The School of Education (SOE) seeks a thought leader in visualization with heavy technical skills and the ability to work with the department on creating the vision, strategy, and goals around visualizations of information and tools to assist in modeling. The Sr. Manager Data Analysis & Data Visualization focuses on the quality and effectiveness of data visualization processes and leads the organization in data visualization solutions and other data modeling, under the direction of the Sr. Associate Dean. They will collectively enhance the quality and effectiveness of visualizations, data stories, and deliverables through the application of novel visualization techniques and modeling tools.
This role will be responsible for modeling, forecasting, core FP&A experience, and data visualizations. Responsible for full life-cycle of large/long-term highly complex projects. Typically manages multiple projects of varying complexities. Based on expert technical knowledge, skills and experience, develops broad-based solutions involving multifaceted technologies, and business processes. Leads overall strategy, design & architecture for solutions.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Collaborate and align with technical and non-technical stakeholders to translate customer needs into visualization requirements, and work to deliver world-class visualizations, data stories while ensuring data quality and integrity
Provide consultation to all areas of the organization that plan to use data to make decisions
Support any team members in the development of such information delivery and aid in the automation of visualized products
Maintain an awareness of current research and innovations in the field of data visualization
Identify data visualization tools and techniques that might be utilized by the department to enhance the quality and effectiveness of our offerings
Provide direction and guidance, hands-on development support, code review, development oversight, and support to successfully deliver on time with quality
Develop and implement a roadmap for enhanced visualization techniques and utilization of self-service data tools
Act as trusted adviser and partner assisting in the identification of department needs & data opportunities, understanding key drivers of performance, crafting of business cases, and guiding of the overall analytics strategy
Communicate based on the audience (i.e. eliminating technical jargon when needed or deep diving into technical details with the development team)
Promote use of data by providing meaning to data-interpreting and presenting complex analytical findings in a clear and concise manner (storytelling with data), applying business knowledge to provide meaningful context for data, turning data into insights and action
Provide self-service ad-hoc analysis capabilities to further understand student enrollment, faculty salary support, financial metrics, and department initiatives
Contribute to on-going process and methodology improvements
Build information solutions with large data sets
Work with senior executives in the use of data and visualizations to support strategic and operational decision making
Transform and integrate complex data from multiple sources into accessible, understandable and usable information via easy-to-use visualization frameworks
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Bachelor’s degree in a related field (related Technical or Business Field: Business Management, Statistics, Mathematics, Finance/Accounting/Economics, Computer Science)
Seven years of related data-oriented work experience including experience managing data, preferably within undergraduate higher education environment
Masters’ degree may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU Equivalency Formula
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits or 18 graduate degree credits = 1 year of experience. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college coursework may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
Eight (8) years or more of data-oriented experience including experience managing data
Six (6) years of Accounting/Finance work experience
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Experience with any of the following software: Tableau, QlikView, ThoughtSpot
Additionally, should have experience writing SQL Queries
Must possess all requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities as posted in the supplemental section
Must demonstrate strong critical thinking and analytical reasoning skills
Must demonstrate a strong technical background including database and business intelligence skills
Must demonstrate a strong background in synthesizing data and analytics and developing solutions for stakeholders
Ability to prioritize and work effectively on conflicting demands
Ability to execute assigned project tasks within established schedule
Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
Ability to communicate effectively in the service of users and colleagues
Writes and communicates clearly and concisely
Possesses sound documentation skills
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Must demonstrate exemplary customer service skills
Must be a proven change agent and business intelligence champion
Classified Title: Data Analytics Manager Working Title: Sr. Manager Data Analysis & Data Visualization Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PE Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 8:30am-5:00pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus Department name: 60000005-Office of Finance and Administration Personnel area: School of Education
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