The Data Analytics and Statistics Specialist provides data management and analytics to support programmatic and research operations across a School/College.
1. In collaboration with College/School’s Division of Research, assists faculty in the planning and implementation of data analysis strategies that support submission of competitive research applications to include prospective sample size and power calculations, population-based statistical analyses of large data sets, and fundamental statistical comparisons of experimental results and outcomes. Serves as the expert statistician and resource for all departments.
2. Provides statistical expertise to faculty in analysis of research project results and technical writing of statistical content that is included in all types of scholarly communications including conference presentations, news articles, and journal publications. Represents the School/College effectively in the greater community through publication, presentations or similar means.
3. Develops, plans, and implements data analysis strategies that support academic, research, and outreach programmatic evaluations and assessments. Conducts strategy meetings and follows up with a School/College’s leadership to ensure the program goals are achieved. Designs and carries out analytical studies in support of the School/College, often involving complex or advanced research methods.
4. Responsible for developing and maintaining customer relationship management (CRM) services, to include quality control, reporting and delivering data to the various School/College entities. Assists the Dean in making use of data, findings and perspectives from one-time and recurring analytical studies in support of the School/College’s efforts to increase enrollment and improve programs, bringing information to bear on unit decision making. Establishes policies and procedures for data governance, data security, integrity and data definitions for the School/College.
5. Maintains user-friendly databases to ensure required data are accessible, can be accurately incorporated into reports, and that useful reports are available to appropriate stakeholders.
6. May perform other duties as assigned.