IT Business Intelligence / Data Analyst II

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Position Number013705Functional TitleIT Business Intelligence / Data Analyst IIPosition TypeStaffPosition EclassEP - EHRA 12 mo leave earningUniversity Information

UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a higher-research activity university as classified by the Carnegie Foundation. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC system institutions, UNCG is one of the most diverse universities in the state with nearly 20,000 students and over 2,700 faculty and staff members representing more than 90 nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 100 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNCG is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit

The mission of the Office of Institutional Research is to aggregate, analyze, and disseminate representative and timely information in support of institutional planning, policy, formulation, and decision-making for internal and external constituencies. The office conducts special projects and studies in support of institution-wide decision-making and collects university, school, and departmental data in support of unit level planning processes. IRE has substantial expertise in designing and conducting analytical, evaluation, and planning studies and receives numerous requests for such assistance from administrative offices, school and academic departments, and university committees. The office also has primary responsibility for meeting the University’s numerous reporting obligations to UNC General Administration and other external agencies.

Position Summary

This position serves as one of eleven professional staff members in IRE, with specific assignments provided by the Associate Vice Provost & Director of Institutional Research. This position will focus on campus-wide reporting of student data. ensuring that IRE is more responsive to the needs of departments, units, etc. on campus through data analysis and visualization. A primary responsibility for this position will be developing unit level visualizations for Insight Access. to ensure that data requests from clients external to the University are addressed.

Minimum Qualifications

Mid-career with Masters and one (1) – two (2) years experience;
Bachelors and two (2) – four (4) years experience;
The equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additional Required Certifications, Licensures, and CertificatesPreferred Qualifications
  • Five (5) or more years of progressively responsible experience in Institutional Research in higher education or similarly complex setting.
  • Experience with and knowledge of Banner and Student Data Mart preferred; with Insight a plus.
  • Expertise in analytical/statistical software applications;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple research and data administration projects simultaneously;
  • Evidence of content expertise in research design and statistical methodologies that include both qualitative and quantitative approaches;
  • Demonstrated success in presenting data and analyses accurately and clearly in both verbal and written formats; and a proven ability to work in partnership with staff in other offices through the institution.
Special Instructions to ApplicantsRecruitment Range$79,727 - $87,591Org #-DepartmentInstitutional Research - 10803Job Open Date07/08/2019For Best Consideration Date07/22/2019Job Close DateOpen Until FilledYesFTE1.000Type of AppointmentPermanentIf time-limited, please specify end date for appointment.Number of Months per Year12FLSAExemptKey Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities

Percentage Of Time40%Key Responsibility

(40%) As assigned by the Associate Vice Provost, create and collaborate on reporting of student data for campus-wide users.

Essential Tasks

Essential tasks: Partner with IT to expand and enhance unit level operational and ad-hoc reporting. Use analytical, statistical, and visualization software to create reports of student data obtained from Banner, NC Insight, SDM and other resources for campus client needs.

Key Responsibilities

Percentage Of Time35%Key Responsibility

(35%) As assigned by the Associate Vice Provost, conduct descriptive and inferential statistical analyses of data for unit and campus-wide clients.

Essential Tasks

Essential tasks: Use analytical and statistical software applications to conduct analyses on data obtained from Banner, NC Insight, SDM and other resources. Create reports on findings for department and campus-wide users.

Key Responsibilities

Percentage Of Time25%Key Responsibility

As requested by the Associate Vice Provost, develop unit level data visualizations for Insight Access.

Essential Tasks

Essential tasks: Use visualization software and knowledge to develop visualizations to post on Insight Access for use by internal and external clients.

ADA Checklist

ADA Checklist

R for Rare (0-30%), O for Occasional (30-60%), F for Frequent (60-90%), C for Constant (90-100%).

Physical EffortHand Movement-Repetitive Motions - O, Holding - O, Finger Dexterity - O, Reading - F, Writing - F, Vision-Preparing/Analyzing figures - F, Hearing - O, Talking - O, Standing - O, Sitting - F, Lifting-0-30 lbs. - OWork EnvironmentInside - CApplicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Reference Letter 1
  2. Reference Letter 2
  3. Reference Letter 3
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
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    • Piedmont Triad Area Newspaper
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
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    • UNC School System Job Board
    • Personal Networking
    • Facebook
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    • Other
  2. If you selected "Other", please provide the name of the resource here.

    (Open Ended Question)




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Posted: 7/8/2019
Application Due: 9/14/2019
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