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Statistical Data Analyst Manager

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JOB ID: 24247
Job Title : Statistical Data Analysis Manager

Apply online by completing the required information and attaching your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above.  YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME, PLUS ANY OTHER REQUESTED MATERIAL, MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT. Only online applications are accepted for this position.

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Job Duties


The foremost priority of the enrollment planning and management (EPM) analyst is to advance the enrollment planning and management agenda of the university by conducting statistical research analyses and modeling.  As an analyst in the Office of Decision Support, the position will provide timely, accessible and quality data and information that will assist in important decision-making. This position is actively involved with Student Success efforts at large providing appropriate data, studies and information. 


Apply research methods in order to provide statistical and analytical institutional research, with a focus on enrollment planning and management.  Perform all work with confidential and sensitive student information in strict observance of federal, state and University guidelines. Analyzing and interpreting data in a meaningful, accurate and consistent manner. Demonstrating data management and effectively work with related tools (e.g., SQL, Access). 

Understand and utilizing available data (admissions, financial aid, enrollment) to inform strategic decision-making.  Serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in Enrollment Management data needs and implications through the development and maintained working knowledge of multiple data sources and evaluate the relevancy of these to the existing institutional environment. Supporting and informing Enrollment Management staff on enrollment data needs and implications.

Assist with the development of special projects, ad-hoc requests, research and analytic support to key decision-makers. Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects in a fast-paced working environment.

Serve on committees and work groups as required. Lead special projects as assigned. Perform other functional business duties as required to support assigned enterprise systems, and special functional projects.

Job Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

This position requires a Bachelor's degree in a field directly related to research or data analysis and a minimum of four years of research experience; or a Master's degree and two years of related experience. Work experience may not be substituted for the Bachelor's degree.

Preferred Qualifications:

A Master's degree in higher education, social science, educational research, applied statistics or relevant discipline is required.  At least three years of demonstrated high-level proficiency in applied statistical research and data analysis, preferably in a higher education setting.  Experience with enrollment planning & management, modeling, forecasting. Knowledge of traditional functional areas in enrollment management. Experience with predictive modeling.

Creating, maintaining and analyzing operational and longitudinal reporting.

High level technical skills and advanced practical experience in statistical data packages (SAS, SPSS, R), data analysis and data management (Excel) experience, database software packages (Access, Oracle), and SQL.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills across all levels at the university, particularly the ability to distill and convey research findings clearly and concisely to multiple audiences and stakeholders, as well as in appropriate forums (Excel, PowerPoint, Word). Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and activities independently, frequently on tight deadlines, yet maintains the highest standard of research and data quality. Two-three years supervisory experience.

Institution Description

About USF 

The University of South Florida System is a high-impact, global research system dedicated to student success.  The USF System includes three institutions:  USF; USF St. Petersburg; and USF Sarasota-Manatee.  The institutions are separately accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.  All institutions have distinct missions and their own detailed strategic plans.  Serving over 48,000 students, the USF System has an annual budget of $1.6 billion and an annual economic impact of $4.4 billion.  USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference.

The University of South Florida is particularly characterized by the broad culture of empirically driven decision-making. 
Student Success Research & Analytics (SSRA) is a major function of the Office of Decision Support, within the Provost's Office. The unit specifically supports such functions as institutional research inquiries, student success initiatives, enrollment planning and management, and internal and external reporting.


Working at USF 

With more than 16,000 employees in the USF System, the University of South Florida is one of the largest employers in the Tampa Bay region.  At USF you will find opportunities to excel in a rich academic environment that fosters the development and advancement of our employees.  We believe in creating a talented, engaged and driven workforce through on-going development and career opportunities.  We also offer a first class benefit package that includes medical, dental and life insurance plans, retirement plan options, tuition program and generous leave programs and more.

To learn more about working at USF please visit: Work Here. Learn Here. Grow Here.

Application Due Date: 2020-07-01
Job Start Date: 2020-07-06
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: Tampa
State/Province/Region: FL
Institution: University of South Florida
Reports To: Director
Staff # Reporting to Position: 1
Reports In Office: Office of Decision Support

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