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Senior Data Analyst

Posted on6/13/2018
Job typeFull-time
Reports toDirector of Institutional Research and Analytics
Reports in officeInstitutional Research and Analytics
Application due date07/21/2018
Job start dateInmediately
CitySan Antonio
State/ProvinceTexas
Other Location78207
InstitutionOur Lady of The Lake University
Institution descriptionOn the foundation of faith, wisdom and trust in Providence, Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) prepares graduates to transform their communities, families and professions.

OLLU, founded in 1895 by the Congregation of Divine Providence, is a coeducational comprehensive institution with an enrollment of more than 3,100 students. With its main residential campus in San Antonio and non-traditional programs in San Antonio, Houston (The Woodlands), the Rio Grande Valley (La Feria), and online, OLLU has a presence in two of the largest cities in Texas, the border region, and literally around the world.

The University offers more than 30 undergraduate majors and minors, 14 master's programs and two doctoral programs through its College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business and Leadership, School of Professional Studies and the Worden School of Social Service. OLLU offers classes in daytime, evening, weekend and online formats.
Job dutiesJob Summary:

The Senior Data Analyst will be responsible for internal research projects and external surveys, including official university responses to IPEDS, U.S. News, Peterson's, College Board, and other agencies that collect university data for public relations, grants, and other purposes. The Senior Data Analyst will collaborate with the Director of Institutional Research and Analytics to conduct a wide variety of quantitative and qualitative analyses to guide institutional decision-making, inform and shape policy, and evaluate processes. The Senior Data Analyst will develop and maintain the IR electronic archive and will develop and maintain an IR data warehouse.

Essential Functions:

1.Using a programming language (e.g. SAS, R, SQL) to do the following:

Completion of state and federal reports, including IPEDS and Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board reports (20%)
Preparing annual responses to the Common Data Set (5%)
Responding to external surveys, including U.S. News, Peterson's, and College Board (10%)
Developing and maintaining an SQL-based IR electronic archive/data warehouse (10%)
Developing and maintaining Tableau dashboards (20%)
Completing repeating and ad hoc requests for members of the university community and other stakeholders (20%)
Providing course data files for faculty course evaluations (5%)
Requesting data files from the National Student Clearinghouse (5%)
Assisting with the continuous improvement of data quality and related audit processes for the university Colleague system through data quality audits (5%)
2.Maintaining excellent communication with management on all tasks and projects
QualificationsHave intermediate to advanced knowledge of programming (e.g., R, SAS, SQL database queries, SPSS syntax, STATA syntax)
Have intermediate to advance knowledge of Tableau or B.I. Software.
Have experience performing statistical analyses
Have expertise with information technology, along with the ability to communicate about those subjects to those with less or no expertise
Have the ability to work effectively and collaboratively with people at all levels of the University
Master's degree or higher in information management, information sciences, social sciences, or related field is strongly preferred
Salary rangeDependent on qualifications and experience
Salary benefitsOur Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio has an exciting opportunity for an experienced analyst who is interested in joining the higher education analytics movement. The Senior Data Analyst will be integral in the expansion from a traditional institutional research office into an office of analytics. The office has already made significant shifts toward analytics and needs the right individual to expand the analytics capability.

This is an exciting time to join Our Lady of the Lake University as the university engages in a new strategic plan, has just built a $15 million residence hall, is constructing a new campus in Houston, and has a growing national online presence. The new Senior Data Analyst will have a significant impact on contributing to current growth and supporting new growth.

The right individual will need the following attributes: advanced technical skills (programming, and understanding of complex data systems); flexible and adaptable to change; and the ability to collaborate with a variety of stakeholders. The benefits of this position include the opportunity to be at the forefront of changes happening in the profession, institutional support, a positive team environment, significant opportunity for professional development and growth, and working at a university that is committed to student success. Highly competitive salary and benefits.
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