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Data Analyst (Career, Technical, and Adult Education)

Application Procedure:

Application Information: Applicants should submit an ICCB application*, a current resume, and a cover letter stating how their background, experience, and education have served as preparation for this position. (See this Creating a Digital Signature Guide for information on signing the application digitally.) Include a college transcript (may be unofficial) with the application if you are interested in classifications that require a degree or college coursework to meet minimum qualifications.

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Application information for all open positions should be submitted electronically to

Application information can also be submitted via mail:

Matt Berry
Chief of Staff
Illinois Community College Board
401 East Capitol Avenue
Springfield, IL 62701-1711

The ICCB conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

The ICCB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Job Duties

1. Performance - Regular Assignments:
a. Provide Career, Technical, and Adult Education reports, analysis, and dashboards for decision making.
b. Collaborate with staff and use appropriate applications and data to assist in obtaining timely, accurate, and relevant Career, Technical, and Adult Education information.
c. Respond to internal and external Career, Technical, and Adult Education data requests by extracting data from ICCB administrative databases or other relevant data sources to create data outputs, reports, and dashboards. Verify data accuracy and initiate and resolve data quality issues.
d. Create and prepare data extracts and reports as required for Career, Technical, and Adult Education federal, state, and grant reporting. Specifically, federal reporting for the Perkins Act, Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, and National Reporting System for Adult Education in the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education.
e. Monitor inputs, outputs, and scope of work within the Adult Education System to ensure state and federal reporting collection requirements are met.
f. Maintain up-to-date documentation on all data projects, processes, and reports.
g. Correspond with designated college MIS/information technology and institutional research departments throughout submission review process to ensure the collection of valid, consistent, and reliable unit record data.
h. Assist with noncredit data collection processes and reporting (i.e., courses and programs that do not meet ICCB rules for credit courses, such as those designated for specific employer and professional development).
i. Assist with creation or modification of unit record submission layouts/MIS manual or survey construction.
j. Assist with Illinois Longitudinal Data System efforts as it relates to Career, Technical, and Adult Education.
k. Assist with presentations at meetings and conferences and assist in research/data related workshops, as necessary.
l. Other duties as assigned by the Associate Deputy Director.

2. Liaison:
a. Adult Education, Perkins, and WIOA data and accountability committees
b. Adult Education Data and Information System Illinois (DAISI)
c. WIOA Continuous Improvement Committee Performance Workgroup
d. Northern Illinois Community College Institutional Research Group
e. Central-Southern Illinois Community College Institutional Research Group
f. Illinois Longitudinal Data System and other cross-agency data linkage committees

Job Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications
1. Bachelor’s degree in an educational or related field with a minimum of two courses in statistics.
2. Two years (24 months) of educational and/or other research experience.

Other Desirable Qualifications:
1. Master’s degree in information technology, mathematics, education, social science, or a closely related field.
2. At least two years’ experience at a state education agency or institution of higher education.
3. Proficiency in computer programming languages including SQL, SAS, and/or Stata as well as Microsoft Excel.
4. Familiarity with survey software such as JotForm.
5. Experience with visual analytics and business intelligence software such as PowerBI.
6. Excellent written and oral communication skills. 

Institution Description

In 1965, the Illinois General Assembly established the Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) to create a system of public community colleges that would be within easy reach of every resident. More than 50 years later, the Illinois Community College System covers the entire state with 48 colleges and one multi-community college center in 39 community college districts. Community colleges serve nearly 800,000 Illinois residents each year in credit and noncredit courses and many more through their public service programs.

Illinois community colleges share a common mission. They prepare people for college, for transfer to other colleges or universities, and for well paying jobs that demand high skills. Community colleges also provide adult literacy and continuing education and services. What makes each college unique is how the college responds to the community it serves. Colleges meet both local and statewide needs for education and workforce development through high-quality, affordable, accessible, and cost-effective programs and services.

The mission statement of the ICCB is:
  • To administer the Public Community College Act in a manner that maximizes the ability of the community colleges to serve their communities.
  • To promote cooperation within the system and accommodate those state of Illinois initiatives that are appropriate for community colleges.
  • To be accountable to the students, employers, lawmakers, and taxpayers of Illinois.
  • To provide high-quality, accessible, cost-effective educational opportunities for the individuals and communities they serve.


As a State of Illinois Employee, you will receive a very competitive benefit package that includes: A Pension Program, Competitive Group Insurance Benefits including Health, Dental and Vision Insurance, and Time Off (Vacation, Sick, and Personal Days)
Application Due Date: 2023-05-29
Job Start Date: 2023-05-08
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: Springfield
State/Province/Region: IL
Institution: Illinois Community College Board
Reports To: Associate Deputy Director for Research & Analytics
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Research and Analytics

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