Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH ANALYST
Requisition Number: 03024539 Final Filing Date: 08-26-2019 Closing Date: Payroll Title: INSTITUTIONAL RSCH ANL 3 Number of Positions: 1 Salary: $5,066.67-$10,175.00/MO Appointment Type: Career Appointment Description: 100% Fixed; Monday-Friday 8am-5pm Overtime Eligible (FLSA): Exempt Union/HEERA Representation: This position is not represented by a collective bargaining unit
Department: BUDGET & INSTITUTIONAL ANALYSIS - 062115 Department Description:
Location: Davis Allow Applicants to Attach: Resume Cover Letter References
Job Summary: Reporting to the Assistant Director for Institutional Support and Enrollment Management, responsible for providing analysis, information and recommendations to the campus leadership on a range of institutional outcomes that may include institutional effectiveness, program design, benchmarking, student success, and program evaluation.
Work on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Research, gather, analyze and summarize information for complex data research projects resulting in reports suitable for presentation to the highest administrative/executive levels.
Synthesize and summarize complex information in formats appropriate for various audiences.
Work Environment: Employee is personally responsible for following safety procedures/guidelines.
UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.
Background Check Required: Yes
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Public Policy, Higher Education Policy, Public Administration, Statistics, Economics or other related field plus three to five years of experience in a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience using primary research and complex qualitative and quantitative datasets to analyze, make comparisons, answer specific questions, and develop estimates, models, and best practices.
Experience doing primary research, program comparison and program development.
Proactive analytical, problem diagnosis, problem-solving and management skills to independently research, develop and recommend solutions to complex problems and issues.
Research and communication skills to functionally manage complex multi-partner data systems.
Oral and written communication skills appropriate for individual, group and formal presentations, to interact effectively with diverse communities and senior leaders to present complex data, prepare analytical reports, proposals, and correspondence to facilitate decision-making.
Experience in Microsoft Excel and other common Microsoft Office programs. Experience with other similar spreadsheet and presentation programs may be considered equivalent.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree in Business Administration, Public Policy, Higher Education Policy, Public Administration, Statistics, Economics or other related field.
Experience working in an institution of higher education or with higher education policy.
Familiarity with UC processes, policies and procedures.
Familiarity with program evaluation and continuous improvement.
Experience researching and evaluating program data in the context of American higher education.
Familiarity with program development and planning initiatives at the University of California Davis.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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