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Business Intelligence Analyst

Application Procedure:

In order to apply, interested candidates must do so on-line at http://careers.ppcc.edu. For full consideration, all application materials must be received by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, February 22, 2019. Applications accepted until position is filled.

Job Duties

Essential Functions

Report Writing and Data Analysis

  • Work diplomatically with administrators, faculty and staff to determine report/dashboard requirements
  • Evaluate different approaches to meeting business requirements
  • Pull, clean, and format large amounts of data from multiple sources
  • Translate data needs into effective reports and dashboards
  • Test and modify reports/dashboards to ensure compliance with end-user specifications
  • Provide technical support for data issues or inquiries related to developed reports
  • Maintain documentation on all developed reports
  • Train end-users on how to access and use reports/dashboards in the COGNOS environment
  • Present reports and findings to a broad range of internal constituents
  • Stay current on the latest advances in reporting and data visualization
  • Conduct recurring and ad hoc studies using descriptive and inferential statistical analysis
  • Work with other departments to ensure data validity and integrity

Other duties as assigned

  • Regularly attend the IR Advisory Group meetings and COGNOS Report training opportunities
  • Collaborate with the Colorado Community College System Business Intelligence Team and IR Office in the development of system-wide reports and dashboards
  • Assist as needed with other IR/IE-related projects
  • Serve on task forces and project teams
  • Perform necessary administrative duties to ensure smooth operations of the IE Office

Job Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Sciences, Computer Information Systems, Data Analytics or related fields
  • Two years of experience in report/dashboard development using relational databases
  • Experience in report/dashboard development using any reporting platform like MS SQL Server Reporting Services, COGNOS, QlikView, or MicroStrategy
  • Experience with relational database management systems
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office and statistical software 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Sciences, Computer Information Systems, Data Analytics or related fields
  • Experience with Banner
  • Experience with COGNOS Report Studio and dashboard capabilities
  • Experience integrating visualization into a web-based platform
  • Work experience in a higher education environment
  • Experience with graphic design
  • Experience with a least one visualization software such as Tableau or Microsoft BI
  • Experience in conducting forecasting and predictive analytics

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 

  • Prioritize, manage and complete multiple projects simultaneously
  • Work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team
  • Adhere to college policies and procedures
  • Travel to multiple campuses to support department needs
  • Communicate complex information clearly and concisely to non-technical audiences verbally, graphically, and in written reports
  • Maintain accurate data reporting on projects with tight deadline
  • Handle sensitive information with complete confidentiality and professionalism
  • Strong SQL skills including the ability to create and modify complex SQL scripts
  • Advanced report/dashboard writing skills including creating joints, prompts, and calculated fields
  • Strong problem solving skills with the ability to identify and analyze problems and devise solutions
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and tasks concurrently
  • Strong commitment to data quality
  • Strong focus on attention to detail in a highly analytical environment
  • Enthusiasm for helping end-users understand and use information  
  • Ability to take constructive feedback and work in an iterative fashion
  • Experience working with both technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in an organization
  • Demonstrated understanding of the concepts of diversity and multiculturalism and their application in the workplace.

Institution Description

Benefits

Application Due Date: 2019-04-15
Job Start Date: 2019-05-01
Salary: $60000 - $62000
City: Colorado Springs
State/Province/Region: CO
Institution: Pikes Peak Community College
Reports To: Executive Director of Institutional Effectiveness
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Institutional Effectiveness

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