Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

Data Analyst - Admissions

Job description

Job No: 505277
Work Type: Staff
Location: San Luis Obispo
Categories: Probationary, Full Time

Job Summary

Under general direction of the Assistant Director of Data Systems, as a member of the Admissions Data Management team, this individual is responsible for performing a variety of technical duties which require knowledge of methods and procedures in support of the campus' competitive recruitment and admission selection process. It also includes the development of the various electronic data collection tools, which include the electronic web application that drives the automated selection and formal admission decisions for the campus.

This individual works closely with leadership of the Admissions team to support the day-to-day technical and communication initiatives.

Department Summary

The Admissions Office serves the University by recruiting, admitting and enrolling a highly qualified, diverse new student population. The Admissions Office's primary function is to advise prospective students and the general public on admissions requirements, and to process all relevant materials to make an admission determination. This position, under general direction, provides advising to prospective students in support of the entire admission process and assists in actively recruiting and advising prospective students.

Key Qualifications

Working knowledge of database systems such as Oracle's PeopleSoft or similar systems, including administration and reporting.
Knowledge of data administration principles and techniques.
Ability to analyze data and make accurate projections using business mathematics and basic statistical techniques.
Ability to initiate, establish, and foster communication and teamwork by maintaining a positive, cooperative, productive work atmosphere with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within a diverse population and with those from various cultural backgrounds internal and external to the University community.
Ability to analyze data requirements, research data availability and access methods.
Education and Experience
Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university. One year of technical or administrative experience. A graduate degree in a related field may be substituted for one year of the required experience. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.

Salary:
Anticipated Hiring Range: $48,000 - $66,000 Per Year

Classification Range: $39,456 - $73,944 Per Year

Cal Poly

Known for its Learn by Doing pedagogy, Cal Poly is the flagship of the world-renowned California State University system. Annually recognized as one of the top public universities in the nation, Cal Poly continues to offer an academic curriculum based on learned experience gained through real-world practice. Located in San Luis Obispo, Cal Poly is nestled comfortably among the coastal foothills, minutes from the Pacific Ocean and equidistant to the Bay Area and Los Angeles.

Cal Poly offers a best-in-class benefits program, including health, dental and vision insurance, retirement participation in the Public Employees' Retirement System, and educational benefits for eligible employees. See our benefits website for additional information.

Diversity Statement

At Cal Poly, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility.

Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Poly is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Supplemental Information

Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with Cal Poly. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Cal Poly has designated as sensitive.

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 as a condition of employment.

This position may be Designated under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter.

Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo is not a sponsoring agency for staff positions (i.e. H1-B visas).

To Apply: All applicants must apply online at: https://jobs.calpoly.edu/sl/en-us/job/505277/data-analyst-admissions .

About Us
Cal Poly is a nationally ranked, four-year, comprehensive public university. Founded in 1901, the 6,000-acre campus is nestled in the foothills of San Luis Obispo, along California's scenic central coast and midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco. With a budget of $168.5 million, the university has a student enrollment exceeding 17,000 students and employs more than 2,000 faculty and staff members. Cal Poly is part of the 23-campus California State University system.

At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility.

Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Polytechnic State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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