Job Posting: Senior Data Indexer, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, Seattle, WA
|Department:||INSTITUTE FOR HEALTH METRICS AND EVALUATION|
|Appointing Department Web Address:||http://www.healthmetricsandevaluation.org|
|Job Location:||Downtown Seattle|
|Job Location Detail:||5th & Bell|
|Closing Info:||Open Until Filled|
|Salary:||Salary is commensurate with experience and education|
The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) is an independent global health research center at the University of Washington that provides rigorous and comparable measurement of the world’s most important health problems and evaluates the strategies used to address them. IHME makes this information freely available so that policymakers have the evidence they need to make informed decisions about how to allocate resources to best improve population health.
IHME has an outstanding opportunity for a Senior Data Indexer to join our team. The Senior Data Indexer’s work will take a leadership role in the content development for the Global Health Data Exchange (GHDx), IHME’s catalog and platform to share and inform about health data. The Senior Data Indexer will be responsible for overseeing a team of indexers researching, renaming, moving and cataloguing large amounts of health data from a variety of data sources, e.g. health surveys, censuses, facility records and administrative data. The Senior Data Indexer will be familiar with different types of files and data, particularly health and demographic datasets; be meticulous with file naming and proper metadata; and possess sufficient Internet and research savvy to direct online data searches and identify accurate information from conflicting sources. The Senior Data Indexer will report to the Assistant Director, Data Management.
|Condition of Employment:|
|Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check.