***This is a 12-month fixed term position at 75% FTE***
Job: Data Analyst
Location:Stanford Graduate School of Business
Schedule: 75% FTE Job Code: 4744
Job Grade: G
The Office of Academic Administration at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, which manages faculty affairs, faculty development, and faculty-related human resource functions for the GSB, seeks an Academic Affairs Data Analyst to join our team. This position will manage course evaluations, reporting out of various Salesforce applications and other Academic Administration online systems, building dashboards in Tableau, and assist with developing robust reporting tools for the department. In addition, the Academic Affairs Data Analyst will be responsible for the Academic Administration website and related online resource guide for faculty.
The Academic Affairs Data Analyst will be the point of contact and interacting with multiple GSB departments and academic deans regarding optimizing data solutions on behalf of Academic Administration, in close collaboration with the Assistant Dean for Academic Administration and the Director for Academic Affairs, as well as the full Academic Administration team.
Assess and produce relevant, standard, or custom information (reports, charts, graphs and tables) from structured data sources by querying data repositories and generating the associated information. Distribute and disseminate reports to applicable agencies, researchers, management and other internal end-users.
Develop and produce dashboards, key performance indicators, and other recognized metrics used to monitor and report organizational performance.
Develop and implement data analyses, data collection systems and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality
Collect, manage and clean datasets related to the report generation.
Research and reconcile data discrepancies occurring among various information systems and reports.
Participate in the implementation of data standards and common data elements for data collection.
Identify new sources of data and methods to improve data collection, analysis and reporting.
Interpret data, analyzing results using statistical techniques and provide ongoing as well as ad hoc reports to support the Senior Associate Deans and the Academic Administration Office goals.
Independently implement, administer, report, and analyze the course evaluation process, working with the University Registrar's Office, Digital Solutions, and the GSB Academic Operations office in collecting evaluation data and producing all the reports required for the deans, the faculty, and the students at the end of each course. Manage the collection of customizations from faculty for their course evaluations in a Salesforce environment. Familiarity with XML is required. Oversee the collection of course evaluations and communications with both faculty and students during the evaluation terms.
Evaluate programs, policies and procedures related to course evaluations. Identify issues and develop alternative solutions which may include changes to programs, policies and procedures.
Update and maintain the internal online Faculty Resource Guide which supports and guides the faculty constituent at the GSB. This includes generating and revising web pages in Drupal, liaising with internal clients and departments, analyzing site traffic, maintaining the site and ensuring all information is accurate.
Other duties and projects as assigned.
Minimum Education and Experience Required:
Bachelor's degree or a combination of education and relevant experience. Experience in a quantitative discipline such as economics, finance, statistics or engineering
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Basic knowledge and demonstrated experience using and applying analytical software, database management system software, database reporting software, database user interface and query software, and data mining software.
Ability to collect data using a variety of methods, such as data mining and hardcopy or electronic documentation study, to improve or expand databases.
Strong listening, verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to manage multiple activities in a deadline-oriented environment; highly organized, flexible and rigorous attention to detail.
Ability to use logic to calculate data; efficiently construct a database or scrutinize the form of a question.
Ability to work with data of varying levels of quality and validity.
Demonstrated ability to produce data in a clear and understandable manner meeting user requirements.
Ability to work effectively with multiple internal and external customers.
Certifications and Licenses:
Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
Frequently sit, sort, file paperwork or parts, grasp lightly, and use fine manipulation, lift, carry, push and pull objects that weigh 10 pounds or less.
Occasionally write by hand, twist, bend, stoop and squat.
Rarely stand, walk, reach or work above shoulders and use a telephone.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.
May work extended hours during peak business cycles.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Location: Graduate School of Business, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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