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Fellow, Center for Analytics Impact, School of Business

Company: Wake Forest University
Location: Winston Salem
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

Application Instructions:External Applicants: Please upload your resume on the Apply screen. Your application will automatically populate your resume details, and you may verify and update data on the My Information page. Please add your cover letter and any other documents required for the position to the Resume/CV document upload section at the bottom of the My Experience application page. Use the Select Files button to add multiple documents including your cover letter and supporting documents. The My Experience page is the only opportunity to add your cover letter and supporting document attachments. You will not be able to modify your application after you submit it. Current Employees: Apply from your existing Workday account. Do not apply from the website. Log in to Workday. Click on the Career Worklet and select Find Jobs. Locate the position and click Apply. Update your Education and Job History.** Cover letter required for all positions and optional for facilities, campus services, and hospitality positions unless otherwise specified.Job Description SummaryOverview

The Wake Forest University School of Business is seeking qualified candidates for the role of Fellow, Center for Analytics Impact. This one academic year role (July 2023 - June 2024) will work alongside experienced Analytics professors helping to deliver courses to students in the Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) program. The ideal candidate will look for opportunities to add value to the MSBA program by pursuing projects that align with their academic interests and the goals of the program.

This position is located on campus, however flexible/hybrid work is available. It offers a competitive package of compensation and benefits and is renewable based on performance and funding availability.Job DescriptionAbout the RoleEssential Functions of the Role

