Columbia University Data Analyst in New York, New York

Job TitleData Analyst

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Job Requisition Number 093766

Department 7521 - EMD - Emergency Medicine

Location Medical Center

Job Type Officer Full-Time Regular

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Job Family General Administration

Salary Grade Officer 104

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Advertised Summary Job Description Reporting to the Director of Budget and Finance, with a dotted line to the Director of Operations, the Data Analyst will be responsible developing analytic solutions and report writing regarding operational and financial metrics for the Department of Emergency Medicine. The Data Analyst will work with IT Management to develop and distribute department dashboards and with the Finance Manger to complete financial accounting and reporting transactions.


  • In collaboration with Senior Leadership, identify, develop, and track the Department's KPI and KOI

  • Report on variance monthly and prepare data to implement solutions

  • Remain abreast and updated of NYP and CUMC mandates, provide data and metrics to comply as needed

  • Works strategically to provide analysis of need for developing and expanding plans and programs

  • Develop dashboards to report KPI and KOI to varying audiences

  • Assists Finance Manager with accounts payable, reporting and reconciliation transactions

  • In collaboration with IT, establish and maintain data security levels and access to data

  • Provide support to end users

  • Serving as departmental liaison to Medical Center and University for related matters

Minimum Qualifications for Grade

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus three years of related experience.

Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant Bachelor's degree in Informatics or Business Administration

Advance knowledge and proficiency in Microsoft Excel and database software; prior experience and knowledge of financial and operational performance indicators in healthcare.

Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills; a professional and positive can do attitude are a must. Adept at solving problems quickly, efficiently, and independently.

Must be able to communicate, both verbally and in writing, in a professional and succinct manner, and be open to feedback and collaboration.

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This position works with: There are no special indications for this position

HIPAA Compliance training required Yes

Participation in Medical Surveillance required No Response

What type of posting? Is this a waiver request? Standard Posting

Requisition Open Date 07-05-2010

Requisition Close Date Open Until Filled

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