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Associate Reporting Analyst

Application Procedure:

Please submit application, cover letter and resume through the Tufts website:

Job Duties

The Associate Reporting Analyst serves as a resource for information on institutional data for the University. The Associate Reporting Analyst:

  • Is responsible for gathering, analyzing, documenting, and summarizing data, submitting information to appropriate internal stakeholders and external agencies.
  • Extracts data from various university systems, validating information for accuracy, completing requests, and providing thorough documentation for numerous cyclical projects.
  • Utilizes programs including Tableau and Excel to produce reports in a variety of formats.
  • Proactively identifies data issues and devises solutions to improve data quality.

Job Qualifications

Basic Requirements:

  • Knowledge and skills as typically acquired through completion of Bachelor’s degree
  • 0 -2 years of experience
  • Extensive experience with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills  
  • Experience working with large datasets
  • Ability to:
    • Understand and analyze quantitative information
    • Work effectively on several projects simultaneously
    • Compose accurate and clearly written reports and documents  
    • Work independently within basic guidelines and parameters and with minimal supervision
    • Engage in proactive and creative problem solving
    • Think critically and analytically
    • Manage complex projects
    • Meet critical deadlines
    • Manage multiple assignments, deadlines and priorities
  • Must be detail-oriented, possess maturity in judgment, and the ability to get along with widely diverse personalities
  • Must be able to maintain a high degree of integrity while professionally handling confidential data

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with institutional research and/or higher education more broadly
  • Familiarity with IPEDS, the Common Data Set and University rankings
  • Working knowledge of Tableau or other data visualization software
  • Experience working with student and faculty information system data
  • Basic knowledge of HTML, WordPress, or other web design/publishing language/software

Institution Description

Tufts is a leader in American higher education, distinctive for its success as a moderately sized university that excels at research and providing students with a personal experience. Our unique combination of research and liberal arts attracts students, faculty and staff who thrive in our environment of curiosity, creativity and engagement.


For information on benefits, please see:
Application Due Date: 2022-08-26
Job Start Date: 2022-09-12
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: Medford
State/Province/Region: MA
Institution: Tufts University
Reports To: Director of Institutional Research
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Institutional Research

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