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Data Analyst, Assessment and Research
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Dec. 9, 2022
Title Data Analyst, Assessment and Research
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Assessment & Research
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory
    Information Technology

Position Summary

The Division of Student Life is accepting applications for the Data Analyst position within the Assessment and Research unit. In this role, you will join a growing team built to support data informed decisions that impact the student experience at the University at Buffalo.

You will support the Senior Research and Data Analyst in managing Student Life data and research initiatives by :
    • Querying the university database and analyzing data from department assessment projects
    • Developing custom reports and data visualizations for individual programs/departments
    • Cleaning and managing data from Student Life cloud-based software


Our team recognizes the advantages diverse perspectives and backgrounds bring to the workplace. We are particularly interested in candidates who share this value and will work to achieve the university’s goals of inclusive excellence.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuits – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefits packages.

About Student Life
As a member of Student Life, you will join service professionals, all driven by one shared set of values designed to help ensure students’ well-being, create a safe and supportive environment and promote student success. In Student Life, growth is a shared passion. We aim for excellence, thinking big and going bold. We pursue our goals tenaciously while stewarding the student experience. We build communities and advance diversity in all forms. We encourage discovery and celebrate success.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree with 2 years of experience.
    • Working knowledge of SQL programming language to construct queries against relational databases.
    • Experience collecting, managing, and reporting data.
    • Skilled in quantitative and qualitative research design and administration.
    • Ability to work independently to assess an inquiry, prioritize workload, and formulate timely responses to constituents.
    • High degree of attention to detail and work quality.
    • Demonstrated ability to maintain the highest level of data security and confidentiality.



Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience with programmatic and learning outcomes assessment in an educational environment.
    • Knowledge of data management concepts, tools, issues and environments such as database application development/SQL programming, data/statistical analysis, and model development.
    • Experience with programming and visualization tools such as Microsoft Office (Access, Excel), SQL Server, Tableau, PowerBI, etc.



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