Data Analyst

Job ID
Ross University School of Medicine
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status

Opportunity at a Glance

The Data Analyst role, reporting to the Director of Academic Analysis and Learning Management Systems, is responsible for providing value through reporting analysis for institutional initiatives. He/She compiles, analyzes, interprets and visualizes data, developing narratives and recommendations to present summary findings to department leadership. The Data Analyst supports the Office of Academic Analytics and Learning Management Systems with regard to all aspects of solution and project life-cycles. The incumbent will also participate in the development and maintenance of performance metrics, measurements, methods, identification, examination, and reporting on outcomes.


  • Conduct and document systems and reporting requirements gathering, functional specifications compilation, and system designs to ensure delivery of satisfactory reporting tools to the business which maximize RUSM’s technology investment.
  • Assist in conducting organizational statistical analysis for prescriptive and predictive analysis using a variety of statistical tools including but not limited to SPSS, Watson Analytics, Wave Analytics, Power Bi, R-Studio and Excel Data Analysis Add-ons.
  • Serve as subject matter expert for institutional data and the data source systems to ensure business units, committees, faculty, leadership, compliance and institutional data support teams are empowered with accurate, timely and digestible data.
  • Support the transfer of reports and reporting capabilities from the COSMOS to COGNOS BI reporting tools by actively advising on business processes as they relate to data accuracy.
  • Assist in tracking and monitoring student outcomes and their relation to academic quality, research, institutional policy and all other key performance indicators.
  • Participate in day to day reporting via ad-hoc reports, standardized reports, dashboards and data visualizations for operations, academic, accreditation, research, internal and external audits, governmental, educational boards and risk reporting.
  • Maintain data dictionary of data tables and data relationships in various student information and learning management systems.
  • Identify reporting opportunities to create or update reports by formulating and concisely documenting functional, design, parameter and automation specifications while also clearly communicating expectations.
  • Provide primary problem diagnosis and coordinate resolution ensuring root cause is determined and solution is appropriate for data quality.
  • Liaison with business unit management to ensure information systems, workflows and data entry processes align with best practices, ensure maximum data quality and realize the full functionality of the systems.
  • Learns new applications as necessary. Able to learn from system documentation and side by side observations.
  • Completes other projects and duties as assigned by the Director of Academic Analysis and Learning Management Systems.


  • Bachelor’s degree in data analysis, data science, computer science, statistics, market research, educational research or equivalent from an accredited institution of higher learning preferred.
  • Proven working knowledge of the COGNOS platform including Framework Manager, Workspace Advanced, Insight, Query Studio, Analysis Studio, Report Studio and Event Studio required.
  • Experience with creating and working with Cubes and TM1 required.
  • Working knowledge of SQL reporting language and syntax to build, audit and make recommendations highly desirable.
  • Experience with Data Platforms, Information Systems, reporting, SPSS and Watson Analytics, Power Bi, R-Student, Excel Data Analysis Add-on and Visual Basic for Applications highly desirable.
  • Ability to quickly understand business models and the relationship between departments, their data entry process, the way which data flows through the departments and systems.
  • Must have excellent management, organizational, communications (written and oral), interpersonal, public speaking and computer skills.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of reporting to support business operations, policy formulation and systems.
  • Experience in developing and documenting technical requirements to drive technical solutions, enhancements and their life-cycles to support business needs.
  • Capability to take responsibility for a project from start to finish.

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.

Who We Are

About Ross University School of Medicine
Ross University School of Medicine was founded in 1978 and is a provider of medical education offering a doctor of medicine degree program. Located in Dominica, West Indies, the School of Medicine has clinical education centers in Miami, FL and Saginaw, MI and places more graduates into US residencies annually than any other medical school in the world.


About Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine

Ross University is a provider of medical and veterinary education, offering doctor of medicine and doctor of veterinary medicine degree programs. Founded in 1982 and located in St. Kitts, the School of Veterinary Medicine is affiliated with 22 AVMA-accredited US veterinary schools where students complete their clinical year. The University’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital is the only facility outside the US and Canada accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association. Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine is committed to improving the well-being of people and animals in the St. Kitts and Nevis community through service, education and research.


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