Institutional Research Analyst

Posted on2/2/2018
Job typeFull-time
Reports toDirector of Institutional Research and Effectiveness
Reports in office1
Application due date02/15/2018
Job start date02/16/2018
State/ProvinceNew York
InstitutionCanisius College
Institution descriptionConsistently ranked among the top regional institutions in the Northeast, Canisius is the premier private university in Western New York and one of 28 Jesuit, Catholic colleges in the nation. Founded in 1870 by German Jesuits, Canisius is named for St. Peter Canisius, a renowned Dutch educator and one of the original members of the Society of Jesus. What began in a single building in downtown Buffalo now consists of 37 buildings located on 72 acres in a residential neighborhood in North-Central Buffalo. We are a masters-level, comprehensive university offering undergraduate, graduate and professional programs that are distinguished by close student-faculty collaboration and experiential learning opportunities that transform the mind and spirit. Canisius promotes the Jesuit principles of excellence, service and leadership through a broad range of learning experiences and a distinct core curriculum that is grounded in the liberal arts.
Job dutiesInstitutional Research Analyst
Institutional Research and Effectiveness

Canisius College is accepting applications for an Institutional Research Analyst. The Institutional Research Analyst is responsible for accurate data collection and maintenance, preparing and analyzing reports to support institutional initiatives and planning, and assisting with external reporting requirements. This is a full-time position reporting to the Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness.

• Assist the director with the day-to-day requests for data and analysis.
• Gather information for mandatory compliance reports for federal and state agencies, accrediting organizations and others.
• Maintain data, perform data extractions and generate reports as requested for other administrative offices.
• Assist with completing and submitting federal, state, and other higher education reports and surveys for the College in compliance with deadlines.
• Assist academic and administrative departments in data collection and analysis.
• Prepare presentations and dashboards to communicate information to senior leadership and campus community.
• Assist academic departments in addressing accreditation requirements by providing data and assisting with data analysis and surveys for accreditation reports and visits.
• Design and prepare analysis and reports for internal users.
• Maintain department website, portal pages and calendar.
• Collaborate with the Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness on strategic projects.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
QualificationsRequired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Sound judgement, especially with regards to confidential and proprietary data.
• Excellent attention to detail.
• Excellent organizational skills and ability to multitask.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to work collaboratively and inclusively with students, alumni, faculty, staff, volunteers and friends of the College.
• Proven ability to work both independently and in partnership with a wide array of people.
• Ability in learning new software with guidance.
• Commitment to and ability to support the College’s Jesuit, Catholic mission and identity.

Required Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in a field that requires significant work in research and statistical methods (social science, computer science, business, mathematics, statistics, etc.) is required; Master’s degree is a plus.
• 2 years’ experience as a data analyst, including part-time and student assistant experience.
• Experience with data collection and data integrity, including managing and querying databases.
• Detailed understanding of Microsoft Excel.
• Experience with Microsoft Word, Access and PowerPoint.
• Experience with Banner is preferred.
• Experience with survey administration is a plus.
• Work experience in a higher education setting is a plus.
Salary range$20,000 - $40,000
Salary benefitsExcellent benefit package to include: health, dental and vision insurance, retirement contribution, tuition remission and generous vacation, holiday, personal and sick leave policy.
Application procedureCanisius College, a Catholic and Jesuit university, has as its foundation the fundamental values of academic excellence, leadership, faith and social justice. Canisius is committed to educating and preparing men and women to become leaders in their professions and their communities, and in service to humanity. The college is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

To apply, visit our website and click on View Current Employment Opportunities. Please include your cover letter and resume with your online application.