Senior Data Analyst-Institutional Research and Assessment-re-opened - Bunker Hill Community College

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Location: Boston, MA Category: Administrators Posted On: Mon Dec 14 2020 Job Description:

Reporting to the Assistant Dean of Institutional Research and Assessment, the Senior Data Analyst in the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment will support a variety of department activities that sustain a culture of evidence at Bunker Hill Community College for administrative, student services, and academic departments. These activities range from the production of key analyses and reports for College-wide use to qualitative and quantitative research projects for strategic planning, external reporting, and institutional effectiveness on campus.

The Senior Data Analyst will have a broad understanding of the important issues that currently exist in higher education including student success metrics and assessment and institutional assessment. The Senior Data Analyst will serve as a primary support towards the continued refinement of predictive analytics and the integration of development of data visualization platforms to support strategic decision-making and campus data literacy.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Designs, conducts research and evaluation studies related to student success and institutional effectiveness
  • Collaborates with campus stakeholders on a range of internal, grant-funded, and community-based initiative
  • Supports the completion of a range of local, state, regional, and grant-related reporting
  • Works closely with the Assistant Dean to prepare mandatory state and federal reports
  • Supports the management of departmental ad-hoc data requests from internal and external stakeholders
  • Develops and implements data dashboards around metrics of institutional success
  • Provides training to end-users on ZogoTech, the College's data warehouse and reporting tool
  • Supports the development and implementation of predictive analytics models to inform campus strategy
  • Assists with the project management and training of graduate assistants
  • Represents the Office of Institutional Effectiveness on various College-wide committees and projects, and in local, regional, and national affiliations
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Job Requirements:
  • Master's degree required, preferably in quantitative and qualitative research - (e.g. Sociology, Psychology, Data Analytics...) or equivalent experience
  • Minimum two years in institutional research, evaluation research project management, or assessment functions with demonstrated ability in research design and methodology, data collection and dataset creation, appropriate analysis, and reporting
  • Advanced skill using Microsoft SQL Server for querying data, SPSS for data analysis and software applications such as Excel and PowerPoint to interpret and present information is required; knowledge or experience using various relational databases (e.g. Colleague, Access) a plus
  • Experience and skill gathering, editing, analyzing, and interpreting qualitative and quantitative data
  • Familiarity with predictive models (with Rapid Insight or a similar predictive analytics tool)
  • Familiarity developing data dashboards (with Tableau or a similar BI tool)
  • Demonstrated experience and skill compiling datasets, preparing reports and presenting findings and recommendations clearly and diplomatically, and in a variety of formats
  • Strong critical thinking skills, including demonstrated ability to approach problems objectively, develop innovative analyses and solutions, draw conclusions, and develop recommendations
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to present complex information and concepts effectively to a broad constituency with a wide range of data sophistication.


Additional Information:

Salary Range: $80,000.00-$90,000.00

Effective Date: To ensure consideration, application materials must be received by May 28, 2021

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Posted: 4/28/2021
Application Due: 6/27/2021
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