Senior Data Analyst

Posted on8/17/2017
Job typeFull-time
Reports toAssociate CIO/ Director of Business Intelligence
Reports in officeInstitutional Research/ Effectiveness
Application due dateReview will begin immediately and continue until position is filled
Job start dateAs soon as possible
InstitutionSaint Michael's College
Institution descriptionCompany Description:
Saint Michael's College delivers a compelling, world-class education in a beautiful Vermont setting. Our connected community allows students to form close relationships with each other and accomplished faculty and staff members, providing an ideal learning environment where they have the space and support to challenge themselves and their peers. As a fully residential college located minutes from Burlington, one of the country's top-rated college towns, Saint Michael's offers an unparalleled mix of academic, spiritual, cultural, service and wilderness experiences. Saint Michael's is among the elite ranks of only 283 colleges and universities nationwide allowed to host a Phi Beta Kappa national honor society chapter on campus, making it clear why Newsweek magazine labeled the college a "hidden treasure" that "deserves more national recognition." The College is included in the Princeton Review's Best 379 Colleges, earning a spot on the Green College Honor Roll for demonstrating a strong commitment to sustainability. Surrounded by the beautiful Green Mountains and Lake Champlain, and only 3.5 hours from Boston and 1.5 hours from Montreal, the area offers abundant recreational and cultural opportunities. To learn more, visit
Job Description:
Saint Michael's College is searching for a staff member to fulfill the technical and analytical functions necessary to enhance the College's overall institutional effectiveness, by providing internal decision support services and coordinating with other campus offices to provide timely and accurate external disclosures. This person will play a key role in development of a redesigned program to coordinate external reporting and survey completions, and conduct internal research to provide insights into institution-specific issues. Depending on experience and qualifications, there is opportunity to play an expanded role in survey design and accreditation support - providing further contextual intelligence related to external trends related to higher education and issues of the broader economic/political environment.
• Data management and analysis - Prepares fall and spring enrollment census snapshots; Develops a centralized survey function; Uses SPSS, Rapid Analytics/VEERA, Informer, Business Objects, Tableau, Java/SQL queries and other tools for data query, preparation, analysis and presentation
• Collects and/or provides data for internal use - Administers senior survey; Coordinates or assists with other institutional studies (NSSE, etc.); Compiles annual campus Fact Book; Coordinates preparation of Common Data Set
• Coordinates external reporting - Serves as IPEDS primary key holder, Submits CSRDE retention and graduation data and National Student Clearinghouse data re: graduates and non-matriculated accepted students
The Senior Data Analyst will also assist with the following:
• Design and development of broad "system of record" (data warehouse) for College reporting
• Data Governance program, involving both College data and the GMHEC ERP system
• Public disclosures, including HEOA consumer information
Benefits include health, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k), generous paid time off, employee and dependent tuition benefits, and discounted gym membership.
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Additional Information:
Saint Michael's College, inspired by our Edmundite Catholic mission, is committed to diversity and inclusion across our campus community. We are committed to attracting and supporting faculty and staff that fully represent the racial, ethnic, religious, and cultural diversity of the nation, and we actively seek applications from underrepresented groups. Applicants are invited to include in their cover letter and other documents information about how they may contribute to our goal through their research, teaching and/or service.
Job dutiesApplication Instructions:
Please be prepared to attach the following documents after clicking on Apply Now button:
• Resume
• Cover Letter
• Name and contact information for 3 references (reference letters may be requested of finalists at a later stage)
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
No phone calls, emails or walk-ins please.
• Advanced degree - statistics, social science or other relevant discipline
• 10+ years of relevant experience, demonstrating an understanding of research principles & methodologies, statistics, large data sets, data retrieval & preparation, and database theory
An offer of employment will be contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.
Salary rangeDependent on qualifications and experience
Salary benefitsN/A
Application procedureTo learn more and to apply please visit our website.