DIRECTOR FOR STRATEGIC ANALYSIS AND DECISION SUPPORT
Requisition Number: 03024690 Final Filing Date: 09-12-2019 Closing Date: Payroll Title: INSTITUTIONAL RSCH ANL 4 Number of Positions: 1 Salary: $6,150.00 - 12,991.67/ Month Appointment Type: Career Appointment Description: 100%, Monday-Friday, 8am - 5pm Overtime Eligible (FLSA): Exempt Union/HEERA Representation: This position is not represented by a collective bargaining unit
Department: ENGINEERING DEANS OFFICE - 024000 Department Description:
Location: Davis Allow Applicants to Attach: Resume Cover Letter References
Job Summary: The Director for Strategic Analysis and Decision Support provides analytics to support decision-making for the College of Engineering Dean's Leadership Team. The director leads the acquisition and transformation of institutional data sources from various operational units on campus and from external data sources while maintaining security, privacy and human subject considerations. Identifies key metrics of success and provides expert analysis, information, and recommendations to Dean, Associate Deans, faculty and staff. Prepares reporting of data to external agencies for the purpose of accreditation, ranking, benchmarking, and strategic analysis. Shares strategic decision data, educational research and evaluation results, lessons learned and recommendations with internal constituencies in a user-focused format including reports, research briefs, presentations, and data dashboards. Complete statistical reporting surveys for annual USNWR (U.S. News & World Report) Best Engineering Schools and American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). Serve as the College data programming liaison for downloading large data sets from campus systems, including the design, programming and implementation of complex queries using application software and SAS programming. Facilitate training and direct users to learning materials as necessary to properly understand how to use data tools.
Physical Demands: Sit for prolonged periods of time at a computer terminal.
Work Environment: All employees in the Dean's Office are required to work at the College's commencement.
UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.
Background Check Required: Yes
Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree in Sociology, Education, Economics, Statistics, Operations Research, or a related field.
Experience using Structured Query Language (SQL), knowledge of basic SQL functions and sub-queries is required.
Familiarity with using data visualization tools (i.e. Tableau and Power BI) and tool sets for data extraction, manipulation, and analysis (i.e. SAS, R, SPSS).
Experience working with both business users and technical development teams.
Excellent interpersonal, organization, problem-solving, analytical, and time management skills, including judgment and accuracy.
Skills to prioritize responsibilities and meet deadlines in a consistent, timely and professional manner.
Excellent communication skills and experience presenting findings to decision-makers.
Skills to collaborate with senior leadership, work effectively and independently on multiple priorities with strict deliverable dates.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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