The Office for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the University of Virginia seeks an Assistant Director for Assessment and Data Analytics to join their team. As a data scientist, the Assistant Director for Assessment and Data Analytics in the Office for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion provides sophisticated data management and analysis to support University projects or programs advancing inclusive excellence and equity-centered change. The Assistant Director focuses primarily on high-level data projections, predictive analytics, development of business intelligence applications and statistical analysis associated with student, faculty and staff access, advancement, retention and success. They manage the design and programming of all data analysis tools/applications, dynamic dashboards, visualizations and special analytic and assessment reporting. The Assistant Director for Assessment and Data Analytics also performs a training function for equity-centered data analytics for the data community of practice at the University and serves as an assessment and analytics consultant to University Community partners in the Charlottesville-Albemarle region. The Assistant Director works on a variety of IRB approved research projects and in this function may also be responsible for the supervision of project research coders, student workers and volunteers. They oversee regular assessments of reliability, present data and analysis to inform decision making of University management and executive leadership, lead data and assessment projects and assist with literature searches pertinent to various research project topics. Specific duties include but are not limited to: understanding all phases of the analytic process including data collection, preparation, modeling, evaluation and deployment; exploring and examining structured and unstructured data from multiple disparate sources in order to identify, provide reporting on and analyze trends in the data as well as regular reporting for departments, schools and the institution as relate to the strategic diversity, equity and inclusion plan for academic and personnel related processes. Up to 40% telework permitted.
Must have experience with higher education including:
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