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Data Scientist

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Job Duties

The Institutional Effectiveness (IE) department at Harford Community College is seeking a highly skilled Data Scientist. This exempt, professional staff position supports departments and activities across the College through applied research and technical expertise.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as an internal consultant to develop solutions for research requests.
  • Oversee processes for internal and external reporting, including state and federal requirements.
  • Maintain high ethical standards in research practices and privacy protections, adhering to laws such as FERPA.
  • Program business intelligence reports and design surveys.
  • Develop research designs to evaluate operational changes.
  • Acquire data from various internal and external sources.
  • Provide statistical analysis and create reports and presentations.
  • Assist with external reporting, including IPEDS and state submissions.
  • Serve as a research and data expert on college committees.
  • Train end-users to locate and use IE data resources.
  • Engage in collaborative problem solving and suggest improvements.

Job Qualifications

  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and communication skills.
  • Ability to use descriptive and inferential statistics to analyze data using tools such as SPSS, SAS, Excel, R, etc.
  • Experience with business intelligence reporting and survey design  using Tableau, Argos, etc..
  • Ability to maintain high ethical standards and privacy protections in research.
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 1 year of related experience is required, including statistical research and data extraction and analysis, and creating reports and presentations.
  • Must be a resident of Maryland or the contiguous states (Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, or the District of Columbia) or willing to relocate.
  • Physical presence on campus is required.

Institution Description

Harford Community College has served as an anchor institution in Harford County since its inception in 1957. We are a mid-sized, comprehensive college committed to serving our community through high caliber educational offerings and cultural events.

HCC’s mission of “Grow. Achieve. Inspire. Contribute.” and our vision of continuously striving for satisfaction, completion, and success throughout the College community is demonstrated by our shared organizational values of Agency, Equity and Inclusion, Communication and Collaboration, Respect, and Innovation. Harford Community College is an Achieving the Dream institution, joining a network of higher education institutions and partners to enhance community college student opportunity, access, and success.

Our beautiful, 352-acre campus is conveniently located near Baltimore, MD; Philadelphia, PA; Washington, DC; and Wilmington, DE. We offer more than 80 affordable degree and certificate programs to nearly 2,000 full-time and 7,500 part-time students, as well as a wide variety of noncredit continuing education courses to nearly 11,000 students per year.

Application Due Date: 2024-08-25
Job Start Date: 2024-09-15
Salary: $60774 - $79006
City: Bel Air
State/Province/Region: MD
Institution: Harford Community College
Reports To: Director, Institutional Effectiveness
Staff # Reporting to Position: 5
Reports In Office: The Institutional Effectiveness (IE) department

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