The Graduate Enrollment Data Analyst will collect, verify, conduct descriptive analyses on and help interpret data on graduate applications at American University. The incumbent will recommend business process changes for business units to conform to university-wide data standards and develop reports and/or presentations for business units, the provost, vice provost, and the president. The incumbent will also be expected to conduct and develop initial statistical analyses on application data and build standard reports for campus stakeholders using common visual and numeric summaries. The incumbent will coordinate with the Office of Information Technology (OIT) and the units to maintain a database of internal graduate financial aid and develop quarterly reports. The incumbent will develop reports for the Office of Sponsored Projects using the Cayuse system. The incumbent is responsible for developing and maintaining expertise in Colleague, MicroStrategy Business Intelligence, Ellucian Recruiter, Cayuse and all other relevant software used for data analysis. The incumbent will also work with the Office of Information Technology to verify the accuracy of data entered into Ellucian Recruiter and proactively correct problems in the Recruiter database.
This position reports directly to the Assistant Director of Statistical Modeling and Data Analytics
This position is part of the Office of Graduate Studies (OGS)
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
Commensurate with experience
Required Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative/analytical/statistical field
Minimum of one year of professional experience in data collection or one year in university admissions, enrollment, research development, administration, and/or marketing
Experience using Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Ability to develop written communications and oral presentations to explain quantitative results effectively to various audiences
Ability to communicate with diverse academic audiences
Ability to learn new software and systems
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Ability to work collaboratively and effective customer service skills
Preferred Education and Experience
Experience using MicroStrategy
Experience using statistical software packages (e.g. SPSS, SAS, R, or JMP)
degree in quantitative/analytical/statistical field
Experience with analyses and/or predictive models related to graduate school admissions
Two or more years of experience in either business/finance or university admissions, enrollment, and/or marketing
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
Hiring offers for this position are contingent on the successful completion of a background check
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Internal Number: 14849
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