Function as a business data analyst, SAS programmer and report developer. This position reports to Director of Analytics and is embedded within a campus department to provide data consultation, analysis, and new report development to meet departmental needs. Special emphasis on full data analysis and report creation, as well as providing executive summaries, visualizations of the analysis and understanding of the meanings within the data.
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Consults with department users on their reporting needs, advises them on data availability and reporting formats available to help meet their objectives.
Analyzes and validates data using SAS, R or other statistical analysis tools.
Develops reports based on client needs.
Provides executive summaries and data visualizations to quickly communicate meaning of analysis to department leadership.
Contributes to Data Governance activities.
Performs other duties assigned.
Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Systems or related discipline and 5+ years in SQL programming.
In-depth knowledge of data mining in SQL or No-SQL data environments.
Experience developing in at least one object-oriented programming language.
Ability to work well with people in all levels of the organization.
Experience in a data analysis, data driven research and/or predictive analysis role is required.
Ability to prepare and present reports and dashboards to diverse audiences is required.
Displays attention to detail and accuracy.
Proficient MS Office skills (Word, Excel), SharePoint.
Excellent organization, teamwork, problem-solving, and communication (verbal and written) skills.
Ability to communicate and collaborate with people at all levels of the organization.
Master's degree or higher in Statistics, Data Science, or closely related field and/or 10+ years in programming-focused field in higher education where PeopleSoft Campus Solutions is the student information system using SAS data platforms for data analysis. Experience with SAS, Civitas and developing predictive and /or statistical analysis. Experience providing executive summaries of data analysis as well as data story telling are both a plus.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
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