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Senior Institutional Research Analyst

Remote – Any State

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Full time

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Job Description:

TCS Education System is currently seeking a Senior Research Analyst to join the Office of Institutional Research.

Working independently on complex data projects, the Senior Research Analyst is a key member of the Office of Institutional Research at TCS Education System.

Position Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Interpreting customer specifications and creating data sets, reports, and dashboards
  • Providing thought leadership on development of solutions for customer requirements
  • Performing testing and validation of data prior to release of deliverables to end users
  • Working closely with business partners for User Acceptance Testing (UAT) before releasing the reporting into Production
  • Designing and developing dashboards using Access, VBA and Excel to meet business partner requirements
  • Modifying / enhancing existing reports
  • Interacting with personnel from all levels of TCS Education System, its affiliates, and external partners
  • Responding to ad hoc data and insight requests from customers as needed
  • Producing reports of findings from analysis and presenting findings as required
  • Other duties as assigned by the Senior Director of Institutional Research.

Position Requirements:

  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to quality assurance of data sets and other deliverables
  • Excellent communication skills, including proven ability to interact successfully with organizational leadership
  • Knowledge of higher education accreditation requirements and processes strongly preferred
  • Provides Tableau training to personnel from all levels of TCS Education System and its affiliates.
  • Willingness to learn survey programming using Survey Monkey
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects and provide deliverables under tight deadlines

Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; master’s degree preferred; relevant fields of study include computer science, educational research and measurement, statistics, or related field
  • 3 – 5 years of experience in data management, assessment, and research
  • Higher education experience strongly preferred
  • Strong experience with Banner, OSS, Campus View, or similar systems
  • Strong experience writing programs in Access, VBA, and SQL
  • Strong experience in extracting data from data marts, data cubes, data warehouses