Senior Analyst, Institutional Research

College of Southern Nevada

CSN - Charleston Campus, NV

ID: 7244053 (Ref.No. R0142369)
Posted: May 12, 2024

Job Description

The College of Southern Nevada appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:

  • Once you start the application process you cannot save your work. Please ensure you have all required attachment(s) available to complete your application before you begin the process.
  • Required attachments are listed below on the posting. Your application will not be considered without the required attachments.
  • Please note that applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment. Once a recruitment has closed, applications will no longer be accepted.

If you are unable to attach the required documents to your online application or need assistance regarding the application process, please contact the Talent Acquisition team within Human Resources via email at [email protected] or call (702) 651-5800 to be directed to the appropriate Recruiter.

Job Description

*This position will be open until filled. For full consideration, all application related materials should be submitted by June 9, 2024. Application review will begin June 10, 2024.

The Senior Analyst, Institutional Research reports to the Executive Director, Institutional Research and Data Analytics whose primary responsibility is to provide institution wide analysis, metrics, and management information about the institution’s students, faculty, staff, enrollment, academic programs, and related items. The position will directly support the institution’s ongoing planning needs and will provide data analysis that support sound decisions. This position requires a range of skills including proficiency using SQL, statistical analysis software, survey development and coding, preparing reports, visuals, and/or presentations appropriate for the target audience.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Data Science, Sociology, Psychology, or other data and/or analysis-based concentration; OR equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • 3 years of full-time comparable professional experience.

  • Experience creating data visualizations using platforms such as Tableau, MS Excel, MS Power BI.

  • Experience using SPSS or other statistical software such as R, SAS, etc.

  • Experience writing SQL queries.

  • Experience designing and managing quantitative and qualitative research projects.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a higher education environment.

The ideal candidate should possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities.

  • Ability to independently prioritize, plan and organize projects, tasks, and activities.

  • Ability to express ideas clearly in both written and oral communications that are tailored to the intended audience.

  • Ability to carry out assigned research projects including quantitative and qualitative research design, data collection, data analysis, and synthesizing results of research into written and oral reports.

  • Ability to create data visualizations using platforms such as Tableau, MS Excel, MS Power BI.

  • Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research platforms (SPSS, SAS, R, Qualtrics Survey Platform, Nvivo, etc.)

  • Knowledge of Student information systems such as PeopleSoft or Banner and supporting business processes.

  • Knowledge of data extraction techniques using SQL.

  • Knowledge of general operations and policies of a public institution of higher education.

Salary information:

Administrative Faculty C - The starting salary is $67,256.

CSN offers a generous benefits package comprised of excellent health insurance including medical, dental, vision, pharmacy, basic life insurance, and supplemental options (long-term care, short-term disability, and legal).  Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays. Comprehensive retirement plans, employee assistance programs, and tuition discounts at the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) institutions. As well as tuition discounts for spouses, domestic partners, and dependents.  Perks encompassing on-campus employee discounts, professional and personal development opportunities; and statewide employee purchase programs.  Join a dynamic team investing in our future, Students First.



Full-Time Equivalent 


Required Attachment(s)

To be considered for this position, please upload the following documents to your application:

  • Resume/CV

  • Cover Letter

  • Contact information for three professional references (Name, email and phone number)

  • Unofficial Academic Transcripts (Applicants who have earned their degrees outside of the United States must have their educational transcripts evaluated by an approved evaluator if their college or university is not listed in the most recent edition of the Higher Education Directory, published by Higher Education Publications, Inc. If you have any questions regarding this, please reach out to the Human Resources, Talent Acquisition & Classification team)

Local Search

Out of Area/State Candidates will not be offered travel reimbursement.


CSN employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) MUST use the "Find Jobs" process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at CSN and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type "Find Jobs" in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site. Locate this specific job posting by typing the requisition number in the search box. If you complete an application outside of the internal application process and apply as an external candidate, your application will no longer be considered at the time of minimum qualification review. In order to prevent the disqualification of your application, you will need to reapply as an internal candidate before 11:59pm the day prior to the position close date.

For more details on this position, please visit our website: My Career at CSN.

CSN is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. For more information, visit

Posting Close Date

Note to Applicant

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.  

All document(s) must be received by 11:59 p.m. the day prior to the closing date posted on the job announcement.

This position may require that a criminal background check be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.  

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.  

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.  

CSN is responsive to serving the educational needs of a diverse and ever-changing community. CSN employs only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the U.S. CSN does not sponsor aliens applying for faculty, professional staff, or management positions (H-1B Visas) in the absence of exceptional circumstances as defined by the USCIS.