Reporting to the Vice President for Enrollment Management, the Enrollment Data Analyst will have a dual focus on reporting and maintenance of administrative systems. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated aptitude for analytical work, be able to present data and findings to a variety of audiences, and have the technical skills necessary to successfully liaise with the information technology office on various projects.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Become knowledgeable in all aspects of the Ellucian Banner Recruitment & Admissions Student and Financial Aid modules and related 3rd party systems
Provide system support with the implementation, maintenance and/or upgrade of various computer software systems
Investigate and resolve data quality issues and escalate situations according to department processes.
Develop a data collection, analysis and reporting plan to cover recruitment and admissions activities, enrollment forecasts, enrollment analysis, and effectiveness of various marketing efforts.
Create and generate ongoing recruitment application, and enrollment reports to support admission activities, decision making and enrollment strategies.
Participate in cross-functional projects that support Enrollment Management as needed.
Produce or support the production of standard, custom, and dashboard reports utilizing data warehouse and transactional systems.
Perform business requirements gathering and analysis, and clearly communicate findings and process improvement recs to various stakeholders
Along with other technical leads within the division, fulfill data requests for mailing lists, donor rolls, demographic and giving analyses, and other requests
Participate in thorough testing and validation efforts ensuring timely and accurate results in a team environment
Using advanced analytical skills, provide comprehensive assessments to management that interpret patterns and trends, and determine overall data quality
Bachelor’s degree is required with three (3) or more years of experience working with relational databases and demonstrated aptitude for data analysis or data management.
Experience using student information systems; knowledge of Ellucian Banner SIS, specifically the student and finance modules strongly preferred.
Experience with report writing tools.
Strong aptitude for diagnosing end user problems, identifying and implementing solutions.
Working knowledge of relational and dimensional database architectures.
Experience working in higher education environment preferred.
Experience with using a CRM (preferably Technolutions/Slate), ERP and/or CMS.
Proficiency with the Microsoft Office product suite, including Excel and Access.
Ability to prioritize and handle multiple deadlines and projects.
Organized and able to follow through on projects with minimal supervision.
Service orientation, commitment to excellence and professional growth.
Flexible and team-oriented.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience.
About Xavier University of Louisiana
Xavier University of Louisiana, founded by Saint Katherine Drexel and the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, is a Catholic and historically Black institution. The ultimate purpose of the University is to contribute to the promotion of a more just and humane society by preparing its students to assume roles of leadership and service in a global society. This preparation takes place in a diverse learning and teaching environment that incorporates all relevant educational means, including research and community service.