Executive Director for Strategic Data Analytics & Planning
Reporting to the Senior Vice Chancellor, the Executive Director for Strategic Analytics & Campus Planning provides leadership and strategic analysis in the development, oversight and integration of decision-making support at Rutgers University–Camden. S/he is a member of the Senior Vice Chancellor’s leadership team. This position works collaboratively with senior leadership to support academic, enrollment management, and student success goals across the campus by harnessing data-centric modeling and reporting efforts. S/he develops, adopts, and/or improves technology to streamline business processes and practices, maximize efficiency, and optimize outcome deliverables. This position is responsible for the collection and analysis of key performance indicators, data-informed strategic planning efforts, and the development and delivery of critical information analyses.
The individual in this position must be a skilled team builder with demonstrated experience working across functional boundaries. S/he must be highly detail-oriented problem-solver and possess the ability to communicate the results of quantitative analyses to multiple constituents with various levels of data acumen.
Master’s degree required (ideally in business, statistics, social science, or related field). At least five years of experience in a higher education setting is required.
The successful candidate will have experience in statistical modelling and the development of intelligent information for business use. S/he must be detailed oriented, highly organized, proactive and able to assimilate information quickly and possess the ability to communicate data analysis to multiple constituents with various levels of data acumen. Candidates must possess strong analytical skills as well as verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to communicate and collaborate with multiple constituents.
The Executive Director must possess advanced skills in predictive analyses and operate in various campus database systems (IMS, SRDB, data warehouse, etc.). S/he will be expected to use the Internet to complete work responsibilities. The Executive Director will be expected to use and maintain office equipment including but not limited to phones, copier, fax, and scanners. The Executive Director will use a variety of software programs in his/her role including but not limited to SQL Developer, SAP Business Objects, and Tableau. Further, the individual will use statistical software packages such as SPSS, STATA, and/or R as well as the on-line survey tool Qualtrics.
Doctoral degree preferred, with at least ten years of experience working in a collegiate environment; experience managing and leading teams. Experience developing enrollment projections, student retention, and financial aid leveraging models.
Rutgers University–Camden is a diverse, research-intensive campus of approximately 7,400 undergraduate and graduate students and 1,100 faculty and staff members located in Camden, N.J., directly across the Delaware River from Philadelphia. The campus thrives with a supportive culture that helps students achieve their goals and fosters collaboration among employees. The university is recognized as a national model for civically engaged urban universities and was selected by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its Community Engagement classification. Washington Monthly magazine consistently ranks Rutgers University–Camden among its “Best Bang for the Buck” universities and best national research universities. Recently, Rutgers–Camden earned Carnegie classification as an R2 research university.
Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview
Application Due Date: 2021-10-30
Job Start Date: 2021-12-01
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
Institution: Rutgers University-Camden
Reports To: Chancellor's Office
Staff # Reporting to Position: 3
Reports In Office: Senior Vice Chancellor, the Executive Director for Strategic Analytics & Campus Planning
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