Program Manager - Academic and Student Affairs 15818
The Office of Academic and Student Affairs (OASA) at West Virginia University is seeking applications for a full-time Program Manager of Graduate Enrollment and Admissions. This position will serve as the main staff member to conduct data analysis, prepare reports in areas of student enrollment and persistence (e.g., enrollment, retention, completion, probation, etc.), and to manage our SOPHAS application system for admissions and enrollment for graduate programs in the School of Public Health. This person will also provide leadership in conjunction with all student affairs staff for strategic efforts on student success, and the recruitment and retention of groups underrepresented in higher education programs. Overall, this position provides critical analytical support to the School of Public Health's planning, assessment, and decision-making processes.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Create a range of reports related to student enrollment and persistence
Communicate analytical results to SPH academic departments for retention, probation, and completion of data collection and dissemination.
Work with Director of Assessment to provide data analysis and data reports to support specialized accreditations and/or ranking, such as Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH), Board of Governors (BOG), Higher Learning Commission (HLC), etc.
Identify, gather, and organize data to provide accurate and timely information.
Conduct or participate in workshops, committees, and conferences designed for retention data collection and dissemination.
Utilization of Tableau or other software systems that allow for the creation of dashboard development and analytics.
Respond to different ad hoc data requests from the Dean of the School and the Office of the Vice President for Health Sciences.
Perform technical data support duties as assigned.
Pay Grade: 17
Master's degree in education, business, administration, counseling or a related field preferred.
Bachelor's degree and two (2) years of related professional work experience will be considered.
One (1) year in an academic setting and familiarity with student affairs including student retention, enrollment and software applications for admissions.
Or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Demonstrated experience with data analytics and reporting for the purposes of compliance
Exceptional organizational and time management skills.
Strong ability to multi-task multiple projects at the same time.
Demonstrated ability to read and interpret data
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Demonstrated ability to present information and respond to questions from senior leadership administrative team
Demonstrated ability to utilize Excel or other data management software to create and produce clear, concise, documents for purpose of reporting.
Demonstrated ability to work in a multidisciplinary team environment and to coordinate participation of team members from various backgrounds.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
Experience in academic setting required.
Experience in academic public health student affairs preferred.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and without supervision on high-level projects
Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
About WVU At West Virginia University, we pride ourselves on a tireless endeavor for achievement. We are home to some of the most passionate, innovative minds in the country who push their limits for the sake of progress, constantly moving the world forward. Our students, faculty and staff make this institution one of the best out there, and we are proud to stand as one voice, one university, one WVU. Find out more about your opportunities as a Mountaineer at http://hr.wvu.edu/.
West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer, and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.
Job Posting: Nov 20, 2020
Posting Classification: Non-Classified
Exemption Status: Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 215243
About West Virginia University
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land-grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship and offers high-quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU statewide includes campuses in Beckley, Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg and Morgantown – which has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America. WVU is an R1 Doctoral Research University (Highest Research Activity), one of only 115 nationwide. WVU offers 212 degrees throughout the 14 colleges and schools. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy and forensics. WVU researchers have helped confirm the existence of gravitational waves and uncovered diesel vehicle emissions discrepancies. Statewide, there are over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide. WVU is reinventing West Virginia’s future by strengthening education, healthcare and broad-based prosperity.