The Office of Institutional Research is seeking a Senior Technical Project Leader to join our team. This position implements, upgrades and supports reporting, analytics, and business intelligence solutions to meet the information needs, and strategic goals for the Office of Institutional Research.Â The Senior Technical Project Leader, provides specialized research support in the management, coordination, scheduling and delivery of large and/or complex research projects. Provides specialized IT services in the management, coordination, scheduling and delivery of large and/or complex educational-based research projects driving through various stages of the lifecycle -- including project initiation, planning, execution and closure.
This role provides a variety of project management and consulting services in such areas as: data analysis, reporting and data visualization. This project lead will be expected to identify and provide input to new technology opportunities that will have an impact on the enterprise-wide BI systems.
The Senior Technical Project Leader demonstrates techniques, equipment or procedures to others. Maintains quality/quantity standards. Communicates regularly and effectively with stakeholders, technical staff, senior level management and customers regarding project goals, objectives, deliverables, plans and status throughout the project. This position reports to the Director of Institutional Research.
Please submit a resume and cover letter as part of your application.
Job Qualifications Minimum Education: -Bachelor's degree -Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education
Minimum Experience: -5 years
Minimum Field of Expertise: -Industry experience that includes at least 3 years as a project leader managing information technology projects. Knowledge and experience working in multiple programming languages including UniVerse, Git, Python, C++, R, and SQL. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Excellent data analysis and manipulation skills for the creation and packaging of reports for management. Experience managing multiple projects and tasks at the same time. Solid analytical and facilitation skills.
Preferred Education: -Master's degree
Preferred Field of Expertise: -Degree in information science or information technology.
-Certification in information technology project management.
-Familiar with Apache Airflow
Job QualificationsMinimum Education:-Bachelor's degree-Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum educationMinimum Experience:-5 yearsMinimum Field of Expertise:-Industry experience that includes at least 3 years as a project leader managing information technology projects. Broad-based knowledge and experience of information technology. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Excellent data analysis and manipulation skills for the creation and packaging of reports for management. Experience managing multiple projects and tasks at the same time. Solid analytical and facilitation skills. Skilled in a variety of desktop software.Preferred Education:-Master's degreePreferred Field of Expertise:-Degree in information science or information technology. Certification in information technology project managementPreferred Experience:-Strong business intelligence skills, with the ability to set development standards for research purposes-Strong data skills (SQL)-Demonstrated skills in technical project management-Experience in advanced social science statistics, and research methodologies-Data and research experience in higher educationSkills: Other:â¢Analysisâ¢Assessment/evaluationâ¢Budget controlâ¢Budget developmentâ¢Coachingâ¢Communication -- written and oral skillsâ¢Conceptualization and designâ¢Consultingâ¢Interpretation of policies/analyses/trends/etc.â¢Knowledge of applicable laws/policies/principles/etc.â¢Lead/guidance skillsâ¢Negotiationâ¢Networkingâ¢Organizationâ¢Planningâ¢Problem identification and resolutionâ¢Project managementâ¢Researchâ¢Schedulingâ¢Statistical analysisâ¢Teaching/trainingSkills: Machine/Equipment:â¢Calculatorâ¢Computer network (department or school)â¢Computer network (university)â¢Computer peripheral equipmentâ¢Faxâ¢Personal computerâ¢Photocopier
Internal Number: REQ20094659
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