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. EOE/AA
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 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. Excellent written and oral communication skills. 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.
Xavier University of Louisiana, founded by St. Katharine Drexel and the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament in 1925, is Catholic and historically Black. 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. The only historically Black, Catholic university in the United States, XULA is a private, liberal-arts based, co-educational institution offering 40 undergraduate majors, 5 master’s degree programs and a doctor of pharmacy program. More than one-half of its 3,100 students are from Louisiana, but it draws students from nearly all fifty states and 35 countries. Xavier is recognized as a national leader in the sciences and the liberal arts: • #1 in the nation in the number of African American graduates who go on to complete medical school (AAMC data 2019). • Among the nation’s top four colleges of pharmacy in graduating African Americans with Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D) degrees. (2018) • #1 in the nation in awarding bachelor's degrees to African American students in the biological and biomedical sciences, the physical sciences, and physics. ...(2018) • #3 in the nation in the number of African American graduates who go on to earn a Ph.D. in science and engineering disciplines. (2018) • The Department of Physics is #1 in the nation for awarding African Americans baccalaureate degrees in physics and the physical sciences, according to the American Institute of Physics. (2018) Xavier is consistently ranked by the American Chemical Society as one of the top 25 universities in the nation. • The 2020 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges named Xavier among its 300 “best and most interesting” four-year colleges and universities. • Xavier was also singled out as one of the nation’s 385 best institutions for undergraduate education by The Princeton Review in the 2020 edition of its annual “The Best 385 Colleges”. • College Consensus, a unique college ratings website that aggregates publisher rankings and student reviews, ranks Xavier as the nation’s #3 Historically Black Colleges and Universities) (2019). It also ranks Xavier as #3 among all Louisiana colleges. • College Factual ranks both Xavier’s biology and chemistry programs as program as No. 1 in Louisiana. (2019) • Your 2018 Guide to College Transfer lists Xavier as one of only 90 colleges and universities nationwide profiled as “transfer friendly” in this guide to the college transfer process by the Kaplan Educational Foundation. • The Student Loan Report ranks #Xavier 12 out of 800 Private schools who left graduates with the least amount of private student loan debt, a form of financial aid known for higher interest rates and less forgiving repayment programs. (2018) • Zippia.com named Xavier's Psychology Program as #1 in Louisiana. (2018) • Learn.org ranks Xavier Among the Top 50 STEM schools in the U.S. (2019) • The Edvocate ranks Xavier as the nation’s No. 3 Catholic University. (2019) • Zippia.com rates Xavier #1 in Louisiana in its 2019 report, “Best College in Each State for Getting a Job”.