Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Information Technology, Computer and Information Science, Data Science
Department: Information Services
Classification: Analyst Programmer 2
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $57,108.00 - $105,984.00 per year
Review of Applications Begins
March 31, 2023; position open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
To be considered for this position, submit a complete application that includes an online application, resume, and cover letter addressing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications.
All applications must be submitted here, careers.uoregon. edu/en-us/job/531459/data-analyst
Information Services (IS) is the central information technology unit at the University of Oregon and provides wide-ranging services to campus. Information Services consists of four major functional areas: Customer Experience, which serves as the key contact point for interactions with campus clients and customers; Applications & Middleware, which manages and supports applications, integration services, identity management and data management; Information Security, which helps protect virtual or physical information; and Technology Infrastructure, which provides administration and support for the software, hardware, and services needed to support the campus IT environment. Information Services also includes the Advanced Network Technology Center. IS works closely with the Network for Education and Research in Oregon.
Established in 1876, the University of Oregon offers a breadth and depth of curricula with more than 270 academic programs and provides the opportunity to work at a respected research university with a strong holistic, liberal arts foundation. The UO also has a history of political and social involvement that embraces diverse beliefs, cultures, and values, and it is committed to environmental responsibility.
The University is also proud of the newly-announced Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact, an initiative specifically designed to fast-track scientific discoveries and the process of turning those discoveries into innovations that improve the quality of life for people in Oregon, the nation, and beyond. Information Services collaborates with Research and Innovation and our schools and colleges to support the research, teaching, and learning mission of the University.
Eugene is the home of the University of Oregon. Located in the lush Willamette Valley, Eugene is well-known for outdoor pursuits like running, cycling, rafting, and fishing, as well as arts, music, crafts, brewing, wine-making, and community-supported agriculture. With branches in Portland and on the Oregon coast, the UO is deeply connected to Oregon's natural and cultural treasures.
Reporting to the Business Intelligence Manager, the Data Analyst will design, implement, deploy and support enterprise-level business intelligence and analytics services in conjunction with other members of the team. The demands for trusted institutional data are exponentially rising as complex data analytics inform institutional decisions and planning. This position provides complex data analysis, data pipelines, report development and maintenance, dashboard development, and training for enterprise-level Integrated Data and Reporting (IDR) services. The incumbent will utilize an understanding of Business Intelligence concepts and supporting technologies. They will engage in data analysis, report development, and/or dashboarding tools (e.g. Cognos, Power BI, Tableau, Crystal Reports, Google Data Studio, Business Objects, etc.)
This position functions within a team to initiate, promote and coordinate activities to foster growth within the university analytics community. The Data Analyst works closely with academic and administrative units to analyze needs related to data and reporting and develops appropriate solutions. This position also responds to and resolves end-user requests/issues, participates in end-user support and training activities, and acts in the role of an analyst to define and meet university analytics needs.
The Data Analyst will engage in software development activities like source code control, issue tracking, and quality assurance.
This position may provide essential services during times of emergencies and inclement weather. This position may be required to fulfill essential services and functions during these times. Candidates who promote and enhance diversity are strongly desired.
This classification requires a basic foundation of knowledge and skills in systems analysis and related programming support functions generally obtained by a bachelor's degree in computer science or an equivalent amount of training and applied experience.
• Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds
• Demonstrated advanced problem-solving skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to explain technical concepts to audiences with a wide range of technical skills
• Ability to adapt within a rapidly changing technical environment
• Ability to work independently as well as in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
• Keen attention to detail in analysis and validation and strong organizational skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to explain technical concepts to audiences with a wide range of technical skills.
• Experience with IBM Cognos or MS Power BI
• Experience developing in cloud data services (Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS, Google Cloud, etc.)
• Experience with higher education ERP solutions; such as, Banner, PeopleSoft, etc.
• Experience with direct query languages and tools such as SQL
• Experience analyzing and reporting on Financial, HR or Student Information System data
• Experience with ITIL or ITSM
FLSA Exempt: Yes
Reference : Data Analyst jobs