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Williams College
Williamstown, MA 01267

Website: williams.edu

Company Description:
Established in 1793 with funds bequeathed by Colonel Ephraim Williams, the college is private, residential, and liberal arts, with graduate programs in the history of art and in development economics. The undergraduate enrollment is approximately 2,000 students.

Data Analyst
Williamstown
Full Time
Computer Programmer
Bachelor's Degree
Required

Williams College is pleased to announce the opening for a Data Analyst. The Data Analyst supports the Office of College Relations (OCR), interpreting data to provide actionable insight to inform business decisions for all departments within OCR. As part of the Advancement Operations team, the Data Analyst will also work to identify data integrity /quality issues within the data repository and resolve. 

 Williams is committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty and staff.  Our expectation is that the successful candidate will excel at working in a community that is broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion.  Applicants should highlight relevant experience with building, working with, and supporting a broadly diverse employee community.

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Director of Data Analytics, Prospect Management & Research, the Data Analyst is responsible for data analytics using statistical methods and models to generate graphs, charts, heat maps, and other visualizations to assist end users in understanding the meaning behind the data. In addition, the Data Analyst will be responsible for writing and validating complex SQL queries for data mining, designing rich data visualizations to communicate complex ideas to leadership, and developing specifications and proposed layouts in partnership with end users. Collaborating with other teams within the Office of College Relations, the Data Analyst will work to maintain and achieve the highest level of data quality to build and sustain confidence in the reporting and visualization end products.

Williams is committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty and staff.  Our expectation is that the successful candidate will excel at working in a community that is broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, religion, and other dimensions of identity.  

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Data Science, Information Science, or Statistics, with a minimum of two years technical experience in an office environment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience with tools such as Tableau, R, or PowerBI preferred
  • Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analyzing datasets (R, Excel, SPSS, SAS, etc.) a plus
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Innovative, energetic, flexible, and highly organized
  • Operates most efficiently in a collaborative, team-oriented environment
  • Technical expertise creating models to forecast trends and in data mining and segmentation techniques
  • Demonstrated experience handling large and complex data sets
  • Adept at data visualization and analysis in addition to writing queries, report writing, and presenting findings
  • Strong attention to detail, ability to work in a team environment, and ability to manage multiple concurrent projects
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 

Application review will begin on December 7th, and will continue until the position is filled. Pay starts in the low $60,000’s, commensurate with experience. 

Conditions of Employment

Employment at Williams is contingent on the verification of background information submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a criminal record check, and education when applicable. A COVID-19 vaccine or approved exemption and participation in our testing program is required as a condition of employment at Williams.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn and thrive. As part of this commitment, we will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process please feel free to contact us via phone at (413) 597-2681 or email at hr@williams.edu.

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