Institutional Data Analyst

New York City, New York (Manhattan) County
Apr 25, 2014
Institutional Data Analyst consults routinely with university administrators, faculty, staff and external agencies to implement solutions for institutional data analysis and assessment needs. Responsible for completion of confidential detailed statistical and database reports for both internal and external agencies. Develops and maintains proficiency with advanced analytical software applications. Coordinates and conducts routine and specialized training workshops on research and assessment services and products. Responsibilities also include writing and maintaining documentation for institutional research and assessment applications Key Job Functions: • Implements Solutions for institutional data analysis and assessment needs. • Develops and maintains proficiency with advanced analytical software applications. • Develop analysis to measure academic outcomes. Create reports for administrative staff to facilitate management decision-making, assessment, planning and policy development. • Assist the administrative staff in assuring compliance with accreditation standards • Prepares complex confidential statistical and data base reports, tables, graphs, surveys and questionnaires for both internal and external agencies in printed, electronic and web- enabled formats. • Responsible for completion, printing and distributing of IR publications • Plans and coordinates meetings, conferences and workshops as required Key Technical Requirements: • Demonstrated competence in research processes, including data collection, analysis, standardized/statistical reporting, use of statistical methods, and use of computer hardware and software pertinent to institutional research. • Experience in the use of computer applications to manipulate data and produce statistical reports and analysis. • Able to use statistical database, spreadsheet, and work-processing computer programs to translate quantitative data into usable information for planning, assessment and other purposes. • Experience in survey design, administration, and analysis and in reporting institutional data. • Knowledge of issues in higher education and able to conduct appropriate literature searches to obtain information to support strategic planning. • Outstanding written and oral communication skills.