Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
Develop and implement databases, data collection systems, data analytics and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality.
Create and manage system to track and report on tuition revenue and scholarship disbursement and other budget management.
Oversee administrative processes to maintain current records for students including leave of absence, grade changes, and registration.
Maintain system for recording and providing records needed for licensure and degree verification for alumni.
Analyzes data and prepares data tables, charts, and graphs for reports.
Interpret data, analyze results and provide ongoing reports.
Acquire data from primary or secondary data sources and maintain data systems.
Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in data sets.
Filter and 'clean' data by reviewing computer reports, printouts, and performance indicators to locate and correct problems.
Perform related compliance responsibilities, as assigned by the Dean of Student, in coordination with the Associate Dean for Administration.
Work with management to prioritize student and information needs.
Locate and define new process improvement opportunities.
Various special data analysis projects, as assigned.
Maintain current databases of recipients for student-focused Crown Family School Newsletters and distribute updates using content provided .
Supervise and train student employees who assist with administrative processes.
Analyzes moderately complex data sets for the purpose of extracting and purposefully using applicable information.
Builds and analyzes statistical models and reproducible data processing pipelines using knowledge of best practices in machine learning and statistical inference. Serves as a single point of contact for all requests and engages other IT resources to assist as needed. May partner with other campus teams to assist faculty with data science related needs.
Performs other related work as needed.
Bachelorâ™s degree, a focus in Mathematics, Economics, Accounting, Computer Science, Information Management or Statistics.
Two years related working experience
Experience in higher education or education.
Experience working with students from diverse backgrounds.
Technical Skills or Knowledge:
Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analyzing datasets (Excel, SPSS, SAS etc).
Technical expertise regarding data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques.
Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.
Adept at queries, report writing and presenting findings.
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