Data Analyst, Office of the Senior Vice President for Research
Job location: Union, New Jersey
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-03-16
External Applicant Instructions
- Please upload your resume/CV for automatic population of information to your Kean application.
- Your contact information, work experience and education will be automatically filled in. Please review all fields – you will need to verify that the data is accurate.
- In the “My Experience” section, you will find a resume/CV upload option where you can submit your cover letter and any other supporting documents you may wish to submit.
Office of the Senior Vice President for Research
Under the direction of the Senior Vice President for Research, the Data Analyst (Professional Services Specialist II) is responsible for data analytics and the gathering, assessment, cleaning and aggregating of data from a wide range of client groups across the university including, but not limited to: Academic Affairs, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Institutional Research, Enrollment Management, Student Success and Retention, etc. Additionally, this role will develop and maintain metrics & reports, design data models, perform UPC and ACE analyses and assist in decision making at all levels and in all areas of the university, including presenting to senior leadership. This position requires travel and a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours.
This is not a remote position and requires physical presence on campus as determined by the Supervisor. It requires working on campus during the COVID-19 pandemic and interacting directly with students following all procedures and protocols set forth in the University’s Restart Plan and any procedures/protocols created through additional correspondence. The employee must have the ability to wear a face covering for the duration of the workday during the COVID pandemic or as determined by university protocol.
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Master’s degree in a related field and three years of professional experience analyzing data in an institution of higher education, in education or a field that is directly related to data collection, analyses and reporting is required. Candidate must have experience with instituting Quality Controls on large data sets; prior experience collecting, analyzing and presenting data from platforms such as Workday, Advise CRM, Ellucian/Colleague and Interfolio; advanced knowledge and experience working with various databases including, but not limited to: Excel, Access, Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle12; and knowledge of SQL, ACE analyses and UPC analyses. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. A Doctorate degree may be substituted for two years of the required experience.
Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Please submit your cover letter, resume/CV and contact information for three professional references. Official transcripts for all degrees are required prior to the starting date of employment.Additional InformationKean University complies with the New Jersey First Act (Senate Bill No. 1730, P.L. 2011, Chapter 70). Any individual newly hired by Kean University will be required to abide by this law and establish a principal residence in New Jersey. New employees will have a full 365 days to establish such residence, from the effective date of hire.In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position, please refer to Section III.A. of our Reasonable Accommodations Policy & Procedures. Diversity & Non-Discrimination StatementKean University is committed to establishing and maintaining a diverse campus community through inclusive excellence and equal opportunity. Kean’s commitment to access and equity is designed to prepare each graduate to not only thrive, but climb higher in a diverse world. As an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution we work to support a campus-wide agenda to foster a community that both values and promotes the diversity and equity of all students, faculty, staff, administrators, and beyond.EEO/AA StatementKean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer