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MD Anderson Cancer Center Database Coordinator in Houston, Texas


The primary purpose of the Database Coordinator position is to build and maintain systems that impact clinical research initiatives in GI Medical Oncology.


Clinical Research Trial Visibility & Matching - 60%

  1. Develop and manage GI Medical Oncology (GIMO) departmental clinical research study information within Microsoft Teams and other platforms as needed. Assists with the creation and maintenance of systems for coding, editing, and data entry of our research studies.

  2. Study and analyze the clinical trial and translational study workflows; identify and transform the workflow process from the functional requirements into the application specifications.

  3. Collaborate with departmental, divisional and institutional personnel to identify the integration points between GIMO departmental systems and institution systems.

  4. Work closely with clinical research trial stakeholders to obtain and continuously update study data and content related to each clinical research studies.

  5. Design and maintain management reports for various purposes; define and track KPIs for clinical research study monitoring. Work with faculty and research staff on problems related to accrual and/or reporting, including patient identification for selected studies with institutional research tools.

  6. Serve as departmental contact or superuser for clinical trial matching system go-lives, query building, and training efforts.

Subject Matter Expert for Microsoft Teams - 25%

  1. Provide support services to employees for complex, technical and configuration issues related to Microsoft Teams and Power BI reports.

  2. Stay current on Microsoft 365 changes, updates and new Microsoft releases for Office 365 and related products.

  3. Efficiently diagnose, troubleshoot and resolve technical issues. Recognize and escalate difficult technical issues within the organization.

  4. Develop user training and instructional materials as needed. Present at meetings as requested to demonstrate end user functionality.

Content Management - 15%

  1. Collect content relevant to departmental research initiatives for publishing on external websites and posting to social media.

  2. Write, edit, and proofread content to meet publishing and posting guidelines.

  3. Enhance the department's online presence, increase website traffic, and support departmental social media presence in accordance with institutional guidelines.

  4. Work closely with departmental leadership and institutional offices on search engine optimization strategies and best practices for each of our disease sites, including patient-friendly listing of our clinical research trials.

Other Other duties as assigned

Bachelor's degree in a related field. Three years of experience in business management systems, including one year as an experienced programmer or one year working with a database software system. May substitute required education degree with additional years of equivalent experience. It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 140018

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

  • Work Week: Days

  • Fund Type: Soft

  • Pivotal Position: No

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 52,000

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 65,000

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 78,000

  • Science Jobs: Yes

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