Enrollment Operations Analyst

Enrollment Operations Analyst

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About Niche

Niche is the leader in school search. Our mission is to make researching and enrolling in schools easy, transparent, and free. With in-depth profiles on every school and college in America, 140 million reviews and ratings, and powerful search tools, we help millions of people find the right school for them. We also help thousands of schools recruit more best-fit students, by highlighting what makes them great and making it easier to visit and apply.

Niche is all about finding where you belong, and that mission inspires how we operate every day. We want Niche to be a place where people truly enjoy working and can thrive professionally.

About the Role

We are looking for a highly motivated Enrollment Operations Analyst to join the team at Niche. You’ll develop and execute scalable processes and strategies around implementation, analytics, and data that help our Higher Education partners get the most out of the Niche Platform. This is a brand new role at Niche and you will help shape it over time. 

About You

You have worked in an operations, technical or analytical role in higher education admissions and have a passion for helping students find the school where they belong. You use data to make informed decisions and are comfortable speaking about technical concepts with people of all backgrounds. You have deep Slate experience. You excel at establishing and improving standard processes, but you’re also able to find quick and scrappy solutions when needed.


What You Will Do

During the 1st Month:

  • Collaborate with various team members to learn about the company
  • Work with members of the Business Operations team to begin to understand our users, our school partners, products and our go-to-market strategy
  • Learn how to query relevant data from the Niche platform
  • Learn how to clean and analyze data using R
  • Begin joining meetings with our school partners to understand their goals and specific needs

Within 3 Months:

  • You’ll be capable of maintaining existing processes and you’ll start establishing new ones
  • You’ll be capable of being the point person for implementation and analytics in meetings with our school partners and be able to provide data-driven recommendations for Niche partners.

Within 6 Months:

  • Begin to use your experience and insights to improve processes and help shape company products

Within 12 Months:

  • You will have a deep knowledge of our product, company, and go-to-market strategies
  • You’ll be an expert as providing data-driven recommendations for Niche partners

What We Are Looking For

  • Deep understanding of higher education admissions operations and enrollment management
  • 2+ years of experience working in a technical role with Slate CRM 
  • Passion for using data and analytics to solve problems
  • Ability to translate vague requirements into prioritized problems to solve
  • Effective communication of technical concepts to different audiences
  • Educational background in a quantitative or business focused field
  • Proven track record of getting things done

Useful Experience

  • SQL, R, or Python experience
  • Business Intelligence/Analytics
  • Statistical Modeling

Are you excited about the position and its responsibilities, but hesitant because your experience doesn't align 100% with the posted requirements? We believe you are more than a resume, so go for it! You won’t want to miss the opportunity to play a part in helping students find where they belong.

Why Niche?

  • We are a fully flexible workforce empowering our employees to choose to work remotely, in our Pittsburgh office or whatever combination suits you
  • Full time, salaried position with competitive compensation in a fast-growing company
  • Best-in-class 100% paid employee health plan, including vision and dental and supplemental coverage
  • Flexible Paid Time Off Policy
  • Free unlimited mental health consultations so you can prioritize you and your family’s mental wellbeing
  • Stipend that allows you to build your work from home office in a style and function that suits your personal preferences
  • Professional Development stipend each year for continuous learning and growth
  • Ability to join our diversity committee (Niche Diversity Initiative) to shape company-wide programs and events
  • Parental leave for all employees (12 weeks fully paid) in addition to short term disability for birthing parents
  • Meaningful Stock options and 401(k) with employer match
  • Your ideas and work will make an immediate impact on our company and millions of users
  • You will join a team that cares about you, our mission, our work - and celebrates our wins together!

Niche will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now or in the future for this opening.  

We are currently hiring in states where we currently have employees: AZ, CA, CT, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MO, NE, NJ, NY, NC, OH, OK, OR, PA, TX, VA, WA, DC.

Candidates only.  No recruiters or agencies, please. Sorry, we do not offer relocation assistance.

Niche is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.

All interviews are being held remotely. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

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