Operations Research Analyst

Posted on5/22/2018
Job typeFull-time
Reports toNM Higher Education Department
Reports in officeNM Higher Education Department
Application due date6/5/2018
Job start dateNegotiable
CitySanta Fe
State/ProvinceNew Mexico
InstitutionNew Mexico Higher Education Department
Institution descriptionThis position will be responsible for gathering, compiling, analyzing, researching, extrapolating,and synthesizing information from the New Mexico Higher Education Department's (NMHED)data systems. The information derived from this data will be used and synthesized to drive key
business operations, conduct financial and policy planning and address statutory responsibilities for higher education which will include: the funding formula, financial aid, dual credit, students success indicators, and performance and accountability reports. The incumbent will provide the
necessary data and information to determine and recommend how best to prepare our students to favorably complete and succeed in New Mexico's labor market.
Job dutiesHow does the job get done?

The incumbent will conduct bill a nalysis for NM Legislature sessions; database management and queries; obtain and create reports for NM Higher Education Department by running ueries and analysis in excel. Incumbent will create and produce reports for internal (NMHED) and external (NM Governor's Office, State Higher Education Executive Officers Association, independent researchers, et. al.) requestors; obtain information from each of the public institutions of higher education within New Mexico and report said information as necessary. The incumbent will also
be the primary point of contact (telephone and email) for NMHED website, issues with data submission from institutions of higher education in NM, as well as other entities external to NMHED.

Who is the job done for?

Internal and external stakeholders, including other state agencies, federal government,community and national organizations, as well as researchers from New Mexico's (and other states') institutions of higher education.
QualificationsThe ideal candidate has experience in the following:

- Developing and maintaining data collection/reporting systems.
- Ability to compile data, manipulate large datasets and prepare reports and presentations.
- Technical proficiency with MS Office application including Excel and software packages with experience in data visualization.
- Strong written and verbal communication and analytical skills.
- Strong interpersonal skills, including a demonstrated ability to establish collaborative relationships with various stakeholders.

Bachelor's degree and two (2) years of experience including research, statistics, computer science, data analysis, accounting, auditing, finance, economics, business, public
administration, budgeting, management and/or systems analysis. Any combination of education from an accredited college or university in a related field and/or direct experience in this occupation totaling six (6) years may substitute for the required education and experience.
Salary rangeDependent on qualifications and experience
Salary benefitsSALARY: $17.01 - $29.60 Hourly

$35,380.80 - $61,568.0 0 Annually

Why You Should Join Our Team
You will receive great health and retirement benefits. We also provide generous paid time off so you can spend more time with your family and have a positive work-life balance.
Application procedureTo learn more and to apply please visit our website.