Reporting to the Associate Provost – Institutional Research, Data Analysis and Planning, the analytical and organized individual in this role will also work closely with the Director of Academic Financial Planning and Analysis and the Business Intelligence Research Associate. This position is responsible for creating, maintaining, and running reports from the Workday ERP for human resource (especially faculty) and financial data needed for academic planning, budgeting, reporting and analysis in the Provost's Office. Essential responsibilities for this position include the following: produce and review integrity reports, perform and/or facilitate business analysis on the impact bi-annual upgrades to Workday will have to essential provost office reporting, develop and enhance operational reports, and maintain reporting and integration with IR databases. Additionally, the individual will actively participate in Institutional Research, Data Analysis and Planning team activities and project planning, to assist with process and system improvements to identify enhancements within IR and the PO. The individual in this position must be eager to thrive as a member of a team where assignments are broad in nature, enthusiasm for learning is expected, and daily opportunities will require independent initiative, critical analysis, and creative approaches
Responsibilities: -Proactively work with IR and PO colleagues to design, develop, maintain, and deliver a variety of complex Workday reports and analyses with the appropriate tool (SQL, SPSS, R, Excel, Tableau) and share in the appropriate environment (Workday, Oracle, SQLServer, Excel, PDF, Tableau, Google sheet, etc.) to improve effectiveness and access to data to inform decisions -Provide access to information to meet business needs in a timely manner with accurate data, including the reporting needed for Federal, State, and accreditation compliance, and college ranking and guidebook submissions -Evaluate existing data sources and calculated fields, ensuring consistency and accuracy -Investigate data quality issues and communicate your findings and recommendations to system and process owners in HR, Payroll, Finance, and the Workday Solutions Group -Understand new functionality and features within Workday and the implications on data currently or potentially used by the PO -Be a resources for the PO, Academic Units, and others at the University to advise about data availability, and the best data, analyses and comparisons for specific use cases. This requires gathering and understanding project requirements, presenting options, and preparing final data sets, reports, or visualizations. -Actively participate in the Workday Community
This position requires an individual with excellent quantitative, analytical and technical skills, who will collaborate well with colleagues in the Office of Institutional Research, Data Analysis and Planning, the Provost Office, Human Resources, Finance, and the Workday Solutions Group. A background in SQL, higher education reporting, and the ability to work well independently are also required. Demonstrated experience in Excel, SQL, Banner, WorkDay, and/or Tableau (or appropriate alternates) is required. -Proficient with Workday HCM, Payroll and/or Finance -Expert with Workday Report Writer (Advanced, Matrix, and Composite reports), Calculated Fields, Reports as a Service -Ability to collect, organize, analyze and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy -Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat (creating graphics, charts, presentations and reports) -Logical reporting skills especially being able to understand human capital trends and financial reporting -Good understanding and working knowledge of Human Resources and Finance/Accounting operations, especially in a higher education environment -Proven ability to manage multiple activities of varying complexity while prioritizing and focusing on critical tasks and issues aligned with strategic initiatives of IR, the PO, and the University.
Internal Number: 16085
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