SENIOR DATA ANALYST, Student Financial Services, to ensure access and affordability for MIT students and their families by serving as the lead visionary and strategist for data analysis and reporting. Will partner with other offices such as the Office of the Provost for Institute-wide reports, the Data Warehouse for development and implementation of Student Financial Services (SFS) reporting capabilities, and the Admissions Office for admissions and financial aid reports for entering freshmen classes. Responsibilities will include designing and establishing information systems that mange, store, file, retrieve, and analyze data for annual statistical and summary reports, longitudinal tracking, and ad hoc reporting; developing reporting requirements and creating internal and external reports for all aspects of the organization's business; analyzing current and historical information in order to provide executive management with reliable and consistent information with which to make planning decisions; providing analysis on trends and benchmarks against peer institutions; and managing the organization's knowledge management and documentation system. Will report to the director of financial aid.
REQUIRED: bachelor's degree (advanced degree preferred); significant experience in data analysis; extensive experience using Excel, including pivot tables; demonstrated experience with data mining and data warehouse tools, including knowledge of business intelligent software; superb organizational skills; attention to detail; self-motivation; ability to streamline work volume in order to maintain bottom line efforts in the midst of multitasking and daily reprioritizing; a demonstrated commitment to on-going professional development; excellent presentation and written communication skills; and ability to work both independently and a member of a team. Job #15221-P
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