|Desired Industry: Healthcare
|Desired Job Location: Brooklyn, New York
||Date Posted: 8/19/2015
|Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent
||Availability Date: Immediately
|Desired Wage: 75000
||U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
|Job Level: Management (Manager, Director)
||Willing to Travel: Yes, 25-50%
|Highest Degree Attained: Bachelors
||Willing to Relocate: No
Highly analytical and results-oriented
professional, offering progressive years
of experience in project management;
combined with broad-based knowledge of
strategies, applications, and systems.
Equipped with leadership capabilities in
directing cross-functional teams,
resolving issues, and collaborating with
all research stakeholders. Commended for
precision and accuracy in developing
solutions and interpreting statistical
data. Skilled at implementing diverse
project management methodologies and
strategies to meet organizational
objectives; managing systems integration
and implementation; programming
instruments; and developing strategic
plans, procedures, and guidelines.
Articulate communicator with bilingual
fluency in English and Spanish.
Columbia University, Department of
Psychiatry, New York, NY
Project Director–Boricua Youth Study
(BYS), Division of Child and Adolescent
Lead the operational and strategic
aspects of a longitudinal study on the
development of mental health problems
among a homogeneous Latino subgroup
(Puerto Ricans) through a
state-of-the-art scientific methodology
in a large, population-based sample.
Provide assistance to the primary
investigator in preparing proposals for
new grants and progress reports.
Display proficiency in utilizing
proprietary software DIALOGIX to apply
program changes and additions.
Oversee the New York site including
staff scheduling, performance
evaluation, training, distribution of
labor, and development of strategies and
systems toward the achievement
of goals; while assisting the Puerto
Rico site with quality control,
instrument programming, and
Provide expert oversight to 15 staff and
volunteers including scheduling and
delegation of duties.
Manage the ongoing programming of five
instruments by employing expertise in
survey programming and issue resolution.
Work closely with the Recruitment Team
to optimize systems and help them
generate more contacts.
Preside over the training of a small
team of five people on how to use a
public information database.
Develop multiple users to provide
detailed and updated information to the
Recruitment Team, enabling them to reach
Leverage in-depth knowledge of
relational database principles essential
in assisting analysts with data cleaning
and organization of cases.
Spearheaded the completion of an MRI
pilot through instrument programming,
recruitment strategies development, and
coordination with two additional teams
in Puerto Rico.
Drove key efforts to develop the
following initiatives which
significantly brought outstanding
New recruitment process to produce
summary reports and a more intuitive
interface toward the improvement of
targeted calls while streamlining the
flagging of difficult cases.
New field recruitment management
procedures to increase volume of home
visits compared to previous studies.
Cross-site system of flagging and
displaying all errors and discrepancies
for New York and Puerto Rico sites,
which allowed investigators and analysts
to proceed with data
corrections and attempts while obtaining
missing information from respondents.
System for Puerto Rico that streamlined
the process for reviewing interviews and
feedback of the New York site.
Applied modifications on staff training
procedures, which minimized training
duration, from 60 to 30 days.
Led the reorganization of the talent
acquisition process, which increased the
number of quality candidates hired on a
Envirosell Inc., New York, NY | 2006–
Senior Data Analyst 2014
Data Specialist 2009–2013
Data Analyst 2008–2009
Data Assistant 2006–2008
Held full accountability in overseeing
multiple concurrent deadlines and ad hoc
requests for custom projects in retail,
food service, financial, packaged goods,
Rendered assistance to project managers
in displaying and interpreting
statistical data including
recommendations and conclusions, as
Collaborated with the Project Management
and Sales teams in completing custom
project methodology design and
Organized and managed methodology
training sessions for data collectors,
analysts, project managers, and
Facilitated the research and development
of new methodologies and field
technologies to optimize operations and
broaden company product offerings.
Made use of SPSS, Microsoft Access,
Excel, Desktop Reporter, and Tobii eye
tracking to clean and analyze data.
Earned multiple promotions from the
company after being hired as
research/data assistant in 2006 to data
analyst in 2008, data specialist in
2009, and senior data analyst in
Introduced a procedure to the company,
which significantly brought $150K yearly
savings; while decreasing turnaround
time and increasing the customizability
of attitudinal data.
Directed and mentored an analyst on
procedure in executing observational
data, which was consequently being
promoted to higher position.
Built and cultivated partnership with
vendor, which resulted in the
development of a new web-based path-to-
Designed and executed a web and mobile
dashboard solution for clients, enabling
them to access an interactive version of
their reports; as well as macros to
Directed a web tutorial effort
throughout the company to provide online
professional development for the staff
in all levels.
Exemplified industry expertise in
developing macros and introducing new
software to the company; thus reducing
observational computational turnaround
time by 33%; as well as
detailed data collector evaluation
system to identify and decrease errors
across various types of projects.
Oversaw the implementation of an in-
house phone-based methodology in
replacement to existing system, which
increased the completion rate by with
15% and the profitability by
Enhanced data integrity while reducing
cost by 30% and turnaround time by 45%
through execution of data entry quality
Attained the lowest data entry error
rates in the department, while
optimizing system, utilized to track
task completions in the department.
Columbia University School of Social
Work, New York, NY | 2004–2007
Research Assistant 2006–2007
Developed training packets that improved
and standardized the training process;
as well as an in-house visit system,
resulting in the achievement of higher
completion rates and
successful accomplishment of a four-year
Demonstrated excellent skills in
improving roster calling system while
reducing calling cycle by 25%.
Bachelor of Arts in Latin American
Studies: 2007 | New York University, New
CITI Certification for Social and
Behavioral Researchers | IBM Enrichment
Various Programming Training Programs
for VBA, IBM Software, Interview
Software Packages, and Microsoft Excel
Survey Programming ~ Technical Issues
Resolution ~ Troubleshooting and
Maintenance ~ Cost-Benefit Analysis
Systems Design and Implementation ~
Leadership and Cross-Functional
Collaboration ~ Process Improvement
Solutions Development and Execution ~
Data Analysis and Encoding ~ Database
Microsoft Office Suite (Excel) |
Entryware | SODA | IBM Survey Reporter |
Decipher | Survey Monkey | Fluid Surveys
Dialogix | SPSS | Tobii Eye Tracking |
Atlas.ti | Nvivo |VBA | R | C++ | SQL |
Tableau | WinSurvey | Lotus | Microsoft
Available upon request.
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