Business Analytics Analyst I
Job Summary: To support University Analytics and decision making through data analysis, interpretation, reporting, and development of recommendations for institutional action.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Extracts, analyzes, interprets, validates, and tests various University data using SQL, SAS, Excel or other statistical analysis, query language. Prepares, presents, and distributes detailed data analysis and Ad Hoc reports in various formats like charts, glossaries, SAS dashboards. Organizes and presents clearly and effectively research-based information, analysis, results, and interpretations. Evaluates and responds to data requests originating from within and outside the institution; works with requestors to clarify their needs and optimizes the use of research results. Collaborates internally with the data owners to improve accuracy of data entered and stored in the centralized database. Communicates data issues. Works on creating, modifying, validating and publishing reports. Grants access to reports/dashboards.
Required Qualification: Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, statistics, or related discipline. Two (2+) years professional experience in data analysis and reporting, or related field or the equivalent experience. Ability to work well with people in all levels of the organization. Experience in a data analysis, data driven research and/or predictive analysis role is required. Ability to prepare and present reports and dashboards to diverse audiences is required. Displays attention to detail and accuracy. Strong SAS skills, SQL skills, MS Office skills (Word, Excel), SharePoint. Excellent organization, teamwork, problem-solving, and communication (verbal and written) skills. Ability to communicate and collaborate with people at all levels of the organization.
Preferred Qualification: Knowledge of PeopleSoft Campus Solutions a plus. Experience in higher education is a plus. Previous experience with utilizing analytical tools such as SAS Data Integration Studio, SAS Enterprise Guide, SAS Visual Analytics, SAS Programming.
As the largest university in North Texas and the second largest in The University of Texas System, UTA is located in the heart of Dallas-Fort Worth, challenging our students to engage with the world around them in ways that make a measurable impact.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on the finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
The University of Texas at Arlington offers a comprehensive insurance and retirement benefits program to employees and retirees.
Application Due Date: 2019-12-20
Job Start Date: 2019-10-21
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
Institution: The University of Texas at Arlington
Reports To: Director of Reporting
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: University Analytics
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