Business and Data Analyst

Posted on10/9/2017
Job typeFull-time
Reports toVice President, Institutional Effectiveness
Reports in officeInstitutional Effectiveness
Application due dateNovember 3, 2017
Job start dateasap
CityNorth Andover
State/ProvinceMassachusetts
InstitutionMerrimack College
Institution descriptionMerrimack College is a selective, independent, four-year Catholic college in the Augustinian tradition, we strive to prepare students to adapt creatively to tomorrow’s realities through our unique and comprehensive academic curriculum and distinctive out-of-classroom experiences that foster community service, global citizenship and personal responsibility.

The college offers undergraduate degrees in the liberal arts; business; science and engineering; health sciences; and education and social policy. It also offers a range of graduate programs as well as bachelor’s degree completion programs.
Job dutiesMerrimack College has a unique opportunity for a Business and Data Analyst in the newly formed, small but growing, Office of Institutional Effectiveness. This hybrid position will work to build our data resources and develop our data user capacity across campus, but will also have opportunities to work on interesting data analysis projects. This position will work closely with the Director of Institutional Research, our IT colleagues, and key business users across campus.
QualificationsBachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, master’s degree preferred. Minimum of 3 years of experience working with higher education data and data systems in an institutional research, registrar, or enrollment management office/unit. Experience working with frozen/reporting files, as well as possessing an understanding of the importance of reporting files and how they are created. The ideal candidate will understand the need to transform transactional data into data that is useful for reporting and analysis. Ability to conduct careful, accurate, and resourceful analysis of data. Strong technical abilities/technical aptitude, experience with/understanding of relational databases and working with data extracts to generate useful information, and building reports and queries. Knowledge of relational data models, demonstrated experience with report building, and business intelligence tools.
Salary rangeDependent on qualifications and experience
Salary benefitsFor detailed information on Benefits for this position please visit our Benefits website.
Application procedureApplications must be submitted through the College's website.