Department: Office of Vice Pres/Vice Chancellor IANR-0775
Description of Work:
As a research analyst, you will design, develop, produce, and interpret reports to support the analytic needs of senior administrators. Such topics will include students (e.g., enrollment, retention, degrees conferred, demographics) and faculty/staff (e.g., salaries, demographics, retention and turnover). The work will involve accessing existing data sources, and/or extracting, merging, collecting other necessary data. Data will be analyzed and reports or dashboards developed using querying tools (e.g., SQL, MS Access), MS Excel and Tableau. Results will be communicated, both oral and written, in a manner that is clear and easy to understand by stakeholders at all levels of data competency. The successful candidate will have a blend of quantitative, visualization, and communication skills. This position reports to the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree plus 2 years of experience working with complex data sets, building and testing original survey instruments, analyzing data and interpreting results required. Must have evidence of highly developed quantitative skills. Experience with Tableau, Microsoft PowerBI or similar data visualization software necessary. Strong working knowledge of database software (e.g. SQL, Access), query/report building tools and MS Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) essential. Excellent analytical and written and verbal communication skills required.
Master's degree preferred. Experience with Tableau strongly preferred. Experience inhigher education with student and faculty data desired. Prefer knowledge of basic statistics and data science. Familiarity with statistical software (e.g. SPSS, SAS, R), statistical analysis and predictive modeling, BI tools, and database and data warehousing concepts and querying (SQL) helpful. Report building experience desirable. Strong desire to learn new skills and systems and a willingness to adapt to change preferred. Strong problem solving skills helpful.
Posted Salary: $51,161 minimum
Job Type: Full-Time
Internal Number: 71630
About University of Nebraska - Lincoln
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.