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Assistant Director, Data Analytics & Business Intelligence

Company: Arizona State University
Location: Tempe
Posted on: January 8, 2022

Job Description:

71521BR Campus: Tempe Asst Dir Data Analytics and BI Job Description University Business Services (UBS) is seeking a highly skilled, self-motivated analytics and business intelligence professional to build out the infrastructure to implement data driven decisioning across the business unit. This role will be vital in driving informed, analytics-based decision making across all areas of UBS by extracting data from the various systems across UBS to ultimately reporting on business insights and operational metrics in digestible formats and executive-level presentations. This role will be critical in helping to assess the operational efficiency and financial health of each business unit and recommending strategies for optimal performance over the immediate and longer terms. Job Family Business Operations Department Name Univ Business Svcs Admin Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time VP Code EVP BUSINESS & FINANCE Scope of Search Open Grant Funded Position This is not a grant funded position and is not contingent on future grant funding. Salary Range $115,000 - $125,000 per year; DOE Close Date 24-September-2021 Category 03

  • This position will help develop concise, actionable reporting that empowers data-driven decision making.
  • Performs end to end statistical data analyses including extracting from multiple systems and organizing into an easily digestible format suitable for executive review.
  • Examines data to understand trends and derive insights by streamlining the effort needed to search for, merge and query data necessary to make sound business decisions.
  • Manages datasets and standardized metrics through various statistical software, potentially including BI tools, to ensure robust and meaningful information and data is available for statistical and predictive analysis.
  • Manages and ensures data quality to support modeling requirements. Develops and leads defining relevant University Business Services operational metrics as a means to provide additional information and drive data driven insights.
  • Monitor operational KPIs, determine gaps in performance metrics, and recommend/execute change management techniques for efficiency/quality improvements.
  • Creates, manages, and oversees communication mediums for documenting and delivering results (e.g., graphs, PowerPoint slides, data visualization in Tableau or other BI tools).
  • Manages, coaches, develops, and supervises a team which includes hiring, professional development, and performance management and staff assignments. Minimum Qualifications Bachelors Degree in a related business field like statistics, finance, or management information systems; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved. Desired Qualifications
    • Experience as a business/financial analyst, developing metrics and reports, using data insights to support business cases, planning, and decisions. (3 years)
    • Demonstrated knowledge of BI development tools (Tableau Server, Tableau Desktop, GDS, etc.).
    • Experience with -SQL and data manipulation skills.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of principles, practices, developments, and techniques used in systems analysis, applications programming, and database/data communications technology. -
    • Demonstrated knowledge of the functions and capabilities of database systems and the principles and practices of project management. -
    • Demonstrated knowledge of data management and information technologies. -
    • Experience in the use of the software specific to the assignment, quantitative data analysis and interpretation. -
    • Evidence of effective communication skills, both verbal and written. -
    • Experience in planning, analyzing, and managing multiple priorities. -
    • Experience in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships. -
    • Demonstrated knowledge of supervisory principles, practices and techniques in the development of direct reports.
    • Experience in interpreting data to determine -appropriate action. -
    • Experience in working effectively in a collaborative environment with a cross-functional team to drive the implementation and execution of projects. -
    • Experience in stimulating -changes in individual, institutional, and corporate behaviors to create a more sustainable environment.
    • Experience in leading by example in communicating, participating and encouraging support of the institution's sustainability programs
    • Experience in communicating -technical ideas verbally and in writing to non-technical staff.
    • Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding, and manipulating a computer mouse; required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work.
    • Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds.
    • Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts.
    • Ability to clearly communicate -to perform essential functions. Department Statement University Business Services (UBS) supports the New American University's vision of excellence, access, and impact by providing business services and solutions to the university. UBS is comprised of departments including Auxiliary Business Services, Environmental Health and Safety, Parking and Transit Services, Physical Security Initiatives and Emergency Management, Risk Management Services, Supply Chain Management, and Sustainability Practices. ASU Statement Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

      ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit https://wellness.asu.edu/explore-wellness/body/alcohol-and-drugs/tobacco

      Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

      Notice of Availability of the ASU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report
      In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

      Relocation Assistance - For information about schools, housing child resources, neighborhoods, hospitals, community events, and taxes, visit https://cfo.asu.edu/relocation-services . ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check. This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check. Instructions to Apply Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

      Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

      Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

      Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States; ASU University Business Services will not be a sponsor for this position.

      ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.

      Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

      IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of "equivalent combination" in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor's degree is equal to four years of experience.

Keywords: Arizona State University, Tempe , Assistant Director, Data Analytics & Business Intelligence, Executive , Tempe, Arizona

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