Advertised Summary Job Description: Reporting to the two Associate Provosts and Vice Provost in the Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Programs, the Program Coordinator is responsible for providing day-to-day and overall operational and data analysis support for office initiatives. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Collaborate with the Associate Provosts and Vice Provost with the operations of the office by helping to develop, manage and maintain a number of electronic systems for tracking and data management. Focus on maintaining quality data and linking information emerging from various university databases, external data sources and the workflow for all the OVPAP's efforts. Conduct descriptive data analysis and prepare data summaries.
Under the direction of the Vice Provost and Associate Provosts, oversee projects that emerge from larger office initiatives. Focus on state, federal and accreditation agency approval, reporting, and regulatory requirements for educational programs and related agreements.
Assist with the management of internal competitions, such as an internal faculty grant program to support global opportunities for research, teaching, and service.
Provide support for Provost's Office leadership development programs for faculty and for selected student fellowship programs.
Interface with other central administration offices, faculty, and various other offices throughout the University, and with external agencies.
Help to develop evaluation strategies, collect data, and analyze results to inform program enhancements.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
General Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or its equivalent required. Minimum of 3 years of related experience required; preferably in Higher Education.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Excellent computer skills, including advanced proficiency with Excel, knowledge of database management software (e.g., Access or other), and familiarity with software for statistical analysis (STATA, SAS, or other). Experience with online forms and survey design programs (e.g., Qualtrics, Cognito) is highly desirable. A basic course in statistics and data analysis is required.
Strong interpersonal skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, keen attention to detail, and ability to exercise good judgment and discretion in handling confidential and sensitive data are required. Exceptional organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks, set priorities, meet deadlines and demonstrate initiative.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree in a quantitative field.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It... seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.