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HERC: Metro New York & Southern Connecticut Reporting and Data Analyst in Poughkeepsie, New York

Employer Name: Vassar College

Vassar College Reporting and Data Analyst Department: Institutional Research Duration of Position: Full year / Full time Work Schedule: Employee Type: Administrator Posting Date: 09/10/2021 Union Representation: Not Applicable Posting Number: AS133P Pay Rate: About Vassar College Located in the scenic Mid-Hudson Valley, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Vassar is deeply committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, diversity and inclusiveness. Vassar seeks to create a pluralistic community for all staff, faculty and students. Vassar College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer, and applications from women, individuals with disabilities and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.Vassar College is a smoke-free, tobacco-free campus.Note: Vassar College has a universal vaccination policy requiring a COVID-19 vaccination for all employees except for those exempt for medical or religious reasons. Position Summary and Responsibilities Under the supervision of the Director of Institutional Research and Decision Support, the Reporting and Data Analyst will work closely with various offices within the institution in providing timely, accurate and relevant data. The Reporting and Data Analyst is expected to have a technical skill to collect, analyze, interpret, and report data. Moreover, under the guidance of the IR director and other offices such as the Registrar, the Reporting and Data Analyst will assist with completing national surveys such as the College Board survey, US News, Petersons, and Common Data Set. Responsibilities: Prepare reports on a regular basis and in a systematic way by collecting data from multiple data resources as directed by the IR director. Meet the need of ad hoc data requests from campus constituents. Assist in completing national surveys. Give presentations to campus constituents. Understand and be familiar with the processes and policies of Vassar College. Assist in conducting surveys to gather information from prospective and current students. Communicate data with all constituents in a respectful and understanding manner. Participate in institutional research projects and tasks depending on the demands and priorities of the institution. Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications Bachelors degree required. Strong background in quantitative analysis: sociology, statistics, computer science, math, or other related fields with an emphasis on quantitative research methods in the social sciences. One to five years of experience after graduation is preferred. Experience in a higher education setting is preferred. Background on quantitative research methods. Skills in analyzing data. Familiarity with SQL programming language (Strong background in SQL is preferred). Experience with data visualization tools such as Tableau is strongly preferred. Experience in descriptive and advanced data analysis using tools such as Excel, SPSS, Access, SAS, or other data analysis software. Excellent project management skills and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Experience presenting data to a wide range of audience in a concise and accessible manner. Ability to work independently with minimum supervision. Ability to follow high ethical standards in securing sensitive information confidentially according to the policies of Vassar College and FERPA guidelines. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with a broad range of individuals internally and externally; in addition, the ability to be diplomatic in a complex environment in oral and written communication. An ability to learn quickly, be flexible, and be comfortable with ambiguity. Demonstrated commitment to high standards of excellence, a willingness to go the extra mile, and strong attention to detail. Outstanding oral and written communication skills along with excellent collaboration and facilitation skills. Commitment to the mission and values of a liberal arts institution, including sustainable access to the opportunities the institution provides and support for student and employee success. Special Instructions to Applicants To complete your on-line application, you will be required to attach your resume, cover letter, and contact information for 3 professional references. All attachments must be in PDF format. Review of applications will begin immediately. If you have any questions, please contact Human Resources, 845-437-5820. For full consideration applicants should apply by: All applicants must apply online at: https://employment.vassar.edu/postings/2186 . Copyright 2021 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved. Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency jeid-f6d235dc5245a84e88cfde4082ed535d