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Research Specialist

University Of Wisconsin-Platteville, Platteville, WI
Position Summary: Under general supervision of the Director of Institutional Research, the professional employee in this position prepares the UW-Platteville Central Data Request (CDR) and conducts both routine and ad hoc analyses of UWP enrollments and academic programs. The work processed by this position has wide reaching effects both internal to IR as well as the broader university community and external constituents. Data created and reports generated are used, for example, in official reporting to the Department of Education, grant applications to local, state, and federal agencies, both public and private, local and national media, UWP administration in decision- and policy-making, etc. Responsibilities: This position designs and implements special statistical studies, prepares reports with recommendations based on analytic review, supports university personnel seeking to use data to address academic or enrollment issues, designs assessment metrics, responds to external data requests, and supports IR in development of innovative data systems. The professional in this position must be able to understand the complexity of the data, develop an understanding of each data element and its various interpretations and meanings, and effectively communicate with the requester to identify the available data and information most appropriate to their needs. Additional Responsibilities Include: -Data Collection, Extraction and Analysis -Create analytical resources for use by the University community and others -Respond to external data requests, including publishers of rankings, news media, and state agencies What You’ll Need to Succeed: Minimum Qualifications: -Bachelor's degree -Expertise with database reporting and Microsoft Office Suite -Working knowledge of research methods and techniques used in collecting, compiling, and organizing data and information -Working knowledge of analytical and statistical principles and techniques -Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty and staff -Ability to present ideas and information clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing -Excellent analytic and problem-solving skills with attention to detail -Willingness to learn new methods and software packages Preferred Qualifications: -Familiarity with content management systems -Creativity in designing data and analysis deliverables for various audiences -Familiarity with Power BI Application Deadline: To ensure consideration, applications must be received by June 14, 2019. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply, please go to our career site. AA/EEO Employer. H
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Req Num 494430
ID 697020
Platteville, WI
Positions 1
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