Institutional Research and Finance Analyst

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The San Francisco Conservatory of Music is looking for candidates with backgrounds in statistics data analysis and finance to apply for this newly created position.
The incumbent will serve as the central repository for all data related to research on the Conservatory itself and will be responsible for managing, organizing, and analyzing all applicable data. Additional short-term responsibilities will include management of student accounts.

The Institutional Research and Finance Analyst will primarily be responsible for developing systems by which the Conservatory will conduct ongoing research on itself. This means that the incumbent will work with the Dean and department heads to identify indicators for measurement and develop, maintain and conduct effective assessment activities. The incumbent will also coordinate and monitor data collection activities, currently handled by different departments, and serve as a central repository for all data concerning the Conservatory. The incumbent will interpret data and help establish coherent narratives and reports, which may be shared with funding, accrediting, and other external parties.

The other key responsibility in the short-term involves overseeing collegiate student billing processes. The incumbent will reconcile payments with bills, issue refund reports for present and former students with overpayments, and contact those with outstanding balances. The position will also administer the Perkins Loan.

The ideal candidate for this position is a self-starter with a solid educational background and/or experience in statistical analysis and some accounting experience, mainly accounts payable and receivable. A passion for and genuine interest in collecting, organizing and interpreting data is essential for success in this position. Strong interpersonal skills will go a long way towards establishing programs for Institutional Research at the Conservatory. A Bachelor's degree in a relevant field is desirable.

We prefer receiving applications through our website. However, you may also send your cover letter and resume and salary requirements to:

Human Resources
San Francisco Conservatory of Music
50 Oak Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
Fax: 415-503-6299

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Personnel decisions regarding applicants for employment are made without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, status as a Vietnam-era veteran or special disabled veteran, age or citizenship.

Since its founding in 1917, the San Francisco Conservatory of Music has become one of the country's premier conservatories. Strategically located in the heart of the city's arts district, the Conservatory educates exceptionally talented musicians from around the world to become artists of the highest caliber, as well as musical citizens prepared for the challenges of the twenty-first century. For more information, please visit our website.

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