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Director, Research System & Analytics

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Job Summary

Under the direction of the AVP, Research Business Operations and Technology, the Director will lead the Research Systems & Analytics (RS&A) team within the Office of Research & Innovation (ORI). The incumbent serves as the subject matter expert and is responsible for oversight, management, and support of all research systems, data, reporting, ORI websites, and all associated training and communications for the university. Under the Director’s leadership, RS&A will develop a comprehensive understanding of policies, business processes, and governance models within the research enterprise and use this knowledge to ensure it is well-supported by information systems. The Director oversees two direct reports who are responsible for various operational aspects of the RS&A organization.

Essential Functions
  • Project Implementation and Systems Management
  • Data & Analytics
  • Communications & Training
  • Other Duties as assigned
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, business, or similar field of study or the equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • 7 Years of relevant experience
  • Oversight of full ERP implementation lifecycle, change management/training, data management and analytics, digital communications, supervision and professional development of full-time professional employees.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s degree
  • 10+ years’ experience implementing and managing electronic research administration systems preferably at a large academic research institution.
  • Detailed knowledge and experience in university research administration operations.
  • Demonstrated understanding and leadership in the development and enhancement of automated workflow/processes and systems that support electronic research administration and reporting.
Physical Requirements
  • Typically sitting at a table/desk
  • Typically standing, walking
  • Hybrid/Flexible Work Arrangement – Philadelphia, PA
Additional Information

This position is classified as Exempt, Grade N . Compensation for this grade ranges from $90,430 - $135,640. Please note that the offered rate for this position typically aligns with the minimum to midrange of this grade, but it can vary based on the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience, department budget, and an internal equity review.

We encourage you to explore Drexel's Professional Staff salary structure and Compensation Guidelines & Policies for more details on our compensation framework.

You can also find valuable information about our benefits in the Benefits Brochure .

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application.

A review of applicants will begin once a suitable candidate pool is identified.

Advertised:Jun 13 2024 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:Jul 13 2024 Eastern Daylight Time


Drexel University

Founded in 1891 in Philadelphia, Drexel is a comprehensive global R1-level research university with a unique model of experiential learning that combines academic rigor with one of the nation’s premier cooperative education programs.

Drexel University is an urban research university that integrates education, scholarship, diverse partnerships, and our global community to address society’s most pressing challenges through an inclusive learning environment, immersive experiential learning, external partnerships, transdisciplinary and applied research, and creative activity. We prepare graduates of diverse backgrounds to become purpose-driven professionals and agents for positive change

Drexel University II

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