Data Analytics and Visualization Specialist


Opening Minds to the World

IIE is looking for a Data Analytics and Visualization Specialist to tell the story of our work through cutting-edge and compelling visualizations of data. The Specialist will combine IIE’s mobility data with external data sources to carry out predictive analytics and create interactive visualizations to educate and communicate information.  The Specialist will produce industry-standard, cutting edge visualizations for business development, research and thought leadership products. An exciting new opportunity at IIE, this role involves working across departments and the organization.

Essential Functions

  • Analyzes IIE and external data to carry out predictive analytics that inform IIE’s strategy and decision-making.
  •  Uses data to develop compelling, state-of-the-art graphics and visualizations.
  •  Uses CRM to gather IIE-wide data on IIE-wide mission metrics.
  •  Liaises with programs to ensure alignment between program reporting and IIE-wide metrics.
  •  Advises programs on their use of program data and visuals.

Education and Experience

  • Formal Education: Requires a Bachelor’s degree in order to apply a working knowledge of the theories and principles in a specialized field or work discipline.
  • Work Experience: Requires at least five years of related work experience.

Other Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Advanced proficiency creating and designing data visualization solutions with industry-standard software such as Tableau, Spotfire, PowerPoint etc.
  •  Ability to synthesize and present findings in a user-friendly format for a range of stakeholders.
  •  Knowledge of and experience using secondary datasets including, for example, United Nations (UN) and World Bank data, U.S. Department of Education survey data, etc.
  •  Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate across a wide range of internal stakeholders.
  •  Knowledge of key issues in international higher education is a plus.

Work Conditions & Physical Demands

Essential functions are performed in a general office setting with low noise. Job demands may require long periods of sitting; telephone work and/or computer work, as well as interactions with other team members and external stakeholders. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


IIE is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/ Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Expression.


What It Means to Work with IIE

We invite you to join more than 700 colleagues in 18 offices around the globe who are all united by a single goal: to transform our interconnected world into a network of more peaceful and equitable societies.  IIE’s team members share a belief that when education transcends borders, it opens minds, enabling people to go beyond building connections to solving problems together.

What We Do

As the world leader in international education, we advance scholarship, build economies and promote access to opportunity for all people. From creating and delivering innovative scholarship and study abroad programs to designing multicultural workforce training and leadership development initiatives, we help people and organizations thrive in today’s interconnected world.

Our approach to international education – diverse, borderless, impactful – is a proven way for governments, donors and organizations to invest in global talent and solidify overseas relationships.

Grow with IIE

The Institute aims to advance its organization by helping every team member develop their full potential. We are proud to offer a wide range of internal and external professional development opportunities including workshops, seminars, and conferences.  In addition, IIE has a robust student loan and tuition reimbursement benefit designed to allow our team members to continue their educational pursuits- visit to learn more about our comprehensive benefits, talent philosophy and recruitment experience.

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