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Ashford University Senior Data Analyst in San Diego, California

The Senior Data Analyst position is a full-time employment opportunity. Reporting to the Director of Institutional Effectiveness, the Senior Data Analyst is responsible for supporting leadership, faculty, and staff with gathering and analyzing data, maintaining information systems, conducting inferential statistics, predictive analytics, and data mining, as well as preparing reports to support decision making.

Essential Job Duties:

Under the supervision of the Director of Institutional Effectiveness, the Senior Data Analyst will:

  • Gather data requirements and assessment needs for analytical support to inform institutional policies, processes, and initiatives.

  • Perform data management activities such as pulling data from SQL databases, cleaning data, ensuring data accuracy and integrity, and computing relevant metrics.

  • Conduct advanced statistical analysis of institutional quantitative and qualitative data and provide analytical support to the Office of Institutional Effectiveness, Academics, Student Affairs, and the institution at large.

  • Develop sophisticated predictive analytical models, use data mining software to predict student risk, and artificial intelligence to forecast student success throughout the student lifecycle.

  • Create and maintain institutional reports to track and analyze institutional and academic data pertaining to institutional performance, student performance, including faculty and student records.

  • Ensure reports are of required quality and adhere to recognized best practices in academics, statistics, data science, and machine learning.

  • Design data visualizations for presentation of analyses.

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