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Enrollment and Financial Aid Analyst

Northeastern University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 23, 2022

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Enrollment and Financial Aid Analyst

About the Opportunity

The Northeastern University Enrollment Research & Analytics (ENRA) team provides timely data analytics that inform and help guide strategic decision making across the entirety of the student lifecycle, from recruitment and enrollment through to persistence and graduation. Such analysis contributes to student recruitment strategy, admissions strategy and reporting, financial aid leveraging, predictive yield modeling, enrollment analytics and forecasting, and retention research. Reporting to the Associate Director of Enrollment Analytics, the Enrollment and Financial Aid Analyst will be responsible for executing analytic projects in support of Northeastern's graduate admission and financial aid efforts, with a strong focus on graduate student financial aid leveraging. The individual in this role will provide admissions analytics as well as enrollment modeling and analysis to support graduate student recruitment and scholarship strategy.

The individual in this role with work the leadership from Enrollment Management as well as individual colleges to recommend college-specific strategies to enhance recruitment and yield efforts, with a specific focus on creating financial aid models to enhance graduate enrollment yield.

  • Bachelor's degree required, Master's preferred.
  • At least 2-5 years of demonstrated proficiency in data analysis, data visualization, and reporting, with experience cleaning and manipulating large, complex datasets.
  • Advanced practical experience with BI and data analysis software (Tableau, Alteryx, Excel, etc.) required. Proficiency using SQL to query data stored in relational databases strongly preferred. Programming experience (e.g., R, Python) a plus.
  • Demonstrated understanding of data structures and common methods of data extraction and transformation.
  • Experience with relational databases and CRM systems required; Slate, Banner and Salesforce a plus.
  • Ability to analyze data, recognize patterns, and provide informed recommendations to support decision making. Experience developing and implementing predictive models a plus.
  • Strong technical, organizational, and interpersonal skills are essential, as well as the ability to think critically, work independently and solve problems creatively.
  • Excellent data visualization, report preparation, and written communication skills; ability to summarize and present analytic findings in ways that are accessible to non-technical audiences.
  • Demonstrated curiosity and persistence in navigating technical challenges.
  • Understanding of higher education management, particularly financial aid, a plus.

Position Type

Data Planning and Analysis

Additional Information

Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.

Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit for more information.

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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