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The following position reporting to Eric Wernert, Director, Visualization and Analytics, is being posted externally. If interested, you must apply online at
Refer to job number #10306.

Manager, Research Analytics - PA4IT

Provide strategic and operational leadership for Indiana University in all areas of research analytics support, including data-intensive, statistical, mathematical, and geospatial analysis. Evaluate data analysis needs across a broad range of disciplines and campuses; develop effective support strategies in response to major identified needs. Provide leadership in support of analytics software and other research software across all supported UITS platforms, including workstations, teaching labs, cloud and virtualized environments, and supercomputers. Maintain software vendor contacts; negotiate site licenses to create cost savings for the University while also realizing UITS.s philosophy of abundance. Oversee evaluation and testing of new research and analytics software and software delivery methods. Coordinate projects and participate in ad-hoc committees. Oversee the selection, training, and supervision of expert consulting staff; supervise all aspects of service delivery. Partner with Research Technologies (RT) leadership and key IU research clientele to expand extended analytics consultation services and to pursue external funding opportunities. Foster partnerships across other RT, UITS, and IU units as well as with external collaborators to realize new services and methodologies for emerging specialties within analytics, including large-scale data analysis, visual analytics, social media analysis, large corpus text mining, digital media analysis, high performance and high throughput infrastructures, sensitive data administration, reproducible research, and online workflows.

All employees of the Research Technologies Division of UITS work in a highly collaborative environment which requires of all employees' willingness to cooperate and collaborate with colleagues and clients, openness with information, professional and respectful approaches to collaboration and contention, and compliance with university policies including IU's Intellectual Property policies. Code and documentation developed by staff in relation to or as part of their professional work activities are, unless otherwise designated in advance, considered to be the Intellectual Property of IU, per IU Intellectual Property guidelines. Code and documents are to be stored and maintained within identified shared code and document repositories, shared with other entities within IU, and disclosed to IURTC promptly. All employees are required to uphold and support IU's mission in deed and in spirit . and particularly its activities in research, education, and engagement in the State of Indiana and beyond.

REQUIRED: Bachelor degree in statistics, mathematics, science, or closely related field. Advanced degree strongly preferred.

Management experience in a complex research support environment required. Minimum of seven years of experience in supporting statistics, mathematics, GIS, data analysis, and high-performance computing applications in a highly heterogeneous support environment, encompassing a variety of research domains, software packages, and distributed computing resources. Experience investigating new technologies and deploying and supporting such technologies is required. Experience leading major research projects or initiatives is required. Experience with business analytics toolkits is preferred, as is experience with multiple computer platforms.

Excellent written and oral communication skills and interpersonal skills for sustained interactions with IU and external research faculty, graduate students, and staff members is required. Ability to serve as lead spokesperson for UITS. research analytics initiatives and to interact with stakeholders of varying knowledge levels. Ability to work effectively in a highly collaborative research and development environment. Ability to foster and maintain collaborations with internal and external academic researchers through a balanced, service-based approach required. Able to operate effectively in a complex and dynamic environment with the capability of functioning as a project leader. Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies and tools. Demonstrated initiative in evaluating and adopting new technologies. Ability to interact successfully with staff and faculty in extended consultations; demonstrate enthusiasm for new technologies; and deliver excellent outcomes under high pressure and short deadlines. Demonstrated conceptual, analytical, and logical abilities. Organizational and leadership skills required.

Indiana University is an equal employment opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services.