UMBC's Institutional Research, Analysis & Decision Support (IRADS) team serves the UMBC community by providing information and analyses needed to make informed, data-driven decisions, and is responsible for official institutional reporting to the state and federal government.
The Data and Visualization Analyst will extract, clean and analyze data as well as provide summaries, in tabular forms and visualizations, to a variety of internal and external stakeholders, including the university’s senior leadership.
Why Work at UMBC?
UMBC offers competitive compensation. This role starts at $62,000and has over 4 weeks of vacation for regular full time roles. Tuition remission is also available.
Pulling data to develop recurring or one-time reports and data visualizations
Building online fact books to serve external and internal audiences
Navigating the UMBC data warehouse and participating in data governance activities
Building reports, datasets and new tables to support IR reporting function
Maintaining existing reports, including locating and fixing errors in reports and making edits as needed
Other duties as assigned
Required Minimum Qualifications:
The position will require coding, mathematical and statistical skills used for the interpretation and graphic presentation of data. Candidates should have proficiency in SQL scripting and reporting tools such as Tableau and PowerBi (Tableau preferred)
Additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills and abilities required for full performance of the work may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
Education or experience with an emphasis on Computer Science, Information Technology or Social Sciences
Familiarity navigating large data sets/working in a data warehouse environment
Excellent attention to detail and accuracy to promote data quality
Skill in communicating effectively and professionally, both verbally and in writing
Excellent critical thinking, data manipulation and analytical skills
Ability to maintain confidentiality, handle sensitive data and a commitment to data security
Demonstrated ability to work independently and also collaboratively as a team member (or lead) on projects
Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks and competing priorities
Strong Excel skills, including the ability to use spreadsheets, graphing, tables, calculations and automation efficiently to process large quantities of data relevant to the institution; specific skills include Power Query, pivot tables and reporting, macros and conditional formatting
Committed to continuous learning and applying new skills as technology evolves
Demonstrated commitment to working in a diverse environment with a focus on equity and inclusion
If you require a reasonable accommodation for a disability for any part of the employment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 410-455-2337 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. UMBC emphasizes science, engineering, information technology, human services and public policy at the graduate level. UMBC contributes to the economic development of the State and the region through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community. UMBC is dedicated to cultural and ethnic diversity, social responsibility and lifelong learning.