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Data Visualization Analyst

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Job Duties

  1. Develops dashboards for institutional research and university divisions
  2. Gathers requirements from university units for data presentation requests
  3. Makes large and/or complex data more accessible, understandable and usable
  4. Transforms, improves and integrates data based on business requirements
  5. Combines the data result sets across multiple sources (also known as the data federation)
  6. Delivers data in a useful, understandable and accessible manner to users
  7. Responsible for completing Ad hoc surveys, reports and/or presentations as assigned

Job Qualifications

  • Extensive knowledge of reporting analytics solutions (Tableau, SAS Visual Analytics)
  • Working knowledge of SQL and data extraction methodologies for metric development
  • Proficient in statistical software (SAS, SPSS or R)
  • Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. Microsoft Office suite)
  • Excellent quantitative, analytic and data skills
  • Experience in querying and analyzing data using SQL, MS Access, SAS, Tableau, etc.
  • General knowledge in data collection and analysis techniques
  • Proven ability to present information in a clear concise manner verbally and in writing
  • Skilled in writing procedures, guidelines and application documentation
  • Understands organizational rules and regulations
  • Demonstrates a strong understanding of data sources, database, design, and development logic and constructs, especially as related to data warehouse technology
  • Able to download, merge, manipulate, analyze and report on large amounts of complex data
  • Able to look at numbers, trends, and data and come to new conclusions based on the findings
  • Able to handle with multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills
  • Strong attention to detail and follow up skills
  • Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

Institution Description

A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. KSU offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 35,000 students. With 13 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division I athletics draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Ranked a top choice for students by U.S. News, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status.


Application Due Date: 2019-03-29
Job Start Date: 2019-04-15
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: Kennesaw
State/Province/Region: GA
Institution: Kennesaw State University
Reports To: Associate Director of Decision Support / Lead Data Architect
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Institutional Research

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