Assistant Director, Data Analytics

Posted on7/31/2017
Job typeFull-time
Reports toAssociate Director, Executive MBA
Reports in officeExecutive MBA, North America
Application due date10/1/2017
Job start dateASAP
InstitutionUniversity of Chicago, Booth School of Business
Institution descriptionThe University of Chicago Booth School of Business is the second-oldest school in the U.S. and second to none when it comes to influencing business education and business practices. Since 1898, the school has produced ideas and leaders that shape the world of business. Their rigorous, discipline-based approach to business education transforms students into confident, effective, respected business leaders prepared to face the toughest challenges.

Chicago Booth has the finest set of facilities of any business school in the world. Each of the four campuses (two in Chicago, one in London, and one in Honk Kong.

Chicago Booth is proud to claim:
• An unmatched faculty.
• Degree and open enrollment programs offered on three continents.
• A global body of nearly 43,000 accomplished alumni.
• Strong and growing corporate relationships that provide a wealth of lifelong career opportunities.

As part of the world-renowned University of Chicago, Chicago Booth shares the University's core values that shape the distinctive intellectual culture. At Booth, they constantly question and test ideas, and seek proof. This extraordinarily effective approach to business leads to new ideas and innovative solutions. Six of the Booth faculty members have won Nobel Prizes for these ideas - the first business school to achieve this accomplishment.

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The Assistant Director of Data Analytics is an integral part of Chicago Booth’s Executive MBA global team. She/he will serve as the data and systems expert for the Executive MBA Program. The primary focus of this position will be on Marketing and Admissions, with the potential to expand resources to Student Services and Operations. The employee will work closely with each regional Admissions team to enhance the management of admissions and marketing data, reporting, and analysis with the goal of enhancing our global strategies.


1. Work in consultation with regional teams to oversee global management of data collection in Slate, the prospective student and applicant database.
2. Develop and maintain a robust global metrics dashboard to track and analyze global and regional trends in the Executive MBA program target market(s).
3. Develop predictive models for global and regional pipeline development, advertising campaigns, and applicant conversion strategies.
4. Maintain and update global and regional customer journey mapping year-on-year.
5. Conduct regular and extensive qualitative competitor research.
6. Plan and oversee yearly survey and focus group research projects.
7. Play an integral role in compiling, developing and presenting end-of-year report and analysis to the Executive MBA leadership team and Deputy Dean.
8. Develop and maintain a reference guide for staff that documents data collection within Slate, naming conventions, rules, etc.
9. Coordinate continuous training for global staff to enhance knowledge around data reporting and emerging technology.
10. Develop and maintain automated system audits to ensure data integrity and accuracy.
11. Create data reports at the request of the leadership team and Dean’s Office as needed.
12. Work to integrate user behavior data (Ping) within overall marketing strategy and reporting.
13. Serve as an internal consultant for developing global and campus specific queries and reports in Slate.
14. Develop close working relationships with other Slate experts on the Executive MBA team and through the School to collaborate and lead data initiatives for the global Executive MBA team, as well as collaborate and lead data initiatives for Chicago Booth
15. Serve as Executive MBA Program lead to Data Warehouse, Chicago Booth Tableau users group.
16. Other duties as assigned.

1. Bachelor’s degree required; coursework in computer science and statistics preferred.
2. One to two years of related experience in system administration and data analysis required.
3. One to two years of related experience working on marketing projects and initiatives preferred.
4. Deep knowledge of how technical systems work and connect required.
5. Exceptional communications skills required; professional demeanor, discretion, and a customer service-oriented approach to the job required.
6. Demonstrated proficiency in Slate and the Microsoft Office suite; advanced excel skills required; coding fluency in HTML, SQL, and Tableau preferred.
7. Ability to analyze data and offer insight as to action needed.
8. Superior organizational skills required; ability to identify priorities, multi-task, and consistently meet deadlines required.
9. Proven ability to manage internal working relationships and interact and communicate with discretion, clarity, tact, and courtesy required.
10. Ability to maintain confidentiality required.
11. Ability and willingness to work evenings and weekends when workload (e.g. evening conference calls) or evening coverage requires.
12. An ability to travel both internationally and domestically required.
Salary rangeDependent on qualifications and experience
Salary benefitsApplicants can view our University benefits package at:
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