The Student Success Data Analyst will support the work of the Data Strategist for Student Success Analytics to manage the accurate collection, analysis, operationalization, and dissemination of student success data and analyses to a variety of stakeholders. This role will directly impact how the Division of Enrollment Management and Student Success (EMASS) uses data to enhance student success. The position will assist in the creation and maintenance of a data dictionary and relevant metadata, while ensuring that data standards are developed and implemented across EMASS operations. They will serve as an organizational consultant on matters relating to best practices in data utilization by providing expertise to assist users in meeting their needs.
The Student Success Data Analyst is responsible for the following:
Retrieving data from information technology database systems and using statistical, spreadsheet, and presentation applications to analyze, synthesize, and present data.
Planning and designing research projects and surveys in cooperation with EMASS divisional and unit leadership and with areas such as Institutional Research, Academic Affairs, and others, as directed.
Providing support for the division's use of assessment planning and management software, including entry of outcomes and standards, collecting data and artifacts and analyzing and reporting on outcomes.
Assisting in producing the operational data necessary to develop, execute, and evaluate processes and initiatives designed to foster student success and retention, while fully supporting the mission, vision, and values of Morgan State University
Presenting data in a clear and concise manner to a variety of stakeholders, including senior divisional and university leadership, to support data-driven decision making, strategic planning, enrollment management, target marketing, resource development, and department, school/college, division, and university-wide process improvement.
Working collaboratively and independently while managing multiple short-term and long-term projects to meet deadlines.
Designing and maintaining internal dashboards related to enrollment, retention, and graduation; developing appropriate operational and assessment support for Student Success initiatives; communicating findings in written and oral form to relevant parties
Working on special projects as instructed, such as specific student-success related data and data analysis requests, including grant implementation from public and private funders.
Working with EMASS grant seekers and proposal developers in designing the evaluation component of proposed grants and in providing supportive data for grant proposals.
Training users and developers in methods of identifying correct data sources for various requests, developing extraction logic, and determining best business practices in functional offices.
Coordinating the design, development, execution, and reporting of primary research working collaboratively with divisional leadership across the institution with emphasis on EMASS, Student Affairs and Academic Affairs.
Working with other campus data managers to assist in the understanding of complex information to assist in developing actionable insights supporting student success.
Collecting data from multiple internal and external sources and synthesizing information that helps leaders make sound strategic and tactical decisions regarding programs, services, personnel, and budget.
Providing support to the SVP of Enrollment Management and Student Success and EMASS leadership to conceptualize, design, administer, analyze, and present results of quantitative and qualitative research and assessment related to improving new student enrollment, engagement, retention, graduation, and other elements of student success.
Maintaining and enhancing data engineering flows that organize and deliver data. Develop and test analytics solutions that integrate, consolidate, and transform various structured and unstructured data.
Working with university partners in the support of the division's grant-funded projects, including the U.S. Dept of Ed TEACH ME grant which requires providing real-time semester-by-semester student outcomes across multiple pilot courses.
Morgan State University is the largest historically black college (HBCU) in Baltimore, Maryland and is Maryland's designated public urban university. Our University offers a dynamic and vibrant environment that encourages a culture of contribution and collaboration. We are always looking to expand our network of professionals who are committed to excellence and strive to provide the best environment for our students.