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The Institutional Research (IR) department at WGU serves as the heart of research, data analytics, and data-driven decision making at Western Governors University. Our motto is Free the Data. The IR department at WGU is a group of talented data scientists, data engineers, and researchers who are passionate about helping students reach their highest potential through education. At WGU, the IR team has deep expertise in analytical methods, machine learning, learning analytics, and big data. We are fun loving technical folks with a passion for data and education.
The Director of Analytics is responsible for developing a team of data scientists to provide actionable insights and data products to leaders across WGU. The Director works with WGU leaders to understand their strategies, objectives, and operational levers in order to consult on data products and analysis that will drive change and improve outcomes. The successful candidate is the in-house expert in analytical methods. The leader is responsible for developing a team to deliver sound and rigorous analysis that will drive action across WGU. As a Director, this leader is responsible for contributing to the overall WGU strategy in addition to the functional responsibilities.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
Valid Through: 2019-11-12