Research Administration Data Analyst

Posted on11/20/2017
Job typeFull-time
Reports toDirector, Research Computing and Communications
Reports in officeSponsored Project Administration
Application due dateOpen until filled
Job start dateImmediately
CitySan Antonio
State/ProvinceTexas
InstitutionUniversity of Texas San Antonio
Institution descriptionThe University of Texas at San Antonio is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement and public service. As an institution of access and excellence, UTSA embraces multicultural traditions and serves as a center for intellectual and creative resources as well as a catalyst for socioeconomic development and the commercialization of intellectual property – for Texas, the nation and the world.
Job duties1. Provide coordination between the VPR and other key stakeholder offices to assist university leadership in leveraging data for advancing UTSA’s institutional ranking and research portfolio and to prioritize business and information needs.
2. Support in the design and development of data information for decision-making, evaluation, accountability purposes and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality.
3. Collect, maintain and interpret data, analyze results using statistical techniques and provide ongoing reports.
4. Acquire data from primary and secondary data sources and validate data for institutional stakeholders.
5. Provide and coordinate collection and processing of data for various types of ad-hoc reports.
6. Collects, process, analyze, and verifies data and data sources in support of key internal and external projects
7. Identify, analyze and interpret data trends or patterns in complex data sets and present to institutional stakeholders.
8. Filter and “clean” data by reviewing reports and performance indicators to locate and correct problems, to include those related to code.
9. Work with institutional stakeholders to validate data released to external consumers.
10. Performs other duties as assigned.
QualificationsField of Study:
Required: Mathematics, Economics, Data Analytics, Information Systems, or Statistics or related field of study.
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Computer and Software Skills Required:
Strong knowledge and experience with reporting packages, databases (SQL, etc.) and programming (XML, JavaScript, or ETL Framework).
Extensive knowledge and experience with business intelligence tools and statistical packages for analyzing databases (Excel, SPSS, SAS, and/or related).
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Experience and Other Skills Required:
Three years of experience in a position that requires data analysis or information sciences duties and responsibilities.
Excellent organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills.
Excellent organizational skills in identifying and prioritizing work activities.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills and ability to multi-task within a team oriented environment.
Attention to detail and ability to deliver high quality work.
Technical expertise regarding data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques.
Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.
Adept in queries, report writing and presenting findings.
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Other Skills Preferred:
Knowledge of financial data analysis.
Proven ability to work well in a team setting.
Proven ability to be a self-starter/independent worker.
Five years of experience in a position that requires data analysis or information sciences duties and responsibilities.
Experience in an academic research administration setting.
Knowledge of UT System rules and regulations.
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems, On-line Analytical Reporting Tools.
Salary rangeDependent on qualifications and experience
Salary benefitsThis is a Classified, benefits eligible, position.
Application procedureTo learn more and to apply please visit our website.