Analyst, Labor Market Intelligence Center

Dallas College
Dallas, TX
Date Posted:  April 20, 2021
Closing Date:  May 12, 2021

Position Summary
Dallas College is seeking an experienced Research Analyst with a proven track record of applied labor market analysis for program alignment in higher education and a clear understanding of Economic Development. The Research Analyst reports to the Senior Director, Labor Market Intelligence Center and will be expected to:

1. Expand and utilize a college-wide Labor Market Intelligence Center, serving Academics, Student Success, Workforce, Advancement, and Operations functions

2. Manage ‘School of’ Reports and other data for district-wide analysis of career-connected opportunities for Dallas College students in the future of work in Dallas County

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
· Knowledge of the purpose of community colleges and the vision of Dallas College

· Experience managing several projects simultaneously

· Ability to collaborate on projects through planning and completion of various strategic projects within the Labor Market Intelligence Center

· Ability to identify and address opportunities and challenges that arise as a result of Dallas College’s current transition

· Ability to interact and communicate effectively with diverse stakeholders and constituents within the Dallas College community network

· Experience with labor market data tools and application of data to higher education and economic development

· Knowledge of college programs and offerings

· Knowledge of the Dallas economy, including employer and workforce needs and challenges

· Ability to analyze industry needs in relation to ‘School of’ programs and offerings

· Experience in economic development planning and initiatives focused on matching employers with skilled workers

· Demonstrated knowledge of principles of equity and inclusion and a demonstrated commitment to the promotion of diversity

· Knowledge of compliance with pertinent state and federal laws and regulations

· Knowledge of current research and policy recommendations as well as state and national initiatives related to improving economic mobility and opportunity for underserved populations

· Experience in strategic planning, assessment of program(s) effectiveness, and development of strategy to improve employer engagement

· Employ data-informed decision making and use predictive analytics