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Senior Reporting Analyst for Institutional Research (Statistician III) #24105

Trident Technical College
Charleston County, SC, SC

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Job Responsibilities

The Senior Reporting Analyst for Institutional Research holds a crucial position on our team, playing a pivotal role in our operations. This role, reporting to and assisting the Director of Institutional Research and Data Analytics, involves coordinating various projects and leading the coordination and fulfillment of work among research analysts. It requires significant professional interaction with academic and administrative areas of the campus. The incumbent will be responsible for collecting, managing, processing, and analyzing various data and composing reports and presentations for internal and external audiences. Discover Trident Tech!

Job Functions

1. Ad hoc Reporting. Serves as the lead professional responsible for coordinating and fulfilling ad hoc reporting and other data requests. Retrieves, analyzes, and reports data according to needs specified by stakeholders. Consults with stakeholders to determine data and analytical needs. Develops new (and maintains existing) data queries using SQL.
2. Scheduled reporting. Serves as the lead professional responsible for coordinating and fulfilling scheduled reporting. Designs and identifies reports for regular reporting. Coordinates routine data extracts such as CERS state reporting and IPEDS federal reporting. Design and develop data file structures for new reporting requirements or SharePoint portal maintenance. Designs and maintains analytics dashboards on various platforms (e.g., Power BI, Excel). Analyzes data extracts to verify content. Assists end-users, IS, and IT in identifying and troubleshooting data errors.
3. Process Improvement. Works with end-users, IR, IT, and IS staff to improve IR's information sharing. Develops new and improved existing reporting processes. Implements work processes that minimize requirements for data storage. Identifies, designs, and develops new reports for regular reporting. Coordinates with IS staff to develop schedules and workflows for these reports. Works with IS staff to design and develop file structures for new reporting requirements. Maintains documentation of work for the IR team. Works with Information Services, Information Technology, and end users to solve data retrieval and reporting problems. Maintains documentation of work.
4. Grant proposals and evaluations. The internal auditor/evaluator for TTC grants assists the Grants department with developing baseline data and measurable grant objectives.
5. Accreditation (SACSCOC). Works with the Compliance Audit team to determine data needs. Provides technical assistance and data for the compliance audit. Works with the QEP team to determine data needs.
6. Technical Skills and Training. Participates in available training necessary to support IR functions. Represents IR on college committees, project meetings, and professional conferences. Maintains membership in professional organizations related to IR. Provides training to college employees as needed.
7. Department purchasing card holder.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

This position requires a bachelor’s degree with statistical courses and experience in statistics.

Preferred Qualifications

The preferred candidate will have a master’s degree in social science, business, statistics, or a related field and three (3) years of related work experience with institutional research in higher education, including demonstrated experience with the following:

  • Querying databases using SQL, Excel, including skill with formulas and pivot tables.
  • Data visualization software, such as Power BI or Tableau.
  • Statistical packages, such as SPSS or R.
  • SharePoint Online.
  • IPEDS reporting.
  • The ability to work independently with limited supervision is a must. The candidate will have strong problem-solving skills, including the ability to analyze data and write reports for publication, exercise independence and discretion in developing and timely execution of projects with high accuracy while managing multiple projects with competing priorities. The successful candidate will be able to maintain a high degree of confidentiality of all data and information, write database queries using SQL, and design specifications for complex data retrieval from various sources. Skilled in assessment design, data management, and statistical analysis is necessary. This position requires excellent organization and initiative, collaboration, and working independently effectively. Learning new technologies and applications is a must.
    Additional Comments

    Applicants MUST complete the online SC State Jobs Employment Application and attach a cover letter, resume, and documentation supporting qualifications. The position is open and filled with preference given to applicants who apply by June 3, 2024.

    Faculty positions require the submission of related unofficial transcripts with the application and may include any required certifications. Upon hire, official transcripts/certifications are required. International transcripts must be evaluated through the World Education Services (WES). Official transcripts are required upon offer of employment.

    Staff positions where a degree may be substituted for the related work experience must submit unofficial transcripts related to the position with the application and/or certifications. Upon hire, official transcripts/certifications are required. International transcripts must be evaluated through the World Education Services (WES). Official transcripts are required upon offer of employment.

    Unofficial transcripts may be uploaded to the application, mailed to TTC Human Resources, PO Box 118067 Charleston, SC 29423), or faxed to 843.574.6682 or emailed in PDF format to by the deadline date and time.

    Employment applicants may be subject to a background check. Failure to consent to a background check will remove your application from further consideration. Background checks are conducted in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).

    Trident Technical College is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate in the admission or employment on the basis of race, gender, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or pregnancy.


    Trident Technical College’s vision is to be the leading force for educational opportunity and economic competitiveness in the communities we serve.

    Trident Technical College is a public, two-year, multi-campus community college that provides quality education and promotes economic development in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties.

    An open-door institution of higher education, the college serves approximately 17,000 traditional and nontraditional curriculum students who have a wide variety of educational goals, from personal enrichment to career development to university transfer. To help students meet their goals, TTC offers university transfer associate degrees and applied technical associate degrees, diplomas and certificates. The curriculum includes programs in arts and sciences, agriculture, business, computer technology, engineering technology, health sciences, industrial technology, and public service. TTC students draw on knowledge from a broad range of disciplines to develop the communication and critical thinking skills that are fundamental to lifelong learning.

    TTC further promotes economic development through continuing education courses; customized education and training for business, industry and government; and a variety of employment training programs.

    TTC is committed to being accessible and responsive to community needs. To foster student success, TTC provides developmental education and comprehensive student services. In addition to traditional instruction, TTC’s flexible course offerings and alternative delivery methods, including online instruction, enable more members of the community to pursue higher education.

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    North Charleston

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