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Department: Office of Institutional Research
Salary/Rate: $56,400@ 1.0 FTE
Under the direction of the Director of Institutional Research, the Reporting & Data Analyst fulfills requests for both routine and ad-hoc data requests submitted to the Office of Institutional Research. A working knowledge of university business operations, business intelligence systems, statistical packages, report writing software, and relational databases is required. Analytical skills will be necessary in support of current and new initiatives in which the IR office is involved such as, but not limited to, accreditation, assessment, data warehouses, planning, student success and retention, survey results/submissions (both internal and external), and other special projects.
The position provides support for the analysis and design of a wide range of data affecting university student enrollment. Strong written and oral communication skills are essential in conveying technical and statistical information to non-technical user groups and upper level management. Also essential is the designing and writing of reports that have clear and concise data visualizations, written narratives with executive summaries, significant findings, and recommendations for further work and/or analysis that might be necessary based on those findings.
The position includes the need of confidential information that is protected under the federal FERPA and occasionally HIPAA guidelines.
Minimum Classification Qualifications:
A bachelor degree is required in the area of computer science, computer science/mathematics, management information systems, or an equivalent or similar area of study.
Must be proficient in computer software applications with knowledge of and extensive use in report writing software, the Microsoft Office Suite, familiarity with information system software, database systems, and project management software.
Experience specifically with IBM's Cognos business intelligence report writing software and other analysis tools. Experience with Ellucian Banner products (e.g. Admissions, Student, Finance, & HR). Experience with SQL and/or other database programming languages. Experience with general programming and analysis tools such as
Internal Number: 8910
About Southern Oregon University
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