Job ID: 2023-12088 Type: School of Professional Studies (CP1108) # of Openings: 1 Category: Business/Professional Administrative New York University
The Office of Institutional Research and Analytics within the NYU School of Professional Studies (SPS) is seeking an individual to serve as the Director of Research who will be responsible for leading and overseeing all aspects of internal and external market research, including workforce development research within SPS. This individual will develop and implement a research agenda that addresses important issues facing the School and the higher education industry. Establish and maintain close partnerships with people in key roles across SPS (e.g., Chief Marketing Officer, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs), as well as various external organizations and research agencies whose topics align with SPSâ™ strategic initiatives. Work closely with the business analysis and data analytics units inside the Office of Institutional Research and Analytics, as well as various departments across SPS. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to present research findings to both technical and non-technical audiences and to articulate the value and impact of the research projects. Experience with labor market research platforms such as LightCast, survey design tools (e.g., Qualtrics), Microsoft Office Strong project management skills and ability to manage multiple research projects simultaneously. Familiar with ethics and best practices in research, such as providing and maintaining research participant privacy and confidentiality, as well as factoring in data security measures.
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in relevant field, such as Education, Economics, or Sociology
Preferred Education: Master's Degree in relevant field, such as Education, Economics, or Sociology
Required Experience: 7+ years Minimum of 8-10 years of experience in research, market research, and data analysis, preferably with a focus on the higher education industry.
Preferred Experience: Experience in higher education research and management. Understanding of the funding landscape and the various sources of funding available for research. Grant management experience.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Strong analytical skills and experience with statistical software. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to present research findings to both technical and non-technical audiences and to articulate the value and impact of the research projects. Experience with labor market research platforms such as LightCast, survey design tools (e.g., Qualtrics), Microsoft Office Strong project management skills and ability to manage multiple research projects simultaneously. Familiar with ethics and best practices in research, such as providing and maintaining research participant privacy and confidentiality, as well as factoring in data security measures.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Experience working with BI tools tools such as Tableau, Alteryx. Familiarity with collaboration tools (e.g., Jira)
In compliance with NYC's Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is USD $90,000.00 to USD $130,000.00. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as, market and organizational considerations when extending an offer. This pay range represents base pay only and excludes any additional items such as incentives, bonuses, clinical compensation, or other items.
Since 1934, the NYU School of Professional Studies (NYU SPS) has been a deeply respected institution of higher education that is grounded in applied learning. From its early years, training returning World War II veterans to fulfill the nationâ™s urgent need for skilled technical workers, it has evolved into a professional education powerhouse that offers 20 graduate degrees, 14 bachelorâ™s degrees for undergraduate students, four associateâ™s degrees, and a plethora of continuing education courses and credentials.
NYU SPS is a thought leader, and serves as an incubator for new ideas in industries that are constantly changing. We prepare students for in-demand jobs in fields including real estate, hospitality and tourism; global affairs; global sports management; publishing; marketing and public relations; project management; executive coaching and organizational consulting, human capital management; information technology, management and systems; translation; publishing and professional writing. NYU SPS is focused on building skills that open doors to opportunities in emerging fields and global markets. NYU SPS faculty members are leading experts in their areas of discipline, with a hands-on approach that encourages students to push beyond their limits and to break new ground.
NYU SPS is committed to inclusion, diversity, belonging, equity, and access throughout the School.
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New York University (NYU) is one of the top private universities in the United States, and NYU Tandon School of Engineering traces its roots back to 1854, building on an illustrious past as Brooklyn Poly and the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering. Our mission is to excel in research, teaching, and entrepreneurship and inspire and educate engineers for the 21st century — backed by an historic commitment of $1 billion to recruit new faculty, fuel groundbreaking basic and applied research in key areas, and expand the Downtown Brooklyn campus. NYU Tandon faculty are world renowned leaders in science and technology, with a strong commitment to research, innovation, and entrepreneurship that make a difference in the world. We lead and have ties to multidisciplinary centers in wireless technology, cybersecurity, urban informatics, data sciences, artificial intelligence, renewable energy, and health, among others. Our faculty and students are part of the high-tech start-up culture in New York City and in downtown Brooklyn, and we support three “future lab” business incubators that connect our students and faculty to today’s innovation economy. We are deeply committed to teaching and le...arning, and with NYU's unrivaled global network of campuses, we promote a truly global engineering education.
NYU Tandon is committed to substantially increase the proportion of our faculty from historically underrepresented groups in STEM and we encourage candidates from such groups to apply. We aspire to create a climate where diversity and inclusion are not only appreciated but considered an asset for creativity and innovation, and we seek faculty who have a real passion for a culturally diverse environment. We take pride in our high numbers of female students and students who are the first in their family to go to college. NYU belongs to the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), which assists with dual-career searches, and our faculty are supported by a range of work-life balance programs provided by the NYU Office of Work Life