Research and Data Analyst
Research and Data Analyst

Job Purpose
The Center for Professional Practice is seeking a Research and Data Analyst to support the College of Education (COE) by capturing data related to the placement of Towson University students in a variety of field settings and public Maryland school systems. This position oversees the entry, analyzing, and reporting of student clinical placement information. In addition, the Analyst facilitates the contract process for mentor teachers.   

Manage multiple systems to coordinate the accurate and timely collection, entry, and maintenance of student placement data for both school and non-school placements. Through data assessment, build reports used for decision-making and informational purposes within the COE and for other key stakeholders. Develop a data-dashboard to broadly share placement information. Develop and document other solutions or innovations for the collection and display of data. Facilitate the processing of mentor contracts. Serve as the liaison to other campus departments including Office of Technology Services and Accounts Payable to ensure the accurate and timely processing of contracts for mentor teachers. Oversee payment of Professional Development Schools funds, mileage reimbursements, and other placement-related details. Respond to requests for data, ad hoc reports, or status of contracts via phone calls, emails, or walk-in inquiries. Ensure strict confidentiality in all conversations with students, department chairs, faculty, staff, and public school personnel. Provide notary services for Criminal History Disclosure forms completed by teacher candidates across the Education Unit. Work with COE Marketing and Public Relations Manager to develop sites to convey key information regarding mentor contracts, details and procedures for payment, and the data dashboard.

• Bachelor's Degree
• Three years of work experience in data entry and analysis
• Strong collaboration and communication skills
• Proficient with Technology
• Strong organizational skills
• Ability to multi-task
• Experience with running queries and joining multiple data tables using different systems
• Excellent communication skills with demonstrated experience conveying data, metrics, and trends to diverse audiences

• Experience developing reports
• Experience with PowerBI
• Experience creating data dashboards

A criminal background investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.

Salary and Benefits
Competitive salary and full University benefits that include 22 days of annual leave, up to 14 holidays, personal and sick days; excellent health, life, and retirement plans; and tuition remission. To learn more about our benefits, click here.

This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days. Cover letter and resume are requested, but not required.

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Office of Human Resources
8000 York Road
Towson, Maryland

Towson University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to:

Towson University is a smoke-free campus.

Additional Information
Position Type: Employee
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Contact Information
Bonnie Yourik
Towson University
8000 York Road
Towson, 21252