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Data Integration Analyst

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Job Duties

IRRIS seeks a collaborative, methodical, and detail-oriented individual who enjoys organizing large-scale data efforts. As part of the institutional research team, this position will focus on contributing to discussions among university data groups about data governance as well as coordinating maintenance of university data for end-users.

Responsibilities

  • Work with various university data groups to reach decisions on data policy, database structures, data definitions, etc.
  • Support the ongoing maintenance of the university’s newly developed data warehouse, coordinating troubleshooting and updates with IT stewards.
  • Identify, explore, and document legacy and new sources for data.
  • Analyze data using statistical software and techniques, including descriptive statistics, regression analyses, and multi-level modeling in SPSS and Stata.
  • Collect, merge, clean, document, and otherwise prepare data from multiple disparate sources to generate multi-faceted datasets in SPSS.
  • Assist in responding to data requests/open records requests received by IRRIS.
  • Support data reporting for federal, state, and other agencies and disseminate/document data reporting processes and updates.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to clearly convey information in person, over the phone, and in writing.
  • Produce and maintain documentation of data and finished products.
  • Exhibit patience, attentiveness, knowledge, flexibility, trustworthiness, positivity, tenacity, guidance, and willingness to learn in customer interactions.
  • Follow and help to develop departmental protocols, inform and support team members.
  • Work with existing protocols, business rules, and data systems and support the integration of institutional knowledge.
  • Perform related duties as required.


Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Master's degree or higher with major coursework in the social sciences, information sciences, statistics, or a related field.
  • The candidate must demonstrate excellence in the following areas: organization and time management, written and oral communication, problem solving, and quantitative analysis.
  • A detail-oriented individual who can work independently and as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated habit of documenting all work.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize projects and bring them to a successful conclusion with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to positively contribute to collaborative team, influence without authority, and thoughtfully and productively give/receive feedback.
  • Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate

Preferred Qualifications

  • Four years of experience conducting data analysis using Excel, SPSS, Stata, SAS, or similar products.
  • Familiarity with institutional/higher education data or research.
  • Advanced experience or knowledge in the following areas: Statistics, SPSS, and/or Stata, meeting stakeholder requirements, working with complex datasets and/or databases, Tableau or similar data visualization tools, SQL.
  • Advanced experience with contributing to discussions and decision-making related to data organization and governance.

Institution Description

University of Texas - Institutional Reporting, Research and Information Systems

Benefits

See University of Texas posting for benefit information.
Application Due Date: 2019-06-10
Job Start Date: 2019-06-17
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: Austin
State/Province/Region: TX
Institution: Institutional Reporting, Research and Information Systems
Reports To: Executive Director - Institutional Reporting, Research and Information Systems
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Institutional Reporting, Research and Information Systems

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