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Summary of the Data Analyst job at The New School

The New School is hiring a Data Analyst with 3 - 5 years of experience. Based in United States - New York, NY and with Hybrid ways of working. The expected salary range for this role is $64,000 - $68,000
About The New School

Discover a new kind of university, one where scholars, artists, and designers come together to challenge convention and create positive change. Located in New York City, our university takes full advantage of its location in one of the most vibrant and diverse cities in the world. Our colleges include Parsons School of Design, Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, the College of Performing Arts, The New School for Social Research, the Schools of Public Engagement, Parsons Paris, and Continuing and Professional Education.

Since our founding in 1919, The New School has redrawn and redefined the boundaries of intellectual and creative thought as a preeminent academic center. Our rigorous, multidimensional environment dissolves walls between disciplines and helps nurture progressive minds. At our university, students have the academic freedom to shape their unique, individual paths for a complex and rapidly changing world.

With leading-edge faculty and world-renowned alumni, we are committed to developing students who will have an impact on the world and solve the most pressing social issues of our time.

Data Analyst job description

In this defining moment for The New School, the Office of Institutional Research and Decision Support (IRDS) is playing a critical role. The New School is the only university with a renowned design school and premier colleges focusing on the performing and liberal arts and social sciences, working together toward a more just, more beautiful, better-designed world.

Reporting to the Assistant Director, Institutional Research, the ideal candidate for this position will be energetic and committed to communicating information grounded in quality data analysis to a wide audience in the language they understand - be that visual representations in Tableau, Excel pivot tables, or models with user input. As the Data Analyst, pulling data together seamlessly from multiple sources and providing systematic reporting and communication informing full- and part-time faculty instructional load, predictive modeling of number of class sections, timely and accurate shared reporting on composition of instructional staff and analysis of promotion and tenure, and peer analysis.

Experience working in a fast-paced environment and being flexible to changing priorities are required. The ideal candidate is a self-starting, resourceful, data scientist with analytical skills, attention to detail, problem-solving, decision-making abilities, and most importantly curiosity.

The New School is strongly committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and particularly seeks applications from members of underrepresented groups, as well as candidates who share this commitment.

Responsibilities

The Data Research Analyst is responsible for refining data collection processes, cleaning faculty and staff local databases, and ensuring reporting meets the needs of the University community. To do this, the Data Analyst will:

  • Working with the Assistant Director, lead a collaborative effort with IT, Labor Relations, Faculty Affairs, Finance & Business, Curriculum, Learning & Academic Affairs, and Human Resources to design and build institution-level dashboards that focus on areas related to academic planning and that clearly display metrics for campus leadership. Ensure these efforts integrate with those for academic program reporting and evaluation.
  • Develop and revise queries and reports utilizing campus tools (SQL, Tableau, Workday Reporting) to meet information needs for the Provost’s Office to address ongoing and high-level ad hoc reporting requests.
  • Perform data analysis and modeling that require an advanced skill set (advanced statistics or mathematics, cross-systems data blending, or modeling that requires deep institutional knowledge).
  • Pro-actively cultivate positive inter-office relationships with data stewards in such areas to permit seamless collaborative efforts.
  • As part of the IRDS team, draft recommendations for senior leadership, strategize in advance of committee and council meetings, and plan and prepare key campus communications.
  • Pursue opportunities to enhance expertise in the intersection of data sciences, institutional research, higher education, analytics, and information technology to keep skills/expertise current.
  • Special projects and other related duties as assigned.
Data Analyst job requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Social Sciences, or related quantitative field
  • Three years experience in institutional research, information technology, finance, registrar, or other applicable area of higher education
  • Experience with SQL required.
  • Experience with Tableau or Banner, or the desire to learn
  • Proven sophisticated Microsoft Excel Skills
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task effectively
  • Excellent verbal, written, and data visualization communication skills.
  • Ability to adhere to university COVID-19 policy and requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with faculty and instructional data
  • Workday experience, including reporting.
What we offer at The New School

WORK MODE

Hybrid/Remote - Employees hired for this position primarily work remotely with the occasional on-campus presence required with advanced notice. Employees in this role will also be expected to use their best judgment to be on campus when necessary in order to best fulfill the responsibilities of their job descriptions.

