Job ID: 2021-8116 Type: Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development (ED1084) # of Openings: 1 Category: Business/Professional Administrative New York University
This position includes work in post secondary assessment, learning analytics, data management, and institutional research. The position will be responsible for promoting the use of institutional data sources and data systems for the purpose of developing institutional assessment tools that can inform decision-making and contribute to institutional improvement at Steinhardt. The position requires playing a critical role in achieving the goals and priorities set by the schools leadership for strategic planning and institutional improvement. The position will support NYU Steinhardts strategic institutional research needs using available university data and survey data to support the initiatives of deans and senior administration to meet the long- and short-term strategic planning needs of the school. The position will use the student information systems, survey data, and an institutional data warehouse to manage the collection and analysis of data on school, department, and program level data for improving institutional effectiveness, efficiency, resource allocation and teaching and learning. The position will lead the development of custom and standardized reports to inform and guide institutional research and develop a comprehensive systematic process of data collection and analysis that supports planning as well as evaluation/assessment at numerous levels within the schools structure. This position will also provide support and guidance with external reporting.
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree in a social science discipline or higher education.
Preferred Education: Master's Degree
Required Experience: 3+ years of relevant work experience in research design, data collection and retrieval, statistical analysis and reporting, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with information systems, database management, institutional research, and data analytics. Experience with quantitative analysis, data visualization and infographics.
Preferred Experience: Experience working with universities, hospitals, banking and/or other large complex data-driven, performance-based institutions.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Effective verbal and written communication skills, organizational and graphic presentation skills, and the ability to write and communicate data-rich reports that are easily understood by various stakeholders. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and security procedures regarding the use and storage of confidential data. Knowledge of and experience with Stata, R, student information systems or client management systems or comparable data analytic software and proficiency in using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, survey software, and other software to summarize and present data. Strong time management skills and the ability to prioritize multiple projects, working independently and collaboratively across multiple data sources, systems, and stakeholders to meet deadlines.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Understanding of psychometrics and assessment. Experience with Tableau data visualizations. Experience with SQL.
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