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Institutional Research Analyst

The American University of Paris
France (FR)

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The Institution: Founded in 1962, The American University of Paris (AUP) is a small, undergraduate and Master’s degree-granting institution with a Liberal Arts core, dedicated to the advancement of the Arts & Sciences in an international and multicultural environment. AUP brings together the values of the American higher education system with its location in Paris and Europe. AUP is accredited in the United States of America by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. AUP has cooperative agreements with a number of USA-based universities.

Position overview: The Institutional Research Analyst is responsible for providing data and data analysis in support of planning, assessment, and decision-making across the University.  Roles and responsibilities for the position include:

  • Providing internal, French Rectorat, US Delaware, and US Federal reports in a timely and accurate manner using the Institution’s administrative software and other resources while communicating with other Institution departments (e.g.: Admissions and Finance) and personnel to ensure uniformity and consistency of required reports.
  • Providing accurate and highly sensitive information to the President, the Provost, University Leadership, and the Board of Trustees in advance of regular annual reporting periods and in response to one-off requests.
  • Generating three-year enrollment forecasts in collaboration with Admissions in support of the budgeting process.
  • Developing, maintaining, and updating reports to fulfill recurring data needs for internal and external reporting requirements; creating and presenting dynamic reports and data sets to support timely decision making.
  • Designing and maintaining web survey and dashboard instruments (e.g.: PowerBI, Explorance Blue, Survey Monkey) and performing online reporting; preparing oral and written presentations of data findings.
  • Running Annual Survey processes with outside entities (HEDS Alumni and Senior Surveys, College Board, Peterson’s)
  • Providing training and support to others regarding the planning, analyzing, and reporting processes to be used in research.
  • Producing tables, graphs, and narrative analysis to easily display and summarize University data such as student cohort tracking, enrollments, full-time student equivalency (FTE), and survey results for use in Leadership presentations.
  • Performing periodic review of written procedures (reports) and updates as necessary to maintain a current and complete reference manual, including the maintenance of an institutional research calendar to ensure that cyclical project timelines are met.
  • Monitoring Institutional compliance with relevant French, European, US Delaware, and US Federal Data legislation.
  • Serving on University committees as assigned by the supervisor or the Provost such as the Data Governance Committee or the Data Protection Oversight Committee.
  • Managing the IR helpdesk
  • Performing other related duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent.
  • Three years of professional experience with a familiarity of the US system of higher education systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to collect, analyze, and interpret quantitative and qualitative data (e.g.: research design, statistical methods, visual displays of data, interpretation of results)
  • Experience with statistical analysis software (e.g. DataDesk, Eviews, SPSS).
  • Some ability writing code (Python, R, etc.)
  • Advanced proficiency with SQL.
  • Experience with writing, modifying, and troubleshooting complex SQL statements.
  • Experience in managing data and data systems that support reporting and decision-making, including the ability to create and maintain complex databases and manipulate large data sets.
  • Advanced proficiency with MS Office Suite applications.
  • Web authoring skills.
  • Native English level required, strong oral and written communication skills and successful experience interpreting and explaining detailed information to a variety of constituents.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in French.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills and with guidance, ability to function as an independent contributor.
  • Experience with creating interactive reports and dashboards using Microsoft technologies: SSRS reporting, SharePoint, Office 365, Power BI.

Applications: Please submit a single PDF dossier with "IR SEARCH" in the subject to include: 

  • curriculum vitae
  • cover letter
  • 2 names and contact information of references

Applications must be sent electronically in PDF format.

Review of applications will begin as soon as possible and continue until the position is filled.


<p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Founded in 1962, The American University of Paris (AUP) is one of the oldest American institutions of higher learning in Europe. Located on the Left Bank in central Paris, the AUP is a small university with a liberal-arts core, dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences in an international, multicultural environment. With values rooted in the American Higher education system, AUP is accredited in the USA by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. It is also recognized by the French Ministry of Education.<img alt="the_american_university_of_paris1.jpg" src="" style="border-width: 2px; border-style: solid; margin: 7px; float: right;" typeof="foaf:Image" /></p> <p>Eighty percent of full-time faculty members hold a doctoral degree from the world's most distinguished graduate schools. AUP faculty members represent approximately 20 nationalities; all are at least bilingual. AUP enrolls 979 students (850 undergraduate and 129 graduate students) representing around 100 nationalities. AUP is an urban institution, and its campus is composed of 8 buildings centrally located in the seventh arrondissement of Paris, on the Left Bank, near the Eiffel Tower and the Seine.</p> <p>Chartered as a liberal arts college in 1962, The American University of Paris is today an urban, independent, international university located at the confluence of France, Europe, and the world. We aim to provide the finest American undergraduate and graduate programs to students from all national, linguistic, and educational backgrounds, and to take our place as a renowned global center for innovative interdisciplinary research.</p> <p><img alt="the_american_university_of_paris2.jpg" src="" style="border-width: 2px; border-style: solid; margin: 7px; float: left;" typeof="foaf:Image" />To that end our curriculum is discipline-based, comparative, and cross-cultural. Both student learning and faculty research are driven by a desire for excellence, are shaped by our singular geography and demographic diversity, and directed towards critical twenty-first-century issues. AUP offers an innovative pedagogical model integrating classroom learning and hands-on experience that prepares students to master and to make, to reflect and to apply, to analyze and to act.</p> <p>Our mission is to educate our graduates to communicate well in a world of many languages, to think critically about history, culture, the arts, science, politics, business, communication, and society, to develop creative interdisciplinary approaches to important contemporary challenges, to be both technologically and culturally literate in a world of swift-paced change, to understand the ethical imperatives of living in such a world, and to take their places as responsible actors in communities, civil societies, and countries around the globe.</p> <p>The American University of Paris is committed to the highest standards of academic rigor and integrity, and to academic freedom. Ours is an academic culture of engagement, global citizenship, and community that fosters in students and faculty alike a critical sense of commitment to and responsibility for a world of interdependence.</p> <p><img alt="the_american_university_of_paris3.jpg" src="" style="border-width: 2px; border-style: solid; margin: 7px; float: right;" typeof="foaf:Image" /></p> <p>In The American University of Paris' multilingual, multicultural learning environment, students develop a capacity for ethical and political judgment that is alert to cultural diversity. In the living laboratory that is Paris, in the exceptional space of the AUP classroom, students and faculty of 100 different nationalities meet to articulate civic values and negotiate difference, as together they question, reflect upon, and work toward creative solutions to real-world problems.</p> <p>The American University of Paris brings out the best in all members of the community, inspiring us to excellence and equipping us to live actively and compassionately to create a just world.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

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