Data Analyst



Title: Data Analyst

Reporting to: Associate Vice President of Strategic Initiatives

Start date: September 15, 2023

Location: Washington, DC

Salary range: $72,000-$108,000

Job classification: Director; Full-time, exempt


The Data Analyst supports the organization’s mission by accessing and analyzing student-centered data. This position provides data-driven support to organization decision makers. The Data Analyst must be a critical thinker with strong communication skills and the ability to be an effective team player.


Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provide strategic information analysis and decision support to support cross-departmental organization objectives.
  • Support the collection, analysis, management and reporting of key student information by utilizing statistical and computational methods.
  • Prepare data files to access student databases and external data sources.
  • Prepare data visualizations of organizational data.
  • Lead the design, creation, and administer student voice surveys in partnership with internal colleagues.
  • Create analytic reports and presentations to communicate a holistic understanding of the AANHPI student experience.
  • Ensure consistent data collection, management, and reporting of data across the organization and support departments in those processes.

Additional Preferred Skills: 

  • Knowledge of data structures and experience with SAS or other database programming language.
  • Experience using PowerBI, Tableau, or other BI/visualization tools.
  • Experience with handling large quantities of data from multiple sources.
  • Ability to cleanse, join, and manipulate data.

Qualifications and Education

  • BA/BS’s Degree or equivalent experience in statistics, mathematics, computer science or related field.
  • 6+ years of years of related work experience.
  • Strong organizational skills, with a strong eye for detail, and a thoughtful, analytical approach to managing and completing complex tasks.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide support and guidance with new systems, processes, and technology.
  • Fluency in Microsoft Suite of Programs, with high competency in Excel.
  • Experience with Salesforce.


How to Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter to with “<YOUR NAME> Data Analyst” in the subject line for consideration. Applications will be accepted on rolling basis.


What we offer

The salary for this position is commensurate with experience. APIA Scholars provides a comprehensive benefits package including health, vision, dental, 401k, life insurance, a 4-day work week, and generous paid leave including 15 vacation days, 10 sick leave days, federal holidays, and an additional one-week winter closure. APIA Scholars provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


About APIA Scholars

Based in Washington, D.C. and founded in 2003, APIA Scholars (Asian Pacific Islander American Scholars) is the nation’s leading non-profit organization devoted to the academic, personal, and professional success of Asian American Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander students. We celebrate our community of students whose unique stories, rich cultures, and diverse perspectives equip them to be the leaders of tomorrow. Through scholarships, higher education research and policy, and institutional partnerships, APIA Scholars carries out its mission to educate, elevate, and empower a diverse community of 25 million strong and growing.