Reporting to two Associate Provosts, the Project Coordinator also supports the Vice Provost in the Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Programs in managing the day-to-day and overall operations, project management, and data analysis for office initiatives. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Lead on developing, managing and maintaining a number of electronic systems for tracking and data management. Focus on maintaining quality data and linking information emerging from various university databases and external data sources. Conduct descriptive data analysis and prepare written summaries for the Provost's Office and senior University leaders.
Collaborate with colleagues from Institutional Research on reporting and evaluation initiatives.
Oversee projects that emerge from larger office initiatives. Focus on state, federal and accreditation agency approval, reporting, and regulatory requirements for educational programs and related agreements. These include but are not limited to the Department of Education, Middle States Commission on Higher Education, New York State Education Department and SARA (State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement).
Manage a range of internal competitions to support faculty, including the President's Global Innovation Fund that supports faculty to develop research, teaching, and service collaborations within and across Columbia Global Centers, and the new Interdisciplinary Teaching Award program that supports collaborations between faculty from different departments and schools on the design and launch of interdisciplinary courses. Manages a variety of related communications, including correspondence to applicants and reviewers, announcements, requests for additional data reports, and other updates.
Manage and organize materials for Academic Reviews of Schools, leadership development programs for faculty, and for selected fellowship programs such as the Lemann Interschool Student Fellowship and the Waseda Faculty Fellowship, including but not limited to collection and cataloguing of applications.
Facilitate office activities on the review and approval of educational agreements that emerge from all Columbia schools and units in partnership with hundreds of external partners from across the globe. Assist with organizing, tracking, and reviewing educational agreements.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT A COVER LETTER TO BE CONSIDERED.
Bachelor's degree or its equivalent required; coursework in statistics, data science, or computer science preferred. Minimum of 2-4 years of related experience required
Excellent computer skills, including advanced proficiency with Excel (including pivot tables and lookup), knowledge of database management software (e.g., Access or other), and familiarity with software for statistical analysis (STATA, SAS, or other).
Strong interpersonal skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, keen attention to detail, and ability to exercise good judgment and discretion in handling confidential and sensitive data are required. Exceptional organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks, set priorities, meet deadlines and demonstrate initiative.
Master's degree in a quantitative field.
Experience in higher education.
Experience with online forms and survey design programs (e.g., Qualtrics, Cognito) is highly desirable.
Expertise in data visualization, data warehousing, business intelligence software, SQL, and relational database design.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 499427
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