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| ||Application Review Date |
| ||The First Review Date for this job is: July 3, 2014 |
| ||Departmental Overview |
| ||The College of Engineering at UC Berkeley is recognized for its educational and research excellence, consistently ranking among the top three Engineering colleges in the United States. With more than 220 regular faculty members, 1,800 graduate students and 3,100 undergraduate students located in seven academic departments, Engineering is the second largest college on the Berkeley campus. A multi-unit Dean's Office provides administrative, student services, development, and capital projects services. CoE occupies ten buildings on the Berkeley campus and has extensive facilities at the Richmond Field Station. Operating expenditures for the College as a whole are approximately $240 million annually. |
This position in the College of Engineering (CoE) supports strategic planning and decision making through the analysis, presentation, and distribution of institutional related research data. This Includes planning and analytical studies, assessment, and reporting on data related to students, academic and non-academic employees, financial, and facilities. There may be involvement with compliance with informational requests from external agencies.
| ||Responsibilities |
| ||40% Able to synthesize issues and present them in a creative and non-technical manner. Reviews data for possible predictive analytics. Analyzes student data for multiple years, identifies patterns and corresponding results. Produces tools and metrics that identify key variables as success factors for students. Develops an understanding of the issues and how they relate to the success factors. Produces reports that highlight predictive analytics and how it may be used to improve support for students. |
25% Researches, gathers, analyzes and summarizes information for complex data research projects. Compiles and formats institutional data for engineering programs for response to national publications such American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) and US News and World Report. Performs ad hoc queries from CalAnswers, the centralized analytical tool for campus systems. Gathers and maintains commonly referenced curriculum and enrollment metrics used for strategic decisions.
20% Designs and establishes systems that manage, store and retrieve data for analysis to answer ad hoc informational requests and tracking of students and faculty. Tracks outreach efforts and outcome for the college. Provides coordination support to program directors and analyst's to improve communications and reduce duplicate efforts. Oversees proper use of current scholarship funds and develops consistent award and reporting process. Studies the impact of financial aid and award practices as a factor of student success.
15% Assignments require analysis of multiple factors or data sources. Analyzes data from various campus systems such as the financial system, admissions, financial aid, course enrollment and curriculum, and advancement community. Understands the key data elements from each system and determines the best use of the data. Develops and maintains relationships with strategic partners required for each project.
| ||Required Qualifications |
| || Requires general knowledge in data collection and analysis techniques; statistics or social science research techniques; knowledge of common campus-specific computer application programs; knowledge of campus principles and procedures involved in handling sensitive data (for example, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, or FERPA). |
Understanding of campus rules and regulations.
Able to provide good judgment, decision-making, and problem solving.
Requires active listening, critical thinking, good interpersonal skills and ability to multi-task.
Requires ability to present information in a clear concise manner both in writing and verbally.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively -both verbal and written.
Proficient at collecting, interpreting and synthesizing data from multiple sources.
Ability to present data in a useful manner for decision making and reporting purposes.
Ability to manage multiple priorities in an organized and efficient manner.
| ||Salary & Benefits |
| ||For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: |
***The salary range designated for this position: $58,700 - $89,800; however, starting salary will be commensurate with experience***
| ||How to Apply |
| ||Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying. |
| ||Criminal Background Check |
| ||This position has been designated as sensitive and may require a Criminal Background Check. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of a Criminal Background Check. |
| ||Equal Employment Opportunity |
| ||The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: |
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| ||Work Environment |
| ||As of January 1, 2014 the University of California, Berkeley is a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information about our Smoke and Tobacco Free policy is available at: |