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Data Analyst

The Ross and Carol Nese College of Nursing has an opening for a detailed-orientated and self-motivated individual who will excel as a leader and team member working in a collaborative […]

Data Analyst
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Date Announced: 12-01-2022
Date Closing: open until filled
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Full/Part Time:Full Time


The Ross and Carol Nese College of Nursing has an opening for a detailed-orientated and self-motivated individual who will excel as a leader and team member working in a collaborative environment as a Data Analyst. Reporting to the College’s Director of Assessment and Accreditation, the successful candidate will lead the College in all aspects of collecting, analyzing, and reporting data to internal stakeholders and external organizations. The analyst will retrieve and analyze data from various data sources to meet reporting needs for The College of Nursing.

The analyst will use data to coordinate and track progress on key organizational performance indicators and to assist stakeholders in making decisions related to the College’s strategic planning process. Additionally, the successful candidate will serve as a member of the College’s Assessment Committee to accurately report metrics to ensure data integrity, accuracy, and consistency. The data will be used by the Dean and the Assessment Committee to determine the College’s successes and needs. The analyst will also provide critical data necessary for accreditation by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing, the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, and the National League for Nursing, among others.

The successful candidate will prepare standard and adhoc reports, compare consistency of data against other official data sources, apply stringent quality assurance processes to ensure accuracy, and identify/recommend process changes to ensure appropriate data access and integrity. The analyst will assist with the creation, distribution, and analysis of online surveys, perform quality assurance checks, and grant access to survey reports through the Qualtrics survey system. The analyst will maintain a schedule of customized and recurring surveys and collaborate with the Assessment Committee on survey implementation and data analysis. Additionally, the analyst will track faculty outcomes, verify compliance documentation, and maintain the College’s internal faculty database.

Requirements for the position include experience querying database servers using Microsoft Access or an equivalent software, creating and distributing surveys with an online survey tool, such as Qualtrics, and proficiency in Excel for manipulating and displaying data, including the use of pivot tables and charts. Experience with institutional data systems, such as Penn State’s Institutional Insight system (iTwo), and data visualization tools, such as Power BI, is preferred, but not required.

Competencies critical to success in this job include effective organization and project management skills to meet multiple deadlines and attain results, proven attention to detail and problem-solving skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and strong interpersonal skills. Additionally, we seek candidates who are able to demonstrate experience and ability to advance the College’s diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.

For consideration, both a resume and a cover letter, highlighting how your work experience and background fit the qualifications for this position, should be submitted as part of your application materials.

Typical Requirements

Typically requires a Bachelor’s degree or higher plus three years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Flexible work arrangements for this position will be considered in accordance Penn State policy HR107 (


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