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Institutional Research Analyst

Application Procedure:

Please submit a single PDF dossier with "IR SEARCH" in the subject to
- curriculum vitae
- cover letter
- 2 names and contact information of references
Applications must be sent electronically in PDF format.
Review of applications will begin as soon as possible and continue until the position is filled.

Job Duties

The Institutional Research Analyst is responsible for providing data and data analysis
in support of planning, assessment, and decision-making across the University. Roles and responsibilities
for the position include:
o Providing internal, French Rectorat, US Delaware, and US Federal reports in a timely and accurate
manner using the Institution’s administrative software and other resources while communicating with
other Institution departments (e.g.: Admissions and Finance) and personnel to ensure uniformity and
consistency of required reports.
o Providing accurate and highly sensitive information to the President, the Provost, University
Leadership, and the Board of Trustees in advance of regular annual reporting periods and in response
to one-off requests.
o Generating three-year enrollment forecasts in collaboration with Admissions in support of the
budgeting process.
o Developing, maintaining, and updating reports to fulfill recurring data needs for internal and external
reporting requirements; creating and presenting dynamic reports and data sets to support timely
decision making.
o Designing and maintaining web survey and dashboard instruments (e.g.: PowerBI, Explorance Blue,
Survey Monkey) and performing online reporting; preparing oral and written presentations of data
o Running Annual Survey processes with outside entities (HEDS Alumni and Senior Surveys, College
Board, Peterson’s)
o Providing training and support to others regarding the planning, analyzing, and reporting processes
to be used in research.
o Producing tables, graphs, and narrative analysis to easily display and summarize University data such
as student cohort tracking, enrollments, full-time student equivalency (FTE), and survey results for
use in Leadership presentations.
o Performing periodic review of written procedures (reports) and updates as necessary to maintain a
current and complete reference manual, including the maintenance of an institutional research
calendar to ensure that cyclical project timelines are met.
o Monitoring Institutional compliance with relevant French, European, US Delaware, and US Federal
Data legislation.
o Serving on University committees as assigned by the supervisor or the Provost such as the Data
Governance Committee or the Data Protection Oversight Committee.
o Managing the IR helpdesk
o Performing other related duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or equivalent.
• Three years of professional experience with a familiarity of the US system of higher education
• Demonstrated ability to collect, analyze, and interpret quantitative and qualitative data (e.g.:
research design, statistical methods, visual displays of data, interpretation of results)
• Experience with statistical analysis software (e.g. DataDesk, Eviews, SPSS).
• Some ability writing code (Python, R, etc.)
• Advanced proficiency with SQL.
• Experience with writing, modifying, and troubleshooting complex SQL statements.
• Experience in managing data and data systems that support reporting and decision-making,
including the ability to create and maintain complex databases and manipulate large data sets.
• Advanced proficiency with MS Office Suite applications.
• Web authoring skills.
• Native English level required, strong oral and written communication skills and successful
experience interpreting and explaining detailed information to a variety of constituents.
• Strong oral and written communication skills in French.
• Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills and with guidance, ability to function as an
independent contributor.
• Experience with creating interactive reports and dashboards using Microsoft technologies: SSRS
reporting, SharePoint, Office 365, Power BI.

Institution Description

Founded in 1962, The American University of Paris (AUP) is a small, undergraduate and
Master’s degree-granting institution with a Liberal Arts core, dedicated to the advancement of the Arts &
Sciences in an international and multicultural environment. AUP brings together the values of the
American higher education system with its location in Paris and Europe. AUP is accredited in the United
States of America by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges
and Schools. AUP has cooperative agreements with a number of USA-based universities


All employees working on The American University of Paris’s Paris campus are employed under French law, and are eligible for the benefits provided by law in France.  The list below is not an exhaustive list of benefits, but provides information on benefits supplied specifically by the University, and on some of the less-well-known benefits available under French law.  It is assumed that employees are aware of their rights under the Social Security legislation, Unemployment insurance, retirement benefits, family benefits, etc., which cannot be fully developed in this text.  Any employees who have questions concerning their rights are, however, encouraged to consult the Human Resources department, where we will provide information or referrals as appropriate.
Application Due Date: 2022-01-31
Job Start Date: 2022-02-01
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: Paris
State/Province/Region: OTHER
Institution: The American University of Paris
Reports To: Dean of Institutional Research, Assessment, and Effectiveness
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Academic Affairs

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