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Senior Data Analyst

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Job Duties

• Manage a team of research analysts responsible for data modeling used to inform University decision-making, primarily, but not necessarily limited to, the areas of Admissions Yield Modeling, Financial Aid Modeling, Net Tuition Revenue Modeling, Advancement, etc.
• Determine performance, workflow, customer service, quality, and other business and operational standards to optimize the overall effectiveness of the team.
• Gather and analyze data using various software tools, including spreadsheets, data warehouse, statistical packages, and data visualization tools. Coordinate the design, development, implementation, and maintenance of information systems and predictive models for the support of data analytics and the University.
• Respond to ad hoc requests by conducting mini-research projects, writing reports, and presenting data to technical and non-technical audiences (including Directors, Deans, and Vice Presidents).
• Work as a team member to improve data definitions, data usage, data integrity and data accuracy. Assist in office documentation standards of all projects, including data files and computer applications developed for institutional effectiveness initiatives.
• Perform other job duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications

Excellent analytical skills and highly organized.
• Ability to meet deadlines and handle multiple projects simultaneously.
• Pro-active self-starter who has the ability to complete tasks in a timely manner.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Experience with MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint); SPSS; R; Tableau; and SQL.
• Able to present complex information to senior administrators in a non-technical manner.


• Masters degree in public policy, economics, business, education, sociology, data science or statistics required.
• Doctoral degree in higher education, statistics, policy, economics, business or sociology preferred.
• Five years' experience in research design, data collection and retrieval, statistical analysis and reporting, and staff supervision or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.
• Higher education experience, working with admissions, finance, enrollment, financial aid data and leadership of large data analysis and modeling projects.

Institution Description

Adelphi University, New York, is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected doctoral research university dedicated to transforming students' lives through small classes with world-class faculty, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support academic and career success. Adelphi offers exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training, with particular strength in our Core Four—Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, the Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness. Recognized as a Best College by U.S. News & World Report, Adelphi is Long Island's oldest private coeducational university, serving more than 8,100 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, at learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, and online. The University offers students more than 50 undergraduate majors and 70 graduate programs in the liberal arts, the sciences and professional training. With powerful partnerships throughout the New York area, more than 115,000 graduates across the country, a growing enrollment of students from 41 states and 58 countries, and rising rankings from top publications and organizations, Adelphi is a dynamic community that plays a leadership role on Long Island and in the region.


Application Due Date: 2020-12-31
Job Start Date: 2020-12-31
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: Garden City
State/Province/Region: NY
Institution: Adelphi University
Reports To: Director of Data Analytics and Insights
Staff # Reporting to Position: 1
Reports In Office: Office of Data Analytics

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