Data Analyst

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

The Community College of Aurora is a dynamic institution that strives to serve its diverse staff and student population founded on principles of equity and inclusion. As a member of the Colorado Community College System (CCCS), the Community College of Aurora (CCA) is dedicated to serving our surrounding community.  As the most diverse institution of higher education in Colorado, CCA is currently the college choice for nearly 11,400 students representing over 60 countries, with 62% of our enrollment represented by students of color. In 2016, CCA was designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI).  CCA's service area includes more than 680,000 residents in Arapahoe, Adams, and Denver counties, and its student population reflects the broad diversity of this area. The college offers more than 90 degrees and certificate programs for students seeking to enhance their current skill set, pursue employment, or transfer to a four-year college or university upon graduation. The Data Analyst is full-time position, 40 hours per week, in the Office of Institutional Research. The Analyst assists in maintaining a responsive office by providing data support for institutional planning, decision making, and reporting. The Analyst creates data reports utilizing Cognos, a relational database extraction tool which pulls data from our data warehouse. The Analyst performs complex analyses of data, such as analyzing patterns and tracking longitudinal data. Another primary role of the analyst is creating data dashboards in Tableau as well as providing training in its usage for CCA colleagues as needed. The Analyst must be able to maintain accurate data reporting on projects with shifting priorities and tight deadlines and demonstrate the ability to work both independently and collaboratively. The position supports departments on both the CentreTech and Lowry campuses with some travel between campuses required (approximately 15 minutes).     The ideal candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to the quality and accuracy of data and research reports; show attention to detail while also being able to see the larger significance of research findings; and bring creativity and an enthusiasm for helping people understand and use information. * Design, produce and validate reports using Cognos Report Studio, Excel, and SPSS * Create data dashboard using Tableau, provide a training to the dashboard users and operational units, and maintain the dashboards with recent data * Work with large complex data sets, including exporting/importing data from various sources, cleaning data files, and maintaining historical data records * Identify, design, and execute quantitative research projects, providing input on design, development, and implementation * Provide quality assurance checks on data produced both internally and externally * Provide technical support for data issues or inquiries related to developed reports * Write user-friendly documentation on all developed reports * Provide database management backup for Applications Developer  * Perform additional duties as assigned Bachelor's in related field such as statistics, mathematics, social science, behavioral science, or information science; or equivalent combination of degree achievement and professional experience Demonstrated ability to identify, analyze and report information that is complex in nature Demonstrated ability to communicate complex information in a clear and concise manner to non-technical audiences verbally, graphically, and in written reports Proficiency using statistical software (SPSS preferred) Experience designing dashboards (Tableau preferred) Understanding of relational database management systems (Cognos preferred) Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize and work on multiple projects   PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Advanced degree in related field Work experience at the postsecondary level or in a community college setting Work experience at Institutional Research  Documented experience creating reports from a data warehouse Programming experience (SQL server, Java script, HTML)Salary:: $49,000-$51.000 annually.  This salary is determined by the qualifications of the selected candidate balanced with departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information. CCA offers an excellent benefit plan. Leave and holiday benefits are also included. Full time employees immediately upon hire earn 15 hours a month annual leave and 10 hours a month sick leave.       Deadline to Submit Application Material: An initial review of applications will begin on August 2, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.     Application Process: When submitting your online application, please include a cover letter, current resume, and professional references. Official transcripts showing the highest degree achieved should be submitted to upon offer of employment. If you have questions regarding this position, please contact us at     By applying for this announced position, applicants are certifying that all statements, information and documents provided are true, complete and correct to the best of their knowledge and are made in good faith. Further, applicants understand that omissions, misleading, false or untrue information, or any attempt at fraud or deceit in any manner connected with this application and/or subsequent testing may result in them not being considered for jobs with the Community College of Aurora; may constitute grounds for discipline and/or termination after hire; and/or constitute grounds for further actions pursuant to law.   Notice to all Applicants: * Proof of eligibility to work in the United States must be produced within three (3) days of hire. * Direct deposit of payroll is a condition of employment. * Final candidate is subject to a criminal background check prior to final selection process. * Final candidate is required to submit official transcripts to Human Resources within fourteen (14) days of hire. * CCA is affiliated with the Colorado Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) and as such, employees contribute to PERA in lieu of Social Security for retirement benefits. For more information, visit the COPERA web page. * Former employees of the Colorado Community College System or one of its 13 colleges, who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this information in your application material. * For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures, contact our Title IX Compliance/Equal Opportunity Officer, Cindy Hesse, Director of Human Resources at 16000 E. CentreTech Parkway, Suite A207, Aurora, Colorado 80011 or by phone at 303-360-4752, or e-mail at     The Federal Clery Act (The Student Right to Know and Campus Security Act of 1990) requires all institutions of higher learning to make available to prospective employees our agency's Annual Security Report. A copy of this information is available on the CCA website at the Student Right to Know page. A paper copy of this report can be obtained at the College Security Office upon request. This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning crimes that occurred on campus or on property controlled or owned by Community College of Aurora, as well as public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, our campuses.     ADAAA Accommodations: Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request an accommodation, please contact Robert Callaway at 303-360-4733 or at least five business days before the assessment date to allow us to evaluate your request and prepare for the accommodation. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed. Please ensure that you have this information available well in advance of the assessment date.     Pregnancy Related Accommodations, Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act (CADA): The Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act (CADA), allows applicants to request a reasonable accommodation for health conditions related to pregnancy or the physical recovery from childbirth. Candidates wishing to request reasonable accommodations must do so as soon as possible, preferably at least three days prior to the exam or interview. If you are an individual who wishes to request reasonable accommodations, please contact us at 303-360-4733 or     Non-Discrimination Statement: The Community College of Aurora prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment including those that violate federal and state law, or the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education Board Policies 3-120 and 4-120.  The College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, religion, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its employment practices or educational programs and activities.  The Community College of Aurora will take appropriate steps to ensure that the lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in vocational education programs.     For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures, contact our Title IX Compliance/Equal Opportunity Officer, Cindy Hesse, Director of Human Resources at 16000 E. CentreTech Parkway, Suite A207, Aurora, Colorado 80011 or by phone at 303-360-4752, or e-mail at  Community College of Aurora Inclusive Excellence Statement:   You matter. You are valued. You belong. CCA is a community that is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion through Inclusive Excellence. We can only achieve this together. CCA embraces Inclusive Excellence because we want our students, staff, and faculty to learn and contribute within an inclusive environment. This means members of our College community will be active, respectful, and mindful of equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels of engagement. Inclusive Excellence will provide a foundation for student and institutional success.  Recognizing our diversity is only the first step toward Inclusive Excellence. We must also be intentional in valuing cultural differences and experiences, while incorporating them into practices, curricula, and policies.       Welcoming, Respectful, Inclusive - Together, we are CCA. 


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