Job Details

Pima Community College
  • Position Number: 3422458
  • Location: Tucson, AZ
  • Position Type: Computer and Information Technology

Research Project Manager - Predictive Analytics


Position Title: Research Project Manager - Predictive Analytics
Department: District Office
Rate of Pay: Exempt - C44 - $68,301 - $98,920
Closed Date: Open Until Filled, Next Review Date: August 1, 2022 5:00 PM Arizona Standard Time,

Position Summary:
The Office Strategy, Analytics and Research (StAR) is seeking a Research Project Manager to play an essential role in facilitating college-wide data-informed decision making. The successful candidate will be highly skilled in various data extraction, data reporting, predictive analytics and data visualization approaches. They will also be expected to extend these approaches to the overall development of institutional effectiveness and efficiency in querying, analyzing, and presenting institutional data in an inviting way to a broad audience. Specific activities involve developing descriptive statistical reports related to enrollment, student success and other areas of Pima Community College's operations, in support of the mission of the College. This position will be hybrid with remote work opportunities available.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Proposing and carrying out research applied to institutional research data
  • Conducting research and analyzing data to support College goals
  • Providing input and serving as a resource for the development and dissemination of results in response to research project requests
  • Using inferential and descriptive statistical techniques to analyze and report to support institutional effectiveness, program and services review
  • Design statistical models to predict meaningful and actionable information from diverse data sources
  • Using written and oral skills to present data to administrators, standing committees, and other appropriate College employees
  • Design and develop ad hoc processes to provide timely responses to requests for data from various units
  • Manage storage, maintenance, and updates of StAR's datasets in sustainable and efficient ways
  • Document data processes and systems
  • Assist preparing federal and state mandated reports

    Job Requirements:
  • Master's degree in a related field (Information technology, computer science, management information systems, or similar technical discipline) and
  • Three progressively responsible research experience of progressively responsible research experience

    or

  • An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above

    Preferred:
  • Research experience
  • Experience with SQL, R, Python, MS-Access or other statistical software/programming languages
  • Experience in a higher-education setting developing reports that utilize student data preferred
  • Experience with enterprise reporting platforms (e.g., Banner) preferred
  • Doctoral degree

    The ideal candidate will have the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
  • High level of familiarity with data analysis methods, including research principles, design and statistical analysis principles including inferential and descriptive statistics
  • Experience creating predictive models leveraging machine learning algorithms
  • Experience working with large, complex relational databases using SQL, R, Python, MS-Access or other statistical software/programming languages
    Systematic and thoughtful approach to programming, experience in processing unstructured data
  • Demonstrated ability in data visualization and business intelligence tools (e.g.Web Intelligence, Crystal, Power BI)
  • Experience managing databases with a strong emphasis on data integrity, data quality, and designing efficient processes and mechanisms to store and retrieve data for effective reporting
  • Ability to analyze research results and making appropriate recommendations, present complex information, interpreting data and identifying trends
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely orally and in writing, including the development of reports and statistical summaries for diverse audiences
  • Ability to be flexible and comfortable working in a dynamic and very fast paced work environment which requires staff to handle multiple projects on tight timelines
  • Ability to think outside-the-box to suggest tools and approaches that effectively address problems
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail
  • Strong team skills
  • Applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations
  • Public speaking, giving presentations, conducting training sessions

    To apply, visit: https://pima.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/8/home/requisition/1421?c=pima





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