Institutional Research Analyst
- Job Name
- Institutional Research Analyst
- Posting Date
- Brief Description
- Analytical Services & Institutional Research Office seeks a technical-minded and detailed oriented person to join our staff as an Institutional Research Analyst.
- Job Category
- Institutional Research
- Job Type
- Education Level Required
- Location City
- Boston, MA 02215, United states
- How to Apply
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- Job Details
Analytical Services & Institutional Research Office seeks a technical-minded and detailed oriented person to join our staff as an Institutional Research Analyst. This individual will work extensively with University data to identify trends and communicate findings to support strategic decision-making, planning, and evaluation. The Institutional Research Analyst will support the submission of domestic and international external surveys, as well as federal regulatory reports. This person will use MicroStrategy to create reports from the data warehouse to fulfill ad hoc and annual data requests. The Institutional Research Analyst will work with cross-functional teams to support University initiatives such as the Academic Program Review. They will document current procedures and recommend opportunities to automate existing processes. They will work to transform exist static documents to interactive visualizations using Power BI and other software.
Bachelors Degree in statistics, quantitative social science, computer science or related field (Masters preferred) and one to three years of experience working in a research or analytical environment. Strong analytical skills and an understanding of post-secondary education. Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, and a demonstrated ability and willingness to learn new software and systems. Experience with data visualization and business intelligence tools is ideal. Familiarity with a programming, statistical computing, or database management language (e.g. C++, Java, R, Python, VBA, SAS, Ruby, SQL) is preferred. Problem-solver capable of managing large datasets and clearly articulating findings to a variety of internal and external audiences. Comfortable working autonomously or collaboratively, while managing multiple projects in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment. Candidate should possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be flexible and responsive to stakeholders across campus. Must comply with university policies governing data confidentiality and distribution.
*Cover letter required to be considered.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.