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Data and Research Specialist

Mount St. Mary's University

Job Title: Data and Research Specialist
Job Location: Emmitsburg , MD
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Other Administrative Positions
Computer services, info technology
Application Closing Date: 12/18/2018
Date Posted: 2018-10-18
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description





Data and Research Specialist
Mount St. Mary's University

General Description:

The Data and Research Specialist is a full-time salaried position reporting to Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment. The DRS serves as the keeper of institutional data, coordinating mandatory and voluntary external reporting to appropriate agencies as well as providing internal reports to offices and departments with a strong customer service focus. In addition, the DRS will help maintain OIEA and institutional databases, will perform data mining, extraction, analysis tasks as needed, and will help in the design and administration of institutional survey projects. Co-ordination with the IT department regarding job automation and data integration will be critical.

Major Tasks:

  1. Assists the IR Director with the day-to-day institutional requests for data and analysis.
  2. Gather information for and complete mandatory compliance reports for federal and state agencies, accrediting organizations and others. Maintain and regularly update the institution’s consumer data including the common data set (CDS).
  3. Maintain data in database systems, perform data extractions and generate reports as requested for other administrative offices.
  4. Maintains the University’s Shared Governance Committee Web Pages ensuring that committee minutes and pertinent documents are posted to facilitate the transparency of the University’s shared governance process.
  5. Assists the Director of Information, Assessment and Analytics with projects as needed.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Preference for professional experience in institutional research, data analytics, data science, or related field
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to handle multiple tasks in a timely manner
  • Experience maintaining business and technical documentation
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment
  • Sound judgement, especially with regards to confidential and proprietary data
  • Technical Skills:
    • Advanced skills working with Microsoft SQL-based databases, especially data mining/data querying (preferred)
    • Intermediate experience working with Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services or other data reporting toolsets (preferred)
    • Expertise in the Microsoft Office Suite, especially Microsoft Excel and Access
    • Experience with data visualization and data reporting
    • Strong online research skills including the ability to work with online datasets
    • Experience with or ability to learn non-relational databases (e.g., Workday)

Information and Application Process Instructions

Ways to Apply

Applicants are requested to submit a résumé, references, and a cover letter to resume@msmary.edu or mail these items to:

Mount St. Mary’s University
Department of Human Resources
16300 Emmitsburg Rd.
Emmitsburg, MD 21727

When inquiring or applying for this job opening, please also reference AcademicCareers.com

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at Mount St. Mary's University and at other institutions of higher education in the region on www.AcademicCareers.com

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Mary Jo Joh as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on www.AcademicCareers.com. Thank you.

Mary Jo Joh
16300 Old Emmitsburg RD
16300 Old Emmitsburg RD
Emmitsburg , MD 21727-7700
United States
Phone: 3014475372
E-Mail: resume@msmary.edu

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