Grad Prgms Survey Data Analyst at University of South Carolina

Posted in Other 12 days ago.

Location: Columbia, South Carolina

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Academic and Professional Training and Development

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USC Market Title:

Assessments Specialist

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P3 - Professional

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Grad Prgms Survey Data Analyst


School of Medicine Columbia

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School of Medicine Columbia


SOMC Office of Academic Affairs

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Full Time

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Standard working schedule: 8:30am - 5:00pm

Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

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12 months

Job Search Category:

Other Professional

About University of South Carolina:

From the Upstate to the Lowcountry, the University of South Carolina system is transforming the lives of South Carolinians through the impact of our eight institutions and 20 locations throughout the state. More than 50,000 students are enrolled at one of eight institutions, including the research campus in Columbia and comprehensive four-year universities in Aiken, Upstate and Beaufort. In addition, our Palmetto College campuses in Salkehatchie, Union, Lancaster and Sumter enable students to earn associate or bachelor's degrees through a combination of in-person, online or blended learning. All of our system institutions place strong emphasis on service - helping to build healthier, more educated communities in South Carolina and beyond.

Inclusive Excellence Statement:

At the University of South Carolina, we strive to cultivate an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We recognize diversity in our workforce is essential to providing academic excellence and critical to our sustainability. The University is committed to eliminating barriers created by institutional discrimination through accountability and continuous process improvement. We celebrate the diverse voices, perspectives, and experiences of our employees.

Advertised Job Summary:

Under general supervision, serves as the Graduate Programs Survey Data Analyst for graduate programs faculty and course evaluations, plus other program/projects in the Office of Educational Assessment and Quality Improvement at the School of Medicine-Columbia (SOMC). Designs, develops, implements, and maintains an efficient evaluation database to house all evaluation results. Presents information for decision-making purposes. Demonstrates commitment to conducting business lawfully and ethically by consistently adhering to compliance policies, procedures, and regulations.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's degree and 1 year related program experience, or bachelor's degree and 3 years related experience. Proven experience as a data analyst or business data analyst.

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of survey program software (e.g., Survey Monkey, etc.) and experience with large data bases.


Ability to acquire data from primary or secondary data sources and maintain databases/data systems. Ability to identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets. Ability to filter and "clean" data by reviewing computer reports, printouts, and performance indicators to locate and' correct code problems. Ability to work with management to prioritize business and information needs. Ability to locate and define new process improvement opportunities. Technical expertise regarding data models, database design development, and data mining techniques. Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analyzing data sets (Excel, SPSS, SAS, etc.). Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate
significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy. Adept at queries, report writing, and presenting findings. Ability to conduct business lawfully and ethically by consistently adhering to compliance policies, procedures, and regulations.

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Coordinates and ensures that all graduate program's course evaluations and other program/project evaluations are distributed to appropriate persons at the agreed upon times. Coordinates and ensures that all faculty evaluations are distributed to appropriate persons at the agreed upon times. Regularly communicates with course and program directors to maintain an accurate list of faculty teaching assignments. Communicates with course directors (upon request) as to which students have not completed their evaluations. Coordinates corrective action plan responses from course/block directors.

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Mines program's databases for statistical data pertaining to student progress, school, and curriculum objectives, and competencies. Assists in preparation of program accreditation reports as requested.

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Mines multiple data sources for other relevant information collected by the program, including exams and other survey data. Assists in data analysis and preparation of program accreditation and other annual reports, as requested.

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Maintains a database with faculty names, courses taught, and dates. Assures that faculty evaluations are readily available when requested. Generates comparative averages of faculty evaluations in order to provide needs assessments.

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Serves as back up to the Medical Survey Data Analyst for any courses and faculty evaluations.

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Performs other duties as assigned.

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Special Instructions to Applicant:

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

We are only accepting applications submitted by

June 24, 2025.

The University of South Carolina offers a valuable benefits package including but not limited to:

  • Health and Life Insurance

  • Retirement Programs

  • Paid Tuition

  • Dependent Scholarships

  • Annual Leave

  • Sick Leave

  • 13 Paid Holidays (including an extended December holiday)

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Professional Development Opportunities

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The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender (including transgender), gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDs status, military status, national origin, pregnancy (false pregnancy, termination of pregnancy, childbirth, recovery therefrom or related medical conditions, breastfeeding), race, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other bases under federal, state, local law, or regulations.

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