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Data Analyst III

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Job Summary

The Data Analyst III collects, researches, prepares, summarizes and analyzes complex statistical data in support of institutional effectiveness. Prepares and/or coordinates responses to routine and non-routine data requests and designs electronic databases and tables.

Florida Gulf Coast University is committed to establishing and maintaining an inclusive working and learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of the campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview.

At FGCU, we collectively stand against any individual or group that practices any form of racism, discrimination, intolerance, hate expressions, or disrespect. We are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, religious beliefs, abilities, ages, gender identities, sexual orientations, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, family statuses, and military backgrounds. FGCU strives to hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our University stronger. The University community recognizes the importance of a diverse and inclusive institution and holds these ideals as paramount for the current and future success of the institution.

We seek colleagues who promote and embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply for this position as we believe that our University will grow and move forward through a commitment of equality for all.

Job Description

Typical duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Collaborates across the institution to develop and complete short and long-term analytic and data reporting priorities.  Manages processes for data and analytics requests that align with priorities, and communicates these processes effectively to requestors and stakeholders.
  • Collects, researches, prepares, summarizes, and analyzes complex statistical data in preparation for generation of statistical and analytical reports and to support data driven decision making.
  • Provides relevant, timely, and accurate institutional information to university administrators, the university community at large, and external agencies. .
  • Develops, documents, and maintains processes and procedures for institutional data quality and integrity.
  • Utilizes specified statistical software to analyze and interpret research data and make forecasts as appropriate to the individual position.
  • Maintains appropriate records of research methods, processes and results.
  • Analyzes, reviews, documents and develops data analytics processes and data structures to meet reporting needs for the University and provide data and analysis needed for strategic initiatives.
  • Collaborates with, supports and guides other institutional department’s research projects. Partners with stakeholders to understand institutional behavior and how it effects institutional performance outcomes.
  • Responds to external and internal requests for data.

Job Qualifications

  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate area of specialization.
  •  Two years of professional full-time experience in an academic setting extracting, analyzing, and reporting data.
  • Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience, and/or certifications may be considered.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office programs, statistical software, research tools and databases.
  • Experience with relational databases and statistical/reporting software.
  • Experience with Banner, Workday, or related student information system.

Institution Description

Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) is a public university in Lee County, Florida near Fort Myers. It is part of the State University System of Florida and is its second youngest member. The university was established in 1997, and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). It offers 58 bachelor's degree programs, 25 master's degree programs, 6 doctoral degree programs, and 12 graduate certificates.

 FGCU's intercollegiate athletic teams, the Eagles, compete in the ASUN Conference in NCAA Division I sports.


Health Insurance
Spending Accounts
(Flexible & Health Spending Accounts)
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Basic Life Insurance
Optional Life Insurance
Spouse Life Insurance
Child Life Insurance
Accident Insurance
Cancer Insurance
Short Term Disability Insurance
Hospitalization Insurance
Disability Insurance
Term and Group Whole Life Insurance
Florida Retirement System (FRS) Pension Plan
Florida Retirement System (FRS) Investment Plan
State University System Optional Retirement Program (SUSORP)
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Tuition Voucher and Reimbursement Programs
Application Due Date: 2023-06-09
Job Start Date: 2023-06-12
Salary: $65000 - $70000
City: Fort Myers
State/Province/Region: FL
Institution: Florida Gulf Coast University
Reports To: Sr. Director Institutional and Research and Data Analytics
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Institutional Research

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