The University of New Hampshire is an R1 Carnegie classification research institution providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs. The University actively promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.
The Director of the Center of Business Analytics has the primary responsibility for building the Center as a vibrant hub for all activities related to business analytics in the Paul College and the university more broadly. The key functions of the Center are to foster a connected research community focused on both applied and basic analytics research problems. To develop, curate, and sustain relationships with industry partners; promote and support business analytics programs, tracks, courses, and certificates, as well as experiential learning opportunities for students. Provide a collaboration hub for students studying analytics. Collaborate with the Paul College Career and Professional Success team to cultivate internship and employment opportunities in business analytics for undergraduate and graduate students. The Director reports directly to the Dean of Paul College and is expected to collaborate closely with the part-time Faculty Director for the Business Analytics Initiative as well as department chairs and the Associate Deans.
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Additional Job Information
The Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire is launching a new Center for Business Analytics. The Center is a key component of a larger strategic initiative in Business Analytics that will strengthen and drive the expansion of research, educational programs, course offerings, student enrollment and engagement, and industry partnerships at Paul College. Our vision is that the Business Analytics Initiative will enable Paul College to grow as a valued and recognized contributor in the field of business analytics, both in the academy and in the world of practice.
The college currently offers a suite of educational programs that serve as the foundation for the Business Analytics Initiative.
B.S. Business Administration – Information Systems and Business Analytics [launched 2014]
MBA Option and Graduate Certificate in Information Systems and Business Analytics [launched 2016]
M.S. Business Analytics [launched in 2020]
M.S. Finance with specialized track in Financial Analytics and Fintech [launched 2020]
B.S. and M.A. Analytical Economics [launched 2017, 2020]
Specialized courses in analytics, including marketing, human resources, and accounting.
The Center will bring together knowledge, experience, and perspectives of academics and industry professionals working in the field with the dual goals of 1) preparing students to meet the demand for talent in this rapidly evolving field; and 2) supporting businesses to create value through enhanced decision-making, problem-solving, and opportunity identification. Active collaboration between the academy and business is particularly important within the rapidly evolving field of business analytics.
Other Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree or post-graduate education in business administration, analytics, economics, or related field.
Significant and current professional industry experience in business analytics and data management (minimum 8 years)
Demonstrated leadership, management, and mentoring skills.
Demonstrated ability to launch and lead new programs, ventures, or business initiatives.
Demonstrated ability to lead teams and collaborate across functional or disciplinary areas.
Professional experience in managing staff and budget at the unit level.
Strong communication and presentation skills.
Additional Preferred Qualifications
Experience in developing partnerships with business and community leaders.
Experience with business development and marketing.
Successful fundraising experience with grants or corporate or individual donors.
Knowledge of or experience in higher education, particularly business schools.
Master’s degree or other advanced degree in analytics, data science, information systems, operations, economics, or related field.
Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.
The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status, genetic information, and political orientation. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.