To support University Analytics and decision making through data analysis, interpretation, reporting, and development of recommendations for institutional action.
Extracts, analyzes, interprets, validates, and tests various University data using SQL, SAS, Excel or other statistical analysis, query language. Prepares, presents, and distributes detailed data analysis and Ad Hoc reports in various formats like charts, glossaries, SAS dashboards. Organizes and presents clearly and effectively research-based information, analysis, results, and interpretations. Evaluates and responds to data requests originating from within and outside the institution; works with requestors to clarify their needs and optimizes the use of research results. Collaborates internally with the data owners to improve accuracy of data entered and stored in the centralized database. Communicates data issues. Works on creating, modifying, validating and publishing reports. Grants access to reports/dashboards.
Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, statistics, or related discipline. Two (2+) years professional experience in data analysis and reporting, or related field or the equivalent experience. 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. Strong SAS skills, SQL skills, 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.
Knowledge of PeopleSoft Campus Solutions a plus. Experience in higher education is a plus. Previous experience with utilizing analytical tools such as SAS Data Integration Studio, SAS Enterprise Guide, SAS Visual Analytics, SAS Programming.
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: 10664
About University of Texas at Arlington
With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.