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Data Technician

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Work type: Hourly (Full Time)
Location: Marion, IN
Categories: Other

Job Title: Data Technician

Reporting Relationship: Director of Assessment and Evaluation

Unit: National & Global

Department: Assessment & Evaluation

Campus Location: NGM Building

Summary of Position:    The data technician acquires and analyzes relevant administrative and educational performance data to provide useful and appropriate information for decision makers. They manage software systems as required, prepare reports and analysis as needed, provide training assistance to CAPS personnel related to software systems and data analysis program reviews, and research. The Data Technician assists CAPS academic and support units along with N&G leadership in the management of integrated educational delivery, data analysis, and management systems.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops and maintains many Power Bi dashboards that provide timely data to many stakeholders 
  • Coordinates and manages customized surveys upon request. Reporting to deans, directors, and other appropriate personnel
  • Analyzes data from appropriate sources such as Colleague, using software systems such as MS Word, and Excel - (Essential)
  • Maintains confidentiality of information from various surveys and reports - (Essential)
  • Supervises student worker(s) as needed - (Occasional)
  • Assists with special projects such as academic research, faculty development, and training - (Essential)

Qualifications: According to Indiana Wesleyan University employment policy all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.


Associates' degree required, bachelor degree preferred in business, technology, or related field


Experience with analyzing and managing data particularly in higher education environments
Demonstrated effective work habits such as punctuality, commitment to excellence, collegiality, and positive attitude
Sensitivity for managing confidential information
Demonstrated ability to work both collaboratively and independently
Higher education experience preferred

Required Skills

Excellent organizational skills and the ability to set priorities in a fast-paced, multi-task work environment
Excellent written, oral, interpersonal, and communication skills
Ability to attend to details with a high level of accuracy

Diversity Statement

IWU commits to create a community that reflects kingdom diversity. We will foster an intentional environment that exhibits honor, respect, and dignity. Acknowledging visible or invisible differences, our community authentically values each member’s earthly and eternal worth. We refute ignorance and isolation and embrace deliberate and courageous engagement.


As a religious educational institution operating under the auspices of The Wesleyan Church, Indiana Wesleyan University is permitted and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (42 U.S.C., Sections 2000e-1 and 2000e-2).

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.


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