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Data Analyst

Application Procedure:

Candidates should submit a cover letter and CV through the University's website:

Job Duties

  • Fulfills mandated state and national data reporting requirements, including IPEDS.
  • Responds to internal data requests from campus stakeholders.
  • Supports administration of internal and external surveys.
  • Develops and maintains in-depth knowledge of the data and information needs of the University community.
  • Works collaboratively with data stewards to understand functional business processes and standards, and to identify areas for improvement.
  • Advances IE’s efforts in data visualization and the provision of actionable information to the University community.
  • Works with various constituents on Data Governance and other University initiatives, as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned that are appropriate for the position.


Job Qualifications

Required qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.  
  • At least four years of experience in a data-related field.
  • Advanced knowledge of and experience with SAS, SQL or similar data extraction and reporting tools. 
  • Knowledge of data visualization techniques. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications, including Excel.


Preferred qualifications

  • Master’s degree.
  • Experience with mandated state and federal reporting, including IPEDS.
  • Experience with tools such as Power BI or Tableau.
  • Experience with data governance a plus.
  • Experience with Banner, Workday, or similar enterprise data systems a plus.


Attributes and traits

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize work and changing priorities in order to meet agreed-upon deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral format.
  • Capable of effectively collaborating with a diverse range of constituents.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently.

Institution Description

William Paterson University of New Jersey is a public institution that offers an outstanding and affordable education to a diverse traditional and nontraditional student body through baccalaureate, graduate and continuing education programs.


This position is within the AFT bargaining unit.  The University offers a comprehensive benefits package (see)

This position can be fully onsite, hybrid, or fully remote, based on institutional need and an agreement with the successful candidate.
Application Due Date: 2023-10-01
Job Start Date: 2023-10-01
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: Wayne
State/Province/Region: NJ
Institution: William Paterson University
Remote Work: on-site, hybrid, remote possible
Reports To: AVP Institutional Effectiveness
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Institutional Effectiveness

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