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Director of Data Management and Analytics

University of Missouri System
Kansas City, MO
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job Description

The University of Missouri Kansas City (UMKC) seeks an experienced data management and analytics professional to lead the University’s research, decision-making, and reporting enterprise. The Director will lead the development and execution of the University’s data science strategy, optimizing data-driven solutions through advanced analytics and innovative approaches. Working across the University and UM System Leadership, the Director will identify and lead the building of predictive modeling strategies for overall Student Success, HR, finance, advancement, and research; and implementing a highly functional and strategic data enterprise using best practices in data architecture and storage, data governance, data reporting, and data analytic approaches to support University goals and decisions.


Additional duties include but are not limited to:

  • Lead outcome assessment and use best practices in data science to evaluate University initiatives and goals.
  • Ensure timely and accurate data availability through the University’s data dashboards.
  • Coordinate data collection for, and submission of, reports both internally and to external bodies.
  • Support academic and academic support units in program assessment and quality assurance.
  • Collect and analyze data in support of resource allocation and budget management.
  • Proactively engages in analysis of trends that impact higher education and UMKC.
  • Serve as a member of the Provost's leadership team.


Minimum Qualifications

A Master's degree or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience and at least 5 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.


Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD in data science/analytics, social science, educational research, or related field
  • Experience designing or overseeing student outcomes analytics, complex data sharing environments, and technical skill in data software, technology, and integration.
  • Strong ability to work across multiple University units to meet diverse data and decision support needs.
  • Proactive and engaged leadership style, who enjoys project and team management.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to build strong relationships.
  • Strong analytic ability, creativity, and organizational skills


Please include a Cover Letter addressing your qualifications with your Resume


Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Values Commitment

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Director of Employee and Labor Relations at 573-882-7976.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Director of Accessibility and ADA at 573-884-7278.

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University of Missouri System

Kansas City, MO
64110 USA



Posted date

Over a month ago
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