  • Providing timely grading and student feedback to the Professor of record for multiple classes
  • Managing inquiries and correspondence with students in relation to course content
  • Holding office hours to support students on a variety of relevant class topics
  • Delivering help sessions and tutoring support to students as needed (1-on-1 and group settings)
  • Providing classroom management support as neededOther Functions/Duties
    • Other duties as assigned in support of the MSBA Program and the Center for Analytics Impact which could include Research projects within the Center for Analytics Impact, advising student teams, and Center for Analytics Impact programming.
    • In addition to completing the primary job functions, successful candidates will proactively look for opportunities to improve the program and overall student experience by working with faculty. Examples may include:
      • Developing new interactive assignments or case studies
      • Curating new data sets for teaching
      • Developing extracurricular instructional content for studentsThe position will provide opportunities to participate in Research and possibly attend conferences as part of a development plan. This position offers a flexible work environment. However, there is an expectation that Fellow will be available to attend classes and meet with students on campus as dictated by their course assignments. Shared office space will be provided on campus.Required Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
        • A minimum of a Master's degree in a STEM related field such as business analytics, statistics, mathematics, computer science or engineering
        • Experience providing direct instructional support within a university environment is strongly preferred
        • Experience applying analytical methods in business settings
        • Proficient with computer software such as Excel (advanced), Python, R, SQL, Canvas, and Tableau
        • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision on a variety of complex, concurrent tasks while ensuring that deadlines are met
        • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to work well with diverse stakeholders (students, faculty, and staff)
        • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
        • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
        • Demonstrated interest in and willingness to learn the art of instructionWake Forest University has a long tradition of excellence in market-relevant teaching and research. The School of Business focuses on educating the whole person, with our instructors facilitating student acquisition of deep conceptual knowledge, their attainment of a broad set of professional competencies, and their development of a clear sense of professional identity and character.We seek colleagues who are dedicated to four central foci in the School of Business' educational mission - that is, who have a track record of developing the following strengths in others:
          • Impactful - Our graduates are able to make immediate, meaningful contributions to their organizations through their ability to think strategically, act practically, and communicate effectively.
          • Professional - Our graduates create value for others; embrace a professional identity and understand and commit to stewardship of the honor, traditions, and productive and innovative culture of their professions; and work to strengthen their community using the skill and expertise of their professional training.
          • Honorable - To achieve high levels of performance while maintaining the highest standards of individual character, our graduates lead ethically and exhibit personal strengths that enable success with integrity.
          • Global - To effectively lead across cultural and geographical boundaries, our graduates leverage diversity and demonstrate a global mindset.About UsWake Forest UniversityWake Forest University is a private, coeducational institution dedicated to academic excellence in liberal arts, graduate, and professional education. Founded in 1834, the University is ranked among the top thirty national universities according to U.S. News & World Report. With over 5,400 undergraduates and 3,400 graduate and professional students, the student-faculty ratio is 11:1. Wake Forest is a collegiate university offering a vibrant, intellectual community with a rich cultural life, an impressive array of facilities, and a strong athletics program competing in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). Since its founding, the University has adopted the motto Pro Humanitate, which is exemplified by a deep institutional commitment to public service and engagement with the world. For more information, visit: .Wake Forest University is located in Winston-Salem, a beautiful, mid-sized city centrally located in the Piedmont-Triad region of North Carolina. A family-friendly city with high quality schools, a wide selection of restaurants and shops, outdoor recreational activities, and numerous special events, it is known for its vibrant and thriving arts and innovation scenes. Residents enjoy proximity to the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains (1.5 hours) and Atlantic beaches (4 hours), a moderate climate with four distinct seasons, and a very reasonable cost of living. Winston-Salem offers many of the amenities of a large city but with the sense of community and quality of life of a small town. For more information, visit: School of BusinessThe AACSB-accredited, nationally ranked Wake Forest University School of Business offers undergraduate academic programs in Accountancy, Finance, Business and Enterprise Management, and Mathematical Business as well as graduate programs encompassing the Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA, Online MAcc), Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA, on-ground and online), Master of Science in Management (MSM), and Master of Business Administration (MBA - on-ground, hybrid and online). Courses are offered at the beautiful home campus in Winston-Salem, the Wake Forest University Charlotte Center, and/or online depending upon the chosen program.Wake Forest University continues to rank as a top school for undergraduate business education (ranked #21 by Poets & Quants for Best Undergraduate Business Programs in 2022). Wake Forest MSA students have earned the #1 CPA Pass Rate more than any other school in the past 20 years, and the MSA Program has been listed as a "Top 20 Program" by the Public Accounting Report. For 2023, U.S. News & World Report ranked the part-time MBA Program #1 in North Carolina and #19 in the nation while The Economist ranked the MSM Program as #2 in Career Opportunities and #5 overall for 2021. For more information about the School of Business, visit: Hall and the Charlotte CenterLocated on the main campus of Wake Forest University, Farrell Hall is an inspiring, four-level, 130,000-square foot structure featuring state-of-the-art technology and groundbreaking design to create an environment in which faculty-staff-student engagement and interaction thrives.Located in the heart of uptown Charlotte near some of the city's most influential businesses, the 30,0000 square foot WFU Charlotte Center houses our on-ground and hybrid MBA Programs.To learn more about careers at Wake Forest University, the Winston-Salem community and our other locations and entities, please visit our Career Site at Additional Job DescriptionNoteThis position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by the employee's supervisor.Employee Vaccination MandateIn an effort to protect the health and safety of the campus community, all faculty and staff positions, excluding staff who perform duties exclusively at Graylyn Conference Center, are required to be with an FDA approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine prior to their hire date. Once hired, faculty and staff must maintain full COVID-19 vaccination status throughout their employment at Wake Forest University. Faculty and staff with disabilities or sincerely held religious beliefs that preclude vaccination should contact Human Resources to request a reasonable accommodation.To help provide a safe learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations and drug screens for all final candidates being considered for employment.Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.Wake Forest University is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in employment for individuals with disabilities.Time Type RequirementFull timeNote to Applicant:This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations and drug screens for all final staff candidates being considered for employment.WakeForestseeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce while promoting an inclusive work environment committed to excellence in the spirit of Pro Humanitate.In adherence with applicable laws and as provided by University policies, the University prohibits discrimination in its employment practices on thebasis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, disability and veteran statusandencourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.

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