm, Up to 37.5 hrs/ week Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10003320-SOM Admin Registrar General Admin Personnel area: School of Medicine
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