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Measurement Insights Analyst

University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, Colorado
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Aug 3, 2021

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16-Jul-2021 Close All Job SummaryThe Office of Data (ODA) Analytics encourages applications for a Measurement Insights Analyst! This position will work with the Assistant Director of Measurement Insights and the Graduate School to advance campus initiatives through the development, collection, analysis and management of campus surveys and other forms of data. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month professional exempt position in the Office of Data Analytics. This position will support the Graduate School in their academic mission and critical initiatives and will serve as a liaison between the Graduate School and the ODA. The analyst will assist with campus-wide survey work, including design and administration; data analysis, reporting and visualization for use by internal and external audiences; and management of campus surveys.
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Who We AreThe Office of Data Analytics (ODA) plays a vital and trusted role in providing high-quality data, analysis, services, and products to our clients and partners that empower them to make informed decisions. Within ODA, the Assessment, Insights, and Measurement (AIM) team leads campus assessment and measurement efforts and provides data narratives and insights (e.g., reports, visualizations, presentations) about the state of the campus. Within the AIM team of ODA, the Measurement group collects data primarily through Faculty Course Questionnaires and large-scale sample surveys.
The Graduate School ensures the quality of graduate education at the University of Colorado Boulder by facilitating educational innovations, providing mentorship on standard methodologies, and helping to grow and support a vibrant and diverse graduate student community.What Your Key Responsibilities Will BeSurvey Design, Administration, and Analysis:
  • In collaboration with campus partners, particularly the Graduate School, identify and/or develop empirical questions to guide analysis of measurement data.
  • Serve as the lead administrator and analyst for graduate level surveys.
  • Combine data collected by AIM with relevant institutional records.
  • Assist with development of self-service interactive Tableau dashboards for partners to discover the data insights they need.
  • Assist with development of executive summaries, slide decks, one-page infographics, and other results that provide insights.
  • Assist with presentations, including trainings and presentations of major research/measurement findings.
Data Collection and Analytics in support of the Graduate School:
  • Serve as the Liaison between ODA and the Graduate School.
  • Plan and implement longitudinal data collection and analysis for graduate programs. This is likely to include, but not limited to: Coordinating the collection and analysis of data on graduate students and graduate programs (e.g., surveys, career outcomes data, key institutional metrics).
  • Support leadership in the Graduate School through the creation and updating of tableau dashboards and reports that combine data from numerous sources for assessment of graduate programs.
  • Perform market analyses for potential new degree and certificate programs, through analysis of student and market demand for programs; use information to advise viability of program, projected enrollment estimates, and proposed tuition rates. Utilize labor market platforms and other tools as appropriate and serve as point of contact for interface.
Faculty Course Questionnaires (FCQs):
  • Assist with FCQ administration.
  • Aid in FCQ analysis, visualization and presentation of results.
What You Should KnowRemote work is an option for this position, however, you will be required in the office at least one day a week.What We Can OfferDepending on your qualifications/experience, we are hiring at either the Professional or Senior Professional level:
  • The hiring pay range for this level is $62,000 to $71,000
  • Senior Professional:
    • The hiring pay range for this level is $71,000 to $76,000
    BenefitsThe University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.Be StatementsBe Adaptable. Be Inclusive. Be Boulder.What We RequireProfessional:
    • At least a bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute.
    • At least 1+ years of professional, job related experience.
    Senior Professional:
    • At least a bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute.
    • At least 3+ years of professional, job related experience.
    What You Will Need
    • Proven competence in the use of software for word processing, spreadsheets, statistical analysis, graphics, data visualizations, presentations, and decision support.
    • Understanding of relational database concepts and queries.
    • Detailed approach to identifying and fixing problems.
    • Strong organizational skills; analytical skills; written and oral communication skills.
    • Ability to analyze implications of changes in methods, input data, policies, etc.
    • Strong work ethic and positive problem-solving demeanor; results-oriented and able to work through projects independently; ability to manage multiple projects and work on tight deadlines; ability to work cooperatively and in a team environment.
    What We Would Like You To Have
    • A graduate degree which emphasizes quantitative skills and research methods.
    • One year of professional experience in sophisticated statistical techniques.
    • Advanced skill using a statistical software package, such as SPSS, SAS, Stata, or R. Strong preference for experience in R.
    • Advanced skill in survey design and in using an online survey platform, such as Qualtrics.
    • Advanced skill in using data visualization software, such as Tableau.
    • Advanced skill with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software, such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Experience in higher education institutional research and understanding of higher education policies and issues.
    • Experience with database design and programming, data warehouses, SQL, and business intelligence software.
    Special InstructionsTo apply, please submit the following materials:
    1. A current resume.
    2. A cover letter that specifically tells us how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications, and responsibilities of the position.
    We may request references at a later time.
    Please apply by August 1, 2021 for consideration.
    Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs.
    Posting Contact InformationPosting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

    Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

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