Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Department: Institutional Research & Analytics
Employment Type: Full Time
Job Category: Professional Administrative
Major Work Characteristics :
Supports and participates in an emerging institutional effectiveness framework using data to inform decision-making; works as a member of a team dedicated to providing data and access to information for institutional awareness and feedback to improve processes, procedures, and outcomes of diverse types; collaborates and consults with others to assure timely reporting and assessments for accreditation, state, federal reporting as well as institutional improvement.
Responsible for assigned areas with regards to state, federal, and institutional data reporting as well as working within an emerging data governance framework to participate in data validation/cleansing to assure data integrity that links to overseeing procedures and protocols documentation supporting the development of standardized and ad hoc reporting, including information sharing and dissemination strategies.
Bachelor's degree and demonstrated experience in data aggregation and analytics; demonstrated experience with database creation, data analysis, computer programming, and enterprise level programming; expertise in Microsoft Access and Microsoft Excel; ability to work effectively within the data enterprise systems and beyond; ability to work within an organizational structure requiring strong collaboration within an office and with others; excellent communication skills.
Graduate degree; experience in Institutional Research, higher education and working in data analytics and/or educational institutional data analysis and reporting; knowledge of Banner and other enterprise systems; experience with standard reporting tools such as WebFocus, Tableau, Cognos, etc.
Since 1908, Youngstown State University has prepared its graduates to become leaders in the region, the state, and the nation. Located on a beautiful 140-acre campus near downtown Youngstown, Ohio, YSU offers a comprehensive selection of major programs backed by a strong tradition of teaching and scholarship. YSU has a diverse student body of approximately 12,700 students. Multicultural students make up nearly 18 percent of the student body at the University, and over 400 international students hail from fifty-five countries. A student-faculty ratio of 16:1 provide the personal contact associated with a smaller institution, and its connection to the Ohio state system of higher education enables it to draw on the vast resources of that system.
Youngstown State University is a comprehensive urban research university that provides associate, baccalaureate, and graduate instruction and continuing education in one location. The University offers a broad curriculum in the School of Graduate Studies and Research and six colleges: Business Administration; Education; Creative Arts and Communications; Health and Human Services; Liberal Arts and Social Sciences; and Science, Technology, E...ngineering, and Mathematics.
Youngstown State University provides for a broad-based education through a core curriculum of 45 semester hours spread across five areas of concentration and emphasizing the development of writing, speaking, and critical-thinking skills.