Data Analyst - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Job ID: 2184 - Unclassified - Full-time

The Office of Research and Analysis in the Division of Enrollment Management & Student Success (EMSS) at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, seeks a meticulous problem-solver to join its research area.  Under the supervision of the Director of Research and Analysis, the data analyst supports the functional offices of Admission, Bursar, Enrollment Operations and One Stop Services, Student Financial Assistance, University Registrar, as well as EMSS, by supplying coordinated information to decision makers.  The successful candidate for this position will have a passion for accuracy coupled with an understanding of the complexity of data questions.


  • Validating or testing data and reports received from other offices
  • Constructing and maintaining graphs, e.g. daily application counts by state, daily confirmation counts by division, daily cancellations by residency, etc.
  • Linking data from multiple sources
  • Cleaning, coding, and archiving survey, recruitment, and enrollment data
  • Create and Manage Access databases
  • Running existing and writing new reports from institutional databases
  • Fulfilling ad hoc data requests
  • Staying current with data analytic tools and developments
  • Learning new software as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Miami’s EMSS Research and Analysis office values critical thinking skills, a sharp eye for detecting discrepancies, creative problem-solving, a commitment to data transparency, an understanding of the need to clarify questions, and a service-oriented approach to addressing the data needs of the office and the university.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and data experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Skill at creating clear, accurate representation of data
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately with attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new software and continually acquire new competencies
  • Good written and oral communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Access databases
  • Strong background in mathematics, statistics, or other quantitative field
  • Background in SQL programming
  • Experience with Tableau software
  • Experience with query tools

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Keyword Phrases

  • VP for Enrollment Management and Student Success
  • Data Analyst
  • #1 Nationally for best teaching
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
  • Inclusive, equitable working environment
  • Institutional Research and Planning
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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