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Business Intelligence Professional IV

Company: University of Arizona
Location: Tucson
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Business Intelligence Professional IV

Posting Number

Univ Analytics and Inst Rsch

Department Website Link

Main Campus

Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights
University Analytics & Institutional Research (UAIR) is looking to hire passionate and experienced individuals who want to apply their analytical skills and learned knowledge to support the educational and research missions of the University of Arizona and the aspirations of its students, faculty, and staff. As a Business Intelligence Developer, Senior within UAIR, you will support or lead a wide variety of projects, including but not limited to supporting nightly ETL batch loads, data integrations, building and maintaining data models, and development of resources within the Universities OLAP reporting tools supporting the university's enterprise scale business intelligence platform (UAccess Analytics), data quality validation, and ad hoc analytical and research requests as needed.
Continuous learning environment and professional development opportunities. Access to 17,000 LinkedIn Learning courses library.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocations services, please click here.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides analytical expertise in the planning, development, and assessment of University objectives, and long-range and strategic plans.
  • Identify business intelligence, reporting and data analysis needs at the University with the objective of turning data into critical information and knowledge which can be utilized to make sound decisions which support University operations. Maintains the Data Warehouse and the associated business intelligence environments.
  • Performs analysis using various techniques, e.g. statistical analysis, explanatory and predictive modeling, etc. to identify patterns in data.
  • Makes critical observations and provides data interpretation.
  • Develops reports to recommend strategies and plans.
  • Serve as a key member of the University Analytics and Institutional Research (UAIR) team.
  • Build, maintain, and optimize logical data models, data marts, and other ad-hoc data structures to support university reporting.
  • In partnership with our internal Data Engineering team, build, maintain, and optimize nightly ETL batch jobs for migrating information from various transactional systems into our Enterprise Data Warehouse.
  • Build, maintain, and optimize database objects such as tables, views, indexes, etc.
  • Assist with query tuning and optimization.
  • Collect, validate, analyze, and report university data as directed.
  • Engage in large-scale reporting projects by developing, defining, and executing project plans, schedules, tasks, issues, and deliverables.
  • Design and implement innovative approaches (automation, visualization) to disseminate information to university constituents, such as trending, year-over-year, rankings analyses and predictive forecasting of outcomes.
  • Collect, validate, and analyze university data, external higher education data, as directed to ensure the university meets all state and federal reporting and benchmarking requirements.
  • Collaborate with other team members, including UAIR Management and external partners to discuss business needs, propose enhancements, and manage workload and implementation of projects and requests, and enhance user experience.
  • Document and build out subject matter expertise on external data brought into our warehouse for internal reporting, analysis, and consumption.
  • Engage in data quality management of institutional data in the warehouse environment.
  • Lead process development efforts to solve complex problems.
  • Validate the accuracy ofinternal and external reports and analyses. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Strong interest and aptitude in data evaluation and quality control.
    • Project management skills, with the ability to adeptly communicate project needs, limitations, timelines and realistic project expectations time management and prioritization.
    • Ability to perform statistical analysis; determine appropriate statistics for data types including frequencies, chi-square, correlation, multiple regression and others.
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as function as a team member.
    • Excellent time management and prioritization skills; ability to manage multiple projects and priorities and meet negotiated timelines.
    • Ability to present complex data in a succinct, meaningful way to a variety of audiences.
    • Excellent critical thinking, analytical, logical problem solving, organizational, and presentation skills.
    • Demonstrated capability with respect to data modeling (mapping out data connecting points and planning for appropriate query execution).
    • Ability to take business requirements to create specifications and designs. Minimum Qualifications
      • Bachelors' degree in related discipline or equivalent experience.
      • Minimum of 8 years of relevant work experience is required.
      • Experience in using SQL and OLAP systems.
      • Experience working with Business Intelligence Tools (Oracle Business Intelligence, Tableau, Power BI, etc.).
      • Experience with data warehouse (conception, design, implementation, and support). Preferred Qualifications
        • Experience with Business Intelligence (conception, design, implementation, and support).
        • Experience in implementing and maintaining data snapshots.
        • Experience with repository development and/or reporting within an Oracle Business Intelligence, Enterprise Edition (OBIEE), Oracle Analytics Server (OAS), or Oracle Business Intelligence Cloud Services (BICS).
        • Demonstrated experience delivering data models of complex data sets that are accurate and responsive.
        • Experience working with data and/or mandatory reporting in a higher education environment.
        • Experience with university processes and multiple administrative system (Peoplesoft Human Capital Management & Campus Solutions, Kuali Financials & Coeus).
        • Experience with R, Python, or other statistical software.
        • Experience in developing queries (SQL) and reports/ dashboards from relational databases.
        • Advanced experience in SQL tuning and optimization.
        • Experience with predictive modeling, machine learning and/or advanced analytical techniques.
        • Experience with ETL/ELT processes using tools like IBM Datastage or similar.


          Full Time/Part Time
          Full Time

          Number of Hours Worked per Week

          Job FTE

          Work Calendar

          Job Category
          Planning and Analysis

          Benefits Eligible
          Yes - Full Benefits

          Rate of Pay
          $69,796 + DOE

          Compensation Type
          salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)


          Career Stream and Level

          Job Family
          Data Analysis

          Job Function
          Planning & Analysis

          Type of criminal background check required:
          Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to title or department)

          Number of Vacancies

          Target Hire Date

          Expected End Date

          Contact Information for Candidates

          Open Date

          Open Until Filled

          Documents Needed to Apply
          Resume and Cover Letter

          Special Instructions to Applicant

          Diversity Statement
          At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As a Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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