POLICY AND PLANNING ANALYST
JOB NO.: 90265-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: VCRGE/GRAD/AC PLAN & ASSESSMT
Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 90265-AS
Working Title: POLICY AND PLANNING ANALYST
Official Title: SR POLICY/PLNG ANLST(T03BN) or POLICY/PLNG ANALYST(T03DN) or ASSOC POL/PLNG ANLST(T03FN)
Hiring Department: A340330-VCRGE/GRAD/AC PLAN & ASSESSMT
Anticipated Begin Date: MAY 15, 2017
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Advertised Salary: Minimum $55,406 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization: Bachelors degree required. Masters degree preferred.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience: Two years of experience working in a role that includes analytic and policy analysis functions preferred. Other qualifications include:
- Experience in higher education preferred
- Experience creating, manipulating and extracting information from large datasets
- Knowledge of statistical techniques and survey tools, such as Qualtrics and SQL
- Proficiency in building database tables from other data sets, Excel, text, XML and/or other file types
- Knowledge of higher education issues in general and issues faced in graduate education in particular
- Knowledge of Tableau and/or other visualization tools preferred
Position Summary: The Policy and Planning Analyst in the Graduate School works closely with the Assistant Dean for Academic Planning and Assessment on graduate program data assessment, graduate program review, accreditation issues, national surveys and reports, data visualization, exit surveys, and ad-hoc data requests, along with interacting with other campus data stakeholders and the Office of Academic Planning and Institutional Research.
Additional Information: The successful candidate will have a broad understanding of general higher education issues and issues faced by research institutions combined with strong analytical and technical skills. The individual will draw on the University's enterprise data systems (human resources record system, student records, budget, and other data resources) and will need skill in computer programming and the ability to write queries to extract data from large data sets. Knowledge of Hyperion Interactive Reporting Studio, Tableau, Qualtrics, R, SQL, SAS, SPSS or related analytical and query tools is essential.
Additional requirements: strong problem solving skills; penchant for seeking creative or innovative solutions to persistent challenges; ability to give attention to detail while keeping the broader context in mind; skill at communicating findings to diverse audiences and in a range of formats from tables and text to slide presentations, graphics, and data visualizations; capacity to be highly productive both working independently and when contributing to team projects; self-motivated and able to take appropriate leadership responsibility for assignments; evidence of ability to exercise good judgment and discretion; ability to maintain a positive attitude in a workplace that can have rapidly changing deadlines and ambiguous priorities.
Plus factors include experience with: PeopleSoft Campus Solutions (ISIS); PeopleSoft Human Capital Management Suite (HRS); data warehouses (InfoAccess and EPM at UW-Madison); mainframe data access; web site development; and data visualization. Proficiency with the MS-Office suite, e-mail, and e-calendaring is assumed.
Contact: Amanda Allaby
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: Please click "Apply Now" to begin the application process. Applicants must submit a cover letter and resume highlighting their experience as it relates to this position.
Pay will be determined based on qualifications, with the range minimum starting at $55,406.
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: 10 Apr 2017 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: 8 May 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time