Title of Position: Data Analyst

Department: Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning

Immediate Supervisor’s Title: Director of CETL

Positions Supervised: None 

Term of Position: Full-Time/12 Month

Position Description: (primary functions) 

The Data Analyst is a full-time, 12-month administrative position reporting to the Deans of Instruction.
Data Analysts collects a wide range of student data to help the College to make the right decisions. Their duties include collaborating with leadership to extract data, creating reports based on findings to assist with monitoring key performance indicators (KPIs) to determine student success. This work encompasses several duties and responsibilities, including:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

Analyze Data and Trends

  • Create reports for Executive and Administrative internal teams and/or external clients
  • Collaborate with team members to collect and analyze data to identify opportunities for improvement
  • Use graphs, infographics, and other methods to visualize data
  • Assist with establishing KPI benchmarks to measure the effectiveness of instruction and student support services
  • Structure large data sets to find usable information
  • Using automated tools to extract data from primary and secondary sources
  • Removing corrupted data and fixing coding errors and related problems
  • Developing and maintaining databases, data systems – reorganizing data in a readable format 
  • Performing analysis to assess quality and meaning of data
  • Filter Data by reviewing reports and performance indicators to identify and correct code problems
  • Using statistical tools to identify, analyze, and interpret patterns and trends in complex data sets that could be helpful for the diagnosis and prediction
  • Assigning numerical value to essential business functions so that business performance can be assessed and compared over periods of time.
  • Analyzing local, national, and global trends that impact both the organization and the industry
  • Preparing reports for the management stating trends, patterns, and predictions using relevant data
  • Working IT Department to identify process improvement opportunities, propose system modifications, and devise data governance
  • Preparing final analysis reports for the stakeholders to understand the data-analysis steps, enabling them to take important decisions based on various facts and trends. 

College Involvement

  • Participate in relevant committees across the College, especially the ATD Student Success Council and Sub-Council; Lead or co-lead the SSC Teaching & Learning Sub-Council
  • Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues to promote holistic student success

Other duties as assigned by the President

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Data Analytics or Computer Science
  • Programming, Statistical, and Analytical Skills
  • Strong mathematical skills to help collect, measure, organize and analyze data
  • Proficiency in statistics and statistical packages like Excel, SPSS, SAS to be used for data set analyzing Knowledge of data visualization software like Tableau, Qlik
  • Knowledge of programming languages like SQL, Oracle, R, MATLAB, and Python
  • Technical proficiency regarding database design development, data models, techniques for data mining, and segmentation.
  • Knowledge of how to create and apply the most accurate algorithms to datasets in order to find solutions
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Adept at queries, writing reports, and making presentations
  • Team-working skills
  • Verbal and Written communication skills
  • Proven working experience in data analysis

 

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