Skip to main content

This job has expired

Senior Associate for DEI Analytics and Assessment

State University of New York System Administration
Albany, New York (US)
Commensurate with experience
Date posted
Feb 16, 2024

Senior Associate for DEI Analytics and Assessment

About The State University of New York:
The State University of New York is the largest comprehensive system of higher education in the United States, and more than 95 percent of all New Yorkers live within 30 miles of any one of SUNY's 64 colleges and universities. Across the system, SUNY has four academic health centers, five hospitals, four medical schools, two dental schools, a law school, the state's only college of optometry, and manages one US Department of Energy National Laboratory. In total, SUNY serves about 1.4 million students amongst its entire portfolio of credit- and non-credit-bearing courses and programs, continuing education, and community outreach programs. SUNY oversees nearly a quarter of academic research in New York. Research expenditures system-wide are nearly $1.1 billion in fiscal year 2022, including significant contributions from students and faculty. There are more than three million SUNY alumni worldwide, and one in three New Yorkers with a college degree is a SUNY alum. To learn more about how SUNY creates opportunities, visit

Job Description:
The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion seeks a dynamic, detail-oriented, result-driven, and highly collaborative individual to join our team as the Senior Associate for DEI Analytics and Assessment. With a deep understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion to advance SUNY DEI efforts and initiatives, the Senior Associate will gather, research, analyze, and synthesize data to evaluate policy and program effectiveness by working in conjunction with SUNY Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Office of Institutional Research staff as well as Human Resources, faculty, and administrators across 64 SUNY Campuses. The Senior Associate will also be responsible for leading and coordinating the operation of SUNY's Promoting Recruitment, Opportunity, Diversity, Inclusion and Growth (PRODiG) and (PRODiG+) programs with all participating campuses, including but not limited to budget administration, data collection, assessment of the program, and direct support to campuses and selected fellows. The successful candidate must be able to track program progress, maintain program records, and generate reports in a dynamic environment; highly skilled in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word including experience in developing assessment tools for program evaluation, leading research, and creating high level reports/presentations for both internal and external stakeholders within SUNY.


  • Evaluate and assess the progress of ODEI programs and initiatives implemented across SUNY's 64 campuses and contract colleges, and campus strategic diversity and inclusion plans; as well as SUNY System Administration's own Strategic Diversity and Inclusion Plan;
  • Responsible for the creation of the SUNY DEI Annual Report; collaborate with SUNY CDOs, and other external stakeholders in data collection and oversee the dissemination of the report;
  • Co-lead system campus climate survey data analysis, develop executive summary and report to disseminate survey outcomes; in collaboration with Senior Vice Chancellor for DEI/Chief Diversity Officer, offer recommendations and timeline for implementation for further evaluation;
  • Serve as the Program Manager for the PRODiG+ Program; supporting the PRODiG+ Fellowship Program while being responsible for the operation and management of the PRODiG+ until the cohort cycle completes;
  • Support the advancement of the PRODiG+ Initiative by processing and analyzing data submitted by participating campuses, including facilitating communications with campus PRODiG+ contacts, fellows and other ODEI team members responsible for the programmatic elements;
  • Manage the $8 million PRODiG+ annual budget including overseeing front office budget transactions, working with SUNY System and campuses' chief financial officer/budget analysts; maintain budget spreadsheets and creating financial reporting procedures;
  • Responsible for supporting the creation of reporting mechanisms for PRODiG+ Program for participating campuses including developing forms and spreadsheets to tracking campus progress and compliance with program requirements;
  • Collaborate with the Chancellor's Office and support the creation of SUNY DEI dashboards, and update ongoing tracking and analysis of key diversity, equity and inclusion indicators at SUNY System Administration and all SUNY campuses;
  • Assist campus partners across SUNY in the development of metrics for evaluating progress toward their diversity and inclusion goals;
  • Act as a key adviser to ODEI and the SVCDEI/CDO on the measurement of DE&I progress across the SUNY campuses; maintain ongoing and relevant communication with VCSI/CDO and other key stakeholders regarding the significance of data through reports, charts, tables and data visualization;
  • Serve as a data analyst liaison and collaborate with other departments (Academic Affairs, Student Success, etc.) to assess and generate research/reports to measure DEI progress and impacts across SUNY;
  • Prepare ongoing progress reports on DEI initiatives for presentation by SVC DEI/CDO, campus and System Administration leaders, as well as the SUNY Board of Trustees;
  • Offer support in ongoing communications related to policy implementation and assist with the preparation of regular updates by the VCSI/CDO on progress of SUNY System Administration and campuses toward goals to internal and external stakeholders;
  • Provide support for Assistant Vice Chancellor for DEI in managing SUNY Diversity Scholarship Programs including Empire State Diversity Honor Scholarship Program, Graduate Diversity Fellowship Program, Office of Mental Health Grants and Native American Initiative. Senior Associate will work with SUNY Business Operations and AVC to lead the allocation projection process for each campus and ensure compliance with funding requirements including but not limited to the following communications:
    • Annual Data Verification Form Mailing
    • Annual allocation letter with updated program guidelines
    • Annual Progress Report on quality of program data submitted, program efficacy, feedback survey
  • Will serve as a core member of the planning committee for the annual SUNY DEI conference and CDO Retreat: Responsible for creating all registration forms and assessment standards as well as generating summary reports by analyzing workshops and conference data/feedback received for all ODEI related large scale programs (i.e. conferences, DEI round table meetings, professional development DEI workshops)


  • Must possess advanced knowledge of using Microsoft Excel including formula development, form creation and macro writing;
  • Proficient in Microsoft PowerPoint, report writing, and presentation/public speaking
  • Knowledge of SPSS, qualitative and quantitative research/data analysis Knowledge of Mach Form, Survey Monkey, Tableau and Qualtrics


  • Bachelor's Degree in related field; Master's Degree preferred.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience.
  • Strong attention to details. Ability to identify inconsistencies in spreadsheets, reports, and graphics.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills necessary to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other System and campus administrators and staff.

Additional Information:
Salary is dependent on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, experience, education, training, and certifications.

Excellent Benefit Package which includes: NYS health insurance, free dental and vision coverage, competitive retirement options, tuition assistance, parental leave at full pay, and generous vacation, sick, and holiday time.

This position will be based in Albany.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Application Instructions:
Interested candidates are invited to apply online at

Please submit a cover letter, resume and four professional references when applying. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

State University of New York System Administration is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction, or retaliation.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert