Job type full-time
Full job description
If you’re passionate about building a better future for individuals, communities, and our country—and you’re committed to working hard to play your part in building that future—consider wgu as the next step in your careerDriven by a mission to expand access to higher education through online, competency-based degree programs, wgu is also committed to being a great place to work for a diverse workforce of student-focused professionalsThe university has pioneered a new way to learn in the 21st century, one that has received praise from academic, industry, government, and media leadersWhatever your role, working for wgu gives you a part to play in helping students graduate, creating a better tomorrow for themselves and their families.
**********internal posting until 1/31/2022********** essential functions and responsibilities:
List of significant responsibilities and essential duties that must be completed in order to achieve the objectives of the position
Defines analytic projects in a way that delivers business value to the university
Identifies needs and creates novel analytic projects (rather than simply responding to requests)
Analyzes and interprets diverse sets of educational data using a variety of statistical methods
Uses sql, python, r, or scala to clean, manipulate, and transform data for analysis
Reports, explains, and presents statistical analyses to the most senior leadership teams using graphs, charts, and tables
Applies understanding of learning science to develop methods for measuring student learning and engagement
Uses understanding of data collection to design and implement new methods of measurement
Stays informed of emerging trends in learning science, learning analytics, and data science
Clearly communicates with users to assess needs and requirements for data products
Designs and maintains tableau dashboards
Pitches value of potential data products using functioning proofs-of-concept
Works across academic colleges and programs to provide valuable data-informed insights on trends of performance metrics
Required education and experience:
Minimum education and/or prior experience qualifications, required certifications, etc.
Master’s degree in learning science, data analytics, behavioral or cognitive psychology, statistics, or a closely related field
5+ years of experience in data analysis and visualization
1+ years building dynamic, interactive dashboards
3+ years working with relational databases
Required proficiencies, specialized knowledge, technology skills, etc.
Strong written, oral, presentation, and interpersonal skills, including the ability to explain the significance of data and trends to stakeholders
Ability to manage multiple, competing tasks independently while working in a team environment
Ability to provide mentoring to more junior team members
Work with outside vendors and internal teams to improve data availability and quality
Ability to use sas, r, or python to run multivariate and other statistical analyses
Ability to create data dashboards and visuals using a tool like tableau
Ability to create datasets for analysis & reporting using sql, python, r, or scala.
Ability to explain analysis results to non-technical audience
Ability to manage multiple ongoing data projects
Ability to work nights/weekends, etc(occassionally)
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As an equal opportunity employer, wgu recognizes that our strength lies in our peopleWe are committed to diversity.
Posted 30+ days ago