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Data Analyst, Institutional Reporting

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Job Duties

Job Specific Task List:

  • Compiles data to meet operational, institutional, and external requirements covering student, faculty, courses/programs, assessment, demographics, and other factors as requested; writes and validates simple and complex queries using SQL for the successful extraction of data from source systems to support Right-to-Know Requests, Operational Reporting, and Institutional Reporting; maintains the College Data Book. - (Essential)
  • Utilizes databases and statistical programs to analyze and package data to satisfy the reporting requirements for the Pennsylvania Department of Education (Perkins, PIMS, etc.) and Middle States. - (Essential)
  • Develops or applies statistical theory and methods to collect, organize, interpret, and summarize data such as retention, completion, enrollment, demographics, etc; leverage historical data and predictive analytics to support operational and strategic decision making. - (Essential)
  • Conducts organizational studies and evaluations; designs systems and procedures to assist management in operating efficiently and effectively; identifies errant data and makes recommendations for data cleansing by functional data owners. - (Essential)
  • Designs and implements surveys, synthesizes results, presents findings, and makes recommendations (SENSE, CCSSE, Student Satisfaction Survey, Perkins Grad Survey). - (Essential)
  • Converts complex data and findings into understandable tables, graphs, dashboards, and written reports; utilizes data retrieval and reporting tools to optimize report creation. - (Essential)
  • Designs, creates, tests, and maintains dashboards, reports, queries, and surveys to support data informed decision making and operational processes; assists with planning for expanded use of dashboards across the college to add value to collegewide data accessibility and usage. - (Essential)
  • Fosters ongoing collaboration and communication with functional and technical stakeholders to ensure consistent, timely, and high-quality deliverables; supports data governance by working with data stewards to ensure data is accurate, secure, valid, and timely. - (Essential)
  • Writes and maintains high quality documentation such as Standard Operating Procedures and process documentation; follows departmental standards for sharing and organizing documentation to ensure accessibility; continuously improves documentation and ensures documentation is accurate and up-to-date; maintains up-to-date status reports. - (Essential)
  • Pursues professional development and networking opportunities as related to data analytics; leverages resources available through vendors and industry; maintains working knowledge of industry terminology, best practices, and functional processes, procedures, and workflows. - (Essential)
  • Performs other duties as assigned. - (Standard)

Job Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree and 3 years related experience within the field of data analytics or statistics with skills that are clearly transferable to this position or a combination of experience and education sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

Preferred Qualifications:

Related experience working in Institutional Research/Reporting
Experience with predictive analytics and/or advanced statistical analysis
Higher education system knowledge, Banner preferred
Relationship building and collaborative leadership skills
Experience with business intelligence platforms
Experience driving data governance

Institution Description

About Us:

On Feb. 14, 1964, HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, became the first community college in Pennsylvania.

Proudly YOURS, we are the largest and oldest community college in Pennsylvania. We offer more than 100 programs across our five campuses and online.  We encourage you to learn more about us, starting with our mission and strategic plan.

A diverse team of  professionals leads the College, including HACC President John J. "Ski"   Sygielski, Ed.D., HACC’s Board of Trustees and the president’s Cabinet.

Our history shows how much the College has grown in serving its students and the needs of the community. Since the first Commencement ceremony in 1964, the College has graduated thousands of students. This is only one of many facts about HACC.

Our Purpose: Learning for all; learning for life.

Our Diversity Statement: As an institution of higher education, HACC recognizes its responsibility to maintain an environment that affirms the diversity of people and ideas.

HACC embraces, supports, and actively pursues a policy of inclusiveness that reflects and appreciates the diversity of the community it serves and the world in which we live.

The Board of Trustees and the President lead HACC’s commitment to open access to education, diversity, cultural sensitivity, and equal opportunity in employment. This commitment serves to promote a college-wide environment of collegiality, inclusiveness, respect, and cultural competence.


HACC offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to eligible employees. This position receives an annual leave package with 20 accrued vacation days, 13 paid holidays, 12 sick days, and 3 personal days; four day work weeks (May – August); comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; professional learning and development opportunities; flexible schedules and teleworking / hybrid options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents for all HACC programs.

HACC Employee Benefits
Application Due Date: 2022-02-14
Job Start Date: 2022-02-14
Salary: $49508 - $63123
City: Harrisburg
State/Province/Region: PA
Institution: HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College (Harrisburg Area Community College)
Remote Work: This position will be temporarily remote but will eventually work on-site at the HACC Harrisburg, PA campus with opportunities for flexible scheduling and hybrid/telecommuting options.
Reports To: Director, Institutional Reporting
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Office of Information Technology and Learning Experience

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