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The Data Analyst is responsible for providing data support and analysis to the senior leaders in the university, including the provost, vice provost, deans, and associate deans. The Data Analyst manages surveys that are supported by the provost’s office, including survey administration, data management, the preparation of reports, and data analysis. In addition, the Data Analyst delivers results directly to senior leaders, including deans, vice provosts, and associate deans. In addition, the Data Analyst provides in-depth summaries and complex statistical analysis of major national and international rankings. Summaries and analysis are shared directly with senior leaders, including the chancellor, provost, and vice provosts. Additional duties include automatizing the production of reports, developing and implementing programs to process and manipulate large datasets, writing queries for extracting data, preparing static reports with both tabular and graphical presentations as well as dynamic reports, providing data programming and analytic support on a range of research projects, and communicating results to key stakeholders.
The Data Analyst works closely with senior leaders in developing new reports and designing analytics projects. In developing new reports and designing analytics projects, the candidate will work with other members of the team in the analysis, design, testing, and documentation of projects. Finally, the Data Analyst is the go-to-person for university projects, using data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Candidate must have experience working within a team environment, be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously, and work well under pressure to meet deadlines. The incumbent must be proficient in report generation software (e.g., Crystal Reports), query writing (e.g., SQL, Cognos), relational databases (e.g., Access), visualization software (e.g., Tableau), and statistical software (e.g., SPSS, R).
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Science, Business Information Systems, Data Sciences, Statistics, or related field. Three to five years of experience in database management, business intelligence, or information technology, or some combination of related experience and graduate education required.
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Pitt's benefits offerings are among the region's best, including a medical plan with no deductibles, tuition remission, life insurance, optional dental and vision coverage, a contributory retirement plan, and more. Information on all available insurance plans can be found in the Health & Wellness section.