SALARY RANGE

$64,000 - $68,000

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Discover a new kind of university, one where scholars, artists, and designers come together to challenge convention and create positive change. Located in New York City, our university takes full advantage of its location in one of the most vibrant and diverse cities in the world. Our colleges include Parsons School of Design, Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, the College of Performing Arts, The New School for Social Research, the Schools of Public Engagement, Parsons Paris, and Continuing and Professional Education.

Since our founding in 1919, The New School has redrawn and redefined the boundaries of intellectual and creative thought as a preeminent academic center. Our rigorous, multidimensional environment dissolves walls between disciplines and helps nurture progressive minds. At our university, students have the academic freedom to shape their unique, individual paths for a complex and rapidly changing world.

With leading-edge faculty and world-renowned alumni, we are committed to developing students who will have an impact on the world and solve the most pressing social issues of our time.

Job Description & Responsibilities

In this defining moment for The New School, the Office of Institutional Research and Decision Support (IRDS) is playing a critical role. The New School is the only university with a renowned design school and premier colleges focusing on the performing and liberal arts and social sciences, working together toward a more just, more beautiful, better-designed world.

Reporting to the Assistant Director, Institutional Research, the ideal candidate for this position will be energetic and committed to communicating information grounded in quality data analysis to a wide audience in the language they understand - be that visual representations in Tableau, Excel pivot tables, or models with user input. As the Data Analyst, pulling data together seamlessly from multiple sources and providing systematic reporting and communication informing full- and part-time faculty instructional load, predictive modeling of number of class sections, timely and accurate shared reporting on composition of instructional staff and analysis of promotion and tenure, and peer analysis.

Experience working in a fast-paced environment and being flexible to changing priorities are required. The ideal candidate is a self-starting, resourceful, data scientist with analytical skills, attention to detail, problem-solving, decision-making abilities, and most importantly curiosity.

The New School is strongly committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and particularly seeks applications from members of underrepresented groups, as well as candidates who share this commitment.

Responsibilities

The Data Research Analyst is responsible for refining data collection processes, cleaning faculty and staff local databases, and ensuring reporting meets the needs of the University community. To do this, the Data Analyst will:

  • Working with the Assistant Director, lead a collaborative effort with IT, Labor Relations, Faculty Affairs, Finance & Business, Curriculum, Learning & Academic Affairs, and Human Resources to design and build institution-level dashboards that focus on areas related to academic planning and that clearly display metrics for campus leadership. Ensure these efforts integrate with those for academic program reporting and evaluation.
  • Develop and revise queries and reports utilizing campus tools (SQL, Tableau, Workday Reporting) to meet information needs for the Provost’s Office to address ongoing and high-level ad hoc reporting requests.
  • Perform data analysis and modeling that require an advanced skill set (advanced statistics or mathematics, cross-systems data blending, or modeling that requires deep institutional knowledge).
  • Pro-actively cultivate positive inter-office relationships with data stewards in such areas to permit seamless collaborative efforts.
  • As part of the IRDS team, draft recommendations for senior leadership, strategize in advance of committee and council meetings, and plan and prepare key campus communications.
  • Pursue opportunities to enhance expertise in the intersection of data sciences, institutional research, higher education, analytics, and information technology to keep skills/expertise current.
  • Special projects and other related duties as assigned.

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Social Sciences, or related quantitative field
  • Three years experience in institutional research, information technology, finance, registrar, or other applicable area of higher education
  • Experience with SQL required.
  • Experience with Tableau or Banner, or the desire to learn
  • Proven sophisticated Microsoft Excel Skills
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task effectively
  • Excellent verbal, written, and data visualization communication skills.
  • Ability to adhere to university COVID-19 policy and requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with faculty and instructional data
  • Workday experience, including reporting.

What we offer

WORK MODE

Hybrid/Remote - Employees hired for this position primarily work remotely with the occasional on-campus presence required with advanced notice. Employees in this role will also be expected to use their best judgment to be on campus when necessary in order to best fulfill the responsibilities of their job descriptions.

SALARY RANGE

$64,000 - $68,000

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