Research Data Management Specialist 2

Penn State University

College of Medicine at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Campus City:
Hershey, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
02 – H – Exempt
Work Unit:
Penn State College of Medicine
Public Health Sciences
Full/Part Time:


The Department of Public Health Sciences at Penn State College of Medicine is seeking a Research Data Management Specialist. The Research Data Management Specialist will collaborate with project staff (including other data management positions) to plan and implement data management procedures for research projects. This position provides data management support to research projects by: developing data collection forms; creating data entry/data capture systems; creating and testing data quality checks; updating and maintaining information in databases; resolving data problems; tracking participants, data collection forms and other project materials; importing and exporting data; monitoring data quality; developing, executing, and distributing reports; designing and testing data management applications and databases; participating in training sessions; preparing manuals of operations; participating in internal and external data quality reviews; and resolving data problems with research staff. In addition, this position will perform clinical trial monitoring activities in accordance with the specific protocol documents and federal regulations to ensure protocol and regulatory compliance of clinical research studies. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Proficiency with use of REDCap preferred. Working knowledge of clinical research and related regulatory requirements and terminology is a plus. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with possibility of re-funding.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088