Data Analyst

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Posting DetailsPosting Number: 0601182 Position Category: Data Analyst Job Title: Data Analyst Position Code: 00648 Position Type: Staff Department: Institutional Research and Effectiveness Nature of Work: Job Posting was updated 12-4-20

The data analyst supports the division's goals by compiling data reports in support of accreditation, assessment, and institutional research. Completes assigned projects with accuracy adhering to project deadlines. Provides reliable, relevant, and accurate data and information to facilitate planning, budgeting, program evaluation, and development of policy decisions. Learns IE report terminology and codes. Learns common IR terminology and definitions. Administers surveys to students and employees. Training and Experience: Degree requirements changed as of 12-9-20

Bachelors degree or the equivalent combination and experience will be considered in lieu of the Bachelor's degree

Strong technical skills in database and spreadsheet development for data extraction, manipulation and reporting. Understanding of relational databases and the use of data warehousing techniques. Experience with dashboards, Tableau, and database query languages and tools, especially SQL is preferred. Demonstrated strong attention to details and ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment and with other offices across the University. Demonstrated ability to work autonomously on projects and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

Excellent written and oral communication skills. Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel. Testing Requirements:Illustrative Examples of Work: Interacts with other departments on campus to obtain institutional data relevant to the functions and requirements of the Division of Institutional Effectiveness.

Ability to extract data from database using various computer applications.

Ability to analyze data and identify inconsistencies.

Creates, updates, and maintains, procedures and queries for retrieval of information.

Collecting, validating data and submit to federal government and state agencies.

Support accreditation and assessment processes.

Under consultative or self-initiated direction, assess, collect, extract, analyze, interpret, and review relevant and accurate data/information from existing sources; devise methods to identify data trends using a variety of qualitative and quantitative techniques; and summarize findings in charts, graphs, tables, reports, dashboards, etc.

Merge or join data in Excel, Access, or Tableau; run new queries; and organize/format datasets as required for analyses and reports.

Serve as a resource for and respond to ad-hoc requests for statistics and surveys.

Assist with developing and maintaining standard operating procedures for data collection and reporting processes to ensure data integrity and efficiency.

Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and relationship-building skills required to provide information to state agencies, federal agencies, staff, and campus personnel and the ability to work collaboratively and diplomatically with diverse faculty, staff, and administrators in an environment that values shared governance.

Performs other duties as required. Posting Date: 09-03-2020 Closing Date:
(Screening of applications will begin at date shown and will continue until the position is filled.) Open Until Filled FTE: 1.0 Special Instructions to Applicants:Funding Source: Title III Number of Openings: 1 If Other, please denote the Name of a Grant:Fringe Benefits:Salary: Salary commensurate with salary and experience Physical DemandsFacts About the Institution: Albany State University is a fully accredited senior unit of the University System of Georgia. Employees receive benefits provided by the University System of Georgia, including, but not limited to, medical and major medical insurance, group life insurance, participation in the Georgia Teachers' Retirement System, Optional Retirement Plan (Faculty and exempt employees only), Social Security and Tuition Assistance Program after six months of employment.

EEO/AA/Non-Discrimination Statement:

Albany State University is an equal employment, equal access, equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution which adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws banning discrimination in public institutions of higher education.

The University is committed to insuring equal opportunity to all students, employees, and applicants for employment or admission without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, physical or mental disabilities, or sexual orientation. It is the policy of Albany State University to comply with all federal laws, including the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 (Title II), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Executive Order (E.O.) 11246, and all subsequent amendments and implementing regulations which prohibit discrimination as above described. In accordance with the requirements above, Albany State University affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability or national origin in its employment and/or educational programs and activities. Albany State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution.

The University shall take action, to the extent allowed under state and federal law, to ensure fulfillment of this policy. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy, or to file a complaint regarding violation of this policy, please contact the Albany State University Office of Human Resources, 2400 Gillionville Road, Suite K-111, Albany, Georgia 31707, Director of Human Resources at 229-500-2026. Students requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Student Disability Services Center, New Student Center, 2nd Floor, Green Zone (Room 2-140), Dr. Stephanie Harris-Jolly, Director of Counseling and Student Disability Services, 229-500-3442. Disability Statement: Applicants who have a disability and who need special services or facilities to apply or to interview should contact Human Resources at 229.500-2026. EEO/AA employer. Optional Applicant Documents: Curriculum Vitae Required Applicant Documents: Resume
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Posted: 10/8/2020
Application Due: 7/8/2021
Work Type: Full Time