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Data Scientist - Data Operations

Application Procedure:

Job Duties

  • Query data warehouse resources to develop data marts and datasets to address specific business
  • needs and research questions.
  • Implement and maintain efficient systems and processes to aggregate, store, and distribute data,
  • reports, and analytic tools.
  • Complete ad hoc data extract and reporting tasks as needed by organizational leaders.
  • Create reproducible, documented analyses that lend themselves to automation.
  • Create and improve predictive models in support of organization programs.

Job Qualifications

  • Project work in designing and implementing data warehousing, reporting, and analytic systems.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and service orientation.
  • Proven ability for communicating data and research findings to non-technical audiences.
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative and diverse environment
  • Passion for higher education
  • Understanding of the strategic context of Common Application’s role in the higher education industry.

Institution Description

More than 40 years ago, a small group of colleges and universities got together to reimagine the college application process. One application, 15 forward-thinking institutions. What began as an experiment to simplify the admissions process has evolved into a global college access movement.

Today, Common App is a non-profit membership organization representing more than 1,000 diverse institutions of higher education. We connect applicants and those who support them to a wide array of public and private colleges and universities across all 50 U.S. states, and 20 countries.


  • Healthcare
    • Medical (2 plan options with Cigna including an option for 100% employee coverage)
    • Health Savings Account (HSA) with annual employer contribution starting at $1,500 or Flexible Spending Account (FSA), depending on plan election
    • Dental (plan with MetLife offering 100% employee coverage)
    • Vision benefits (plan with Cigna offering 100% employee coverage)
    • Short + Long Term Disability (100% employer paid)
    • Life + AD&D (100% employer paid)
    • Additional Voluntary Life + AD&D insurances available
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Added compensation
    • 403(b) Retirement Plan with 5% employer contribution + additional 5% employer match
    • Stipends (virtual office set up and monthly remote work support)
  • Future growth opportunities within the organization
Application Due Date: 2023-06-01
Job Start Date: 2023-07-01
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: Remote
State/Province/Region: VA
Institution: Common App
Reports To: Senior Manager, Data Operations
Staff # Reporting to Position: 1
Reports In Office: Data, Analytics, and Research

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