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Application Procedure:

Please read the complete job posting for additional details and instructions to apply at under job posting #22740. The search committee will prioritize applications submitted by October 16th. Include a current resume, cover letter, and unofficial transcripts.

Job Duties

Tableau Development:

  • Develop Tableau visualizations from existing campus data.
  • The Analyst will work closely with the Director and Senior Analyst in IR to validate existing data sources for the visualizations and will be expected to provide end-user training to campus colleagues. 
  • The Analyst will be the Tableau lead within IR.  Estimated percentage of effort is 40%.

 Analytic Support:

  • May include warehouse querying and reporting to support the Director.
  • Reviewing IR reports for consistency and validity.
  • Support ad-hoc requests and analyses of student enrollment, human resources, and/or financial data with respect to strategic planning.
  • Service on committees, search committees, or other ad-hoc committees.
  • Support to other units in Administration and Finance, Student Success, Academic Affairs, University Advancement, and Information Technology as needed. Estimated time of effort is 20%.

Survey Research:

  • Includes leading the administration, organization, analyses, and reporting of IR-sponsored surveys.
  • Co-chair the UCCS Survey Committee
  • Lead the administration and reporting for routine surveys like the Alumni Survey and national surveys such as the National Survey of Student Engagement and other ad-hoc surveys of UCCS students or employees. 
  • Use Qualtrics software for survey administration and to manage user accounts. 
  • The Analyst will be the survey lead within IR. Estimated percentage of effort is 40%.

Job Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • Baccalaureate degree in relevant field.
  • Three years of experience in higher education or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated experience conducting survey research.
  • Demonstrated experience building and sharing Tableau visualizations.
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse people.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field.
  • Experience working in an institutional research office.
  • Familiarity with UCCS, CU System, and CDHE.
  • Proficiency conducting advanced statistical analyses.
  • Proficiency using Excel, SPSS, SAS or BrioQuery, Cognos, Banner or PeopleSoft, and Qualtrics.
  • Knowledge of data warehousing and database management.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, especially to lead Tableau training efforts.
  • Ability for critical thinking and problem solving.
  • Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research methods.

Institution Description

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs is public research university located at the base of Pikes Peak in Colorado Springs, Colorado. It is one of four institutions in the University of Colorado system. The UCCS campus includes approximately 12,000 students in 135 programs in 6 schools and colleges.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid vacation and time off, and a tuition benefit. Information on university benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Total compensation goes beyond the value on the paycheck.  Please consider reviewing the Total Compensation page at Total Compensation Calculators | University of Colorado 
Application Due Date: 2021-10-25
Job Start Date: 2022-01-04
Salary: $65000 - $70000
City: Colorado Springs
State/Province/Region: CO
Institution: University of Colorado Colorado Springs
Remote Work: negotiable
Reports To: Director of Institutional Research
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Institutional Research

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