Reporting to the Asst. Director of Institutional Analytics, the Reporting Analyst provides analytical support for the mission and strategic initiatives of the college. The analyst’s responsibilities include data analysis, data visualization, and reporting that informs planning, decision-making, analytical studies, and assessment. Key responsibilities include creating and supporting data visualizations (e.g., dashboards, reports, etc.); analyzing structured, semi-structured, and unstructured datasets; and recommending data-informed actions to constituents across the institution.
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Designs, develops, implements and supports data dashboards and reports using PowerBI, SSRS, SQL or other similar tools and languages.
•Assists with compliance reports, accreditation requirements and other regulatory data submissions.
•Assists in providing data in response to standard and ad hoc requests.
•Partners with subject matter experts in various departments to define project requirements.
•Performs data validation and testing on all new reports and provides user training as needed.
•Works with outside vendors to complete reporting projects and initiatives.
•Supports institutional reporting to external and internal stakeholders.
•Assists with Data mapping from the Visualization platform and source data.
•Assists in troubleshooting end-user issues in conjunction with IT team.
•Acquires data from primary or secondary data sources and maintains databases/data systems.
•Identifies, analyzes, and interprets trends or patterns in complex data sets.
•Performs other related duties as assigned.
BEST PRACTICES AND CORE COMPETENCIES:
•Demonstrates self-reliance by meeting/exceeding workflow and quality expectations.
•Follows established processes as outlined by manager and team members.
•Capable and adapts, as needed, to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
•Proven ability to work independently with limited supervision and works well with other department personnel.
•Ability to retrieve, analyze, and present data in meaningful formats (tables, charts, graphs) to various audiences.
•Must support and embrace the College’s B Corp mission to improve the people and communities we serve through our civic engagement initiatives.
•Must have exceptional communication, organization, and time management skills.
•Must be "self-motivated" as well as creative and efficient in proposing solutions to complex, time-critical problems.
•Strong analytical, communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills with a high attention to detail.
•Recognizes and anticipates organizational needs.
•PowerBI, SSRS, SQL or other similar tool/language
experience is highly preferred.
•Proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
•1-3 years of experience analyzing educational, financial,
operational, or regulatory datasets.
•Experience in higher education is preferred.