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Assistant Director, Data Analysis and Research

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Job Duties

The Assistant Director, Data Analysis and Research is part of the Booth Career Services team providing career management and event support to students in Booth’s Evening, Full-Time, and Weekend MBA programs and alumni. Based at the Harper Center in Hyde Park, this individual plays a critical role collecting and analyzing data essential to measuring career outcomes for the Evening and Weekend programs, and managing communication efforts around our employment reporting efforts. 


  1. Apply analytical skills and methodologies to collect, audit and synthesize student-provided employment data for Evening and Weekend MBA students at graduation and one year post graduation. Clean, audit, and review data to ensure accuracy and compliance with reporting standards. Update web, print, and presentation materials with yearly employment reporting statistics.
  2. Maintain and seek ways to continually improve the data collection process, including email outreach, survey design, and data auditing; and share data in a way that is useful to both internal and external stakeholders. 
  3. Utilize databases, online survey tools, and Excel to provide a variety of ongoing and one-time reports that evaluate programming, monitor student progress, participation in events, and student engagement.
  4. Collect and analyze recruitment and other relevant data to provide strategic support and direction for programming and operations. Conduct regular job postings and campus recruiting analysis, identifying and communicating trends to the team. 

Job Qualifications


  1. Bachelor's degree required.
  2. A minimum of two years of professional experience, required.  Working in higher education, preferred. 
    A resume and cover letter required to be considered for the position. 
    Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook), including familiarity with databases, required. 
  3. Familiarity with relational database reporting (e.g. Business Objects Web Intelligence) and CRM systems, preferred.
  4. Ability to work independently and collaboratively, think creatively, and facilitate problem-solving required.

Institution Description

The 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 cities of any business school in the world. Each of the four campuses (two in Chicago, one in London and in Hong Kong) reflects the architectural traditions of its environs while offering a state-of-the-art learning environment.

Chicago Booth is proud to claim:
  • An unmatched faculty.
  • Degree and open enrollment programs offered on three continents.
  • A global body of nearly 50,000 accomplished alumni.
  • Strong and growing corporate relationships that provide a wealth of lifelong career opportunities.


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Application Due Date: 2021-10-29
Job Start Date: 2021-11-01
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: Chicago
State/Province/Region: IL
Institution: The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Reports To: Senior Associate Director, Data Analysis & Research
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Career Services

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