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Data Analyst/Statistician

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The job post #291337 can be found at here.

Job Duties

The position’s primary responsibilities include engaging in directed and self-guided research to find key insights

that may shape policy, providing stakeholders with actionable information, and helping to develop the analytics

needed to support and improve business decisions. This position helps manage and utilize complex datasets

stored in the IU warehouse. Uses these datasets to interpret the data, report conclusions drawn from their

analyses, and create visualizations that will be used in institutional research presentations, briefs, and reports

for the consumption of various IU constituencies (IU Board of Trustees, senior leadership, the provosts /

chancellors on the IU campuses, and state agencies).

Other responsibilities include: develop robust statistical data analytic models that are designed to address policy

and operations-based inquiries using data within the IU data warehouse and other external sources; help

present these insights to both technical and non-technical audiences; develop predictive analytics in areas

related to student enrollment and persistence, degree completion, workforce preparation, and other higher

education academic and administrative areas; design surveys, experiments, or opinion polls to collect data;

assist in producing and presenting data, visualizations, and analyses required by internal and external

constituencies; assist in the maintenance and integrity assurance of all data and visualizations on the UIRR

website; update and retrieve data from IU’s data warehouse as needed.

Job Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics or a quantitatively-oriented field and three years of work

experience in higher education, nonprofit, or public sector conducting data analysis.

Preferred Qualifications – Graduate degree mathematics or statistics preferred.

Strong technical expertise in data management. Knowledge of statistical analysis. Understanding of business

intelligence and relational database concepts. Experience with data mining and developing predictive analytical

models. Ability to conduct empirical research and answer complex questions using data mining or data

modeling techniques. Ability to independently identify and solve problems, primarily through statistical

programming and analysis. Ability to analyze complex topics, problem solve, synthesize, and communicate the

results clearly both orally and in writing to various audiences.

Institution Description

Institution Mission: 

Indiana University is a major multicampus public research institution, grounded in the liberal arts and sciences, and a world leader in professional, medical, and technological education.

Indiana University’s mission is to provide broad access to undergraduate and graduate education for students throughout Indiana, the United States, and the world, as well as outstanding academic and cultural programs and student services.

Indiana University seeks to create dynamic partnerships with the state and local communities in economic, social, and cultural development and to offer leadership in creative solutions for 21st-century problems.

Indiana University strives to achieve full diversity, and to maintain friendly, collegial, and humane environments, with a strong commitment to academic freedom.

University Institutional Research & Reporting Mission:  Our mission is to meet the institutional data, research, and analytic needs of the university administration, to assure accurate and timely reporting of data to internal and external audiences, and to support data-driven decision-making.


As an Indiana University employee you are part of a diverse community that values and supports your personal and professional quality of life. We are proud to offer a full range of benefits to help you and your family get and stay healthy, meet educational goals, build long-term financial security for retirement, and more.  Go to the IU Benefit website to learn more:
Application Due Date: 2020-02-24
Job Start Date: 2020-04-01
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: Bloomington
State/Province/Region: IN
Institution: Indiana University
Reports To: Assistant Director for Regional Campus Institutional Research
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: University Institutional Research & Reporting

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