Director Institutional Research & Strategic Insight

The University of Chicago   Chicago, IL   Full-time     Education
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Posted on February 7, 2021

The University of Chicago seeks Director Institutional Research & Strategic Insight for Chicago, IL to manage an experienced team of research analysts & data scientists. Master's in Statistics/Analytics/other Quantitative or Social Science field + 5 years experience or Bachelor in Statistics/Analytics/other Quantitative or Social Science field + 7 years experience.

Required Skills: Expert level knowledge w/statistical programming, data querying & manipulation of data with software packages including R; SQL Queries to access data in RDBMS (SQL server); scripting languages, HTML, Javascript; superior quantitative, logical reasoning & analytical experience w/ith  high level of attention to detail; Excel & Tableau prog skills for data mining to enhance data analyses; transforming & connecting isolated data files & databases into shared data assets that can be easily accessed by researchers; writing APIS from external databases & sources; experience with algorithms & coding artifacts; extensive experience with relational DB reporting (business objects web intelligence), predictive analytics (machine learning modeling - regression analysis, random forests, supervised & unsupervised classification models, neural networks, NLP); survey research methods; demonstrated management experience leading a team of highly skilled experience data professionals; client-facing work experience; outstanding verbal, written, & presentation skills, as well as organizational skills; experience in higher education environment. Background check required including review of conviction history.

We are an Affirmative Action/EOE.