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Data Analyst

Apply now Job no: 496252
Department: Institutional Research
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Administration
Status: Part Time
Temporary: Yes

Job Title: Data Analyst
Job Summary:

Data Analyst (temporary, 50% time, not benefit-eligible) to work with staff members in the Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness (OIRE). The position is renewable for additional years dependent upon satisfactory annual review and funding.

Duties/Physical Demands:
  • Develop data visualizations/self-service reports using Tableau
  • Train office staff members in use of Tableau
  • Work with office colleagues to provide reports, analyses, and data in response to both mandatory external reporting requirements and internal ongoing and ad hoc requests
  • Reports to the Associate Director for Institutional Research and works collaboratively with the Assistant Provost and the two Data Analysts in the Office.
  • Carries out other duties as assigned, such as assisting with the creation, administration, and reporting of online and paper student and employee surveys.
  • This is a remote/home-based position (limited to specific states) reporting to and communicating with supervisor located in Oxford, Ohio.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, business, education, or another field that provides applied social science research skills and two years of professional experience in higher education in a role involving data analysis; or Master’s degree with one year of work experience (professional or during graduate enrollment) in higher education or in a role involving data analysis.
  • Candidates proceeding to interviews will be required to provide work samples
  • Demonstrated experience with Tableau
  • Demonstrated understanding of research design, data collection, analysis, and interpretation in education, business, or social sciences settings
  • Demonstrated experience with MS Word, Excel, and Access
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills (both verbal and written), including the ability to manage multiple tasks and to function independently
  • Knowledge of higher education principles, practices, and procedures
  • This position is available to persons who are currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time and indefinite basis.  (Persons authorized to work on such a basis include US citizens, lawful permanent residents (“green card” holders), asylees, refugees, and temporary residents under IRCA.)
Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience working in an Ellucian Banner ERP environment
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Submit cover letter and resume. Annualized salary for this position is $50,000. Direct inquiries to William Knight at 

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.
Date to Begin Screening Applicants:

Screening of applications begins November 11, 2019 and continues until 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.

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