Enterprise Data Specialist/UKHC

Job description

UK Healthcare Information Technology Services has posted the Enterprise Data Specialist role. This Role is a critical role in the transformational change at UK Healthcare to enable analytics and business intelligence to function as core infrastructure in support of the strategy: data as a strategic asset. The Enterprise Data Specialist participates as a resource in the analytics structure and data warehousing functions of the University of Kentucky Healthcare. This role serves as the subject matter expert in data analysis, data modeling, data exploration and data visualization and in the sources, business rules and availability of data for analysis. The role keeps abreast of the rapidly changing industry requirements and facilitates the maturation of UK Healthcare in the use of data for strategic initiatives within the Cardiovascular Service Line. The Data Specialist is responsible for maintenance and enhancement of analytical data products, and will provide analytical application guidance and data analysis to business analysts and end users.

Job Title
Enterprise Data Specialist/UKHC

Requisition Number

Working Title
Enterprise Data Specialist

Department Name
H3997:EVPHA Information Technology

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

5 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

The physical requirements of this position include: Occasional lifting, pushing, and/or
pulling objects up to 50lbs; occasional standing or walking with objects 10-25lbs;
intermittently sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time with intermittent repetitive motions (such as typing); occasional exposure to loud noises;
and occasional job related travel (


Primarily Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM with occasional evenings and weekends per departmental needs.


Qualified candidates must have demonstrated experience in decision support, data analysis methodologies such as statistical analysis and/or data modeling and data exploration and visualization. This individual must have knowledge of project management methodologies and practices as well as strong leadership and financial management skills. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of Analytics, Business Intelligence and Reporting tools such as Tableau, Qlik, SSRS, etc. as well as an understanding of analysis of structured and unstructured data and of relational databases such as Microsoft SQL. Must be a customer focused and possess strong facilitation, presentation, conflict management, and problem solving and communications skills.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Master's preferred IT, Data, Math, Finance, HealthCare, Business or related field.

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please describe a time when you were responsible for developing a data analytics solution to a business problem. Describe your role and the outcome of the project.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Please describe what you have found to be the greatest challenge when developing data analytics solutions. What did you do to overcome the challenge in a solution you developed?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • InsightIntoDiversity.com
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • HospitalCareers.com
    • Indeed.com
    • LinkedIn.com
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter





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Posted: 11/2/2018
Application Due: 11/16/2018
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