Associate Director of Data Operations

Pennsylvania, United States
28 Apr 2019
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29 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

The World’s First Business School

In 1881, American entrepreneur and industrialist Joseph Wharton established the world’s first collegiate school of business at the University of Pennsylvania.

Wharton’s pioneering vision was to produce graduates who would become ‘pillars of the state, whether in private or in public life.’ The Wharton School maintains a long tradition of educating visionary business leaders in academia, business, government, and not-for-profit organizations.

Today, Wharton has expanded the scope of this vision to become the most comprehensive source of business knowledge in the world – with over 225 faculty members, 95,000 alumni, 5,000 students across 10 academic departments, 20 research centers, and more than 9,000 executive education participants annually.

The Associate Director of Data Operations (ADDO) is a two-pronged role that serves the Wharton People Analytics Initiative, while providing support for the research and teaching endeavors of the Faculty Co-Director of Wharton People Analytics (WPA).

The ADDO is responsible for the collection, maintenance and analysis of data, as well as the development of the systems and tools used to facilitate WPA’s operational activities, strategic planning, and audience outreach. The ADDO works in partnership with the WPA Business Administrator and Wharton Computing and Instructional Technology (WCIT) to ensure successful implementation and support of these data systems to facilitate the initiative’s work. The Associate Director also supports the production of research briefs, finds new applications for teaching materials, furthers website development, and other related activities as required for the Faculty Co-Director of WPA.

This position is dual reporting, 50% to the Faculty Co-Director of WPA and 50% to the Executive Director of WPA.

A Bachelor s Degree or more and 2 -3 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Experience with data analytics required. Experience with Qualtrics, Strata, and D3 required. Excellent written and verbal presentation and interpersonal skills necessary, along with a collaborative spirit and an interest in learning.

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.