The Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness invites applications for a Business Intelligence Analyst/Developer (Computer Program/Analyst 2), UCP 8. Founded in 1881, the University of Connecticut serves as the flagship for public higher education and the primary doctoral degree granting public institution in the state and includes a main campus in Storrs, CT, five regional campuses throughout the State, a Law School, and Medical and Dental Schools at its Health Center. The University, a Land Grant and Sea Grant college and Space Grant consortium institution, is consistently ranked the number one public university in New England and among the top 20 publics in the nation. The University has approximately 10,000 faculty and staff and 32,000 students, including over 23,600 undergraduates and 8,400 graduate/professional students. More information regarding the University of Connecticut and the Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness (OIRE) can be found at: http://oire.uconn.edu.
Under the general guidance of the Assistant Director, applies a high degree of expertise and specialized knowledge of business intelligence tools and techniques to access and display academic and administrative data to meet various end user needs. Specifically, the successful candidate will develop BI applications to support end user needs in the newly reorganized Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness (OIRE); confer with department representatives and OIRE staff to resolve questions of data intent, output requirements, and input data acquisition; identify appropriate BI tools and analytical applications for developing university dashboards and Key Performance Indicators; design and develop user friendly web interface to access institutional research and effectiveness data and information; develop operational reports to display trend and forecasting data on enrollment, retention and graduation, student success and faculty productivity; identify and integrate data from external sources such as IPEDS, NSF, ASEE and others to develop indicators displaying university’s competitive positioning among peer institutions; and perform related duties as required.
The ideal candidate must have a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Management Information Sciences, or Engineering strongly preferred; Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Management Information Sciences, or Engineering with two to five years of experience in business intelligence application development will be considered. Evidence of ability to independently analyze and translate raw data into usable reports for end users; demonstrated ability in analytical reasoning and logical problem solving; working knowledge of front end tools such as Cognos, Hyperion, or Tableau for easy access to institutional data; ability to translate business needs into technical requirements; and strong written and verbal skills to communicate with various technical and non-technical audiences. Programming experience in SAS. Experience using SAS Enterprise Guide. Knowledge of Data Mining techniques. Experience using SAS Enterprise Miner. SAS certification for Base Programmer, Advanced Programmer, and Statistical Business Analyst.
Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or Engineering; SQL programming experience and understanding of data warehouse DBMS technologies; familiarity with statistical concepts and software packages; and the ability to extract and merge data from multiple sources.
This is a full-time position based in Storrs, CT. Salary will be commensurate with background and experience and includes a full benefits package.
Interested applications should upload a cover letter, resume, and names and contact information of three professional references. Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search #2018037)
This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on September 10, 2017.
The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.
The University of Connecticut is one of the nation's leading public research universities. UConn's main campus in Storrs is admitting the highest-achieving freshmen in University history. Student diversity continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice.