Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
Assists with research to help determine market priorities for different programs, centers and units.
Generates analytical insights, and creates reports for the marketing team, the Deans, senior leadership, Boothâ™s staff, among others; ensures alignment with global strategy and program specific strategies and outcomes for new and ongoing initiatives.
In collaboration with brand strategy, digital analytics and digital engagement teams, develops and maintains key performance indicators, reporting metrics, reporting design and automation for market research initiatives.
Leads research projects to measure brand and program awareness, perception and market share; evaluates outcomes and recommends changes and adjustments in strategy as new trends emerge in the market.
Evaluates perceptions, motivations, decision making, and preferences of different constituents of Chicago boothâ™s audiences, including prospective, admitted, and current students, faculty, alumni, among others.
Connects learnings across multiple research tools and formulates comprehensive recommendations.
Conducts independent research and competitive analysis on the marketplace, industry trends and landscapes, audience behavior.
Recommends solutions to best address research questions with recommendations on how to collect relevant data and conduct advanced analytics; collect primary and secondary data; synthesize a variety of data sources.
Performs in a highly complex data infrastructure with agility.
Collaborates internally and externally with different partners and peers on supporting various new and ongoing initiatives.
Manages projects of different scale and complexity including the logistics, respective timelines and ensure that all milestones are met.
Has a deep understanding of methods to analyze complex data sets for the purpose of extracting and purposefully using applicable information. May develop and maintain infrastructure that connects data sets.
Guides staff or faculty members in defining the project and applies principals of data science in manipulation, statistical applications, programming, analysis and modeling.
Performs other related work as needed.
Bachelorâ™s degree in a related field.
At least three years of experience with statistical analysis, survey design, survey fielding, market research and evaluation.
Minimum two years of experience using business intelligence software such as Tableau, ability to tell stories through visualization.
Demonstrated experience in survey design, research design, experimental methods, sampling methods, quantitative and qualitative research methods.
Background working with survey applications such as Qualtrics.Â
Manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment with strong attention to detail and accuracy.
Proven ability to work independently as well as on a team.
Excellent problem-solving skills, verbal/written communication, and ability to explain technical concepts to business audiences.
Effective at working and communicating with the Senior Leadership of the school.
Statistical programming, data querying and manipulation with statistical software packages such as R, Python or other comparable tool.
Familiarity with SQL and/or other methods of accessing data in relational databases.
Proficient in Microsoft Excel, and Tableau programming skills for data mining and to supplement and enhance data analyses.
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