Reporting to the Director of Institutional Research, the Data Specialist works collaboratively with university leadership, data stewards across campus, and staff to coordinate the use of data and reporting. This position also prepares data and statistical information to internal constituents for planning, improvement, and assessment. The Data Specialist uses statistical methods and common research techniques, and assists with reporting to external agencies.
Demonstrated experience in Excel and computer programming languages including SQL (Structured Query Language). Strong problem solving, project management, and analytical skills. Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively in a deadline-driven environment while maintaining a high level of accuracy and professionalism.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the use of relational databases including Oracle and Access. Use of the Banner systems including the Operational Data Store (ODS). Skills and experience in SPSS, statistical analysis, predictive analytics, and data visualization techniques. Experience in higher education.
Work Location: Radford
Posting Number: C00146P
Position Number: C00799
Department: Institutional Research-20008
Application Review Date: 03/14/2019
Internal Number: 7064
About Radford University
Radford University serves the Commonwealth of Virginia and the nation through a wide range of academic, cultural, human service and research programs. Radford University is committed to creating and supporting a highly productive, diverse and qualified workforce. As one of the largest employers in the region, Radford University seeks employees who support teaching, research and the public service mission of the university.