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Student Data Analyst

Application Procedure:

Resume and Cover Letter are required.

Job Duties

In this defining moment for The New School, the Office of Institutional Research and Decision Support is playing a critical role. The New School is the only university with a renowned design school and premier colleges focusing on the performing and liberal arts and social sciences, working together toward a more just, more beautiful, better-designed world. Reporting to the Assistant Director, Institutional Research, the ideal candidate for this position will be energetic and committed to communicating information grounded in quality data analysis to a wide audience in the language they understand – be that visual representations in Tableau, Excel pivot tables, or models with user input. Experience working in a fast-paced environment and being flexible to changing priorities are required. A self-starting, resourceful, early-career data scientist with analytical skills, attention to detail, problem-solving and decision-making abilities is the ideal candidate. The New School is strongly committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and particularly seeks applications from members of underrepresented groups, as well as candidates who share this commitment.

The person in this position will assist in providing data extraction, quality control, descriptive statistical analysis, data visualization and communication support for student information data in support of academic planning and institutional reporting. This is a full-time position, with the following responsibilities:
•Using SQL, create queries of student data from appropriate enterprise student information systems
•Working fluently and independently in Excel, perform data quality control, join data sets with vlookup, and develop reports with pivot tables
•Perform various data quality functions for data from multiple systems such as profile, cleanse, validate, and audit to ensure data quality and integrity
•Create Tableau workbooks, dashboards, Excel reports, and summary tables (suitable for PowerPoint and Adobe PDF) to support academic planning decisions
•Lead and participate in projects that require advanced data and business analysis skills, including best in practice methodologies and modeling
•Working both independently and in a team, provide strategic and tactical, data based, solutions and recommendations to senior leadership
•Perform other work-related duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

•Certificate or degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Data Analytics or related quantitative field
•Experience with SQL, Tableau, Banner, Slate, and Starfish, or the desire to learn
•Proven sophisticated Microsoft Excel Skills
•Competency with G-Suite and Zoom
•Ability to work independently and multi-task effectively
•Excellent verbal, written, and data visualization communication skills

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Institution Description

Discover a new kind of university in New York City, one where scholars, artists, and designers come together to challenge convention and create positive change. Our university takes full advantage of its location in one of the most vibrant and diverse cities in the world. Our colleges include Parsons School of Design, Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, the College of Performing Arts, The New School for Social Research, the Schools of Public Engagement, and Parsons Paris.

Since our founding in 1919, The New School has redrawn and redefined the boundaries of intellectual and creative thought as a preeminent academic center. Our rigorous, multidimensional approach to education dissolves walls between disciplines and helps nurture progressive minds. At our university, students have the academic freedom to shape their unique, individual paths for a complex and rapidly changing world.

With leading-edge faculty and world-renowned alumni, we are committed to developing students who will have an impact on the world and solve the most pressing social issues of our time.


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Application Due Date: 2020-12-31
Job Start Date: 2021-01-18
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: New York
State/Province/Region: NY
Institution: The New School
Reports To: Assistant Director
Staff # Reporting to Position: 2
Reports In Office: Office of the Provost

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