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Data Analyst

Posted: 09/19/2021

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Job no: 499293
Department: Institutional Research
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Other
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title: Data Analyst

Job Summary:
The Data Analyst supports the university's planning and decision making by maintaining, cleaning, and analyzing institutional data. The data analyst assists with data collection, through institutional surveys and assessments, and internal and external reporting.

Duties/Physical Demands:

The Data Analyst will assist with data collection and analysis of institutional surveys and assessments, such as the National Survey of Student Engagement and the First Destination Survey and other graduate outcomes efforts; Provide institutional data for college guidebooks, the Delaware Cost Study, and other similar external data requests; Provide data for routine institutional research reporting, such as the Common Data Set and the Fact Book; Assist with data submission for IPEDS (federal) and HEI (state) reporting; Maintain and update the Institutional Research website; Design and run queries to obtain data from Banner, the OAS data warehousing tool, and other data systems; Develop reports and datasets to support ad hoc requests and additional decision making and planning needs across the University.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Statistics, or social science field with heavy emphasis on quantitative analysis; 2 years experience with a minimum of 1 years' experience in higher education, preferably in a role involving data analysis. Experience may be gained during an educational program. This position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.

Desired Qualifications:

Consideration may be given to candidates with experience designing and administering surveys; strong knowledge of Excel, Access, SPSS, or similar, including query design to extract data; able to present data clearly, concisely, and objectively.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Inquires may be directed to Michael Light at

Diversity Statement:

Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:

Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.

As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.

Labor Law Posters for Applicants:

Miami University is committed to providing up-to-date information from the Department of Labor to our applicants for employment. Here, you will find links to the current information regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), and the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).

Date to Begin Screening Applicants:

Screening of applications will begin October 6, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

Benefits Eligible:



A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

Advertised: 22 Sep 2021 Eastern Daylight Time

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