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Institutional Research Business/Reporting Analyst

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Job Duties

The Institutional Research Business/Reporting Analyst is a multifaceted position responsible for a variety of institutional research activities on all aspects of the Colorado Community College System to support planning and system strategic decision-making as well as serve as a resource of support for our 13 colleges. This position will also support day-to-day operations of the IR/BI team through the development and documentation of business processes, development of a proactive data quality assurance program, and gathering of technical requirements for the ODS/data warehouse.

  • In conjunction with the Assistant Director of IR and the Assistant Director of BI, develop documentation, processes, and procedures for reporting operations and IR/BI business processes.
  • In conjunction with the Assistant Director of IR, Assistant Director of BI, and the Director of IR/BI, develop a proactive data quality assurance program to ensure data integrity and consistency.
  • In partnership with Business Intelligence, assist other CCCS departments with designing their data warehousing/reporting needs.
  • Help design methodology for gathering instructional data from third party sources, like Pearson, Wily-Plus, Cognos, D2L and similar sites.
  • Design, prepare, distribute, and interpret institutional research studies related to academic, student services, administrative programs, and special projects.
  • Collect data needed in support of the CCCS Strategic Plan.
  • Collect, prepare, interpret, and distribute reports related to enrollment reports, outcome data, marketing trends, and organizational effectiveness.
  • Maintain historical records on student performance for current and anticipated research and planning efforts.

Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Two years of business analytics or applications programming experience with an understanding of Business Intelligence concepts and technologies. This experience must have included:
    • Experience querying data systems and delivering reporting solutions for business users.
    • Thorough understanding of/experience in conducting educational research and applying statistical data analysis methods.
    • Experience with a Report Writing tool (Cognos, Hyperion, SQL Server BI Development Suite, Performance point, or Crystal Reports). Other Business Intelligence toolkits will be considered.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • Superior organizational, writing, and communication skills.
  • Experience with SQL and PL/SQL, especially running intricate SQL queries.
  • Experience gathering technical requirements for reports.
  • Knowledge of D2L.
  • Experience in Higher Education.

Institution Description

As the State of Colorado’s largest institution of higher education, the Colorado Community College System (CCCS) consists of 13 colleges and the system office located in 40 geographically dispersed locations across Colorado. Our mission is to provide an accessible, responsive learning environment where our students can achieve their educational, professional and personal goals in an atmosphere that embraces academic excellence, diversity and innovation.


You will admire the friendly culture of our system office and be inspired by our team environment and dedicated employees. Additionally, we offer:
  • Generous annual and sick leave benefits (15 hours of annual leave and 10 hours of sick leave accrued each month – based on fulltime status); our employees stay because of the work/life balance they are able to obtain here.
  • Attractive health, dental, vision, life, and flexible savings options; we will also help you build your retirement savings via our defined benefit or defined contribution plans.
  • An opportunity to become a lifelong-learner and enjoy considerable savings for the college education of your dependents through our tuition reimbursement program.
For a complete overview of our benefits, visit the benefits section of our website (
Application Due Date: 2020-03-24
Job Start Date: 2020-04-01
Salary: $52000 - $55000
City: Denver
State/Province/Region: CO
Institution: Colorado Community College System
Reports To: Assistant Director, IR
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: IR - CCCS-IT

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