Data Analyst

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
  • 03 – H – Exempt
  • 04 – I – Exempt
Work Unit:
Schreyer Honors College
Full/Part Time:


The Pennsylvania State University Schreyer Honors College is seeking a higher education Data Analyst to support the development and implementation of a college-wide assessment strategy including Honors education, admissions, and long-term student outcomes. This position requires expertise relevant to conducting research needed to inform decision-making by performing data extraction, information analysis, and other research of data and must appreciate the sensitivity and confidentiality of data. Additional duties will include testing, implementing, and troubleshooting the use of the new technologies to facilitate data collection and improve data quality; assisting with the review of data for errors and resolving data issues; administering internal and external surveys; preparing data analysis summaries for distribution in college-specific communications; assisting with academic records processing for Scholars, and troubleshooting issues as necessary. This job will be filled as a level 3, or level 4, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus three years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 3. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. The successful candidate must be a team player who is highly organized with strong attention to detail, excellent communication and analytical skills. The individual must have the ability to handle multiple tasks and work independently while observing deadlines and maintaining a high level of professionalism. Experience with statistical software and databases are essential. The Schreyer Honors College is a multicultural environment that embraces equity and inclusion. The College is considered one of the best Honors colleges in the nation with approximately 1900 students representing disciplines across the university.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088