RESEARCH & DATA ANALYST
JOB NO.: 90153-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Other
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 90153-AS
Working Title: Research & Data Analyst
Official Title: SR POLICY/PLNG ANLST(T03BN) or POLICY/PLNG ANALYST(T03DN)
Hiring Department: A050200-ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT/ADMINISTRATION
Anticipated Begin Date: MAY 01, 2017
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Advertised Salary: Minimum $75,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization: Graduate degree with evidence of expertise in a field or discipline that relates to the educational leadership, student services, and/and policy analysis, required. Terminal degree preferred.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience: 2-5 years in a role that provides a broad view of a university's academic mission or in a position demonstrating strong analytical skills. Plus 2-5 years in a role that provides supervisory and leadership experience in an institution of higher education.
Experience using quantitative information to support policy decisions. Knowledge of statistics, statistical software (e.g., Stata), and research methodologies. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Strong attention to detail, accuracy, and organization. Proficiency in Microsoft Office. Experience working in a higher education setting, including communication experience with administrative (particularly enrollment management and academic affairs staff). Experience in student success (retention/graduation rates) and international/out-of-state recruitment research and data analysis. Experience in writing higher education research reports/presentations.
Position Summary: Reporting to the Vice Provost for Enrollment Management, this position serves as the senior research and data analyst for the division, overseeing divisional efforts in developing reports and projections to inform data-driven decision making and assist with strategic enrollment planning and targeted enrollment growth initiatives. The position also is responsible for developing key performance indicator (KPI) enrollment management-related reports and data visualizations on measures of relevance to internal divisional audiences and external campus audiences.
The individual serves as Division of Enrollment Management liaison with the Office of Academic Planning and Institutional Research, and participates in enrollment planning meetings at both the divisional and campus administration level.
In addition, this position responds to requests for data/statistics; develops and implements a variety of research methodologies; and provides research, data analysis and assessment of recruitment, yield, retention and related issues.
The mission of the Division of Enrollment Management is to strategically strengthen the competitiveness of UW-Madison in achieving enrollment goals and to collaborate with campus partners to provide information and services to enhance student success. The offices within the Division provide the foundation of support and services for the academic infrastructure throughout the student lifecycle. We are committed to the highest standard of service for our students, colleagues, visitors and other customers. Staff will serve as role models by practicing exemplary, respectful and inclusive behaviors in all of our interactions.
Contact: Ann Bradshaw
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )
Instructions to applicants: To apply for this position, please click on "Apply Online" to begin the application process. You will be required to upload a cover letter, resume, and a document listing the contact information for three professional references.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
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Advertised: 29 Mar 2017 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: 26 Apr 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time