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Job Description

Please make sure to read the job posting in its entirety as it reflects both the University roles and responsibilities, followed by the specific description.

Department30352 Bus-Career Services-Harper

About the UnitThe University of Chicago Booth School of Business is the second-oldest school in the U.S. and second to none when it comes to influencing business education and business practices. Since 1898, the school has produced ideas and leaders that shape the world of business. Their rigorous, discipline-based approach to business education transforms students into confident, effective, respected business leaders prepared to face the toughest challenges. Chicago Booth has the finest set of facilities of any business school in the world. Each of the four campuses (two in Chicago, one in London, and one in Hong Kong) reflects the architectural traditions of its environs while offering a state-of-the-art learning environment. Chicago Booth is proud to claim: -an unmatched faculty. -degree and open enrollment programs offered on three continents. -a global body of nearly 50,000 accomplished alumni. - strong and growing corporate relationships that provide a wealth of lifelong career opportunities. As part of the world-renowned University of Chicago, Chicago Booth shares the University's core values that shape the distinctive intellectual culture. At Booth, they constantly question and test ideas, and seek proof. This extraordinarily effective approach to business leads to new ideas and innovative solutions. Seven of the Booth faculty members have won Nobel Prizes for these ideas - the first business school to achieve this accomplishment. For more information about the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, please visit: http://www.chicagobooth.edu/

Job FamilyResearch

Responsible for all aspects of research projects and research facilities. Plans and conducts clinical and non-clinical research; facilitates and monitors daily activities of clinical trials or research projects. Directs engineering and technical support activities to develop and maintain tools and computational methods needed to gather and analyze data.

Career Track and Job LevelData Science

Conducts data investigation, including data wrangling, cleaning, sampling, management, exploratory analysis, regression and classification, prediction, and data communication. Implements foundational concepts of data computation, such as data structure, algorithms, parallel computing, simulation, and analysis. Utilizes knowledge in game theory, statistical quality control, exponential smoothing, seasonally adjusted trend analysis, or data visualization to gain insights, develop new strategies, and cultivate actionable business intelligence in diverse career tracks across the University.

P1: Performs routine assignments in the entry level to a professional job progression. Typically requires a college or university degree or the equivalent work experience that provides knowledge and exposure to fundamental theories, principles and concepts. Develops competence by performing structured work assignments. Uses existing procedures to solve routine or standard problems. Receives instruction, guidance and direction from others.

Role ImpactIndividual Contributor

ResponsibilitiesUnder direct supervision, this job performs a broad range of operational activities, which may include collecting, organizing, and analyzing information from the University's various internal data systems as well as from external sources. This job also performs assignments related to data manipulation, statistical applications, programming, analysis and modeling.

1) Assists in analyzing data for the purpose of extracting applicable information. Performs research projects that provide analysis for a number of programs and initiatives., 2) May assist staff or faculty members with data manipulation, statistical applications, programming, analysis and modeling on a scheduled or ad-hoc basis., 3) Collects, organizes, and may analyze information from the University's various internal data systems as well as from external sources., 4) Maintains and analyzes statistical models using general knowledge of best practices in machine learning and statistical inference. Performs maintenance on large and complex research and administrative datasets. Responds to requests and engages other IT resources as needed., 5) Performs other related work as needed.

Unit-Specific Responsibilities

1) The Data Coordinator is primarily responsible for maintaining data in the various systems used by career services, allowing the department to best support the recruiting needs of students, alumni, and corporate partners.

2) Under the supervision of the Senior Associate Director, Data Analysis and Research, this individual creates and maintains company records in Booth's Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system, organization master system, and the GTS career management system.

3) The Data Coordinator collaborates with other Booth departments to manage data changes and works on special projects as needed.

4) Use third-party databases such as S&P Capital IQ to research and assess companies.

5) Analyze characteristics of organizations and classify them appropriately in the database.

6) Enter data related to companies into the networked databases.

7) Analyze the data export of the organizations and document summary findings.

8) Coordinate data changes with other departments at Chicago Booth, ensuring data integrity and avoiding redundancy of data.

Unit-Preferred Competencies

1) Demonstrated experience with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems.

2) Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook); willingness to learn new software programs.

3) Outstanding verbal, written, as well as organizational skills.

4) Ability to work independently with little supervision; ability to identify opportunities for improvement and recommend effective changes.

5) Ability to work on project simultaneously and meet strict deadlines with frequent interruptions.

6) Demonstrated ability to work effectively and diplomatically with colleagues, as well as with students, faculty and corporate contacts.

7) Professional demeanor, including tact, discretion, and a customer service-oriented approach.

Education, Experience, and CertificationsMinimum requirements include a college or university degree in related field.

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Preferred Qualifications


1) A minimum of one year of experience working with networked databases.

Required Documents

1) Resume

2) Cover letter

NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.

FLSA StatusNon-Exempt

Pay FrequencyBiweekly

Pay GradeDepends on Qualifications

Scheduled Weekly Hours19.5

Benefits EligibleNo

Drug Test RequiredNo

Health Screen RequiredNo

Motor Vehicle Record Inquiry RequiredNo

Posting Date2019-07-17-07:00

Remove from Posting On or Before2020-01-17-08:00

Posting Statement

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Staff Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5800 or submit a request via Applicant Inquiry Form.

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About University of Chicago

Founded by oil magnate John D. Rockefeller, the University of Chicago is a private, nondenominational institution of higher learning. Scientists at the University are working at the cutting edge of virtually every field of science, from cosmological astrophysics to molecular genetics and from high-energy particle physics to psychoneuroimmunology. Seventy-nine recipients of the Nobel Prize have been researchers, students or faculty members at the University at some point in their careers.

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