Carbon Offsets Analyst
Strategic Analysis and Institutional Research
University Job Title: Strategic Analysis Fellow
Bargaining Unit: None – Not included in the union (Yale Union Group)
Time Type: Full time
Duration Type: Regular
Compensation Grade: Administration & Operations
Compensation Grade Profile: Associate (00)
Work Location: Central Campus
2 Whitney Avenue
New Haven, CT 06510
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
Searchable Job Family: Financial
Total # of hours to be worked: 37.5
The Strategic Analysis unit works on the most complex strategic challenges facing Yale, providing analysis and guidance that enables University leaders to make decisions that best advance Yale’s mission. Topics might include defining and measuring excellence, setting priorities, improving performance and allocating scarce resources across Yale. At the direction of the Associate Vice President for Strategy and Analytics, the Carbon Offset Analyst will receive broad exposure to strategic analysis in the University, and build their leadership skills. The Fellow will contribute to defining and completing strategic projects, including: identifying issues and solutions; designing and executing research and analysis using a variety of data; collaborating with stakeholders and decision-makers to understand their objectives and challenges; preparing and presenting research output.
1. Leads strategic projects, including: collaborate closely with client groups inside Yale to determine objectives and key questions; develop an analytical plan that will answer those questions; interact regularly with clients to share interim results and refine the plan. 2. Designs and executes research and analysis using academic, operational and financial data. 3. Understands and mines existing databases to extract data. 4. Generates new data where none exists, for example through web research, interviews, and surveys. 5. Analyzes data with a variety of methods, including statistical analysis and Excel modeling. 6. Develops clear and compelling presentations using graphics and text. 7. Leads meetings with small groups, including high-level audiences (e.g., Deans and Yale Officers) to communicate findings and solicit input. 8. Stays abreast of developments at Yale and in higher education, developing both internal and external networks of peers. 9. Contributes to the development of the Strategic Analysis team, for example through mentorship of Interns and onboarding of new team members, and through contribution of ideas for projects. 10. May perform other duties as required.
Required Education and Experience
Required Skill/Ability 1: Exceptional analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills, demonstrated through a record of course-work and other activities.
Required Skill/Ability 2: Project leadership ability, including setting and managing deadlines for self and working with a high degree of autonomy.
Required Skill/Ability 3: Proactive self-starter, resourceful, with the ability to multi-task, learn quickly, and work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a high degree of attention to detail.
Required Skill/Ability 4: Strong interest in learning about Yale and developing as an analyst and leader.
Required Skill/Ability 5: Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
Weekend Hours Required? Occasional
Evening Hours Required? Occasional
Drug Screen: No
Health Screening: No
Background Check Requirements: All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. Please visit www.yale.edu/hronline/careers/screening/faqs.html for additional information on the background check requirements and process.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.
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