Institutional Analyst

North Carolina State University
February 19, 2023
Offerd Salary:$65,000 - $80,000
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Posting Details

Posting Information

Posting Number PG192270EP

Internal Recruitment No Working Title Institutional Analyst Anticipated Hiring Range $65,000 - $80,000 Work Schedule Monday -Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. This position may be eligible for hybrid remote work and/or flexible work arrangements. Job Location Raleigh, NC Department Institutional Strategy and Analysis About the Department

As NC State's central office and authoritative source for institutional reporting and analytics, Institutional Strategy and Analysis (ISA) supports the university's strategic decisions, planning activities, operations, evaluation efforts, and accountability by providing consistent, reliable information and analysis to university leaders, administrators, faculty and staff, students, external stakeholders, and the public. In carrying out its mission, ISA:

  • Collects, analyzes, interprets, models, and reports information about NC State
  • Manages institutional strategic planning, including implementation planning and metrics for the university strategic plan
  • Provides leadership in governance and strategy with respect to the university's academic and administrative data
  • Administers, analyzes, supports, and oversees institutional surveys
  • Supports, administers, and maintains applicable data structures, applications, and systems
  • Essential Job Duties

    The Institutional Analyst position is part of the Institutional Analytics team in Institutional Strategy & Analysis (ISA). The Institutional Analyst works with other ISA teams to support and enhance comprehensive reporting and decision support for the university community, leadership, and other stakeholders. The Institutional Analyst should have a broad understanding of higher education and the collection, interpretation, and analysis of institutional data. The Institutional Analyst will provide timely and accurate information to university stakeholders by performing a variety of institutional research activities in collaboration with other ISA members.

    The Institutional Analyst provides analysis and interpretation of the data; promotes accuracy, integrity and consistency of data and data products; and effectively reports and communicates information to a variety of constituents. The ideal candidate will have experience in the phases of enterprise data life-cycles in higher education, including data acquisition, cleaning and processing, documentation, data validation and analysis, presentation, and user support.

    Specific duties of the position include:

  • Support the reporting and analysis needs of campus stakeholders, which may include activities such as fulfilling campus routine and ad-hoc data requests and preparation of related summaries and reports.
  • Respond to federal and state reporting, national rankings and national study requirements throughout the year.
  • Support reporting requirements by understanding the content, format, and data definitions of reporting entities, as well as institutional data and related products.
  • Conduct data analysis and produce reports for internal and external constituencies that accurately aggregates, summarizes, and conveys NC State's student, curriculum, employee, and other institutional data.
  • Develop, streamline, and automate processes for managing, maintaining, and producing data and analytic reports.
  • Routinely update standardized information resources such as reports, website updates, or dashboards.
  • Create documentation for all programs, processes, ISA datasets, reports, and analytical products.
  • Support users of ISA's data and analytical products through development and maintenance of effective and efficient programming, in addition to high quality user-friendly documentation and instructions.
  • Serve as a resource and point of contact to campus constituents regarding ISA reporting products.
  • Conduct data validation and data quality reviews of ISA reporting products and institutional datasets.
  • Other Responsibilities


    Minimum Education and Experience

    Master's degree; or Bachelor's degree with at least one year of relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and relevant experience.

    Other Required Qualifications

  • Experience with analytics-related programming languages (such as SAS, SQL)
  • Experience with data visualizations (such as SAS VA, Tableau)
  • Experience with querying, transforming, and analyzing data to produce usable information
  • Ability to understand and work with complex, cross-functional data
  • Ability to create and update analytics-related documentation
  • Ability to ensure data quality and integrity
  • Strong communication skills and ability to understand the needs of the upper administration and the university community
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to follow security procedures and work with secure/confidential data
  • Self-motivated, with high standards for rigorous and detailed work
  • Ability to collaborate with others and to work in a team environment
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • At least one to two years of professional experience working with data to produce reports, dashboards, or perform data analysis
  • Experience with SAS or SAS certification
  • Experience in higher education in a professional role utilizing or handling university data
  • Required License(s) or Certification(s)


    Valid NC Driver's License required No Commercial Driver's License required No

    Recruitment Dates and Special Instructions

    Job Open Date 12/05/2022

    Anticipated Close Date Open Until Filled Special Instructions to Applicants

    Along with your application, please attach your resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references.

    Position Details

    Position Number 00104437

    Position Type EHRA Non-Faculty Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week) 1.00 Appointment 12 Month Recurring Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather Non Mandatory - Adverse Weather Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events Non Mandatory - Emergency Event Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No Department ID 022201 - Institutional Strategy & Analysis (ISA) AA/EEO

    NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process are welcome to contact 919-515-3148 to speak with a representative at the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity.

    If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected].

    Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

    NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • How did you learn of this opportunity?
  • NCSU Website
  • Job Alert (automated email from our system)
  • NCSU Executive Search Services
  • Other Online Job Board
  • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
  • Job / Career Fair
  • The Chronicle of Higher Education
  • Professional Journal
  • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
  • Professional Organization
  • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
  • NCSU Employee Referral
  • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
  • Other
  • If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Which of the following best describes your education and experience for this position?
  • Master's degree
  • Bachelor's degree with at least one year of relevant experience
  • An equivalent combination of education, training and relevant experience
  • Application Materials Required

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Contact Information for References
  • Optional Documents

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