UW Human Resources (UWHR) strives to ensure that the University of Washington’s reputation as an employer parallels its reputation as a world-class university, allowing for individuals to achieve their full potential. We believe that every position at UW plays an important role in helping the University achieve its goals and that every employee brings unique value.
UW Human Resources has an outstanding temporary opportunity (approximately one year) for a DEI Workforce Analyst.
The DEI Workforce Analyst performs an integral role in UWHR’s areas of strategic focus, including supporting an inclusive workplace culture and enhancing recruitment and retention efforts in concert with UW’s diversity and inclusion goals and initiatives. Specifically, the Analyst communicates and assists the UWHR DEI project team with consulting services in areas related to demographic data analysis and interpretation regarding specific DEI initiatives and strategies. The workforce analyst has additional duties with special projects and programs especially in service to university priorities and UWHR initiatives.
Applies independent judgement to perform professional level analysis of data sets, policies, budget information or business processes relating to management functions or business operations. May identify or recommend action and/or options based on the results of the analysis performed. Examples of responsibilities: - Policy, regulatory, to support decisions or recommendations, Research and Policy development and analysis. Conduct workforce data analysis with a DEI lens, and partner with UW Human Resources’ internal DEI Team to help them better understand the demographics of UW’s existing workforce and UW applicants. Analyze and synthesize data across multiple platforms. Uses Tableau and other systems, analyze current and retrospective UW employee data, including demographic data related to existing employees, candidates, new hires, and terminations. Identify gaps, anomalies, and trends that might help inform recruiting, hiring, employee engagement, and retention. Respond to questions posed by the DEI team about data findings and analysis, and regularly consult with the DEI Team to help develop metrics and measurable outcomes through the developing of metrics. Run “what-if” scenarios and engage in predictive modeling and forecasting for staffing. Design queries, compile data, and generate reports as requested or needed. Contribute expertise and collaborate with team members to develop and implement strategic workforce planning. Help ensure data integrity.
Review project activities with a DEI lens Assist with short- and long-term planning and with identifying project workflows, deliverables, and timelines. Conduct in-depth analysis of data projects, ensure accuracy of reports by data review and assisting in resolving discrepancies internally for assigned reports, provide interpretation of data to Inclusion Strategist, DEI Team, and management serve as an internal consultant for developing queries, reports, and best practices.
Ability to work in a team-oriented and collaborative environment.
Communicate complex and technical information in actionable, understandable terms.
Contribute to identifying and setting workforce planning and DEI goals.
Contribute to long-term strategic goals and best practices for high data quality and appropriate data use.
Makes presentations to groups of all sizes.
Includes miscellaneous duties as project success requires. Attending meetings, responding to requests, contributing to DEI efforts, and participating on multiple teams, as reasonable and necessary. Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in related field and 2 to 3 years experience.
Experience in workforce planning/management or related strategic planning/analysis and presentation, extensive work on projects related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Application Process: The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.