Data Analyst

Posted on6/13/2018
Job typeFull-time
Reports toDirector
Reports in officeInstitutional Research
Application due dateJuly 31, 2018
Job start dateAugust 1, 2018
CityLancaster
State/ProvincePennsylvania
InstitutionPennsylvania College of Health Sciences
Institution descriptionThe department of Institutional Effectiveness provides oversight of several key areas at PA College, including accreditation, assessment, compliance, and institutional research. The department of Institutional Effectiveness serves as a resource for all departments meeting program level accreditation requirements; conducts statistical analyses at the college and department levels; ensures that PA College is in compliance with all local, state and federal higher education mandates; designs and conducts special studies and evaluations; and serves as a primary point of contact for external data reporting mandates and requests.
Job dutiesReporting to the Director of Institutional Research & Effectiveness, the Data Analyst provides analysis using statistical methods. The Data Analyst collaborates with the database administrators and serves as a liaison with the ITS and Strategic Enrollment Management departments to develop and maintain a data dictionary. The Data Analyst will be responsible for working with cross-functional teams to create structured data sets which allow the extraction of data. The Data Analyst develops, supports, and maintains simple to complex business intelligence queries and reports while partnering with stakeholders to define deliverables.

The ideal candidate will have; expertise in developing and using statistics, data mining, machine learning and predictive modeling methods. Demonstrated experience in data access and manipulation using SQL and other tools. Be proficient in analysis package(s) (e.g. SPSS ) and experience with Business Intelligence package(s) (e.g., PowerBI, Tableau, etc.).
QualificationsPreferred Qualifications
• Sound knowledge of SQL and data extraction methodologies.
• Experience in data analysis.
• Extensive knowledge of reporting programs such as Business Objects.
• In-depth knowledge and experience with relational database concepts and query tools

Position Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, statistics or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
• One (1) year of recent experience in relative database management in SQL server.
Salary rangeDependent on qualifications and experience
Salary benefitsCompetitive benefits package
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