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Business Intelligence Analyst

The University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS
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Position OverviewThe University of Kansas (KU) is a Research 1 institution, the flagship of the Kansas system, and a member of the Association of American Universities. It is located in Lawrence, a thriving and progressive community, which lies close to Kansas City.

The KU Office of Research (KUOR) administers externally sponsored research projects on the KU-Lawrence campus and oversees designated research centers, institutes, state surveys, and several smaller research centers and core research service laboratories. Within KUOR, the KU Center for Research, Inc. (KUCR) is responsible for the administration of proposed and active awards to support research and other sponsored activity on the KU-Lawrence campus.

The Business Intelligence Analyst position will report to the Research Data Analytics Manager within the KUOR, Research Administration group. The Business Intelligence Analyst will develop, support, and enhance an array of reports and analytic tools for multiple KUOR teams, and will also fulfill ad hoc data requests for KUOR and other campus units.

KU is especially interested in candidates who have professional experience working with a wide constituency and are conscious of diversity and equity perspectives. Women, minorities, and candidates who will contribute to the climate of diversity are especially encouraged to apply. Job Description50% - Reporting and Analytics Projects
  • Documents requirements and logic, designs, builds, tests, validates, implements and supports in production, and provides training materials for reports and analytic tools.
  • Uses expertise to identify ways to use data to solve problems.
  • Researches and works to resolve data quality issues.
  • Develops expertise in assigned business areas and technology applications.
  • Keeps stakeholders apprised of work status.
  • Maintains up to date work management documentation.
  • Effectively collaborates and works with other KUOR and campus units.
  • Provides work for multi-team projects.
35% - Ad Hoc Data and Analyses Requests
  • Appropriately utilizes multiple applications to fulfill ad hoc data and analyses requests for KUOR staff and other campus units.
15% - Other Duties as Assigned Position Requirements
  1. Authorization to work in the U.S. or the ability to obtain appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins.
Required Qualifications
  1. Bachelor's degree in a related field.
  2. Two or more years related experience.
Preferred Qualifications
  1. Master's degree.
  2. One or more years of SQL programming experience.
  3. One or more years of experience with Oracle Business Intelligence.
  4. One or more years of experience with Oracle Fusion Cloud Applications.
  5. One or more years of experience using data visualization applications such as Oracle Analytics Cloud, Tableau or Power BI.
  6. Experience with financial reporting and analysis.
  7. Experience with finance and accounting processes.
  8. Experience in university sponsored research administration operations.
  9. Experience working successfully in a culturally diverse setting with all levels of personnel.
Additional Candidate InstructionsIn addition to the online application, the following documents are required to be considered for this position:
  • A cover letter addressing how required and preferred qualifications are met
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Contact information for three professional references
Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Application review will begin November 29th and will remain open until position is filled with priority given to those who applied by review date. Contact Information to ApplicantsMichael Rohleder
[email protected] Advertised Salary RangeCommensurate with Experience Application Review Begins29-Nov-2021 Anticipated Start Date03-Jan-2022


Working at the University of Kansas 

Join the University of Kansas, and you’ll become part of a Jayhawk family that spans the globe. Wear your KU shirt in London, Istanbul, Buenos Aires, Nairobi or anywhere else, and you will likely hear a resounding “Rock Chalk!” from a stranger. Of course, the appropriate response is an enthusiastic “Jayhawk!” Because, after all, they’re not really strangers, they’re family.

The Jayhawk community is united by more than 150 years of tradition and by our commitment to pushing the boundaries of knowledge, transforming the academic experience, and creating solutions through innovative research. KU’s mission is to lift students and society by educating leaders, building healthy communities and making discoveries that change the world.  

The University of Kansas is the state’s flagship university and one of just 66 invited members of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU). We consistently earn high rankings for academics and recognition as a premier research university.

