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Data and Systems Specialist

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Job Duties

As a member of the Office of Institutional Research and Analysis, the data and systems specialist will provide accurate, reliable and actionable information to stakeholders across campus to enable effective decision-making in support of student success.

1. Systems management: Serve as the primary administrator of several systems used by the office for course evaluations, faculty success and student surveys. Coordinate the administration the systems, including system set-up, data and report management, communication, training and end user support.

2. Data management: Query, validate and manipulate data from enterprise systems and warehouse environments using tools such as SQLSAS, R, Python, and/or SPSS.

3. Communication: Clearly communicate findings to non-technical audiences orally, in written form, and graphically as appropriate using tools such as Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Tableau, and/or Power BI.

4. Data literacy: Ensure stakeholders understand and appropriately use data products produced by the office by providing appropriate training and documentation.

5. Innovation: Proactively identify innovative improvements, methodologies, and technologies to assist the office and the university in achieving their missions and to improve student success.

Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Data Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Social or Behavioral Science or other related field.

Some related experience.

Experience in implementing and/or applying information technology or systems to one or more business functions/operations.

Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Demonstrated strong attention to detail involving data, systems, and documentation.

Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously.

Preferred Qualification:
Master’s degree or higher in Business, Data Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Social or Behavioral Science or other related field.

Experience with relational databases and in querying enterprise data systems and warehouse environments.

Experience with project management.

Experience working effectively with data systems and end users, particularly regarding quality control, documentation, and process improvement.

Institution Description

Be The Difference Begins with Great People.
Are you looking for a new opportunity where you can make the difference in the lives of students and faculty? We’re always looking for highly talented individuals to join our team – people who think big, care deeply, and believe in being the difference in their work and community. 

We prioritize student success, access to education, and service in our work to educate well-rounded servant leaders who transform their fields, our society and the world. Our Catholic, Jesuit approach emphasizes student engagement with the world around them and formation of the heart and mind. 

We believe in our mission: The search for truth, the discovery and sharing of knowledge, the fostering of personal and professional excellence, the promotion of a life of faith, and the development of leadership expressed in service to others. These core values guide our relationships with our students, each other, and our community.


Marquette University offers a rich and competitive Total Rewards package including medical, dental, vision, 403(b) with up to 8% company match, 5 weeks of time off to start, and tuition benefits for employees, spouses, and dependents with no payback requirement! View details of our total rewards package here
This is your next opportunity to join an organization that invests in their employees’ career journey by diversifying their skills, deepening their expert knowledge, encouraging a healthy work-life balance, focusing on personal wellbeing, providing leadership training, and sustaining a culture of respect and inclusion.
Application Due Date: 2022-12-12
Job Start Date: 2022-01-04
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: Milwaukee
State/Province/Region: WI
Institution: Marquette University
Reports To: Associate Director of IR
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Institutional Research and Analysis

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