Job Description

Come Grow With Us


Grand Canyon Education (GCE) is a rapidly growing educational service company that has long been an industry leader in providing educational, operational and technological support services to the post-secondary education sector. Formerly part of Grand Canyon University (GCU), GCE still works closely with GCU to benefit thousands of students, families and the local inner-city community. We put people first, drive innovation, and do good in the community that we live and work in.

The purpose of this role is to leverage data science techniques to provide insights and actionable data for marketing decisions. Acting as a subject matter expert on data analytics and modeling, this role advises relevant marketing stakeholders on the data-driven strategies and potential impact on returns.

What you will do:

  • Utilize internal and external data to build and validate predictive models for marketing outcomes.

  • Develop and implement data science projects to enhance marketing strategies.

  • Analyze available data to identify patterns, trends, and potential optimization opportunities.

  • Collaborate with data engineers and other relevant contributors to ensure seamless data integration and model deployment.

  • Act as a subject matter expert for data science methodologies, tools, and workflows.

  • Other-related duties as assigned.  

What you will have:

  • Advanced Excel Usage and Data Visualization tools.

  • Proficiency in R and Python programming languages.

  • Familiarity with SQL and database querying.

  • Familiarity with AI Tools like ChatGPT, Bard, etc.

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in a related discipline, such as Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or Business.

  • Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in Data Science, Machine Learning, Business Analytics, or a related discipline is desired, but not required.

  • Minimum 2 years related work experience in data analytics, data modeling, or related field.

  • Practical and theoretical knowledge of R and Python programming languages, with at least 1 year of hands-on experience.

  • Must successfully pass a background check.

Why work at GCE:

  • Exceptional workplace benefits include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401K savings plan

  • Generous time off plan and 11 paid holidays

  • Paid time off to volunteer in the community or at GCU sponsored events

  • We also offer full-time employees, their spouses and dependent children an Education Tuition Discount Program

Application Instructions

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