The position's primary responsibilities include directed and self-guided research to find key insights that may shape policy, providing stakeholders with actionable information, and helping to develop the analytics needed for decision-making. This position will help manage and utilize complex datasets stored in the IU warehouse to address issues of interest and create visualizations that will be used in institutional research presentations, briefs, and reports for the consumption of various IU constituencies (IU Board of Trustees, senior leadership, the provosts/chancellors on the IU campuses, and state agencies).
Responsibilities for this position include (but are not limited to) the following: develop robust data analytic models that are designed to address policy and operations-based inquiries using data within the IU data warehouse, as well as other external sources, and help present those insights to both technical and non-technical audiences; develop predictive analytics in areas related to student enrollment and persistence, degree completion, workforce preparation, and other higher education academic and administrative areas; assist in producing and presenting data, visualizations, and analyses required by internal and external constituencies; assist in the maintenance and integrity assurance of all data and visualizations on the UIRR website; update and retrieve data from IU's data warehouse as needed.
REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree in a quantitatively-oriented field and three years working in higher education, nonprofit, or public sector conducting data analysis.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Salary Plan: PAE
Salary Grade: 3RS
Department: UNIVERSITY STUDENT SERVICES & (UA-SES-IUBLA)
Internal Number: 68743
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.