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Department: 022201 - Institutional Research and Planning
Location: Raleigh, NC
Essential Job Duties:
The IT Analyst/Programmer I supports ISA reporting and analytics requirements by understanding the content, format, and data definitions of University datasets – students, employee, survey, and others – and applying that knowledge to the data request. The Analyst/Programmer identifies, collects, analyzes, and reports student, employee, and survey data in support of external reporting requirements and internal planning, analysis and decision-making.
The Analyst/Programmer provides analysis and interpretation of the data; promotes accuracy, integrity and consistency of data and data products; and effectively reports and communicates the findings to a variety of constituents. The ideal candidate will have experience in the phases of enterprise data life-cycles in higher education, including data acquisition, cleaning and processing, documentation, data validation and analysis, and visualization.
Specific duties of the position include:
Create and maintain large, complex datasets, including writing, testing, and implementing programs to merge files, restructure and recode variables, assign labels and values, check and fix errors, and create codebooks and other documentation
Create user-friendly data tables, visualizations, and narrative summaries that accurately and efficiently report student, employee, survey, and other data
Develop, streamline, error-proof, and automate processes for managing data and producing reports
Analyze and document information needs, recommend reporting solutions, and build dashboards and reports to support effective data distribution and executive decision making at the University
In consultation with ISA staff, create documentation for official ISA datasets, including survey data, and visualization processes
Assist with data validation and data quality reviews of existing dashboards and institutional datasets
Collaborate with ISA staff on responses to requests for information from University administrators/staff/students, external agencies, and private citizens. Assist ISA staff with production and delivery of reports using existing data analytics platforms and datasets.
Compose, review, and finalize original comprehensive and complex documents, reports, and visualizations utilizing tools such as Excel, SAS, SAS VA, and Tableau
Other duties as assigned.
Master's degree; or Bachelor's degree with zero – two years' of relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and relevant experience. - For management‐level roles, also include with the above requirements 1‐2 years of supervisory experience.
Experience with programming languages (such as SAS, SQL), including macro language and ODS, or similar software
Experience with data visualizations (such as SAS VA, Tableau or similar software)
Demonstrated ability to analyze data and translate it into usable information
Ability to work with complex data
Ability to ensure data integrity
Strong communication skills and ability to understand the needs of the upper administration and the campus at large
Ability to meet deadlines and manage competing priorities in a face-paced environment
Ability to create and update documentation
Ability to follow security procedures and work with secure/confidential data
Self-motivated, with high standards for rigorous and detailed work
Ability to work in a team environment
Ability to work collaboratively with others
Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Data Analytics, Statistics, or similar
One year of experience in performing data mining, reporting, and analysis
9 credit hours in programming/statistics
Experience in higher education and in collection and use of data to support decision making
Experience with HTML/HTML5
Experience with WordPress
Coursework or direct experience related to all phases of survey research, in particular analyzing survey data and preparing tables and visualizations to display results
Required license or certification:
Position Number: 00102761
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