The Business Intelligence Analyst in Analytical Services & Institutional Research (AS&IR) is responsible for analyzing and documenting information needs and use cases, recommending reporting solutions, developing data models, and producing dashboards and reports to support effective data distribution and executive decision making at the University. This position works collaboratively with clients, technical staff, and senior administration to continuously develop and improve the University's reporting resources. In particular, this position will work closely with Admissions and Financial Aid data to create and support predictive models, data analyses, and reports to support enrollment management at the institution.
Successful candidates will demonstrate a well-rounded portfolio of analytical, technical and communication skills. As well as
Strong analytical and critical thinking skills, including experience with translating complex problems into successful reports or visual solutions
Strong understanding of database concepts. Experience with data warehouses preferred
Experience with applied statistical techniques including regression analysis, significance testing, and descriptive statistics, including experience with statistical software (SPSS, R, SAS)
Demonstrated experience as a report developer in tools such as PowerBI, MicroStrategy, or Tableau
Ability to communicate and facilitate communication between technical and business staff
Ability to work within tight time constraints and to adapt to changing conditions or requirements
Programming (SQL, Python) or data mining experience welcomed
Experience in the field of institutional research or other higher education areas preferred
Strong organizational skills, with the ability to create and maintain documentation of projects and processes
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.
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