KU faculty and staff embrace our role as the state’s flagship university, AAU member and R1 institution that serves the state, nation and world. We celebrate the energy and compassion that infuse the Jayhawk spirit; and, we remain true to KU’s historic values: the elevating force of education, the transformative power of research and the healing power of service.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging 

The University of Kansas is committed to a learning and workplace environment that is representative of our nation and global society, accepts and values everyone, appreciates our common humanity and understands that our multiple differences are the cornerstone of academic preparation, professional excellence and distinction. KU must be a place where all people feel they belong and have access to resources and support that help them attain their educational and professional goals.

We recognize there are inequalities and privileges generated by historical and persistent intersecting differences by race, ethnicity, gender identities, gender expressions, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, age, abilities, religion, regional background, veteran status, citizenship status and nationality. And we hold ourselves accountable for policies, processes and programs that appreciate these and other differences and create more fair, safe and just learning, working and living environments for KU students, faculty and staff.


KU offers a broad array of undergraduate and graduate study programs, and we fulfill our mission through academic and research programs of international distinction, coupled with outstanding libraries, teaching museums and information technology. These resources enrich the academic experience for students from all 50 states and 112 countries, and provide enrichment resources for KU faculty and staff.


The university attains high levels of research productivity and recognizes that faculty are part of a network of scholars and academicians that shape a discipline as well as teach it. KU staff are integral to our research success, participating in and supporting discoveries that expand knowledge and improve lives.


The university and our employees serve society through research, teaching and the preservation and dissemination of knowledge. KU's academic programs, arts facilities and public programs provide cultural enrichment opportunities for the larger community. And, KU offers educational, research and service programs throughout the state. KU employees are encouraged to participate in and serve the campus and surrounding communities in a way that is meaningful to them.

International Dimension 

KU offers more than 100 programs of international study and cooperative research for KU students and faculty at sites around the world. The university offers teaching and research that draw upon and contribute to the most advanced developments throughout the United States and abroad. At the same time, KU's extensive international ties support economic development in Kansas.


The University of Kansas, our students and employees are committed to excellence. We foster a multicultural, inclusive environment in which the dignity and rights of individuals are respected. Intellectual diversity, integrity and disciplined inquiry in the search for knowledge are of paramount importance.

Our City and State 

KU sits atop Mt. Oread in the center of Lawrence, a town full of natural beauty and culture. In fact, Rolling Stone magazine named Lawrence one of the best college towns in the United States. Lawrence is home to more than 100,000 people, and has a charming, Midwestern friendliness that welcomes visitors and celebrates diversity. In addition to KU, Lawrence is home to Haskell Indian Nations University, the premiere tribal university in the United States.

Lawrence’s historic and thriving downtown features restaurants, nightlife and local shops offering unique finds that you won’t find anywhere else. The town has more than 50 parks, an encompassing mixed-use trail, and quick access to biking/hiking trails along the Kansas River and around Clinton Lake. A five-minute drive from Lawrence, Clinton Lake offers fishing, boating, beaches, camping and other outdoor activities.

Located just 40 minutes west of Kansas City, Lawrence offers the appeal of a mid-size, suburban town with quick access to the amenities of a large city, including an international airport. The Kansas City metro area is home to world-class museums and cultural activities, Jazz clubs and other nightlife venues, expansive shopping options, and exciting professional sports with the Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas City Royals and Sporting KC.

Kansas is in the center of the country, making it convenient and cost effective to fly or drive to destinations throughout the United States. Far from flat, the Flint Hills, just 90 minutes from Lawrence, offer panoramic vistas that showcase the breathtaking beauty of America.

Making KU Your Home 

Something about Lawrence is magnetic. Long-time residents are never surprised when a KU student or employee from out of state decides to make Lawrence their permanent home. And, even those who do leave often find themselves returning to “the nest” at some point in the future. In fact, Lawrence has been named by several publications as one of the best places to retire.

At the University of Kansas, you’ll join a global Jayhawk family and find a place to call home.

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