We seek a technician to support thoughtful application of data to inform how Boston University (BU) Campus Planning & Operations (through its Informatics & Strategic Initiatives group) strategically leverages information in support of the University's academic, research and student life programs, as well as various reporting, performance metrics, and compliance needs. Campus Planning & Operations units include University Police & Emergency Management, Real Estate, Facilities Management & Operations, Mail Services, and Planning, Design & Construction.
The Senior Analyst will collaborate with various stakeholders in Campus Planning & Operations and other University offices (such as, but not limited to Sustainability, Budget & Business Affairs, and Institutional Research) to elicit, analyze, communicate and validate requirements for changes to business processes, reporting needs, and information systems. In this role, the incumbent will support or lead process review initiatives while working to bring data together to answer complex operational questions that support senior leadership decision making and/or to deepen stakeholders understanding of the information, such as operational drivers, productivity & performance, condition assessment, or compliance.
Comprehending information system data structures, utilizing data systems, and having the ability to provide analysis while presenting the information for a variety of audiences are essential components of this role.
Bachelor's required, Master's preferred.
Bachelor's Degree in related field: Public Administration, Business Administration, Information Systems, Data Science or equivalent experience. Master's Degree preferred. 5-8 Years of Experience
Significant experience and advanced skills working with data using Microsoft Office, Computer Aided Facility Management (CAFM), Business Intelligence/Analytical tools (such as PowerBI and Tableau), and/or Statistical Reporting Software such as R or Python.
Experience with big data, relational databases, and data manipulation methods including making recommendations to improve data structure and usability.
Developed, targeted and focused soft skills including multi-tasking and self-motivation abilities.
Desire to learn and grow as part of a small organization; standout teammate with a flexible, creative, and analytical approach to problem solving.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Internal Number: 6485
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