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Data Analyst

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Job Duties

Job Summary

  • Provides experienced analysis of existing data and data structures and satisfies ad-hoc reporting/analysis requests.
  • Creates reporting specifications for new reports/dashboards/analytical tools and performs testing/validation; ensures integrity, accessibility, and accuracy of reports/dashboards and data structures; reviews and approves user requests for access to reporting data and tools.
  • Consults with faculty and/or staff to identify new business reporting needs and provides guidance and interpretation of complex environments and data.
  • Documents data analysis efforts (data sources, reporting specifications, tools, issue/problem resolutions).
  • Performs experienced analysis to interpret and determine validity and quality of data.
  • Performs migration and conversion of data as needed in support of analysis efforts.
  • Researches and stays up-to-date on emerging technologies and tools and makes recommendations for implementation to improve data analysis services and approaches.

Department Specific Responsibilities:

  • Accurately retrieves data from various sources to support meaningful and useful reports.
  • Creates reports that illuminate patterns and allow users to explore data and draw their own conclusions.
  • Designs and carries out statistical analyses based on user needs and within constraints of data availability.
  • Supports the mission of the Office of Enrollment Management with continued focus on providing the highest level of service to prospective students and our university partners.
  • Collaborates on projects and reviews draft reports for accuracy and clarity.

Job Qualifications

EDUCATION

Required

  • Bachelor's degree

WORK EXPERIENCE

Required

  • 2 years of data analysis, reporting, or related experience.

Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.

SKILLS

  • Proficient communication skills.
  • Maintains a high degree of professionalism.
  • Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills.
  • Demonstrates a high commitment to quality.
  • Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty.
  • Highly thorough and dependable.
  • Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure.

Preferred

  • Demonstrated experience with database and statistical tools such as SQL, SAS, SPSS, R, or Stata and/or other database/statistical software and information retrieval methods.
  • Skills in social science research methods and tools as used in disciplines such as economics, psychology, and sociology.
  • Exceptional technical skills; experience with report, presentation, and visualization tools such as Tableau, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with higher education data systems and enrollment management.
  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with a wide variety of individuals and have a commitment to working with people of diverse backgrounds.
  • Experience communicating report findings to non-technical audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to accept and incorporate constructive feedback.
  • Commitment to following FERPA requirements and safeguarding sensitive data. 

Institution Description

Founded in 1820, Indiana University Bloomington is the flagship campus of IU’s seven campuses and two regional centers statewide. Innovation, creativity, and academic freedom are hallmarks of our world-class contributions in research and the arts.

Building on more than two centuries of outstanding achievements in education, research, and the arts, Indiana University has set forth a mission to keep IU on the course of greatness in our third century.

Bloomington is the flagship residential, doctoral-extensive campus of Indiana University. Its mission is to create, disseminate, preserve, and apply knowledge. It does so through its commitments to cutting-edge research, scholarship, arts, and creative activity; to challenging and inspired undergraduate, graduate, professional, and lifelong education; to culturally diverse and international educational programs and communities; to first-rate library and museum collections; to economic development in the state and region; and to meaningful experiences outside the classroom. The Bloomington campus is committed to full diversity, academic freedom, and meeting the changing educational and research needs of the state, the nation, and the world.

Indiana University faculty and staff enjoy working in a truly challenging and rewarding atmosphere. Creativity, collaboration, helpfulness, support—these are among the ways IU employees describe their work culture. IU provides many benefits and services to help employees live healthy, edifying, enriching lives.

Learn more here: https://www.indiana.edu/about/index.html 

Benefits

This position is open for a remote, hybrid, or on campus work arrangement.

Employees earn 9 paid holidays and 30 days of paid time off each year (36 days after 5 years of service). Additional paid time is available for specific purposes such as bereavement, parental leave, military leave, court duty, volunteering, and more.

You will be automatically enrolled in a 403(b) defined contribution plan called the IU Retirement Plan. IU makes all contributions to your account in an amount equal to 10% of your base salary each pay period, but you choose how to invest those funds. New employees are subject to a 3-year cliff-vesting requirement to be eligible for the funds in the account. Funds are forfeited unless you attain three years of IU employment in a retirement-eligible position.  
Supplemental Retirement Plans are also available.

IU offers a choice of medical plans to protect you and your family. Each offers comprehensive coverage including primary and specialist care, mental health, transplants, prescription drugs, vision care, and more.  

IU’s Tuition Benefit Plan provides a subsidy towards the tuition costs associated with attending IU or IU High School courses. Subsidies are available to you and your eligible spouse and dependent children.

Full information available here: https://hr.iu.edu/benefits/neweeo/prof-index.html
Application Due Date: 2021-10-01
Job Start Date: 2021-11-01
Salary: $51000 - $51000
City: Bloomington
State/Province/Region: IN
Institution: Indiana University Bloomington
Reports To: Senior Associate Director, Strategic Planning and Research
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Enrollment Management

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