Senior Data Analyst – Rochester Institute of Technology

  • Science & Engineering
  • Fulltime
  • 1 year ago
  • Rochester

Job Information

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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Experience : 2-5 years

Job Description


Finance & Administration

Inst’l Research, Data & Analytics

Detailed Job Description

Supports the data and analytic needs of the university, particularly executives and senior administrators, through the management, analysis, and communication of information in meaningful ways that promote data-informed decision making, planning, and resource allocation.

Supports the university-wide analytical function of the institutional research office, including predictive and other advanced analytics, enrollment projections, and decision support studies.

Responsibilities include:

Extract, transform, analyze, and summarize data using various tools including SAS, R, SQL and Tableau.

Design and develop Tableau dashboards that effectively summarize information and communicate trends or patterns.

Build and administer online surveys using Qualtrics.

Provide support in identification, integration and preparation of large volumes of data.

Understand functional areas’ business requirements and translate into technical specifications and user friendly reports and dashboards.

Analyze complex data structures, synthesize the findings, and present to technical and non-technical audiences.

Prepare high quality documentation that follows the office’s standards.

Other duties as assigned.

Department/College Description

Institutional Research is the first choice partner for decision support, analytics, and institutional intelligence by:

Providing leadership and expertise in data analysis, interpretation, and presentation

Cultivating a culture that systematically uses information as a strategic asset

Delivering accurate, accessible, and meaningful data and information

Institutional Research promotes institutional effectiveness by:

Conducting advanced analytics that provide deep knowledge about relevant university issues

Creating meaningful data visualizations and dashboards

Leading data governance activities to promote efficient data access and use

Producing reports that fulfill mandatory requirements and provide descriptive information about the university

Building a data-centric campus culture through education, outreach, resources and support

Institutional Research promotes institutional effectiveness by:

Minimum Qualifications


3+ years of professional data analytics experience


Demonstrated proficiency with SAS, R or equivalent software

Hands-on experience building dashboards with Tableau or equivalent BI tools.

Demonstrated experience in querying, cleaning and transforming large data sets.

General understanding of fundamentals of statistics and quantitative analytics.

Detail oriented, with ability to manage time and organize competing priorities.

Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills to manage complex information, assess problems, and develop and effective solutions.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to convey analytical information in a clear, concise manner.

Professional Area:

Employment Category: Fulltime

Staff Job Function: Wage Band: 120A

How to Apply

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Additional Details

Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the worlds leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the “Great Colleges to Work For.” RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit and

As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an employees pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs. More on RITs Benefits, Health & Wellness program can be found at:

RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov


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