Institutional Data Analyst Full-Time, 12-month, Benefitted, on-campus position (Internal/External)
Position Summary: The Institutional Data Analyst conducts research and performs analysis and reporting of institutional data for state, federal, and regional regulators, and accreditors to document the attainment of the University’s strategic goals and mission. Projects include building dashboards or reporting systems for end users, designing studies, performing analyses, preparing statistical reports, and reporting to inform decision making, and designing predictive modeling or other data mining capabilities. Duties and responsibilities will include:
Data collection, analysis, and interpretation – 90%
Develops processes to compile, analyze and interpret data from studies, surveys, and other sources that document the attainment of university-wide goals and objectives.
Facilitates and completes research and coordination of:
Annual NDUS requests for information.
Requests for information/surveys from external and internal sources.
Applies research methodologies and techniques in the collection, analysis, and reporting of quantitative and non-quantitative information.
Completes data reporting requirements for the university (Clearinghouse, SAM, surveys, etc.).
Completes reports to internal and external audiences including local, state, and federal regulatory agencies (IPEDs, CDS, etc.).
Gathers and reports statistical data on student success including:
Enrollment statistics and demographics
Retention and graduation rates
Satisfaction surveys by students, alumni, and employers.
Disseminates data-related reports to various campus and other VCSU community stakeholders in a timely manner.
Works collaboratively with other units of the University to assist in the development and accomplishment of their research and reporting endeavors.
Supports university-wide assessment and program review with analyses required by the project.
Miscellaneous duties – 10%
Supports innovation, creativity, and ideas to improve/enhance processes, functions, etc. in the department and as a whole for the university.
Performs other duties as required or assigned.
Compensation: $48,000-$53,000. Comprehensive fringe benefit package including employer paid full family coverage for health insurance, TIAA retirement, and tuition waiver benefits. Click here for more information.
Application Information: Submit all required materials online, including a cover letter, resumé or curriculum vitae (CV), contact information for three references, and unofficial copies of your transcripts. Reference letters will be solicited automatically from the references you list via email, for finalists only. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that correct email addresses are submitted for each of the three required references. Preference given to applications received on or before August 8, 2022, and review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Candidates that advance beyond the initial screening may be asked to submit performance and/or training samples. Apply online: www.vcsu.edu/jobs.
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Valley City State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field
Experience with survey research methodology, analysis, and report writing.
Strong working knowledge of computer software programs (i.e., spreadsheet programs, database programs, data analysis tools, etc.), specifically PowerBI, SPSS, R, SAS or comparable programs.
Ability to organize and meet deadlines.
Excellent analytical, critical thinking, and writing skills.
Ability to work effectively with a team as well as independently.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Master's or doctoral degree in relevant field pertinent to the position
Two years of directly related work experience
Experience working in higher education institution
Knowledge of institutional accreditation reports and processes.
Demonstrated ability to develop and present effective presentations
Knowledge of the University and the Valley City community.