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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

MOQC is a Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan-funded Collaborative Quality Initiative with the core values of Trust, Integrity, Collaboration, Compassion, and Growth Mindset. Our team uses data from physician practices across the state of Michigan to develop and inform quality improvement projects. Our mission is to improve oncology care everywhere, for patients and their families.

The successful candidate in this new position of Data Manager will be responsible for providing end-to-end coordination of the development of MOQC’s data collection and management tools in support of clinical quality improvement. The Data Workflow Coordinator will lead the

planning, design, development, implementation, maintenance, and evaluation of MOQC’s data and reporting manuals and automated clinical data collection systems. In the first year of this role, the successful candidate will work with our vendor to develop a new database that meets the needs of our data collection and includes adaptability for future needs. Once the database is fully functional and in use, the role will evolve to focus on monitoring and auditing the integrity of data collected, as well as developing reports and data visualization tools for the MOQC team and stakeholders.

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world’s most distinguished academic health systems.  In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
  • 2:1 Match on retirement savings


  • Work with stakeholders, team members, and end users to identify and understand MOQC’s end-to-end clinical data collection needs, challenges and opportunities.
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to define and document MOQC’s data collection business needs and technical requirements.
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of MOQC member practices’ clinical data collection and reporting processes.
  • Translate stakeholder needs and requirements into detailed technical specification documents to develop and maintain processes and tools for both manual and automated data collection.
  • Collaborate with internal teams and external vendors in the design, implementation, testing, and deployment of technical data collection specifications.
  • Participate in and lead project management activities, such as project planning and scope creation, project communications and status reporting.
  • Become MOQC’s data collection subject-matter expert and point of contact for troubleshooting and technical support.

Required Qualifications*

  • Master’s degree or minimum 5 years of experience in a project coordination, business analysis, data management, or related role
  • With Masters’ degree, minimum 3 years of experience in a project coordination, business analysis, data management, or related role
  • Proven ability to understand and document business workflows and processes, and create sustainable systems and solutions to support these processes
  • Strong relationship-building skills, including a demonstrated ability to facilitate proactive collaboration with colleagues and partners
  • Strong technical skills with demonstrated ability to learn new tools. Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite, including PowerPoint and high-level Excel skills
  • Experience with project management tools, and web-based collaboration tools

Desired Qualifications*

Experience with:

  • Healthcare quality improvement
  • Electronic health records
  • Agile software development environment
  • Relational databases and data architecture
  • SQL and/or high-level programming languages such as Python
  • Statistical packages such as SAS, Stata or R
  • Healthcare data integration technologies such as HL7
  • Data visualization

Work Locations

U of M Ann Arbor

North Campus Research Complex (NCRC), moving to Arbor Lakes in Fall 2021, Flexibility available for a hybrid remote working model.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.