Reporting and Data Analysis Manager - Research Institute (2 years Fixed-Term Contract)

Posting Number 2022-11020
Posted Date 2 months ago(10/10/2022 11:57 AM)
Office of Research
NYU Abu Dhabi (AD00001)
Compensation Grade
Band 52
Is relocation available for this job?
Business/Professional Administrative

Position Summary

UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply


New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) seeks to appoint a Reporting and Data Analysis Manager, reporting to the Associate Director of Research. 


The Reporting and Data Analysis Manager will be responsible in Reporting, Data, and Analytics for the Research Institute. Develop and maintain datasets, analytics and dashboards to support Research Institute / Research Office planning, reporting, and portfolio assessment mechanisms. Manage the Research Institute / Research Office internal and public reports, ensuring up-to-date accurate reporting. Develop reporting data governance for the Research Institute / Research Office by improving and standardizing systems and criteria for information collection, analysis, and storage. Maintain Research Office & Research Institute content on public website and social media platforms and coordinate the development content for promotional material. Support the development of programmatic content for the research conference.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Working with the Associate Director, Research Office to develop and improve systems for tracking and monitoring activities and achievements of research at NYUAD, data storage, and reporting strategies. Coordinate the design and implementation of a data collection, data management, and reporting pipeline for the Research Institute and Office of Research in collaboration with the Institutional Research team
  • Work with RI leadership to ensure that the RI or relevant department is collecting operational data in line with the RI Terms and Conditions. This includes identification and evaluation of KPIs and an assessment of required data to create a dashboard for RI leadership. As needed, assist in building reports and presentations to support decision making, document all relevant processes and procedures
  • Lead the annual collection and analysis of RI center / Research Office reports for recurring and ad hoc requests, including consolidating the RI Annual Report, showcasing progress and highlights to leadership, public, and NYUAD stakeholders
  • Coordinate and guide programmatic development for the annual NYUAD Research Conference. Lead role in establishing, organizing and coordinating committees. Liaise with session chairs, faculty, and organizing committee and exhibitors in order ensure that vision, content, and schedules are developed, events are well-promoted and communicated
  • Working with the public affairs and web teams, ensure that the Research reporting content is up-to-date on the NYUAD website and intranet. Monitor, create, respond to, and interact with the platforms on a regular basis and ensure that they reflect and highlight the image of the NYUAD Research data and output, as needed. Serve as liaison between the RI and public affairs team in developing the highlight content for the monthly Research Newsletters, Annual NYUAD Research booklet Al Manara Research



Required Education:

  • Degree in any field

Required Experience: 

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a research environment, involving coordination and administrative responsibilities associated with research projects
  • Experience in research reporting platforms, analytics, and reporting processes
  • Experience in a setting requiring confidentiality and a high level of professional conduct
  • Experience supporting multiple functions and proven track record of successfully managing concurrent duties and assignments
  • Experience in data/database management and file organization
  • Expertise with the suite of Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Knowledge of contemporary office systems and practices
  • Knowledge of research reporting tools and platforms (e.g. Pure, Scopus, Scival, Altmetric, Cayuse, Web of Science, Interfolio)
  • Knowledge of Data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau, QlikView, or Power BI)
  • Excellent problem solving skills, attention to detail, and ability to prioritize tasks
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to relate professionally to people at all levels
  • Should be proactive, energetic, flexible, and have a can-do attitude. Will need to be able to work under pressure and deadlines
  • A high degree of initiative, independence of action, and ability to achieve results without explicit guidance is expected, as is the ability to work quickly and efficiently, particularly during busy times

Preferred Experience: 

  • Experience in a university setting, dealing with faculty, researchers and staff
  • Experience managing complex projects involving multiple stakeholders
  • Post-graduate degree in a research intensive field


Additional Information


NYU Abu Dhabi is a degree-granting research university with a fully integrated liberal arts and science undergraduate program in the Arts, Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Engineering. NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU New York, and NYU Shanghai, form the backbone of NYU’s global network university, an interconnected network of portal campuses and academic centers across six continents that enable seamless international mobility of students and faculty in their pursuit of academic and scholarly activity. This global university represents a transformative shift in higher education, one in which the intellectual and creative endeavors of academia are shaped and examined through an international and multicultural perspective. As a major intellectual hub at the crossroads of the Arab world, NYUAD serves as a center for scholarly thought, advanced research, knowledge creation, and sharing, through its academic, research, and creative activities.



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