Franklin University has a part-time opening for a data analyst for the International Institute for Innovative Instruction. The analyst will support the university’s Title III grant responsibilities. The “Increasing Student Success Start-to-Finish” project is a federal grant designed to increase undergraduate retention and graduation. In collaboration with staff, the successful candidate will work 19 hours per week beginning October 1 to identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in data. This is a one-year assignment slated to go through September 30, 2020, and may be extended dependent upon federal funding and the needs of the University. The selected candidate will need to be onsite three days per week.
Responsibilities include acquiring and filtering data from Starfish Analytics and other academic databases; monitoring course analytics related to student and instructor performance; creating reports based on trends and patterns with data; and reporting actionable results that reflect strategic goals.
We seek someone with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics, computer science, information management, statistics, or related field. A master’s degree is preferred. The position requires someone with at least two years of experience as a data analyst; technical expertise with data models and data mining techniques; experience with reporting packages, such as Power BI, and databases, such as SQL; proficiency with statistical packages, such as R, SAS, or SPSS; and someone who is adept at report writing and presenting findings.
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