Data Analyst

Posted on1/25/2018
Job typeFull-time
Reports toManager, Analytics
Reports in officeProduct Development
Application due date02/10/2018
Job start date02/15/2018
CityBlacksburg
State/ProvinceVirginia
InstitutionAcademic Analytics
Institution descriptionAcademic Analytics is a dynamic company supplying business intelligence solutions to higher education clients, assisting them in benchmark assessments and strategic allocation decisions. We are seeking talented individuals to work with our clients to derive maximum value from Academic Analytics solutions.

Academic Analytics provides our employees a virtual work environment allowing candidates the opportunity to work from home across multiple states. The position may require travel to conferences, workshops and client campuses.
Job dutiesThe Data Analyst will assist in the development, implementation, and maintenance of complex queries, reports, and analyses related to research universities. Reporting to the Analyst Team Manager, you will provide expertise and insight to engage and stimulate increased client utilization of Academic Analytics solutions as strategic assets in client decision making and program assessment. You will work with a team of data analysts as part of a dynamic client service operation. Critical activities involved in this position include:

• Perform data analysis to support client objectives, turning data into insights that drive business decisions
• Define report requirements, designs/develops/tests/implements report-based programs; Code/test/debug/document system scripts, programs and reports in application and database environments.
• Interpret data, analyze results using statistical techniques, create reports and data visualizations for clients
• Ensure data quality and integrity by completing audits and cross checking data
• Identify and prepare data content for seminars and public communications and presentations
• Seek to understand the structure and environment at each client institution to further collaboration, and customize the clients’ experience with our system
QualificationsQualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree
• 3-5 years data analysis experience or academic training
• Experience working in higher education and/or institutional research a plus
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Working knowledge of SAS/SQL required
• Experience with Tableau required
• Understanding of basic statistics and research methods
Ability to travel to conferences and client visits required.
Ability to work remote
Salary rangeDependent on qualifications and experience
Salary benefitsAcademic Analytics offers a wide range of benefits including medical, dental, vision, legal and identity protection, supplemental disability and life insurances. In addition, we offer 401k including a match, Paid Time Off and Holidays.
Application procedureTo learn more and to apply please visit our website.