Senior Analyst

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Requisition Information

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Posted with Limited Access No Limited Access Period Ending Date Title Senior Analyst Posting Number S01169 Full-Time/Part-Time Full-time Typical Hours Per Week 38.75 Regular, Temporary or Term Regular If temporary or term, enter anticipated end date Benefits Eligible? Yes Hourly/Salaried Salaried Band/Level SP3 Hiring Minimum Commensurate with experience Department Assessment & Institutional Research Location Middlebury, VT Campus Hire contingent upon successful completion of the following post-offer screening Criminal Background Check Position Summary

Position Summary

The Senior Analyst is responsible for collecting, analyzing, and preparing a wide range of data related to Middlebury. The Senior Analyst is responsible for current and historic information about Middlebury. The Senior Analyst will be part of a highly collaborative team who are responsible for the production of institutional reports, responding to data/report requests and data visualizations/summaries.


Essential Functions

Offer is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

  • Compiles data from a variety of different sources; verifies, processes and disseminates information in a timely manner.
  • Coordinates all aspect of external reports (e.g., Fact Book, IPEDS, CDS) in a manner that is accurate and ensures that the reports are produced on time and in a clear and consistent format, in preparation for final review with/by the director of AIR.
  • Ensures institutional compliance with federal reporting regulations by coordinating and making timely submissions of data to IPEDS.
  • Develops and maintains comparative information about Middlebury and its peers.
  • Partners with the Director around data analysis needs, ensuring an understanding of the data and analysis requirements and to explore innovative reporting tools to convey information.
  • Conducts quantitative analysis of data from all Middlebury’s programs and creates clear, concise, and accurate reports based on those data to be used by Middlebury’s administrators to make strategic decisions.
  • Updates and maintains publicly available and password protected summaries and graphics of institutional data for all Middlebury programs.
  • Collaborate with partners to create surveys to collect critical information for the programs and institution.
  • Conducts survey research to gather information needed to support decision-making.
  • Provides support to the director of AIR on assessment projects.
General Responsibilities
  • Responds to internal and external as hoc requests for data.
  • Assists with the development of enhances institutional data storage.
  • May be required to perform duties outside of normal working hours, as needed.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.


Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Excellent quantitative reasoning skills/ abilities.
  • Experience with formulating hypotheses, gathering useable data, and conducting analyses required.
  • Strong attention to detail crucial.
  • Ability to coordinate collection of data from multiple sources in order to meet firm deadlines is required.
  • Ability to convey complex quantitative/statistical concepts to non-technical audiences required.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills, including strong relationship skills.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment, and responsive to changing goals, priorities, and needs.
  • Ability to build alliances within and outside the institution, and to maintain the highest standards of ethics, integrity, and dependability.
  • Excellent analytical and conceptual problem solving skills, including familiarity and comfort with statistics and analytical reports.
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Qualtircs required; knowledge of SPSS or R programming strongly desired.
  • Understanding of database and reporting technologies, including visualization tools such as Tableau.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team and work collaboratively as a member of a community.
  • Ability to use good judgement, maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive issues with tact and diplomacy.
  • Adhere to institutional and external compliance standards.
  • Eight years demonstrated proficiency in applied research and data analysis, preferably in higher education or a related setting required.
  • Experience with survey design, analysis, and reporting required.
  • Experience working with large and complex data sets from heterogeneous sources required.
  • Experience creating presentations of data that are easily understood.
Physical Demands

No physical demands.

Posting Information

Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Offer is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.


Some postings require contact information for reference providers for confidential letters of recommendation.

Recommendation Letter Requirements Supplemental Questions for Posting

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Middlebury web site
    • Email Job Alert
    • LinkedIn
    • Employee Referral
    • Newspaper advertisement
    • Other
Applicant Document Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/C V
Optional Documents




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    Posted: 2/5/2019
    Application Due: 7/10/2019
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