Data Analyst

Category:: Professional
Department:: Office of Institutional Research and Assessment
Locations:: Binghamton, NY
Posted:: May 22, 2019
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Full-time
Ref. No.:: 01124

About Binghamton University:

Binghamton University is a world-class institution that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of the most vibrant research in the nation. Our unique character - shaped by outstanding academics, facilities and community life - promotes extraordinary student success.

Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities to engage and challenge its 17,000 students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body also represents a great diversity of life experiences, from first-generation college-goers to international students. Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through technology, insight, intellectual exploration and community service.

Job Description:

Budget Title: Assistant for Institutional Research (SL-3)

Salary: $47,256

The Office of Institutional Research and Assessment (OIRA) at Binghamton University is seeking a Data Analyst. The Data Analyst reports to the Associate Director of Institutional Research and is responsible for supporting a wide range of activities required of the Office of Institutional Research. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Preparing and submitting Federal, State and Institutional data requirements
  • Managing/data cleaning/data merging/data verification of large scale student, employee, and course database
  • Completing and/or coordinating reports and surveys for external agencies and organizations
  • Responding to ad hoc requests for information
  • Developing and conducting survey research in response to institutional needs

OIRA is in charge of producing official reports to various external agencies, and is also in charge of rolling out reports and dashboards to a broad set of colleges and offices on campus. As such, the Data Analyst plays a significant role in making sure that data and information produced by the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment is delivered accurately and efficiently, internally and externally.


  • Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Data Analytics or other related field
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience using Excel in creating pivot tables and charts
  • Experience using statistical software packages such as Base SAS/R/STATA/Enterprise Guide
  • Excellent attention to details with an unfailing commitment to accuracy and internal consistency
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and tight deadlines
  • Ability to attend to details with an unfailing commitment to accuracy and internal consistency
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, to broad audiences

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree
  • At least 6 months' work experience in Higher Education/Institutional Research
  • Experience using Qualtrics survey software
  • Experience with Business Intelligence tools (SAS Visual Analytics, Tableau, etc.)
  • Experience working with large datasets
  • Basic business knowledge related to institutional effectiveness assessment

Additional Information:

Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check and verification of degree(s) and credentials.

Binghamton University is a tobacco-free campus.

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Application Instructions:

Deadline for Internal Applicants: June 6, 2019

Deadline for External Applicants: Open until filled

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the vacancy is filled.

Persons interested in this position should apply online.

Please submit:

  1. Resume,
  2. Cover letter, and
  3. Contact information for three professional references

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