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Data Analyst (Survey and Assessment)

Application Procedure:

Only applicants who apply via the following link will be considered for the position:

● Please upload a resume and cover letter indicating how your skills and experience uniquely fit the position

Job Duties

Reporting to the Senior Director for Strategic Planning & Assessment, but also responsible for supporting the work of the Associate Director of Institutional Research and the Assistant Director of Assessment, the Data Analyst for Survey and Assessment will be energetic and committed to communicating information grounded in quality data analysis to a wide audience in the language they understand – visual representations, tables, or written reporting. Experience working in a fast-paced environment and being flexible to changing priorities are required. A self-starting, resourceful, early-career data scientist or statistician 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, statistical analysis, data visualization and communication support for survey and assessment work conducted and supported by Institutional Research and Decision Support. This is a full-time position, with the following responsibilities: 

● Extract, merge, and manipulate very large datasets from multiple sources 

● Using SQL, create queries of student data from appropriate enterprise student information systems 

● Working fluently and independently in Excel and Google suite, perform data quality control, join data sets with vlookup, and develop reports with pivot tables 

● Create Tableau workbooks, dashboards, and summary tables (suitable for PowerPoint, Adobe PDF, and communications) to support survey and assessment results 

● Produce clear written reports and guides 

● Use creative problem-solving, advanced data science, and statistical analysis to develop solutions that match unique project needs 

● Provide strategic and tactical, data-based tools and recommendations to senior leadership 

● Ability to automate data analyses, visualizations, and reporting to be repeatable across a large number of programs (using a combination of SQL, Tableau, Power BI, Python, or some other scripting language) a plus.
● Perform other work-related duties as assigned 

The New School is committed to creating and maintaining an environment that promises diversity and tolerance in all areas of employment, education and access to its educational, artistic or cultural programs and activities. The New School does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, creed, sex or gender (including actual or perceived gender identity or expression or transgender status), sexual orientation, sexual and other reproductive health decisions, pregnancy, religion, religious practices, mental or physical disability, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, veteran status, marital or partnership status, or any other legally protected status.

Job Qualifications

● Certificate or degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Data Analytics or related quantitative field
● Proven sophisticated Microsoft Excel and/or Google Suite Skills 
● Experience with SQL, Tableau, SPSS, R, Python, and related, or the desire to learn
● Ability to work independently and multi-task effectively 
● Excellent verbal, written, and data visualization communication skills 
● High level of consistency and attention to detail 
●Ability to adhere to University COVID-19 policy and requirements.
● Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Data Analytics or related quantitative field
● Experience with Qualtrics, Starfish, Banner, Workday or similar data sources 

Institution Description

The New School is a new kind of university in New York City, one where scholars, artists, and designers come together to challenge convention and create positive change. Since 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. We are committed to developing students who will have an impact on the world and address the most pressing social issues of our time. 


Benefit details will be disclosed by hiring manager during onboarding process.
Application Due Date: 2022-06-30
Job Start Date: 2022-07-01
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: New York
State/Province/Region: NY
Institution: The New School
Reports To: Senior Director for Strategic Planning & Assessment
Staff # Reporting to Position: 1
Reports In Office: Associate Director of Institutional Research and the Assistant Director of Assessment

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