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Institutional Effectiveness Data Analyst

Seton Hill University
Job Location:
Greensburg, 15601
Institutional Research and Planning

Seton Hill University invites qualified applicants for the position of Institutional Effectiveness Data Analyst to begin August 15, 2024 (negotiable). Chartered in 1918, Seton Hill University is a leading Catholic coeducational liberal arts university founded by the Sisters of Charity and embracing students of all faiths. Located in southwestern Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands (yet only 35 miles from Pittsburgh), Seton Hill educates its more than 2000 students to “think and act critically, creatively and ethically as productive members of society committed to transforming the world.

Under the supervision of the Director of Assessment & Institutional Research, the Institutional Effectiveness Analyst will support a culture of data-informed decision making and critical self-reflection through direct work with data and the use of data analysis, visualization, and management software. The IE Data Analyst will play a significant role in ensuring that complex institutional data related to compliance, accreditation, and strategic planning is accurately and efficiently conveyed to internal and external stakeholders for both planned reporting and ad hoc purposes. Fifty percent of the IE Data Analyst’s responsibilities will be dedicated to the Physician Assistant Program’s assessment processes to ensure compliance with accreditation standards. 

The essential functions of this role are:

  • With the supervision of the Director of Assessment and Institutional Research, ensures that proper data collection and data analysis processes are implemented that align with the ARC-PA 5th edition assessment requirements as defined by appendix 14, for the Physician Assistant Program.
  • Demonstrate agility in the understanding of institutional data, the business processes that create data, and the context(s) represented in the outcomes the data convey.
  • Leverage this understanding of data to make informed decisions on how best to clean, store, analyze, and visualize the data given available technologies
  • With the supervision of the Director of Assessment and Institutional Research and in collaboration with campus partners, efficiently and accurately leads University effort to complete NCAA, IPEDS, Common Data Set, and other external reporting.
  • Maintains and documents highest standards of data security practices.
  • Establishes and maintains a collegial and responsive relationship with campus partners.
  • Develops increasing ability to work independently while simultaneously being proactive in seeking guidance, advice, or clarity when questions about the work arise.
  • Remains flexible and articulates strategic thinking to respond to emergent ad hoc requests while ensuring that mandated reporting is always accurate and on time.

Qualifications for this role are:

  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in the Social Sciences, Data Analytics, Computer Science, Statistics, Information Management, or related field. Or significant direct professional experience analyzing and managing data to inform decision-making. (3 – 5 years preferred)
  • Demonstrable skills related to the management, analysis, visualization, communication, and collection of data.
  • Evidence of ability to think critically while under time constraints and while managing competing priorities.
  • Ability to articulate complex processes and results to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • A service first and Mission oriented demeanor when engaging with internal and external stakeholders.

To apply, send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for 3 references to Jason Draper at The position is open until filled with the Search Committee reviewing no fewer than five (5) working days from posting.

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