Academic Coordinator, Data Collection and Analysis

Pennsylvania, United States
23 Dec 2020
End of advertisement period
21 Feb 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

University Overview

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.

Job Description Summary

Penn Engineering’s world-acclaimed faculty, state-of-the-art research laboratories and highly interdisciplinary curricula offer an experience that is unparalleled. Innovation and technology drive every program and transform the fundamentals of what future engineers are learning.

The Academic Coordinator (Data Collection and Analysis) in the Electrical and Systems Engineering (ESE) department in the School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) will be a key member of the ESE team, creating materials and process infrastructure for managing key academic processes such as rostering, accreditation, academic waitlists, data collection and analysis to inform and support strategic goals of the department.

Job Description

In close collaboration with the Department Chair and Associate Director, the Academic Coordinator (Data Collection and Analysis) will manage all data collection and analysis, as well as the implementation of strategic changes based on what the data reveals. This position will be responsible for defining relevant data points, creating appropriate tools to collect both quantitative and qualitative data, analysis of the data and the dissemination of insight to stakeholders. Create appropriate databases, such as spreadsheets; access databases and develop other tools with consultants/partners, as needed. Create tools such as best practices documents and other print or online materials to provide efficient and sustainable methods of communications to students and faculty. Support the departmental website and updates, as needed.


Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Experience with data collection, analysis, and interpretation and the ability to create databases and spreadsheets. Excellent written and verbal communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills; strong attention to detail; and strong organizational skills.

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
School of Engineering and Applied Science

Pay Range
$20.00 - $36.00

Affirmative Action Statement

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.

Special Requirements

Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

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