Data Analyst (Contract)

Position Summary

ABMS is launching an initiative to evaluate and analyze new information being gathered from new innovations as well as an in-depth review of information about the diplomate population. The Data Analyst supports the needs of ABMS which includes, but is not limited to, the Continuing Certification Initiative by providing exceptional understanding of diplomate data and assessment information from the CertLink™ platform. The Data Analyst works collaboratively with project stakeholders which include membership from several committees to find key data conclusions and trends. Reporting to the Chief Information Officer this role will collaborate with cross-functional teams internal and external to ABMS to advance the goals and objectives.



  • Analyze data from multiple data sources that include Certlink, diplomate data and member board data. This will include identifying additional data sets to combine
  • Analyze data for patterns and trends based on the research question being posed
  • Documents results, communicates findings, and provide reports to key stakeholders
  • Acquire a working knowledge of existing technical processes and apply this knowledge to assigned tasks and projects
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills and Attributes

  • High integrity with a commitment to quality
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently or with teams
  • Organized, self-motivated, results oriented, and detail oriented
  • Effectively communicates with highly IT technical individuals and people without a technical background at multiple levels
  • Ability to analyze detailed data
  • Familiarity with data management including interpreting, comprehending, and summarizing statistical data
  • Ability to anticipate action and effectively exercise independent judgement

Education, Training and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 1-3 years' relevant experience
  • Knowledge of statistical packages such as SPSS or equivalent
  • Knowledge of SQL databases preferred
  • Solid proficiency with MS Office Products
  • Demonstrated business analysis skills

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, genetic information, or disability.

How to Apply

You may send your resume and cover letter to Please include the job title in the subject of your email.

You may also submit your resume and cover letter by postal mail to:

American Board of Medical Specialties
Attn: Human Resources
353 North Clark Street
Suite 1400
Chicago, IL 60654