Director of Advanced Analytics and Applications

The Franklin Institute is seeking a highly experienced thought leader in Big Data, Data Analytics and Data Platforms with a proven track record for building and implementing data strategies and analytic platforms and overseeing the management of CRM applications. The Director of Advanced Analytics and Applications is responsible for the strategic vision and implementation of such strategy to support The Franklin Institutes Business Intelligence, Big Data, Advanced Analytics and application needs. Working with the business units and IT data teams, this role will establish and operationalize The Franklin Institutes enterprise data and analytical technology capabilities to achieve a fully integrated digital information and intelligence eco-system. The Director will set the technical direction of the data platforms, drive innovation, and provide operational leadership of the enterprise analytics, intelligence, and data science platforms, applications, and services. 

This new position to the Institute will manage a team of two resources; the Senior IT Business Analyst and Software Systems Analyst.  Together, this team will gain an in-depth understanding of the Institute's business strategy, initiatives, processes, services, and strategic plan.  This team will align an enterprise data strategy and operationalize through best practices and data science methodologies.  The Director of Advanced Analytics and Data Services will be instrumental in aligning the Institutes business of today while directing the data strategy for the business of tomorrow to support visitor experience, CRM, BI, revenue enhancements, and enterprise applications for The Franklin Institute. 


Requires a Bachelor’s degree in an IT related field or relevant industry experience plus 7-10+ years’ experience with business analysis for full lifecycles of services; led big data solutions in complex data science efforts.  Proven experience in quantitative analytics (marketing analytics, statistical modeling, machine learning, digital attribution, forecasting, optimization and predictive analytics). Highly self-motivated and directed with an eagerness to learn new skill sets and apply them towards project and team success. Fluent with sophisticated data visualization tools. Demonstration of cultural competence to work across lines of business and differences. Exceptional written, visual presentation and oral communication; interviewing, facilitation, listening and interpersonal skills. Excellent analytical and creative problem-solving skills with an understanding of Google Analytics, Point of Sale and transactional systems, CRM, Finance, workflow automation, lead/opportunity management, data quality, event management, customer service, and web site lifecycles.


We offer a competitive salary and benefits.

Send cover letter and resume with salary requirements to:
THE FRANKLIN INSTITUTE, Human Resources Department, 222 N. 20th St., Phila, PA  19103,
email: or fax 215-448-1121. 


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