George Fox University - Staff and Administrator
  • 25-Jun-2019 to 24-Aug-2019 (PST)
  • Admissions
  • Newberg, OR, USA
  • DOE
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • Administrator Position

POSITION OVERVIEW:  We're hiring a curious, self-motivated, and gritty Data Analyst to dive deeply into our admissions data, working collaboratively across teams and sharing insights. You will play a central role in bringing data to the forefront of admissions decisions and be an important data advisor on broad new objectives. If you are a curious analyst with strong SQL and business acumen we want to hear how you can help advance the mission of George Fox University!

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Explore and examine data from multiple disparate sources with the goal of discovering patterns and previously hidden insights that can provide a competitive advantage or address an enrollment challenge. Gather, consolidate, and present complex data sets in clear ways for end users to make actionable decisions.
  • Leverage expertise in computer science, software development, and the latest technologies to analyze and implement analysis infrastructure and tools, analytic workflow processes, and complex data visualizations. Apply knowledge of mathematical and statistical concepts or computer science, or domains to ensuring software solutions meet analytic requirements.
  • Understand the entire lifecycle of the admissions process and design data mappings and transformations to ensure solid database integrations. This position has the unique opportunity to inform the strategy of data input, system setup, and data output.
  • Initiate and execute on ideas to improve system setup and businesses processes for maximum efficiency. Participate in the identification and validation of key performance indicators.
  • Write technical specifications, requirements, and other documentation as required. Develop process maps of existing data flow and activities and re-design and implement business processes to meet key objectives.
  • Act as liaison between admissions team and IT to translate business needs into technical language. Act as project leader and work with IT team to design and construct strategies and logic to ensure all outcomes are as expected. Coordinate with downstream offices to ensure data flow is inherited and reported correctly. Work with external vendors on system integrations and solution-oriented technology strategies.
  • Lead or consult in user acceptance test exercises to ensure results are acceptable and meet requirements.
  • Provide training, documentation, and support for admissions recruiters on both campuses and visits and events team to answer inquiries and troubleshoot questions as needed
  • Assertively find and fill voids as needed

 QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Expertise or degree in Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Information Management, Statistics, or related field
  • Technical experience regarding data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques
  • Expert at query and report writing
  • Experience in bridging between business processes and data extraction
  • An inquiring mind; a willingness to challenge the status quo
  • Strong critical thinking and communication skills
  • Evangelical Christian commitment and lifestyle consistent with the university's mission as described on our website
  • Candidates should value an environment that reflects the diversity of God's kingdom, engages in global concerns, and connects culturally

As a Christ-centered community, George Fox University is an institution that values diversity as an essential dimension of God's design for human communities. In seeking to become a more inclusive community, we especially encourage applications from individuals who can help us achieve our diversity goals.  

For Your Personal Well-Being We Offer:

  • A beautiful and peaceful campus environment with areas to walk and coffee shops and restaurants close by
  • A strong Christian vision and mission-led organization with opportunities for your growth and contributions
  • Wonderful Christian peers and a vibrant student population
  • Free Fitness Center membership
  • Free parking
  • Rich employee benefits

We invite you to Be Known at Oregon's Nationally Recognized Christian University!

George Fox has been transforming student lives for over 125 years.

Each day we look to broaden our future for generations to come.

We have alumni from 52 countries and all 50 states.

We invite you to become a steward of our dreams using your God-given gifts.

Our Purpose: To educate and inspire students to pursue God's calling.

 **This position is subject to close at any time, regardless of the date on the posting.

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