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New York University

Senior Data Analyst

🇺🇸 Hybrid - NY

🕑 Full-Time

💰 $85,000 - $105,000

💻 Other

🗓️ February 5th, 2024

Higher Ed Tableau Alteryx
Position Summary

The School of Professional Studies is seeking an individual to report to the Chief Data and Analytics Officer and serve as the Senior Data Analys who will collaborate closely with the Lead Business Analyst and Director of Research to support the School’s overarching data & analytics strategic goals. The role defines, creates, and implements standards of reporting that meet operational, tactical, and strategic needs of the School. Plans, conducts, and presents results of research and complex descriptive and inferential statistical analysis of institutional data related, but not limited to, enrollment, student success, program effectiveness, and revenue projections to inform school planning, decision-making, and policy formulation. Actively promotes and supports an organizational culture that treats data as an asset. Initiates and cultivates collaborative relationships with key people in analytics-related areas across NYU. Oversees reporting-related tasks of administrators in the department and the work of student workers.


Required Education:

Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university required in a discipline providing a foundation for education research, policy analysis, and data management (e.g., Statistics, Social Science, Economics, MIS, or related field.)

Preferred Education:

Master's Degree preferred in a discipline providing a foundation for education research, policy analysis, and data management, e.g., Statistics, Social Science, Economics, MIS, or related field.

Required Experience:

5+ years experience in educational or social science research or related field. Experience in research methods, data analysis, including descriptive and inferential statistics, and statistical forecasting.

Preferred Experience:


Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

Thorough competence in database, statistical, and data visualization software, and office productivity software such as Microsoft Office suite. Ability to conduct several complex analytic projects simultaneously using statistical programs is essential. Exemplary written and oral communication skills, especially as applied to data presentation. Demonstrated ability to design and produce reports that present accurate, consistent data in clear narrative to diverse audiences. Facility in developing and maintaining close working relations with the other administrative and academic departments, school and university-wide. Experience leading projects and small teams.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

Knowledge of Tableau data visualization and Alteryx software a plus.

Additional Information

In compliance with NYC's Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is USD $85,000.00 to USD $105,000.00. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as, market and organizational considerations when extending an offer. This pay range represents base pay only and excludes any additional items such as incentives, bonuses, clinical compensation, or other items.

Since 1934, the NYU School of Professional Studies (NYU SPS) has been a deeply respected institution of higher education that is grounded in applied learning. From its early years, training returning World War II veterans to fulfill the nation’s urgent need for skilled technical workers, it has evolved into a professional education powerhouse that offers 20 graduate degrees, 14 bachelor’s degrees for undergraduate students, four associate’s degrees, and a plethora of continuing education courses and credentials.
NYU SPS is a thought leader, and serves as an incubator for new ideas in industries that are constantly changing.  We prepare students for in-demand jobs in fields including real estate,  hospitality and tourism; global affairs; global sports management;  publishing; marketing and public relations; project management; executive coaching and organizational consulting, human capital management; information technology, management and systems; translation; publishing and professional writing. NYU SPS is focused on building skills that open doors to opportunities in emerging fields and global markets. NYU SPS faculty members are leading experts in their areas of discipline, with a hands-on approach that encourages students to push beyond their limits and to break new ground.
NYU SPS is committed to inclusion, diversity, belonging, equity, and access throughout the School.
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