Initial Review Date (IRD) The Initial Review Date (IRD) for this job is 10/27/2020
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Dept Marketing Statement The Baskin School of Engineering (BSOE) is the first professional school at UC Santa Cruz, originally founded in 1997. Over the past 20 years, BSOE has become a unique 21st century school of engineering and technology, characterized by evolutionary growth fueled by on-going research opportunities that open new areas of intellectual inquiry. BSOE has grown to include seven academic departments, several research centers and institutes, and has plans for further programmatic growth. The focus of BSOE's educational programs is to instill strong basic knowledge for sound practice in science and engineering for positive social impact, and its diverse curricula facilitates innovative thinking and prepares students for productive and rewarding careers. BSOE is focused on building collaborative connections and expanding instruction and research activities for faculty and students at UCSC and in Silicon Valley.
The Academic Planning Analyst is a member of the Baskin School of Engineering (BSOE) Academic Affairs team. Under the supervision of the Director of Academic Programs and Planning, the Academic Planning Analyst aggregates, analyzes, summarizes, and interprets student and other academic data to support the decision-making and reporting needs of the BSOE.
Responsibilities include providing data support for curriculum and leave planning, academic program review process, program assessment, Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET) accreditation activities, enrollment management, external surveys, resource allocation, and ad hoc requests. The Academic Planning Analyst produces presentations and reports representing data using visual graphics; assists units to identify useful statistical methods or develop methods or tools for data collection and analysis; and utilizes campus enterprise systems like Infoview, Tableau and MyUCSC for the benefit of BSOE units. The Academic Planning Analyst provides back up support in the absence of the Director of Academic Programs and Planning.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule Salary Information: $25.00 - $35.00/hour. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience
No. of Positions: 1
Benefits Level Eligibility: This position is eligible for Full benefits
Schedule Information: Full-time, Fixed Percentage of Time: 100% Average Hours Per Week: Fixed Days of the Week: Mon-Fri Shift Includes: Day
Employee Classification: This is a Career appointment
Job End Date: None
Work Location: UC Santa Cruz main campus
Union Representation: None
Job Duties 50% - Data Reporting
Access, retrieve, integrate and report data from many institutional and national sources; run routine data reports on class enrollment and waitlist, majors, degrees; respond to ad hoc data requests, revise current Infoview reports or customize reports to address user needs, prepare data-driven visualizations or narrative explanations for wide audience, assist Director of Academic Programs and Planning on large data projects including external surveys, ABET accreditation activities, make data accessible to constituents through web, Google team drive, and other shared mediums.
15% - Database maintenance and system support
Maintain the BSOE Graduate Database by updating routinely salary information and residency status, checking for errors, and importing batch data including grades and new student data, add and delete records; secondary contact for account access and issues.
15% - Consultation
Provide consultation to BSOE units on using appropriate statistical methods for assessment and evaluation, decision and policy making. Assist units in following campus policies, methods and norms for using and representing academic data. For example, help departments identify data-driven methods to evaluate major declaration policies or assessment of student learning outcomes that conform to campus policies and methods.
15% - Curriculum planning and support
Provide needed analysis and data for BSOE curriculum and leave planning process including course offerings, waitlists and course enrollment patterns. Assist with high impact course enrollment projections for CLP. Help review teaching assistant and quarterly batch of the Campus Curriculum and Leave Plan (CCLP) System for accuracy and errors.
5% - Professional development and service
Pursue opportunities to enhance skills, stay abreast with institutional methods for data analysis and reporting. Foster positive relationships internal to BSOE and relevant campus units. Serve on divisional and campus committees and workgroups as appropriate.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Analytical skills sufficient to analyze and interpret written material and quantitative data, and to draw conclusions and make recommendations.
Interpersonal skills including tact, diplomacy, and flexibility to work effectively with diverse groups including senior administrators, faculty and staff.
Oral and written communication skills including ability to convey statistical findings to a wide audience.
Knowledge of organizational policies and procedures, knowledge of functional area and understands how work may affect other areas.
Ability to work independently with minimal guidance.
Ability to create visual representations of data.
Ability to access information in large data systems and use of computer applications, including databases, business intelligence, data visualization tools, statistical, word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software.
Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion in handling confidential information.
Active listening, and critical thinking skills.
Ability to work effectively as a member of a team and establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with diverse groups of internal and external constituencies.
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site; https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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