Institutional Research Analyst (Administrative Analyst/Specialist Non-Exempt
San Diego State University
Location: San Diego, California
Internal Number: 3567298
Institutional Research Analyst (Administrative Analyst/Specialist Non-Exempt
Job No: 519577 Work Type: Locations: San Diego Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Administrative, Probationary, Full Time, Research, Student Services
The Provost and Senior Vice President oversees Academic Affairs, which consists of seven colleges and SDSU-Imperial Valley as well as the Library, Graduate Studies, Global Campus and the offices of Faculty Advancement and Student Success, Curriculum and Assessment, International Affairs, and Enrollment Services. The Provost deals with academic goals, educational policy, curriculum planning and development, program planning and quality control, instructional and faculty development, student educational services, external funding support, resource allocations, personnel actions pertaining to faculty and academic staff, collective bargaining, facilities management, the University Senate and all matters that affect the academic environment. The Provost and Senior Vice President serves as spokesperson to the community on matters of academic concern and as President in the absence of the President, and acts as the President's designee on campus, local, regional, state, and California State University System committees. Search committees for new deans of colleges and deans' administrative review panels are coordinated by the Provost's Office.
The mission of San Diego State University's Analytic Studies & Institutional Research (ASIR) is to broadly support Academic Affairs including academic colleges, Enrollment Services, Faculty Advancement & Student Success Resource Management, and Student Affairs with information to inform decision-making. To do so, ASIR leverages available technical resources and staff expertise to ensure data integrity, develop data tools, build partnerships, promote data literacy, conduct in-depth analyses, and activate predictive modeling for operational and strategic needs that support campus decision-making. ASIR is also responsible for collecting, reviewing, and validating student data and faculty workload for the Enrollment Reporting System (ERS) and Academic Planning Database (APDB) required by the Chancellor's Office.
The primary purpose of the Institutional Research (IR) Analyst position is data analysis, reporting and dashboard development. The IR Analyst will focus on faculty data as the highest priority but will also support student data analysis and reporting. This includes developing and designing dashboards, reviewing, and updating and submitting Chancellor's Office faculty workload data files, responding to internal requests from university decision-makers and managing and validating data from various sources, including PeopleSoft HCM (HR), Peoplesoft Campus Solutions (Student Information System), and ASIR SQL Server. This position is situated in ASIR's Institutional Reporting & Decision Support group and will work closely with the Student Success Analytics group as needed. This position requires strong attention to detail, a deep understanding of institutional data and processes, the ability to work independently, and the awareness and application of higher education issues and SDSU academic policies. Under the general supervision of the ASIR Assistant Director for Institutional Reporting & Decision Support, and supported by the leadership team, this position requires the ability to translate complex institutional data into usable information for university decision-makers. Other related duties as assigned. Strong analytical, statistical, communication and technical skills are essential.
This is a full-time (1.0 based), benefits eligible, permanent/probationary position. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.
This position is approved for partial telecommuting with onsite work in San Diego.
Education and Experience
This foundation would normally be obtained through a bachelor's degree and/or equivalent training and administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs.
Specialized Skills Required
Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and some experience with BI tools such as Tableau or PowerBI. Demonstrated skills with data reconciliation. Must be experienced with Office Suite and be technologically savvy to learn new software as needed. Must have strong analytical skills and ability to manage projects and work with a variety of campus stakeholders to assess and meet their data needs.
Project management experience.
Experience with compliance reporting, data reconciliation, data analysis.
Experience with student information systems in higher education.
Advanced knowledge of Excel.
SQL programming experience.
Institutional research experience.
Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $4,500 per month.
Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.
San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.
CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,518 - $6,791 per month.
SDSU Vaccine Policy
In accordance with the California State University systemwide policy, students, faculty, and staff must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or provide a valid medical or religious exemption in order to access campus. An individual is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose of a two-shot vaccine or two weeks after the first dose of a single-shot vaccine. Afterward a COVID-19 booster is required to continue to be considered fully vaccinated.
The individual hired into this role will be required to submit their completed vaccination documentation to the university's secure online health portal prior to beginning work. Individuals with an approved medical or religious exemption on file with the university will be required to participate in SDSU's COVID-19 testing program.
Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin November 4, 2022. To receive full consideration, apply by November 3, 2022. The position will remain open until filled.
The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.
SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.
Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Olma Javonillo at [email protected].
Advertised: Oct 21, 2022 (11:40 AM) Applications Close: Open until filled
Founded in 1897, San Diego State University is a public institution of higher education located in southern California. SDSU is the oldest and largest university in San Diego and the third largest in the state. SDSU continues to gain recognition as a leader in higher education.Join SDSU and make a difference through meaningful work that contributes to knowledge and provides rich opportunities for students. The dynamic synergy between SDSU and the San Diego region furthers SDSU's excellence and global impact. Every member of our team can proudly proclaim, "I Am SDSU."In addition to SDSU, three not-for-profit auxiliary employers operate to provide services for the University. The SDSU Research Foundation furthers the educational, research and community service mission of SDSU. Aztec Shops provides a diverse portfolio of products and services including operation of the SDSU Bookstore, SDSU Dining, and management of commercial and real estate properties surrounding the campus. Associated Students of SDSU is a student-directed organization that manages programs and facilities enjoyed by students, faculty, staff, and the community-at-large.