Data Analyst: Persistently Challenging Courses Project

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Work type: Staff
Location: Big Rapids, MI 49307
Categories: Staff, Part-Time

Position Title: Data Analyst: Persistently Challenging Courses Project  
Location: Big Rapids (Main Campus)  

33300 - Math

Advertised Salary: $15 per hour  
FLSA: Non-Exempt  
Temporary/Continuing:  Temporary  
Part-Time/Full-Time: Part-Time  
Union Group: N/A  
Term of Position: As Needed  
At Will/Just Cause: Just Cause  
Summary of Position: The Mathematics Department, in collaboration with Faculty Center for Teaching & Learning (FCTL), is working on strategies to improve retention in lower division math courses through FCTL's Persistently Challenging Courses project. Part of this project involves retrieving student performance data that cannot be obtained through standard WebFocus reports. The successful candidate, under the supervision of the FCTL director and Mathematics Department Head, would retrieve this information for further analysis by the project team. This is a part time position at 10 to 20 hours per week.
The anticipated start date of this position is March 2024. However, this is an estimated date and can be revised if needed.
Position Type: Staff  
Required Education: BS in the mathematical sciences (Mathematics, Computer Science, or combination)  
Required Work Experience: Experience working with Excel. Experience working with students through tutoring and SLA.  
Required Licenses and Certifications:    
Physical Demands:
  • Office Environment
  • Sitting
  • Twisting
  • Repetitive movement
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered:    
Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Retrieve and enter student record information into Excel for further processing.

Any other duties assigned within the position classification area.

Demonstrates an understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion, especially in working relationships with students, faculty, staff and community members.

Marginal Duties/Responsibilities:    
Skills and Abilities: Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Unofficial Transcript 1
Optional Documents:    
Special Instructions to Applicants: This is a part time data analyst position. The successful applicant will retrieve performance data (grades and courses), enter this information into Excel files, and organize the data to share with faculty team involved in improving retention in lower division math courses.

Unofficial Transcript 1 (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcript of Bachelor’s degree.

Transcript must include: Institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, degree awarded. Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript.

Initial Application Review Date:
Open Until Position is Filled?: Yes  
Posting Close Date:
EEO Statement: Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris offers employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence.  Learn more about the Ferris Mission and community at The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University’s Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.  

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