Responsible for preparing and analyzing data for the higher education rankings including U.S. News rankings, Times Higher Education rankings and other university/college/discipline rankings. Builds predictive analyses and helps colleges with understand ranking methodology, improving rankings, and developing marketing strategies. Completes reports and summaries for management and users including data requests, data sets for State and Federal agencies, data sets and analyses for University administration and committees, project status reports, problem reports, and progress summaries. Supports department and campus executive leadership with data analysis, often in matters of high sensitivity and urgency.
Complex and multifaceted analysis and validation of data. Analyze, review, document and develop complex data structures to meet reporting needs for the rankings, as well as for higher education State and Federal agencies. Acquire, load, and merge data from various campus sources to produce required ranking reports. Be available to run processes during key data acquisition dates, make modifications to scripts and document scripts as data profile and requirements change. Work with end users or agencies to make sure that the systems developed meet the requirements of the processes. Meet with data owners to make sure reports generated by processes accurately reflect source data. Also work with data owners to find solutions to data quality issues and to monitor progress of changes. Assists Analytics Analysts I & II in data modeling and BI development. Performs other duties assigned.
Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Analytics, Data Science, Statistics or related discipline and 2-4 years in SAS and/or SQL programming. Minimum 3-5 years of applicable professional experience including some experience in surveys and rankings. 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. Ability to work independently and deliver high quality data reports to executive leadership. Ability to manage projects from the beginning to the end with minimal supervision. Strong 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 Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Analytics, Data Science, Statistics or related discipline. Experience and/or certification in SAS, SAS Visual Analytics, Data Management Studio, SAS Enterprise Guide and Enterprise Miner. Experience in preparing and analyzing data for rankings including U.S. News rankings, Times Higher Education rankings and other university/college/discipline rankings. Experience in submitting reports to higher education State and Federal agencies, publishers and other higher education entities. Proven experience to independently produce and deliver data reports to executive leadership.
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.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: No
Internal Number: 9244
About University of Texas at Arlington
The University of Texas at Arlington sets the standard for educational excellence in the thriving Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area and is one of the nation’s fastest-growing public research universities. With an enrollment of 38,000 on-campus students and an additional 15,000 online degree-seeking students, UTA is the second-largest institution in The University of Texas System. The University offers more than 180 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees through 10 colleges and schools and is rising in stature through its commitment to transforming the lives of students, pushing the boundaries of knowledge, and serving a growing and diverse community. UTA has developed a strategic plan, “Bold Solutions, Global Impact” (http://www.uta.edu/strategicplan). Taking advantage of our unique location at the center of the fastest growing urban region in the U.S. and adjacency to the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, our vision is to be ‘The Model 21st Century Urban Research University’. To support this vision, our strategic plan focuses on four over-arching themes across the University: Health and the Human Condition, Sustainable Urban Communities, Global Environmental Impact, ...Data Driven Discovery and Knowledge Management. The College of Engineering is playing a critical role in the advancement of each of these themes. Our highly ranked academic programs attract the best and brightest scholars from around the world, and our faculty and students consistently receive national and international recognition for their accomplishments. U.S. News & World Report ranks UT Arlington fifth among national universities for undergraduate diversity, we are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution, and the Military Times recently named UTA as the best 4-year College for veterans in the state of Texas. The Chronicle of Higher Education ranks UT Arlington among the 20 fastest-growing public research universities in the United States over the last 10 years. With a population of 7 million, the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex is the fourth-largest urban area in the United States. It covers an area larger than the states of Rhode Island and Connecticut combined. The Metroplex is the economic and cultural hub of North Texas and has the 10th-largest gross metropolitan product in the world. Not only is it an exciting place to live and work, the Metroplex offers UT Arlington a host of unparalleled scholarly, research, and economic activity. UTA has been a catalyst for redevelopment and revitalization in the central business district of Arlington, establishing a true college town environment in downtown Arlington. UTA’s 20-acre, mixed-use College Park District provides new special events and student living space, restaurants, and parking as part of its broad-based initiative to generate and support economic activity at the city’s urban center. In addition, the University is expanding its footprint in both Fort Worth and Dallas and has plans to increase its global presence building on active partnerships led by the College of Business and the College of Nursing and Health Innovation in Central and South America, South East Asia and the Middle East. For more information on University of Texas at Arlington, visit: www.uta.edu