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Azusa Pacific University is seeking a Data Analyst in the School of Nursing for the Advanced Nursing Education Workforce (ANEW) Grant. The Data Analyst will implement and manage the CORE Higher Education Experiential Learning Management System (CORE ELMS) and the integration of the ANEW Grant student clinical process, student competency assessments, and electronic portfolios for graduate nursing students. The position will support the systems that deliver high quality, mission-critical information that will inform decision-making for the SON leadership. The innovative and cost-effective strategies will increase efficiency for the accreditation process for CCNE and the approval of the BRN.
The position reports to the Chair of the MSN Nurse Practitioner Program who is also the ANEW Grant Principle Investigator (PI), in coordination with the Director of Operations. The position is located on the Azusa West Campus.
Required Education Master’s degree or equivalent education and experience.
Required Experience * Four years of experience in a client-based, service-oriented environment. * Experience with processes that collect and analyze information. * Higher education experience preferred. * Preference with cloud based software systems dealing with people or experiential database, within a client based, service-oriented environment.
Primary Duties/Essential Functions The essential function is to implement, manage, and support the internal SON data and information processes and systems that support graduate students and the ANEW Grant including the following:
* Establish, support, and manage the infrastructure that will collect, store, and deliver information. * Improve internal efficiency and inform change. * Increase report integrity and the delivery speed of information. * Review current processes, tools, and recommend solutions. * Thinks analytically and can troubleshoot challenges easily. * Knowledgeable of modern cloud based databases and technologies. * Develop and maintain a standard taxonomy for classifying data elements across systems. * Oversee training for users, which may include formal trainings, development of materials, and one-on-one users support. * Manage related data archives. * Support and follow security protocols and ensure the data meets requirements for integrity and availability.
The position would oversee the following data and information systems within the School of Nursing: 1. Experiential Learning Management System (ELMS): The grant funded enterprise CORE ELMS system helps our school manage clinical placements and lab scheduling across southern California. Learning and understanding CORE will be required to execute strategic initiatives. Integrate the grant data and the software system CORE ELMS. The cloud-based system interacts with both students and our employees. 2. Student Database: A FilemakerPro initiative bridges the gap between APU/SON PeopleSoft records and the information we provide for state and national accreditation, grant reporting, internal audits, strategic decision-making and to monitor and track students in the ANEW Grant from program start to completion. 3. Graduate and Alumni Evaluation: We utilize EBI’s Skyfactor and an internal system (Formstack) we built to collect and process quantitative and qualitative data on students that complete our programs. The data informs leadership decisions and feeds into grant and accreditation reports. 4. SON Intranet: We launched an intranet system to help increase communication efficiency.
Skills * Demonstrates the ability to prioritize work in order to meet deadlines while working in a service-oriented environment with frequently changing priorities. * Critically think using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems. * Can work independently, show independent judgment, and is able to follow-through on assigned work. * Deal with problems in a professional manner. * Ability to work in a fast-paced environment. * Strong written and verbal communication skills. * Ability to manage details and follow through. * Collaborate and communicate as an effective team member and team builder.
Mental Demands * Exercise independent judgment with confidential and non-confidential information. * Work under pressure, handle multiple tasks simultaneously, and meet deadlines. * Interface professionally with faculty, staff, and students. * In agreement with the purpose and goals of Azusa Pacific University in providing a Christian-based higher education for its students.
Physical Demands * Requires repetitive motion and sitting at a computer keyboard. * Hearing and speaking on the telephone. * Meetings may require walking and/or driving to various University locations. * Ability to pull, push, bend, grasp, reach and lift up to 20 lbs. * Ability to use stairs or ramps as needed in executing job duties at university facilities.
Technologies * CORE ELMS (https://corehighered.com/core-elms-externship-management.php). * Google Apps (Docs, Sheets, Drive, Gmail, Calendar, Hangouts, etc.) and Microsoft Office with a proficiency in Word and Excel. * APU programs includes SPSS, PeopleSoft, 25Live, GoToMeeting, iModules, Adobe Acrobat, HelloSign, Vidyo, Canva, CORE ELMS, etc. Training is available for APU programs.
Azusa Pacific University is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
Internal Number: S1364
About Azusa Pacific University
Azusa Pacific University is a comprehensive, evangelical, Christian university located 26 miles northeast of Los Angeles, California. As a leading Christian university in California, Azusa Pacific University grounds rigorous academics on a solid spiritual foundation. With an intentional focus on scholarship, faith integration, diversity, and internationalization, APU provides high-quality academic programs within a tight-knit community of disciples and scholars. APU is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as an R2 Doctoral University, recognizing APU’s high level of research activity. A leader in the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, APU is committed to excellence in higher education. Offering more than 100 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs on campus, online, and at seven regional locations across Southern California, APU continues to be recognized annually as one of America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report.