Number of Vacancies: 1
Position Status: full-time, permanent
Pay Plan, Series & Grade: Grade 06, Steps 1-5
Salary Range: $59,661.00-$68,964.00
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Location: Van Ness Campus, Washington, DC
Brief Description of Duties
Incumbent functions as Data Analyst in the Office of Institutional Research, Assessment, and Planning (IRAP) at the University of the District of Columbia and as such performs the following duties:
- Bachelor's degree in statistics, computer science, engineering, mathematics, or a related field is required. Advanced degree preferred.
- One (1) year experience that provides evidence of understanding of basic statistical techniques, and/or experience in collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data in higher education is a plus.
- One (1) year experience with data warehousing, data mining on ERP systems (such as Banner or PeopleSoft) or prior use of college data systems such as Banner is a plus.
- Ability to read an Entity Relationship Diagram (ERD) for a multi-relational database system and find needed tables and fields for reporting and/or data mining purposes is a plus.
- Demonstrated expertise with SQL and relational and multi-dimensional designs, and the ability to extract, analyze, and interpret data is essential.
- Requires advanced computer proficiency in all elements of MS Office, specifically Microsoft Access.
- Proficiency with Blackboard Analytics, Cognos, and/or Business Intelligence software is a plus.
- Experience with SPSS or a statistical computing software program and SurveyMonkey or other survey software a plus.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
- Works independently under the general direction of the Director of IRAP, to perform varied administrative, technical, and analytical duties.
- Supports data analysis and reporting needs for existing grants overseen by the Director of IRAP.
- Plans, organizes, and performs a wide variety of specialized technical duties in support of the successful completion of projects and goals on behalf of IRAP.
- Coordinates the collection, retrieval, and storage of data relevant to projects assigned.
- Analyzes data for statistical analysis.
- Designs, implements and monitors data retrieval solutions for relevant campus administrative systems and manage the data produced in a manner consistent to its sensitivity and the University’s Data Standards.
- Serves as a liaison between IRAP and campus customers in support of existing and proposed grant projects to establish and maintain effective working relationships and facilitate project coordination.
- Generates public presentations/materials (such as PowerPoint presentations) and publish reports (such as IPEDS, Factbook, etc.) derived from statistical analysis of data supplied by campus administrative systems as needed by IRAP customers.
- Performs statistical analysis utilizing enrollment data to aggregate, interpret, and present data results in response to information requests from campus customers, external institutions, and the District of Columbia agencies.
- Conduct ad-hoc research and produce related report(s) as requested by IRAP customers.
- Assist IRAP in overseeing and maintaining data integrity for the University’s ERP system (Banner).
- Performs other administrative or research related duties as assigned.
- Strong interpersonal skills, including a demonstrated ability to establish collaborative relationships with cross-functional teams on complex projects and serve as a liaison for IRAP.
- Demonstrated systems thinking and/or higher education administrative experience, knowledge of institutional research theory principles and methods, knowledge of enrollment management, experience with accreditation self-studies, and assessment of student learning are preferred.
- Must demonstrate ethics and be able to maintain strict confidentiality for sensitive data.
- Must be well organized with excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
- Demonstrated trustworthiness in accuracy of work and ability to meet tight deadlines is essential.
- Displays ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
- Desire for continuous improvement by changing and/or adapting the University's data collection, reporting, and analytic efforts as necessary.
- Demonstrated past experience on projects that required creative and/or critical thinking skills to problem solve and decision making ability a plus.
Information to Applicant
Collective Bargaining Unit (Union): This position is not part of the collective bargaining unit.
Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s retirement plan (TIAA-CREF).
Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to actual or perceived actual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familial status, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily offense, place of residence or business, or status as a covered veteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District and Federal statutes and regulations.
Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived actual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familial status, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily offense, place of residence or business, or status as a covered veteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District and Federal statutes and regulations. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.
Veterans Preference: Applicants claiming veterans preference must submit official proof at the time of application.
Residency Preference: The Residency Preference Amendment Act of 1988, D.C. Law 7-203, created a system in which provides that any applicant for employment in the Career or Educational Services who is a bona fide resident of the District of Columbia may claim a residency reference at the time of application. An applicant selected for an appointment based on District residency will be required to submit no less than eight (8) proofs of bona fide District residency. Bona fide District residency must be maintained from the date of appointment to the position for seven (7) consecutive years. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the (7) year period will result in forfeiture of employment.
Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.
Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation. The determination of a "satisfactory background investigation" is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia. The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.
Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.
Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources Only.
Contact Information: All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human Resources at (202) 274-5020.
The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.