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.

As an Operations Data Analyst, we will look to you to assist Curriculum Services managers in developing and analyzing reports on market viability of academic program offerings, content management and generation, and curricular submissions. This position provides information on trends and historical patterns for supporting data driven business decisions.

What you will do:

  • Prepares and creates reports on various metrics pertaining to the market viability analysis of academic programs based on organizational mission/strategic alignment, accreditation requirements, and other relevant data.

  • Communicates analysis and results to all relevant stakeholders which may include illustrating data graphically and translating complex findings into written text.

  • Creates dashboards for managers and executives.

  • Identifies opportunities to improve regular delivery of standard analysis/reporting through automation, streamlining, and migration to self-serve platforms.

  • Works with Curriculum Services Management team to monitor and report key performance indicators pertaining to the data which is extracted from xRM.

  • Provides data and recommendations to internal teams to provide guidance in business decisions.

  • Creates documentation of job-related procedures and reporting.

  • Troubleshoots escalated end-user issues with Curriculum Services applications.

  • Keeps current and advises management on the most efficient reporting trends in higher education.

What you will need:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in a related discipline

  • 1-2 years related work experience in business analytics, reporting, accounting/finance, management analysis or similar.

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel utilizing complex formulas to produce statistical trends, charts, graphs, and pivot tables.

  • Work experience in higher education preferred.

  • An equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience and education may be substituted upon supervisor’s approval.

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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