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The Office of Institutional Research, Planning, and Special Programs at Virginia Union University is seeking an Senior Data Analyst to join its team.   The responsibilities of this position include: integrating information from university information systems for various internal, external and mandated reports; understanding and utilizing various database querying tools to solve problems and generate reports; working with the Division of IT on implementing changes for internal, external and mandated reports; and conducting data integrity checks, including troubleshooting and coordinating issues with appropriate constituents.

Qualifications and Experience required:   

Master's degree,

1-3 years of experience in research or education setting or related field,

Experience using technology for collection and dissemination of data

Ability to read SQL

 Ability to use database querying tools

 Ability to translate technical work to an analytic environment

 Excellent problem solving skills

Knowledge of institutional research processes and experiences within higher education data preferred

US Citizenship or Permanent Residency

Salary: commensurate with experience and qualifications. Position available immediately.

Application Process:   The selected applicant may be required to submit to a background investigation. VUU is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative-Action Institution committed to cultural, racial and ethnic communities and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Review of candidate materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

Applications should include a resume with three references and a cover letter.  Inquiries and applications should be directed to: Virginia Union University, Director, Human Resources, 1500 N. Lombardy St., Richmond, VA 23220, or e-mailed to  Please call (804) 257-5841 with any questions.