Assistant Director for Data Management & Administration

Job Level
Mid-level position
Job Category
Associate / Assistant Director
  • Systems / Operations
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Data / Database

The Assistant Director for Data Management & Administration serves as a data modeler and architect, SQL/PLSQL programmer, and data warehouse administrator for the Institutional Research and Analytics Data Warehouse (IRADW). The incumbent will design, develop, architect, and administer conceptual, logical, and physical data models with an end-to-end vision to support the creation of the new IRADW. The incumbent develops and sustains the analytic and data warehouse infrastructure for decision-making as it relates to student success and Graduation Initiative GI 2025. This position will develop and maintain data dictionary definitions, data life-cycle management, perform data modeling, and ensure data quality and data warehouse structures.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities 
Knowledge of research techniques and methods for gathering and analyzing research data. Knowledge of statistical procedures and principles. Ability to assist in the preparation of questionnaires. Expert knowledge of website utilities. Working knowledge of desktop word processing and spreadsheet software. Ability to perform basic and advanced statistical analyses and reporting using PC-based software, e.g. SAS, R, Python or SPSS. Ability to present data in various media (e.g., paper, electronic, web-based, Tableau). 

Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community.  Ability to follow all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures.  Ability to contribute to a positive university experience for each and every student, and assist in achieving the university's commitment to a "vision of excellence."

Education and Experience 
Equivalent to a bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Educational Technology, Communications, or related technical field and five years of related experience required.  A relevant work experience in Institutional Research in higher education including interpretation and presentation of data, demonstrated working experience of SQL/PLSQL programming ,Tableau, People Soft, Python scikit-learn or R caret packages will be given due consideration. Graduate study in computer science, economics, mathematics, statistics, public or business administration, or engineering is highly desired. Three years of supervising experience preferred.

Application Deadline 
November 22, 2018. 

Equal Employment Opportunity 
CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status.   CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Excellent benefits through CalPERS (health, vision, dental), tuition fee waiver, generous vacation and sick leave, and 14 paid holidays each year.

General Information 
The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

California State University Long Beach expects respectful, professional behavior from its employees in all situations. Acts of harassment or abusive conduct are prohibited. Demonstrated appropriate professional behavior, treating others with civility and respect, and refusing to tolerate abusive conduct is expected of all employees.

Due to the nature of this position, current CSULB employees are subject to a criminal record check unless they have successfully completed a criminal background check through CSULB within the past 12 months.