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Senior Institutional Data Analyst

Company: Springfield Technical Community College
Location: Springfield
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Do you love data wrangling and problem solving? Do you start building queries in your head as someone is describing a problem to you? Do you enjoy the challenge of translating data specifications into the information people are really after? We love that work too and are seeking a Senior Institutional Data Analyst to join us.
Using business intelligence tools within a SQL-based Ellucian Colleague environment, you will support the campus in leveraging information used in decision making and planning. The Senior Institutional Data Analyst will work closely with college staff responsible for the internal and external reporting of key metrics.
Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Collaborating with Institutional Research and IT in the interpretation of and compliance with institutional reporting requirements and submissions (e.g., IPEDS, Perkins, HEIRS, VFA)
  • Coordinating internal enrollment reporting and developing dashboard solutions to track KPIs for senior leadership
  • Collaborating closely with administrative and academic departments to ensure a common understanding of data requirements and data definitions
  • Building and maintaining reporting solutions per requirements, to include managing, updating and maintaining the Institutional Research Data Mart and Custom Tables at regular intervals.
  • Developing and executing data quality assurance procedures
  • Participating on committees as assigned
  • Performing other related duties as requested and working flexible hours when necessary.


    • Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree is preferred.
    • 3-5 years of relevant experience with higher education, as well as:
    • Design and development experience with Business Intelligence tools including dashboards (e.g., Business Objects, Tableau, PowerBI)
    • Extensive SQL experience (SSRS, SSIS)
    • Knowledge of Colleague component architecture (data tables, fields) or similar ERP system and ability to quickly learn Colleague
    • MS Office Suite mastery
    • MS Access and VBA experience
    • Working understanding of key institutional business practices and reporting metrics
    • Demonstrated ability to interpret specifications and design solutions
    • Experience creating systems and quality assurance documentation
    • Strong Project Management Skills
    • Java, Python, or R experience a plus
    • Enthusiasm for problem solving; demonstrated ability to create effective solutions to complex tasks
    • Ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders at various stages of data fluency

      Working Conditions/Physical Demands
      Working in an office setting. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. While performing the duties of this job, some movement is required in the office. The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery etc. Operates a computer and multiple technologies.
      Additional Information:
      SALARY: $75,000 - $80,000 Annually
      BENEFITS: Yes-State Funded
      POSITION CLASSIFICATION: Non Unit Professional
      WORK SCHEDULE: 37.5 hrs. per week
      CLOSING DATE: January 20, 2022 or Open Until Filled
      All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States. Springfield Technical Community College is not sponsoring H1B Visa.
      Candidates for employment should be aware that all STCC students, faculty and staff are required to be fully vaccinated by January 3, 2022. Accordingly, initial employment is dependent upon receipt and verification of full vaccination status and details regarding how to fulfill vaccine documentation requirements will be shared during the hire and onboarding process.
      Candidates for employment should be aware that all STCC employees are required to complete Information Awareness Security Training within thirty days of their orientation date and annually thereafter.

      Application Instructions:
      APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: All applicants must apply online at www.stcc.edu/about-stcc/employment by submitting a cover letter**, resume and three (3) professional **Cover letter must demonstrate how your education and experience qualifies you for this position.
      STCC conducts a pre-employment screening. Initial and continued employment is dependent upon meeting National Background Check, Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) and/or Sex Offender Registry Information (SORI) check and if applicable, Physical and Alcohol/Drug Testing requirements. Screening also includes verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and/or verification of work history. Finalist(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment screening as a condition of employment.
      The Board of Higher Education and the Boards of Trustees of the Community Colleges maintain and promote a policy of non-discrimination on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information maternity leave, military service and national origin ("protected class(s)/classification(s)." Further, this policy prohibits retaliation and incorporates by reference, and where applicable, the requirements of Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1968; Titles I and II of the Civil Rights Act of 1991; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and its regulations found at 34 C.F.R. part 106; Equal Pay Act of 1963; Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1988; Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990; Section 402 of the Vietnam-era Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974, Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA); Age Discrimination Act of 1975; Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, as amended; Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993; Federal Executive Order 11246 of 1965, as amended by Executive Order 11375 of 1967; Federal Executive Order 12900 of 1994; Federal Executive Order 13145 of 2000; Federal Executive Order 13160 of 2000; Federal Executive Order 13166 of 2000; Massachusetts Civil Rights Act; Massachusetts General Laws Chapters 151B, 151C, and Chapter 149; directives of the BHE, the Boards of Trustees of the Community Colleges and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts; and other applicable local, state and federal constitutions, statutes, regulations and executive orders.
      STCC's personnel and academic decisions, programs and policies are formulated and conducted in a manner, which will ensure equal access for all people and prevent discrimination. As part of this effort, a College will ensure that employment and academic decisions, programs and policies will be based solely on the individual eligibility, merit or fitness of applicants, employees and students without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, marital status, military service, gender identity, genetic information, sexual orientation or political or union affiliation.
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