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Posting Number: 20223446S
Position Title: Assistant Director, Data Reporting and Integrity
Position Type: Staff
Location: Villanova, PA
Recruitment Type: Internal/External Applicants
Work Schedule: full-time/12-months
Avg Hours Week
Villanova University invites applications for an Assistant Director in the
Office of Decision Support and Data Integrity, responsible for advancing the
culture of data sharing, data stewardship, and data-informed decision-making,
providing project management and coordination by performing duties/activities
related to data collection, verification, reporting, analysis, and
Reporting to the Assistant Vice Provost, the Assistant Director will work
closely with the Director of Data Governance & Data Integrity, the Data
Intelligence Analyst, key business units, and the colleges. Primarily
responsible for assisting with coordinating and supporting the University's
internal and external cyclical annual compliance and ad hoc reporting and
verification requirements, leveraging the University's newly built data
analytics platform. This position will play a key role in developing
comprehensive documentation and templates to detail the reporting standards,
protocols, and processes, enhance efficiency and ensure accuracy as it relates
to reporting institutional data. In addition, this position will assist in
building and maintaining dashboards and analytical reports to support
Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order.
Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral
component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand,
respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordinate and assist in the collection, verification and timely
submission of external federal, state, ranking, and accreditation surveys
in a timely and accurate manner by reviewing instructions or guidelines,
communicating with pertinent operational areas, preparing, and verifying
data for final submission.
Review and maintain business rules and process documentation, and prepare
data for the state, and federal rankings as well as ad-hoc compliance
reporting. Support the formal review process of college or school-based
rankings to improve the accuracy, integrity, documentation, and validity
of all reported data.
Support in partnering with operational data stewards in business units and
colleges to create standardized and consistent data definitions, assist
with the creation and maintenance of reporting process documentation and
templates, resolve data issues, improve usage, and verify data accuracy
Leveraging the University data platform, develop queries to facilitate
reporting and analytical needs of the office and the university.
Identify, explore, and document legacy and new sources of data.
Perform basic statistical analysis, such as descriptive statistics,
correlations, and crosstabulations.
Develop and maintain dashboards and reports.
Assist in responding to ad-hoc data requests and projects.
Serve on the Data Stewards Committee. Represent ODSDI as appropriate to
other campus partners and groups.
Bachelor's degree required in a quantitative discipline.
A minimum of three (3) years of related experience.
Demonstrated knowledge of:
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat.
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with accuracy and consistency.
Experience with cleaning and preparing data for reporting and analysis.
Experience with SQL coding
Experience using data visualization tool, such as Tableau, Microsoft PowerBI, Qlikview.
Experience with statistical software (i.e. SPSS, R, Stata etc.) and working with large data sets
Ability to apply keen attention to detail in analysis and validation of data.
Aptitude and willingness to learn new tools and software.
Strong project management skills demonstrating organization, flexibility,
initiative, good judgement, teamwork, trustworthiness, and attention to
Strong problem-solving skills.
Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with
Master's degree preferred.
A minimum of three (3) years of related experience (e.g., institutional
research, data analysis, etc.).
Experience within a higher education setting or institution.
Experience with mandatory external survey reporting, such as IPEDS, US
News, Common Data Set is highly desirable.
Knowledge of intermediate level statistics is highly desirable.
Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours:
Special Message to Applicants:
Posting Date: 01/09/2023
Closing Date (11:59pm ET):
Salary Posting Information:
Commensurate with experience.
Salary Band: I
Job Classification: exempt
Minimum Number of References Needed 3
Maximum Number of References Needed 3
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