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Senior Data & Analytics Analyst - Hybrid

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Job Duties

The Senior Data & Analytics Analyst will contribute to Full Sail University’s Business Office with specific support to the Finance and Compliance departments. This is an interesting role for a dynamic professional who enjoys working on a range of tasks such as data analysis, reporting, storytelling with dashboards & metrics, KPI tracking, research, and data strategy. Furthermore, the work this role produces will lead to decision making and policy implementation in areas including (but not limited to) finance, budgeting, student retention, student success, institutional metrics, and accreditation.

An ideal candidate will naturally gravitate towards the use of technology to automate their tasks and want to use their skills to help solve problems for others. You should have an insatiable enthusiasm to always learn and stay on top of trends within the analytics field and Higher Education. This person will also be leader-minded by seeking/recommending new opportunities to contribute, taking full responsibility of their accurate and timely deliverables, and you should be able to “see the forest from the trees”.


  • Create, maintain, and update reoccurring and ad-hoc data analytics & reports.
  • Present complex data findings to a range of audiences using different media
  • Collaborate with faculty, staff and all levels of administration
  • Participate in research studies and organizational data strategy
  • Mine & clean data from several sources to be utilize in any number of applications
  • Plan, prepare, and create a variety of regular and ad-hoc queries, reports, and publications to meet external reporting requirements such as IPEDS, EADA, other federal and state reports, and accrediting agency reports
  • Provides support and acts as a liaison between the Business Office, Compliance Department, Finance, and other key areas to produce accurate data files
  • Performs analyses, interprets findings, and effectively communicates results through formal presentations, narratives, and written reports tailored to the target audience

Other Responsibilities

  • Support Finance with census planning through data integrations, reporting, dashboards, advance analytics, and data integrity audits
  • Supports new & existing technologies with data audits, ETL’s, planning and improvements
  • Support Compliance with institutional data needs such as external reporting, analysis of population trends, fact book adoption, ad-hoc requests and support in institutional research & analytics efforts
  • Be a leader in moving the Depts forward with the further adoption of advanced data science and analytics

Job Qualifications


  • A Self-Starter, comfortable learning with a trainer, with a SOP, networking, or online resources
  • Ability to manage time, projects, and resources in order to meet deadlines
  • Ability to establish priorities and deal with numerous projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work in a collaborative and collegial environment
  • Able to work independently with limited direction while contributing to a team or project with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Superior communication skills with the ability to connect and network with colleagues
  • Curious, endless questioning of data, and a bit of an artist when it comes to data viz’s
  • Advance MS Excel: expert level skills including professional charts, Pivots, h/v/x lookups, data analytics/statistical package, modeling, VBA, automation (SQL queries/Macros).
  • A minimum of five years’ work experience using data analysis tools or dedicated education/training in Analytics or Data Science which may offset years worked
  • Report building in applications such as CRM, ERP, accounting, financial or alike
  • Creating shareable dashboard, Storytelling & presenting in technical tools
  • Experience using data from multiple sources which range in size in min of 100k+ rows by 50+ columns

Preferred Qualifications

  • Higher Education experience; particular working with institutional data like IPEDS, student retention, accreditation, Scorecard and alike
  • 2+ years of experience using Tableau
  • Experience in at least one Data Analytics/ML software such as R, Python, SAS, Alteryx, Dataiku or alike
  • Use of relational database for querying & mining data, particular experience using SQL
  • Use of statistics to solve business problems
  • Proven experience in forecasting & modeling
  • Workday Adaptive Planning

Work Location

Candidate must be located in Florida, US. Although most day-to-day work can be completed remotely, other work such as team building, training, learning & growth, networking, meetings and alike will be done on the Full Sail University Winter Park campus

Institution Description

Full Sail University offers campus and online degree programs that are designed for the world of entertainment media and emerging technologies. Our programs include associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees, as well as single courses and course stacks offered through Full Sail DC3, our online, digital-centric short-form education experience. Full Sail's approach is centered on real-world industry experience and creative problem solving. Full Sail University has the largest collegiate esports arena in the country known as Orlando Health Fortress. Full Sail has been award by Apple the Distinguished School award. We have hundreds of Grammy nominated alumni and our gaming programs are some of the best.   


Full Sail’s goal is to provide students with an innovative style of education. The same goes for our employees, providing them with career opportunities, benefits, and a work environment that welcomes and values creativity. Our employees have the chance to learn, grow, and make contributions to the community they work in and live in.
Application Due Date: 2023-06-17
Job Start Date: 2023-06-30
Salary: $80000 - $95000
City: Winter Park
State/Province/Region: FL
Institution: Full Sail University
Reports To: Senior Director of Financial Analytics
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Business Office

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