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Senior Institutional Research Analyst

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Job Duties


Consult with departments within the University to understand, document and analyze business requirements that drive the development and design of technical reports. Design, develop, and implement these reports for use by administrators across the University in various reporting environments (primarily using Tableau / Oracle / SQLServer); evaluate and analyze report requirements including data lineage and process flow; create data models to generate reports. Maintain and enhance existing reports and queries to meet existing quality standards and new business requirements. Develop and conduct training programs for academic and administrative departments on utilizing student data in the reporting environment. Assess user training needs and provide individual and group training as required. Work on a wide variety of projects that support NYU business needs and improvement opportunities. Advise analysts on dashboard design and data handling, and serve as a reviewer of new reports before release.

Job Qualifications


Required Education:
Bachelor's degree.

Preferred Education:
Masters or Doctoral degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Psychology, Sociology, Education, Business, or a related field.

Required Experience:
At least five years of experience with data collection, retrieval, analysis, and reporting. Experience using business intelligence tools (Tableau or equivalent) and working with relational databases and data warehousing concepts.

Preferred Experience:
Three to five years experience with data warehousing/reporting in a higher education setting. Expertise with database retrieval (e.g. using SQL with Oracle or MSSQL reporting environments).

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Proven knowledge and application of dashboard design concepts. Strong analytical skills and experience in visualizing and analyzing metrics, surveys results, and trends. Excellent analytical and written/verbal communication skills, listening and observation skills, and organizational, interpersonal, and problem solving skills. Proven ability to develop effective business relationships and build consensus. Strong team player. Proven ability to manage multiple priorities under hard deadlines while maintaining a high level of professionalism and exceptional attention to detail and accuracy.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Experience with Tableau Server administrative tools and extract automation. Advanced knowledge of databases and data management with proficiency in ad hoc reporting/query writing and data manipulation (with SQL, Tableau, OBIEE, etc.). Skill with statistical packages (e.g. R or SPSS). Ability to interact with all levels of personnel, students, faculty, and the public. Ability to demonstrate tact and diplomacy when dealing with difficult issues and/or diverse organizations. Ability to evaluate and implement technological improvements to meet best practices. Familiarity with version control. In-depth knowledge of student data structures.


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Institution Description

Since its founding in 1831, NYU has been an innovator in higher education, reaching out to an emerging middle class, embracing an urban identity and professional focus, and promoting a global vision that informs its 19 schools and colleges.

Today, that trailblazing spirit makes NYU one of the most prominent and respected research universities in the world, featuring top-ranked academic programs and accepting fewer than one-in-five undergraduates. Anchored in New York City and with degree-granting campuses in Abu Dhabi and Shanghai as well as 11 study away sites throughout the world, NYU is a leader in global education, with more international students and more students studying abroad than any other US university.

NYU students come from nearly every state and 133 countries, and the university draws upon the diverse backgrounds of our faculty, staff, and students, ensuring its scholarship and teaching benefit from a wide range of perspectives. NYU takes seriously its role as an engine of social mobility, and stands out among the top US universities in its representation of low-income and first-generation students within its community.

Now among the largest private universities in the US, NYU provides a rigorous, demanding education to more than 50,000 students and undertakes nearly $1 billion in research annually. It counts among its faculty recipients of the highest scholarly honors and is a top producer of patents and revenue from licensing among US universities. NYU has a vast network of alumni who have gone on to succeed across professions, from the sciences to the arts and government, throughout the world.


Application Due Date: 2020-02-09
Job Start Date: 2020-02-10
Salary: $75000 - $84000
City: New York
State/Province/Region: NY
Institution: New York University
Reports To: Executive Director, Institutional Research
Staff # Reporting to Position: 1
Reports In Office: Institutional Research and Data Integrity

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