Reporting to the Director of Affirmative Action and Diversity Analytics, the Affirmative Action Program Analyst performs data compilation, troubleshooting, analysis and reporting related to diversity and affirmative action, as well as the dissemination and effective communication of such information to a variety of stakeholders.
The AA Program Analyst will coordinate the accurate and timely collection and reconciliation of workforce and personnel transaction data from each school and unit across this decentralized institution according to the individual unit's utilization of systems – either automated or manual – by each faculty and nonfaculty unit.
The position assists with the development and production of AA related programs and training, as well as federally mandated EEO/AA related reports, such as the Vets2412 and the utilization and selection data of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
The AA Program Analyst will work with staff across the University (and contracted agents as necessary) to collect and refine employment-related data, organize and automate procedures for ongoing data management, synthesize findings in numeric, graphical and written forms, and present to audiences internally and externally.
This position contributes in developing strategic, creative, and innovative outreach and training programs by maximizing the use of graphics and related materials to communicate information to stakeholders in an effective and compelling manner to ensure proper workforce and personnel-activity data collection, monitoring and implementation of regulatory policies and procedures (i.e. EEO/AA, Veterans, Disability) including:
Retrieval of complex employment and other data sets, working and collaborating with stakeholders to determine needs;
Designing, testing and implementing reporting solutions, and preparing reports and visual representation of these data sets for presentation as assigned.
The AA Program Analyst works to enhance content and presentation of data for strategic and other planning purposes, review analytical protocols and procedures to expand longitudinal institutional and organizational unit trend analyses, and assists in developing appropriate equal opportunity/affirmative action, diversity, & inclusion benchmarks, scorecards and related tools.
In addition, this role serves as front-line source of information for data requests and point of contact for all EEO/AA matters.
Salary Grade: 057
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Minimum of 5 years of experience in a related discipline such as affirmative action/equal employment opportunity, human resources, diversity and inclusion, faculty affairs or HR information systems/analytics
Experience working in EEO/AA. Background in EEO/AA compliance (e.g., Exec Order 11246 data mandates), ADA, &/or Diversity & Inclusion arena(s);
Demonstrated effective displays & presentations of quantitative human resources information to various audiences, preferably in a university setting. Individual must be comfortable with designing & building complex spreadsheets, pivot tables, & graphics in Excel & related software, as well as conducting in-depth analysis on multiple sources of data
Proficient in MS Office products, in particular advanced Excel skills such as pivot tables, vlookup and graphs
Must have strong organization, collaboration, & analytical skills, as well as strong written, & oral communication skills. Experience with & proficiency in PeopleSoft, HRIS, Qlikview, and Powerpoint strongly desired.
Ability to work with highly confidential data; discretion & ability to maintain confidentiality of personnel data & files
Must be dependable, self-motivated, adaptable & a quick learner in a fast-paced & deadline driven environment; demonstrated ability to work & learn independently & be a team player while also setting priorities & meeting deadlines for multiple projects
Proven success researching & analyzing policies & procedures, including those based in federal & state law
Knowledge of data concepts, automated production of reports, working with detailed demographic data, aggregated & disaggregated job groups, applicant data tracking systems, & census data
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 48843BR
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