BI Analyst Intermediate

University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, MI

Job posting number: #7220508

Posted: February 23, 2024

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Institutional Research and Effectiveness Business Intelligence Analyst Intermediate supports campus-wide efforts to create, maintain, and improve a data-driven environment by providing accurate and relevant business intelligence with the sole purpose to inform and support student success and their corresponding initiatives. The IR Analyst will work with Deans, Department Chairs, and faculty to create reports that inform and support student success initiatives. They will collaborate with requestors to assure integrity, transparency, and availability of data. The Analyst creates and maintains reports using the WebFOCUS and/or Business Objects enterprise business intelligence tools.

Provide and present data, research, and information to inform and support student learning interventions and initiatives, to include:
Identify and measure student milestones and track progress at each
Course taking patterns that lead to success
Studies on various student populations (undergraduate, graduate, at-risk, etc.)
Studies on the effectiveness of various modalities as they relate to student success
Assist in the evaluation of student success initiatives
Success in courses and programs
Retention and completion of programs
Collaborate with campus stakeholders on requests for data/information for accreditation, enrollment, other requests as they relate to specific programs and their intended outcomes.
Work closely with customers to gain an understanding of business processes and rules to facilitate accurate and manageable reporting.
Adhere to official definitions and Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness standards in report development.
Maintain and document all new and existing report specifications.
Maintain data confidentiality and observe all FERPA regulations.
Present information in a clear, concise, and understandable format.
Create and maintain reports, charts, HTML objects and business intelligence portals using WebFOCUS and/or Business Objects.
Interpret data results using a variety of analytical techniques ranging from simple data aggregation to more complex data mining
Responsible for improving data and process flows.
Required Qualifications*
Bachelor?s degree in business analytics, data science, mathematics, statistics, computer science, or related field with experience in system/application development or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience working in a higher education environment and an Institutional Research or other research setting
Experience working with large relational database management systems.
Experience with Excel, Access, and SPSS (or other similar analysis and reporting software).
Extensive experience with SQL, WebFOCUS, and/or Business Objects
Ability to learn and apply new and emerging technologies.
Ability to interact effectively and professionally with faculty, staff, and students.
Ability to work well with other technical staff.
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
High degree of self-motivation, independent and critical thinking, accuracy, and attention to detail.
Desired Qualifications*
Master's degree preferred.
Experience with data visualization tools (Tableau, Power BI).
Extensive experience working in an Ellucian environment (preferably Banner).
Experience with PowerPoint.

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Job posting number:#7220508
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
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