School of Mathematics, Science and Technology (SMST)
Knowledge/Skills and Abilities: assisting with coordinating the functions of the SMST
This position requires a highly motivated individual to organize, document and maintain all official data tables, records non–expendable asset inventories (primarily automated systems) retention and graduation data analyses for the SMST. The SMST is composed of the office-of the-dean, the departments of Natural Sciences, Mathematics, Computer Information Systems and Computer Sciences. The data analyst (DA) will assist in maintaining stock levels for routine statistical analyses materials (to include computer hardware, software, other expendables and peripherals) pertinent to support of the School mission. The DA will coordinate with subordinate unit administrators (chairpersons) and administrative assistants to assist the Dean with determining data analysis needs of these units to include technical assistance with assessment reports, plans, institutional effectiveness matrices and the like. Additionally this individual will be responsible for tracking SMST alumni and providing data and/or necessary graphics for special reports and presentations. This individual will also assist with marketing design and recruiting brochures for presentation to potential STEM students interested in matriculating through the University. Recruiting efforts and motivational presentation techniques to all University stakeholders are expected. This individual will also collect, collate and manage extramural student intern and fellowship career opportunities for workforce, graduate and professional opportunities in STEM.
Minimum Qualifications: Ideally this individual would have an undergraduate degree in a STEM area and background in data collection techniques and associated administrative management of data sets with preferably experience (2 years+) in the field. Microsoft Certification and /or a master’s degree in a STEM area would be highly preferred. Knowledge of statistical analysis packages and multimedia graphics display applications would also place the candidate for this position in the upper tier.
Date of Appointment: 1 June 2013
Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, complete applications should be submitted by 15 May.
The selected applicant may be required to submit to a background investigation. VUU is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative-Action Institution committed to cultural, racial, and ethnic communities and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. It is expected that successful candidates share in this commitment. Persons who need reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources at 804.257.5841.
Application Process: For qualified applicants, the application packet should contain a letter of interest, curriculum vita, a copy of graduate transcripts, and a list of five professional references along with contact information. Mail completed package to the following address: Office of Human Resources, Attn: SMST/ DA Search Committee, Virginia Union University, 1500 North Lombardy Street, Richmond, VA 23220. Complete packages may also be submitted electronically to Resumes@vuu.edu.