The Institutional Analyst will utilize available data sources to conduct various research and analysis projects in support of New York University's mission; provide information retrieval support for university leadership, staff, and external entities using verified data sources and definitions. Utilize technical skills to retrieve, analyze, and present data, and communication skills to develop reports and presentations. Analyze various data sets by collaborating with University stakeholders to design and provide decision support for initiatives related to NYU’s mission for the areas of admissions, instruction, enrollment, employment, advising and post career placement. Provide new and routine analysis of both data and operations to ensure strategic goals are being met.
Bachelor's degree in a field that included quantitative research methods.
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Psychology, Sociology, Education, Business, or a related field.
At least one year of experience with data collection, retrieval, analysis, and reporting in an applied context. Experience using business intelligence tools (Tableau or equivalent).
Two or more years’ experience with data analysis/ modeling in a higher education setting. Experience using ERPs or student information systems (PeopleSoft Campus Solutions or equivalent). Experience with database retrieval (e.g. using SQL with Oracle or MSSQL reporting environments).
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Excellent analytical and written/verbal communication skills. Excellent listening and observation skills. Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and problem solving skills. Ability and willingness to quickly learn new systems and software. Proven ability to manage multiple priorities under hard deadlines while maintaining a high level of professionalism and exceptional attention to detail and accuracy.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Advanced knowledge of databases and data management with proficiency in ad hoc reporting/query writing and data manipulation (with SQL, Tableau, OBIEE, etc.). Skill with statistical packages (e.g. R or SPSS). Ability to interact with all levels of personnel, students, faculty, and the public. Ability to demonstrate tact and diplomacy when dealing with difficult issues and/or diverse organizations. Ability to evaluate and implement technological improvements to meet best practices. Familiarity with version control.
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