Applications received on or before July 19th will be given full consideration
Full Time/Part Time
Full time, benefit eligible
Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm with some travel and irregular working hours
Some weekend responsibilities may be required
$63,000 - $78,000 annually
The Office of Institutional Research and Data Management seeks an experienced and highly motivated institutional research professional to advance IR at the Missouri University of Science and Technology. The Administrative Consultant II will be instrumental in the building of IR capacity and supporting expansion of visualization, business intelligence resources, and proactive, automated dissemination of rich data for data-informed decision making and strategic monitoring.
The Administrative Consultant II is responsible for the analysis and reporting of institutional data and supporting a culture of data-informed decision-making on campus, under the supervision of the Director of Institutional Research and Data Management (IR/DM). The Administrative Consultant II queries, manages, analyzes, interprets, and reports a wide variety of data in support of university, college, and program accreditation, accountability, planning, policy formulation, and assessment processes. Duties and responsibilities will include:
Retrieve, analyze, evaluate, and interpret a wide variety of institutional functional area data (e.g., SIS, surveys and external and auxiliary data systems) to provide timely, relevant and accurate information to a broad range of internal and external audiences.
Respond to ad hoc requests and collaborate with data requestors to clarify needs for data and information.
Prepare, coordinate and review mandated reporting (e.g., IPEDS, CDS, HLC), external surveys and questionnaires (e.g., USN&WR, AACSB, BSQ, AAUP) and internal reporting and dashboard data on a recurring basis.
Disseminate data and information in written, visual and oral forms to internal and external audiences.
Data and process management responsibilities include: Document and maintain processes for repeatability, document future needs, recommend reporting solutions, develop data models and build dashboards and reports to support effective decision making.
Collaborate with campus and system data stewards, analysts, and committees to improve data quality, reporting and data informed processes.
Assist in the professional development and mentoring of peers and student workers.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 6 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary
Preferred Qualifications Bachelor's degree with a focus in computer science, statistics/mathematics, data science, or similar applicable field of study, required. Minimum of 6 years' experience from which institutional research and/or business intelligence functional area knowledge and skills can be acquired. Broad knowledge of and experience in statistics and statistical software packages, (e.g., SAS, SPSS, R, Python) required. Demonstrated abilities in problem-solving and solution development resulting from ill-structured constituent requests for data or analysis required. Broad knowledge of and experience in SQL and visual query-based software packages (e.g., Tableau Data Prep, SAS Enterprise Guide, Veera Construct, Cognos) required. Self-motivation and discipline to regularly set and achieve work goals required. Outstanding collaboration as a member of a team and ability to work independently, with campus leadership, and data stewards should be evident. Strong organizational skills are required, exemplary interpersonal and written communication skills are essential. Other important personal characteristics required include a strong work ethic, great attention to detail and accuracy, personal integrity, and strategic thinking and planning skills.
Master's degree in related field is preferred. Broad knowledge of and experience in visualization techniques and software (e.g., Tableau, PowerBI, D3, SAS Visual Analytics/Statistics, Plotly) preferred. Experience in data governance activities and processes preferred.
The final candidate is required to provide copies of official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) should be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials.
Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.
All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
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