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University of Connecticut
  • Position Number: 4256668
  • Location: Storrs, CT
  • Position Type: Computer and Information Technology

The College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources, Cooperative Extension System is accepting applications for a Data Analyst (Academic Assistant 1), based on its Storrs Campus. The Data Analyst will focus on the areas of data collection, analysis, reporting, data management, and data administration in support of the UConn Extension System. This position will report to the CAHNR Associate Dean for Extension. The Data Analyst will work with Extension and College leadership to develop institutional and programmatic metrics for the UConn Extension System. Additionally, the Data Analyst will work closely with administrators, faculty, and staff to increase the Extension System's capacity to measure program outcomes and impact and provide insight, through data, to improve organizational efficiency, across the Extension System. Finally, the Data Analyst will collaborate with CAHNR's Director of the Office of Communications and UConn Extension's Educational Program Administrator to visualize and communicate Extension's impact and public value through the data collected.

For more information regarding the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources Extension please visit the department website at


  • Gather and analyze data from various databases and sources; perform statistical analyses; develop and/or maintain databases in support of program planning, reporting, and accountability efforts.

  • Develop reports, summaries, and recommendations, including economic and program impacts, strategic vision impacts, and other analyses as needed for reporting and accountability to relevant Extension stakeholders.

  • Provide collected data analyses and review results with the Associate Dean for Extension.

  • Provide reviewed and vetted data results to the appropriate CAHNR colleagues for dissemination to the public.

  • Design and implement data collection and process improvements to improve the efficiency of reporting and the quality of data used for accountability and reporting.

  • Lead the coordination between UConn Extension, the Storrs Agricultural Experiment Station, and the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station to ensure the timely creation and submission of the joint federal Plan of Work and Annual Report of Accomplishments.

  • Advance CAHNR's commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice by using data to assess UConn Extension's efforts to provide programming for all and reduce inequities and disparities that exist in Connecticut's communities.

  • Assist in developing data visualizations to support decision-making internally, and effectively communicate Extension's value to public officials, legislators, the public, and other interested parties.

  • Regularlyattend and actively engage in state and national program activities as appropriate, including meetings, committees, and conferences.


  • Bachelor's degree and twoor moreyears of experience in a relevant field such as education, economics, behavioral and social sciences, or public policy.

  • Professional experience with data management procedures,such asSPSS or SAS, Microsoft Excel and Access, and Qualtrics.

  • Demonstrated analytical skills such as statistical analysis, economic impacts, needs assessment, program planning, and evaluation.

  • Ability to work independently and as an engaged and collegial team member.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively verbally and through writing.

  • Ability to travel to various sites around the state (valid driver's license required).


  • Master's degree in a relevant field such as education, economics, behavioral and social sciences, or public policy.

  • Professional experience providing and managing data in an organization on a strategic level.

  • Professional experience providing reporting data for state and/or federal funding agencies, foundations, or corporate funders.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop reports for organizational decision-making and/or accountability efforts.

  • Experience documenting and publishing programmatic impacts and/or public value statements.

  • Experience with data visualization software, such as PowerBI or Tableau.

  • Familiarity with Extension Systems or similar programs.


This is a full-time, end-dated position with the possibility of renewal subject to performance and funding. The anticipated start date is August 11, 2023. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a competitive salary, and outstanding benefits, and a highly desirable work environment.


Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.


Please apply online at, Staff Positions, Search #497581 to upload aresume,cover letter,and contact information forthree (3) professional references,reference letters optional.

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:55 p.m. Eastern time on June 26, 2023.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University's teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn's ranking as one of the nation's top research universities. UConn's faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

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