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Data Analyst - EAB Navigate Specialist

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SALARY: $61,871.00 Annually

OPENING DATE: 4/11/2024

CLOSING DATE: 5/2/2024 11:59 p.m.

UNIT: Grants and Special Projects

DEPARTMENT: Institutional Research and Assessment

REPORTS TO: Title V Director

Middlesex College is seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented Data Analyst with experience in EAB Navigate to join our dynamic team. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in supporting data-informed initiatives for improving student success, equity and inclusion including retention and graduation of students.

As a part of the mission, the Data Analyst will manage the College’s new student success platform, EAB Navigate, to ensure data is collected and maintained systematically for effective decision-making across the institution. The Analyst will work with student service and academic affairs units to determine their data needs, including the creation of campus-wide dashboards for staff to obtain data as they need it, provide ad hoc data analyses, and actively participate in campus-wide reporting communities and data governance groups. At the conclusion of tasks specific to the Title V project, the Data Analyst will report to the Dean of Institutional Research and Assessment.


  1. Manages and maintains data integrity within the student success platform. Extracts, transforms, and loads (ETL) data from student success platform and other data sources for analysis purposes.
  2. Conducts data analysis to identify trends, patterns, and anomalies related to student success, student enrollment, retention, graduation rates, and other key performance indicators.
  3. Develops data displays that clearly communicate complex analyses to multiple audiences, including executive, senior staff, program staff, and program consultants, etc.
  4. Collaborates with IT and institutional research teams to ensure seamless integration of EAB Navigate data with other institutional data sources.
  5. Develops a College-wide training plan and deliver faculty and staff training in data literacy, data analytics, and how to use the new data tools recasting functions to focus on student success, persistence, retention, equity, inclusion and completion.
  6. Builds structures, tools and routines to institutionalize a data-informed culture of student success. Develops and implements strategies to enhance data accuracy and completeness.
  7. Generates regular and ad-hoc reports to provide insights into student behavior and performance.
  8. Collaborates with institutional stakeholders on data and technical needs.
  9. Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Proven experience working with EAB Navigate, Starfish by Hobsons, Signal Vine, Advising Works by Civitas Learning, Blackboard Predict, Student Success Collaborative by Campus Labs, or Ad Astra
  • Experience creating data visualizations using Tableau
  • Experience in higher education
  • Strong proficiency in data analysis tools and techniques, including SAS


  • Master's degree in Data Science, Statistics, Information Technology, or a related field
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to data accuracy

Duration: Until 9/30/2028

SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with occasional evenings and weekends.

Pension Eligible

Any Middlesex College employee hired after September 1, 2011 will have to meet the New Jersey residency law requirement.

This is a specially funded position, dependent for its existence upon federal, State, or other non-College operating funds, and is not funded pursuant to the regular College budget. Continued employment is always contingent upon satisfactory performance and College needs. Grant funded positions are also contingent upon continued funding. This appointment is for the specified period only. Employment beyond the expiration date of the grant is subject to appropriate provisions of existing collectively bargained agreements in effect at the time for employees covered by those agreements.


Middlesex College

Middlesex College is a place where everyone has equal access to opportunity and a chance to THRIVE… in education, exploration, growth and personal progress.

Our students are recent high school graduates looking to take the first two years toward a bachelor’s degree; others want to start a great career right after graduating from Middlesex College. Some may be adult students who have been out of school for a while, looking to upgrade their skills or start college. They are returning military veterans seeking an education. They are also recent immigrants looking to improve their English skills or participate in workplace training.

Less than an hour from New York City, our home county is strategically located near lucrative career opportunities in technology, healthcare and business, with employers like Johnson & Johnson and the fast-growing autonomous technology industry.

Our students hail from every town in Middlesex County, the most diverse county in the state according to the 2020 U.S. Census, and nearly 40 countries.

Thanks to scholarships and grants, we make it possible for anyone to afford Middlesex College without getting into debt. Students and families who make less than $65,000 are eligible for grants covering the entire cost of tuition.

Our caring faculty nurture students as they prepare to transfer to a four-year college or enter the world of work, providing career guidance and extending help beyond normal office hours.

Middlesex College is an inclusive workplace that welcomes diverse perspectives and lived experiences, and values each person's contributions.

Join our team in serving a diverse population of more than 12,000 students. The campus community, representing a variety of ages, races, ethnicities, interests, and backgrounds, all work together toward the common goal of providing access to a quality, affordable education to a diverse population.

We understand that total rewards play an important role when choosing where to work. Full-time employees enjoy work-life balance, competitive and equitable compensation, and a friendly, inclusive work environment.

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