The Office of Research and Analysis in the Division of Enrollment Management & Student Success (EMSS) at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, seeks a meticulous problem-solver to join its research area. Under the supervision of the Senior Director of Research and Analysis, the data analyst supports the functional offices of Admission, Bursar, Center for Career Exploration & Success, Enrollment Operations, One Stop Services, Student Financial Assistance, University Registrar, as well as EMSS, by supplying coordinated information to decision makers. The successful candidate for this position will have a passion for accuracy coupled with an understanding of the complexity of data questions.
Miami’s EMSS Research and Analysis office values critical thinking skills, a sharp eye for detecting discrepancies, creative problem-solving, a commitment to data transparency, an understanding of the need to clarify questions, and a service-oriented approach to addressing the data needs of the office and the university.
Validating or testing data and reports received from other offices
Running existing and writing new reports from institutional databases
Fulfilling ad hoc data requests
Cleaning, coding and archiving survey, recruitment, enrollment and graduation data
Linking data from multiple sources
Creating and managing Access databases
Staying current with data analytic tools and developments
Learning new software as needed
Other duties as assigned
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Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and data experience.
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Access.
Skill at creating clear, accurate representation of data.
Ability to work quickly and accurately with attention to detail.
Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
Demonstrated ability to learn new software and continually acquire new competencies.
“Miami University, a student-centered public university founded in 1809, has built its success through an unwavering commitment to liberal arts undergraduate education, with complementary quality graduate programs, and the active engagement of its students in both curricular and co-curricular life. With a student body of 16,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs w...ith faculty who love to teach and the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions. Faculty and staff are highly valued for their contributions toward the Miami experience. Employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and stable work environment as they work to support the university’s educational mission.
Miami’s main campus is located in Oxford, Ohio, 35 miles northwest of Cincinnati, with regional campuses located in Hamilton and Middletown, Ohio, and a center in Luxembourg. Known as one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation, Miami, the nation's tenth oldest public university, is recognized for its striking red brick Georgian-style architecture and tree-shaded lawns. Take a Virtual Tour from our website.”