Professional Services Specialist 4 - Office of Institutional Research

Employer Info:

Stockton University

Stockton University is ranked among the top public universities in the Northeast with more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as continuing education opportunities. The University, one hour from Philadelphia and two hours from New York City, offers unique living and learning environments throughout southern New Jersey, including the 1,600 acre Galloway campus in the Pinelands National Reserve and Stockton University Atlantic City, located in the University District, just steps from the beach and the iconic Atlantic City Boardwalk. Additional locations include Hammonton, Manahawkin and Woodbine. As a public university, Stockton provides an environment for excellence to a diverse student body, including those from underrepresented populations, through an interdisciplinary approach to liberal arts, sciences and professional education. Founded in 1969, Stockton held its first classes in 1971. The University’s commitment to cultural diversity and its welcoming and vibrant community makes Stockton a great place to learn and work! Learn more about the many reasons to choose Stockton at
Job Name
Professional Services Specialist 4 - Office of Institutional Research
Posting Date
Brief Description
Stockton University is seeking a motivated individual with interest and experience in the fields of data analytics and/or institutional research. The candidate must be an excellent team player and consistently provide first-rate service while managing and prioritizing a dynamic workload. Reporting to the Director of Institutional Research, the person will be responsible for undertaking various projects and reports that will use large datasets requiring extraction from various databases. Project work will focus on, but will not be limited to, student financial aid and academic data.
Job Category
Institutional Research
Job Type
Education Level Required
Location City
Galloway, NJ 08205, United states
How to Apply
Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Only electronic documents will be accepted.

Please complete the on-line application in addition to providing the following required documents.

All required documents must be submitted in order for your application to move forward. You may upload documents using Microsoft Word or PDF.
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Job Details
  • Analyze data from the University’s systems and publicly available sources to create reports and dashboards for campus stakeholders. Reports and dashboards may include tables, charts, executive summaries, and/or other items as needed
  • Serve as the primary member of the Institutional Research team focusing on student financial aid data and reporting, both internal and external, working in collaboration with the Director of Institutional Research and the Office of Financial Aid
  • Work with complex data sets, including extracting, merging, cleaning, and transforming data to meet reporting needs
  • Assist the Director in fulfilling internal and external data requests, with a focus on, but not limited to, those that relate to student financial aid data
  • Use creative problem-solving, advanced data science, and statistical analysis techniques to develop solutions that match unique project needs
  • Produce clear written reports and guides
  • Serve on Standing Committees and ad hoc groups as requested by the Director and/or Chief Officer for Strategic Planning and Effectiveness
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Support Stockton University’s diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission

  • Software - Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Power BI or Tableau, Microsoft Access, Argos (or similar report writing tool)
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, data science/analytics, statistics, and/or a related field
  • One (1) year of experience in one or more combination of the following: data processing, statistics, data science/analytics, installation and maintenance of application programs, student financial aid administration, and/or computer information systems
  • Ability to prepare clear, technically sound, accurate, and informative reports containing findings, conclusions, and recommendations
  • Experience working with enterprise-level data across multiple functional areas
  • Knowledge of the principles and techniques essential to performance of the specific responsibilities assigned
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Software - SPSS, Ellucian Banner, R, DAX Commands
  • Ability to organize assigned work, analyze problems, and develop appropriate work methods
  • Ability to develop materials for publication
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with other staff or organizations
  • Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute experience on a year for year basis

Bachelor's degree
One (1) year