- Managing data reports and recommending changes to strategic planning goals and metrics as articulated on scorecards and blueprints.
- Developing and overseeing systems for gathering, streamlining, assuring quality, analyzing, and reporting institutional data necessary for decision making at all levels.
- Performing a variety of statistical analyses using large, complex data sets including predictive analyses to inform institutional planning and budgeting.
- Designing and implementing data analysis and visualization, and self-service data tools, including data interpretation and training as needed.
- Leading changes in research and planning initiatives based on system, state, federal, and regional forecasts and trends as well as best practices in research and planning.
- Managing the reporting of institutional data to state and federal government entities as required (e.g., SCCHE, IPEDS) as well as other external agencies (e.g., U.S. News and World Report).
- Managing institutional data for various accreditation bodies such as SACSCOC, CAEP, CCNE, AACSB, ABET, and other program level bodies.
- Creating and enforcing university policies and procedures to ensure proper access and use of data across the institution.
- Creating and serving as the source of university data definitions.
- Evaluating departmental priorities and objectives, managing the Research and Planning budget, supervising staff, and performing additional duties as needed.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
Master’s degree in a related field and four years of experience in higher education research and planning. Experience in managing, analyzing, and interpreting large data sets. Successful background check is required.
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Internal Number: 48820
About The University of South Carolina
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.