The University of North Carolina System Office invites applications for the position of Business Intelligence (BI) Analyst in the Data and Analytics Department of the Division of Academic Affairs. This position will will support UNC Data & Analytics through information analysis, report and visualization design, data quality control, research, and advisory assistance to constituent institutions and partner education sectors.
The Data & Analytics Division of the University of North Carolina (UNC) System Office is responsible for the data collection, verification, and reporting requirements for the UNC System, providing decision support to System leadership, the Board of Governors, the 17 constituent institutions, and other key stakeholders. The Division must meet cyclical state and federal reporting requirements, maintain various public-facing and internal-facing information resources (e.g., dashboards, information briefs, statistical abstracts), and respond to ad hoc requests for information that require work in a dynamic environment with fluid priorities.
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in social science or other field for which data analysis and broad research and analytical skills are learned and two to four years of related experience. Related Master’s degree and one to two years of related experience preferred.
Preferred skills and experience include: • Related institutional research experience working in a higher education institution, system office, and/or a state-level higher education agency; • Knowledge of higher education operations and policy issues; • Strong analytical skills, critical thinking and problem-solving skills; • Ability to work as part of a team and ability to communicate effectively with varied audiences; • Data visualization experience, particularly SAS Visual Analytics and/or Tableau software; • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; • A commitment to accuracy.
Strongly prefer: • Advanced analytical and research training; • Familiarity with data retrieval and statistical packages (SAS preferred); • Business analysis experience such as writing/editing process documentation, writing/editing instruction manuals, or conducting user training; • Subject matter expertise in one or more IR reporting areas: student enrollment, academic programs, courses, admissions, human resources, facilities, or financial aid. • Knowledge of the higher education data reporting systems, federal reporting requirements (including, but not limited to IPEDS), and state reporting requirements (North Carolina experience preferred); • An understanding and familiarity of the K-12 public school system, NC Community College System, the UNC System, and the NC Association of Independent Colleges and Universities; and • Participation in higher education data reporting systems such as Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), Common Data Set (CDS), and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) accreditation.
About University of North Carolina System Office
The University of North Carolina System is a multi-campus university dedicated to serving the state of North Carolina and its people through world-class teaching, research and scholarship, and outreach and service. More than 225,000 students are enrolled in the UNC System’s 16 university campuses across the state and the NC School of Science and Mathematics, the country’s first public, residential high school for gifted students.
The UNC System is one of the strongest and most successful systems of public higher education in the nation. It’s mission—to discover, create, transmit, and apply knowledge to address the needs of individuals and society—remains true to the University’s founding ideal of shared knowledge in a free society. In addition, the UNC System has a long-standing commitment to public service. The UNC Center for Public Television, the UNC Health Care System, the NC Arboretum, and other University affiliates and programs reap social and economic benefits for the citizens of the state.
The UNC System Office, located in Chapel Hill, houses the offices of the president and senior administrative staff for the University. This core administrative staff executes the... policies of the UNC Board of Governors and provides System-wide leadership and support in the areas of academic affairs, business and financial management, communications, strategy and policy, human resources, legal affairs, and government relations. The UNC System Office also has administrative oversight of a number of University affiliates.