Student Data Analyst

Brown University

Job Description:

The School of Engineering at Brown University has a new and exciting opportunity to hire a Student Data Analyst.

This Data Analyst is responsible for providing data collection, organization, analysis, and reporting for the Student Affairs group of the School of Engineering (SoE). This position ensures data integrity for federal and other regulatory reporting purposes while providing valuable insights to support data-driven decision-making processes. The Data Analyst is responsible for: providing dashboard statistics used by Deans, Chairs, and other offices; working with fellow data analysts across the University to better coordinate data collection and external reporting demands, and working to automate frequently needed reports and analyses. The incumbent will be responsible to support all SoE data needs including, faculty, course instruction, etc.

Brown University provides equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination, harassment and retaliation based upon a person’s race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law, in the administration of its policies, programs, and activities. The University recognizes and rewards individuals on the basis of qualifications and performance.

The successful candidate, as a minimum, should have the following background:

Bachelor’s Degree and 3-5 years of related experience, or equivalent combination of experience and education.  Master’s Degree preferred.

Job Competencies

Proficiency in data retrieval using reporting tools such as Cognos or demonstrated ability to master such tools.

Programing skills in python, R, or similar strongly preferred.

Highly developed quantitative skills in data analysis; statistical training desirable.

Proficiency at presenting information, and the ability to articulate complex statistical issues to non-technical audiences, verbally and in writing.

Demonstrated ability to manage and train employees is preferred

Strong computer skills including familiarity with database design practices, desktop reporting tools and information display tools.

Aptitude for broad, critical thinking and high-level problem solving.

Ability to work with flexibility and tact across broad constituencies.  

Strong management and project development skills, ability to set priorities, meet deadlines, run meetings, organize committees, and work closely with peers.

Attention to detail, judgment, and discretion.

Possess a willingness and ability to support and promote a diverse and inclusive campus community.  

Please submit a cover letter, specifying which position you are applying to and a resume with your application.

All offers of employment are contingent upon a criminal background check and education verification satisfactory to Brown University.

For current information on Brown’s vaccine requirements and other community health matters, please refer to the Healthy Brown website.

Why Brown?

Brown University is a leading research university that is distinct for its student-centered learning and deep sense of purpose. Our students, faculty, and staff are driven by the idea that their work will impact the world.

Brown University offers a flexible work/life balance, summer hours, winter break, and a comprehensive Benefits package, including time off and annual paid holidays. Benefit offerings include health, dental, vision, tuition assistance, retirement, wellness, employee discounts, and more.

Benefits of Working at Brown:

Information on the Benefits of Working at Brown can be found here.

Recruiting Start Date:

2024-06-25

Job Posting Title:

Student Data Analyst

Department:

School of Engineering

Grade:

Grade 9

Worker Type:

Employee

Worker Sub-Type:

Regular

Time Type:

Full time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

37.5

Position Work Location:

Onsite

Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

Still Have Questions?

If you have any questions you may contact employment@brown.edu.

EEO Statement:

Brown University is an E-Verify Employer.

As an EEO/AA employer, Brown University provides equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination, harassment and retaliation based upon a person’s race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law, and caste, which is protected by our University policies.

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