Arts and Science is seeking a talented Data and Business Analyst to join the Department of Institutional Research. This individual will develop, manage, and update documentation of the Arts and Science Information System, including logical models of the data mart, staging area, and source systems. Serve as a liaison between the end users and the Institutional Research team primarily around areas of operational change and system enhancement. Where systemic solutions do not exist, assist the Director in conducting ad hoc research and analysis projects to support school level decision-making in areas including faculty recruitment and management, enrollment analysis and projections, resource utilization, and sponsored research. Assist in production of an annual factbook that presents analyses, reports, and comparisons with peer institutions and monitors impact of policy changes.
Master's or Doctoral degree in a field with strong quantitative or organizational analysis (Statistics, Economics, Sociology, Business, I/O Psychology et al.), or in higher education.
3 years' experience with reporting and design of business applications that draw from multiple relevant data sources (financial systems, survey instruments, academic records, etc.).
3 years' experience at the analyst level in higher education or nonprofit sectors. Experience in statistics, process modeling, monitoring, and redesign, and in utilizing visualization features in Tableau and OBIEE.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Excellent analytical skills. Ability to creatively solve problems. Experience clearly communicating technical information to nontechnical audiences at all levels of an organization. Strong team player. Willingness to conduct user interviews and trainings. Proficiency with data analysis features in MS Excel. Experience with statistics and SQL.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity