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Oakland, CA
Publicado há 28 dias


Location: OaklandFull Time
Job ID: 38455
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At the University of California (UC), your contributions make a difference. A world leader producing Nobel and Pulitzer prize recipients with over 150 years of groundbreaking research transforming the world. Choose a career where you can leverage your knowledge, skills and aspirations to inspire and support some of the greatest minds in the world, and those who will follow in their footsteps. Working at the University of California is being part of a unique institution, and a vibrant and diverse community. At the University of California, Office of the President, we propel our mission through impactful work locally, in government centers and systemwide. We are passionate people, serving the greater good.

The University of California, one of the largest and most acclaimed institutions of higher learning in the world, is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and public service. The University of California Office of the President is the headquarters to the 10 campuses, six academic medical centers and three national laboratories and enrolls premier students from California, the nation and the world. Learn more about the UC Office of the President


The department of Institutional Research and Academic Planning (IRAP) is a central service unit of the Office of the President. IRAP provides timely, accurate, consistent and reliable information about UC and the environment in which it operates. Through evidence-based analyses, the department supports and guides enrollment planning, policy creation and revision, program and campus budget reviews, statewide higher education studies and UC operations. IRAP also produces the annual Accountability Report, which assesses UC's activities, achievements and operations through data-driven narratives and visualizations.


The Institutional Research Analyst 4 has responsibility for applying advanced institutional research and policy analysis concepts to projects up to and including the most complex with institution-wide scope and little or no precedent. The scope of work includes analytics, report writing and data modeling that supports mission-critical analyses and drives key business decisions. As a generalist with an advanced institutional research skill set, the incumbent will work across content subject areas, particularly those that intersect with finance and budget data and policy, such as enrollment/capacity planning, personnel reporting, research and other contracts and grants, and student financial aid. This position is housed at the University of California, Office of the President in the Institutional Research and Academic Planning (IRAP) office. It directly contributes to the ability of administrators and key decision-makers to apply educational data to the improvement of student and institutional outcomes.

The Institutional Research Analyst 4 has excellent written and oral communication skills and business acumen to interact with a wide range of stakeholders to meet the needs of a complex organization spanning all UC locations. They work on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. They apply a full understanding of internal and external policies and procedures and exercise judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. This position exercises independent judgment regarding political and internal sensitivities when crafting and presenting analyses; considers impact on UCOP units, campuses, and the external reputation and risks to UC. The position may involve leading projects and teams and overseeing the work of others on particular projects.

This position is eligible for remote or hybrid work within California.

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Analysis and reporting: Leads efforts to analyze, explain and increase transparency and consistency around UC's data through the creation of information and research products that "tell stories with data," including relevant chapters in the UC Accountability Report. Produces a wide variety of tools and products such as reports, projection models, briefs and online data visualizations that are compelling and visually interesting. Independently authors materials for legislative hearings, Regents meetings, executive briefings, or similar venues. Independently responsible for mandatory and critical financial reporting including IPEDS Finance and the USNWR Finance Survey. Strategically develops reporting in areas such as research expenditures, student financial aid, UC equity goals, and payroll/personnel reporting. Fosters the use of data toward equity, diversity, and inclusion initiatives at UCOP and the campuses.


Leadership and collaboration: Represents IRAP in a wide variety of situations and contexts, both internal to UC and external. Serves as a department and division representative on committees that require making decisions in the service of the University's needs and strategic direction. Nurtures relationships with UC campus IR offices and other offices relevant to this position. Builds and maintains collaborative relationships and provides responsive customer service to campuses and units across UCOP such as Budget Analysis and Planning, Financial Planning and Analysis, Financial Accounting, State or Federal Government Relations, and Communications/Media Relations.


Knowledge, expertise and communication: Exhibits and builds up a deep and broad knowledge of the data IRAP manages and uses and how it relates to other data in the UC environment. A recognized expert that can integrate knowledge across many different offices, as a key resource for internal and external stakeholders. Stays abreast of current and emerging issues and incorporates historical perspective into analyses. Trains and provides advice to less-experienced staff members as well as colleagues both inside and outside of IRAP on both technical and policy issues. Uses written and oral communication skills to interact with a wide range of stakeholders from executives to subject matter experts. Is able to synthesize complex issues and present them in a creative and non-technical manner.


Professional development and community: Attends classes, seminars, and conferences that enhance expertise. Serves on committees as appropriate, and participates in activities that enhance the UC community and support the university mission. Upholds the UCOP Principles of Community.

Required Qualifications
  • Thorough knowledge in data collection and analysis techniques; statistics or social science research techniques; management and comfort with validating, cleaning, and utilizing large and complex datasets.
  • Expertise in conducting statistical and data analysis using software such as SAS, SPSS, Stata, or R.
  • Ability to present information in a clear concise manner verbally, in writing and through visualizations and presentations. Understanding of fundamental data visualization and dashboarding principles that can be applied to tools such as Tableau or similar.
  • Able to provide good judgment, decision-making and problem solving. Strong ability to pay attention to detail.
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability and desire to work on multi-disciplinary teams. Employs active listening and critical thinking skills. Ability to multi-task and work on quick turnaround tasks of critical importance.
  • Comfortable with building models and scenarios using financial or budget data along with other data such as student data.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Expertise in using SQL to query databases, join different sources of data, create reports, and manage data stores.
  • Relevant experience in other university settings or large public organizations related to financial or other data systems, especially familiarity with UC systems and organization at campus or systemwide level.

  • Bachelor's degree in social science, statistics, finance or related area and at least 5 years of equivalent experience/training required.
  • Advanced degree (Preferred).


Salary: $112,000 - $126,000 annually commensurate with skills/experience.

Benefits: For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: Benefits of Belonging


This position may be hybrid or fully remote for (California residents only).


Please be prepared to attach a cover letter and resume with your application.


The first review date for this job is July 21, 2022. The position will be open until filled.


Background Check Process: Successful completion of a background check is required for this critical position. Background check process at UCOP

Smoke Free Work Environment: The University of California, Office of the President, is smoke & tobacco-free as of January 1, 2014. UC Smoke & Tobacco Free Policy

August 2021 Update: The University of California has issued a policy requiring employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID -19 before physically accessing the University location or programs. Upon hire into a UCOP position, you will be provided detailed instructions on how to comply with this policy including access to the COVID vaccination at no cost. New hires to UCOP who work onsite or will come onsite for any activities at a UCOP or other UC location must comply with this policy within 8 weeks after their start date. The policy allows for employees to request approval for an exception or deferral. UC COVID-19 Vaccine Policy


The University of California, Office of the President, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. EEO/AA Employer UC Nondiscrimination Policy

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Location: OaklandFull Time
Job ID: 38455
Job Posting

For UCOP internal applicants, please login to the internal candidate gateway at: Jobs at UCOP


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