Business and Technology Applications Analyst

Posted on12/1/2017
Job typeFull-time
Reports toAssistant Vice Chancellor for Institutional Planning and Effectiveness
Reports in officeInstitutional Planning and Effectiveness
Application due dateJanuary 2, 2018
Job start dateMarch 1, 2018
State/ProvinceNorth Carolina
InstitutionWestern Carolina University
Institution descriptionWestern Carolina University is a rural and regional comprehensive university serving over 11,000 students, and is part of the University of North Carolina system. Located in Cullowhee, NC, WCU’s 600-acre main campus is situated in a beautiful valley of the Blue Ridge Mountains, 52 miles west of Asheville and near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The surrounding areas provide residents a high quality of life with its close proximity to the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains and diverse outdoor adventures, a thriving arts community, and mild year-around temperatures. Western Carolina University is a two hour drive from Greenville, SC and Knoxville, TN, and a three hour drive from Charlotte, NC and Atlanta, GA.
Job dutiesUsing social research principles, methods and processes to conduct inquiries on University data;
Supporting the needs of enrollment management, student success, strategic planning and institutional effectiveness by developing operational data models and reports;
Creating data reports for campus decision-makers on key performance metrics such as enrollment, retention, graduation, space utilization, and cost analysis;
IPEDS reporting support;
Supporting custom survey development, administration, and analyses;
Contributing to data projects of the Institutional Analytics Development Team;
Responding to ad hoc data requests from within the university community;
Providing technical support for the University reporting to the UNC System Office.
QualificationsCandidates should possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, five years of experience in higher education institutional research, or have comparable experience, strong experience managing, working with, and reporting on data, including proficiency using Structured Query Language (SQL), and use of data visualization platforms, such as Tableau, Microsoft Power BI, or SAS Visual Analytics.
Salary range$60,000 - $80,000
Salary benefitsFor detailed information on Benefits for this position please visit our Benefits website.
Application procedureTo learn more and to apply please visit our website, or visit, Position SHRA359P