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University of Maryland, College Park
College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
College Park
Posted: 02/15/2023
Management Analyst (Data and Resource)
Position Number: 126162
Title: Management Analyst
Functional Title: Management Analyst (Data and Resource)
Category Status: 33-Exempt Regular
Applicant Search Category: Staff
University Authorized FTE: 1.0
Unit: AGNR-UME-Associate Director
Campus/College Information:
Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the state’s flagship institution. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.
Background Checks Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. Information reported by the background check will not automatically disqualify you from employment.
Position Summary/Purpose of Position:
The Data and Resource Management Analyst will provide significant support to the University of Maryland Extension (UME) in the area of coordination and maintenance of critical federally supported data collection and reporting. The Data and Resource Management Analyst manages and maintains a comprehensive University information resource thus by ensuring consistency and integrity of data; oversees collection and reporting of complex and confidential related information. Interprets data, including statistical values, and provides advice and consultation regarding implications; may make recommendations for adjustments. Conducts needs assessments, designs and creates databases, and participates in testing and implementation of new applications and/or enhancements and modifications to existing systems. Provides assistance and training to faculty and staff relative to data inputs and generated reporting. This position is critical to effectively communicate and market educational program impacts to federal, state, county, and city funding collaborators as well as assisting with conveying concepts and reporting to extramural funding partners as well as ensuring compliance data for federal funding.
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Public Education, Business Administration, Information Technology, Information Systems/Science and/or Computer Science or relevant work experience required.

Minimum of three years’ experience in a progressively responsible position with demonstrated ability to structure and use database query tools in broad industries and history of policy development.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Knowledge of/experience in an academic unit.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Strong analytical ability.
    • A demonstrated ability to navigate sensitive issues and work collaboratively towards successful outcomes.
    • Experience with graphic design.
    • Ability to work within and meet deadlines.
    • Evidence of capacity to build UME Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Respect capacity through Extension program model.


This position is subject to a Criminal History Record Check and University of Maryland Background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion and clearance of the Criminal History Record Check.
    • Advanced degree at the master’s level in the aforementioned fields preferred.
    • Experience with programming supported by federal capacity, state and grant funding.


Additional Certifications:
Additional Information:
    • Evaluates the current reporting systems used to record and report participant and volunteer inputs for each of the key data sources, and develop a plan to organize and streamline the collection, organization and reporting of key Extension data sources in accordance with Extension leadership’s stated goals or key performance indicators. This plan should include an evaluation of preexisting systems and available reporting tools to identify if new systems/tools are required to meet the stated objectives;
    • Ensures proper configuration management and change controls are implemented to preserve the integrity of the data and the quality of the reporting packages provided to the end user;
    • Spearheads and analyzes complex data, collection processes and assist with the development of potential solutions;
    • Completes in-depth analysis and interpretation of complex data and information and communicate and/or present findings in a clear and effective manner using analytical tools as needed;
    • Collaborates with AGNR’s Compliance office to ensure comprehensive data support for compliance programs and civil rights efforts by analyzing the quantitative validity and reliability of the state of Maryland data imports to meet the federal objectives of UME’s funding agency;
    • Manages or coordinate projects, systems and/or processes to achieve operational efficiencies; and
    • Coordinates trainings on data analysis, interpretation, and visual presentation aligned with commonly used academic software’s for evaluation and reporting.


Salary & Benefits: Salary commensurate with education and experience with a base salary of $74,160. The University of Maryland offers an extensive benefit package.
Application Process: All candidates must apply online at https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/81738 . A complete application packet includes a cover letter, resume, copies of transcripts, and three (3) professional references, including name, mailing address, telephone number, and e-mail address.
Job Risks Not Applicable to This Position
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
    • This position is an administrative position. Work is primarily performed in an office environment during the 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. time frame.
    • This position will frequently exchange information through vocal and written communication, with individuals of various ages, socio-economic, and educational backgrounds.
    • Visual acuity is required to review and/or analyze written reports, spreadsheets, data and figures for accuracy. This position will also research information and prepare written materials and presentations for annual reports, budget presentations. Extensive viewing of a computer screen is normal.
    • Ability to lift and carry small parcels, packages, and other items (up to 20 lbs.) between offices as well as be able to manage conflict, processes, and work within deadlines.


Posting Date: 02/03/2023
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date 03/01/2023
Diversity Statement:
The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcript
  4. List of References (no emails sent from system)