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Palm Beach Atlantic University invites applications for the position of Research and Data Analyst in the Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness.
The Research and Data Analyst collects, analyzes, and disseminates data about the University internally and externally. H/She will maintain a data warehouse to be the driving repository from which common institutional data are accessed on demand. Supervises national survey and course evaluation processes.
Education: Bachelor’s degree required in statistics, computer science, educational research, social sciences, mathematics, or a related field with coursework in intermediate/advanced statistics. Experience: One to two years collecting and analyzing data and discussing results for use in strategic decision making. Experience in Institutional Research or Institutional Effectiveness is highly desirable. However, applicants with experience in a college or university administrative office, such as registrar, financial aid, or admissions who also possess the technical skills would be considered.
The ideal candidate for this position takes initiative, is able to work as a contributing team member, is an independent thinker, and possesses excellent analytical and problem solving skills beyond report creation. Superior organizational and time management skills are needed. Advanced skills using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint), SPSS, Tableau (or other data visualization software) are needed to perform the job successfully.