Senior Data Analyst

Posted on6/25/2018
Job typeFull-time
Reports toVP of Academic Affairs
Reports in officeAcademic Affairs
Application due dateNone
Job start dateN/A
InstitutionMCPHS University
Institution descriptionFor nearly 200 years, MCPHS University, formerly known as Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, has been at the forefront of innovation in the healthcare world. We take pride in our history, yet are motivated by a curiosity about the future. That’s why we are constantly updating our state-of-the-art labs, innovating our curriculums, and adding programs to coincide with the needs of an ever-changing healthcare landscape.

Faculty and staff continue to bring their talents and skills to MCPHS University to contribute to our mission of guiding and supporting students toward successful and sustainable careers in healthcare. Whatever position an employee holds, their efforts make an important impact on the overall quality of campus life. Employees are an integral part of a community that is proud of its heritage and the accomplishments that make MCPHS University a first-class educational institution.
Job dutiesThe Senior Data Analyst shares responsibility for conducting research on all aspects of the University for evidence-based decision-making and assessment based activities by offering support, information, and guidance to the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment (OIRA) Director.

Develop and maintain OIRA databases
Apply research methods in the collection and analysis of university data
Work closely with the Director and other University personnel to assure that data is available to support planning and decision making
Complete mandated reports and surveys for internal use and external agencies
Conduct independent research and data analysis
Work with other offices to understand how institutional culture affects metrics assessing institutional performance
Develop, in collaboration with the Director, an effective vision, strategic plan and procedure for OIRA
Collaborate with Admissions, the Registrar, Human Resources and the Financial Aid to access data and maintain data integrity
Perform job functions in a collegial and professional manner and communicate in a clear and timely fashion
Work independently as a member of a team with varying skill-sets
Represent the college at State and local meetings

Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor.

A Bachelor’s degree in Statistical Analysis, Social Science, Operations Research or related field; a Master’s degree is preferred
A minimum of one year of experience in an academic setting, extracting, analyzing, and reporting data
Demonstrated ability and knowledge of research designs, statistical methods, and survey methodologies
Experience with SPSS, Microsoft Access, Qualtrics, and intermediate-advanced Microsoft Excel skills


Demonstrated experience with predictive analytics/modelling to support student enrollment, retention and success measures
Demonstrated experience using Tableau or other data visualization/dashboard tools
Strong interpersonal and writing skills
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, set priorities and meet deadlines
Good organizational skills and attention to detail
Salary rangeDependent on qualifications and experience
Salary benefitsMCPHS offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including a substantial health/dental insurance subsidy, generous holiday/vacation policy, and a significant pension plan contribution.
Application procedureTo apply, please visit our website and attach a cover letter and a resume or curriculum vitae. No phone calls, please. Principals only. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check and a psychological evaluation as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University’s diversity are welcome to apply.