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Analyst, University Analytics and Institutional Research (Multiple Positions)

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Position Information

Title Analyst, University Analytics and Institutional Research (Multiple Positions)
Department Univ Analytics and Inst Rsch (9940)
Location Main Campus
Position Summary

In 2014, Institutional Research and Business Intelligence at the University of Arizona merged into a single operational unit, University Analytics and Institutional Research (UAIR), in order to better serve the data needs of this campus with its strong culture for data informed decision making. Today, UAIR is working to move beyond transactional, operational, and mandatory reporting to increasingly provide sophisticated analytics, modeling, interactive dashboards, and visualizations that empower campus decision makers, inform policy and practice, and tell the UA story.

The University Analytics and Institutional Research (UAIR) team, within The University of Arizona, is accepting applications for the position of UAIR Analyst. As a member of this group, you have the opportunity to impact Student Success and help advance a Research 1 University in our effort to improve our effectiveness in obtaining, monitoring, and executing sponsored research. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to work directly with both The University of Arizona campus in Tucson as well as the Phoenix Biomedical Campus.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities
  • Serve as a key member of the University Analytics and Institutional Research (UAIR) team.
  • Visualize administrative data to enable effective decision making with on the fly data analysis capabilities.
  • Support the University goal of establishing a comprehensive data support infrastructure by being a knowledge analyst in financial, student, and HR data.
  • Provide management/strategic reporting for institutional initiatives such as RCM, Never Settle, ABOR Metrics, etc.
  • Operational reporting on Financial, Student, and HR data.
  • Data quality management of institutional data in the warehouse environment.
  • Enable UAIR to be a strategic partner of the university community.
  • Provide technical direction and guidance in requirements gathering, tenets of dimensional modeling, business intelligence best practices, ETL concepts, Oracle Business Intelligence (OBIEE) architecture and repository management, SQL, relational database theory, and query performance considerations.
  • Assist Business Intelligence users including department staff, administrators, faculty and appointed personnel.
  • Serve on committees and project teams as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelors’ degree in related discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Two or more years of relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated experience working with complex data in a relational database environment.
  • Strong interest and aptitude in data analysis.
  • Success in building and maintaining customer relationships at multiple levels.
  • Strong service orientation towards users.
  • Ability to work successfully in a team environment.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrated experience delivering data models of complex data sets that are accurate and responsive.
  • Experience with Business Intelligence (conception, design, implementation, and support).
  • Experience with Data warehouse (conception, design, implementation, and support).
  • Experience working with Financial, Student, and HR data in a higher education environment.
  • Experience working with Research-related financial data at a Research 1 institution.
  • Knowledge of university processes and multiple administrative system (Peoplesoft Human Capital Management & Campus Solutions, Kuali Financials & Coeus)
FLSA Exempt
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Job Category Computer, Engineering and Technical
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
Posted Rate of Pay DOE
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number A22293
Number of Vacancies Multiple
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Emily Ivison

Open Date 12/21/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Review Begins On 01/02/2018
Special Instructions to Applicant
Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  2. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree in a related field AND two or more years' of relevant experience, OR any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents