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- Uses basic statistical methods to analyze data and generate useful reports (e.g., distributions, anova, chi-squared, variance, etc.).
- Develops, prepares, delivers, and interprets OSP and IR/DM specific data sets. Prepares reports, presentations and proposals that are easy to read and interpret.
- Works with stakeholders and unit data experts to provide foundational reports (benchmarks/KPIs) and promotes the use of data to answer unanswered questions and measure progress towards unit performance goals.
- Serves as the subject matter expert about data quality, task suitability, and availability.
- Works with data source custodians to identify data sources of truth and improve data quality.
- Consults with stakeholders and unit data experts to develop short-and long-term analytics goals for the unit.
- Uses data visualization and tools to present results and information.
- Maintains documentation for all data management, analysis, and reporting activities.
- Other job-related duties, as assigned.
- Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience is required.
- At least 5 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.
- Master's degree in mathematics, computer science, applied statistics or equivalent or Bachelor’s degree in a social science and experience in computer science or data analytics preferred.
- 2-3 years of experience in data analysis/mining and reporting preferred. Research support or institutional research experience in higher education, research agency, or medical institution preferred.
- Broad knowledge of and experience in SQL and visual query-based software packages (e.g., Tableau Data Prep, SAS Enterprise Guide, Cognos) required.
- Broad knowledge of and experience in visualization techniques and software (e.g., Tableau, PowerBI, D3, SAS Visual Analytics/Statistics) preferred.
- Experience in data governance activities and processes preferred.
- Self-motivation and discipline to regularly set and achieve work goals required.
- Outstanding collaboration as a member of a team and ability to work independently, with campus leadership, and data stewards should be evident.
- Strong organizational skills are required, exemplary interpersonal and written communication skills are essential.
- Other important personal characteristics required include a strong work ethic, great attention to detail and accuracy, personal integrity, and strategic thinking and planning skills.