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Senior Data Analyst

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Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Senior Data Analyst
Posting Title Senior Data Analyst
System Member Institution/Agency TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY (TAMU)
Posting Number S00040FY18
Salary Commensurate
Pay Basis Annually
Job Close Date
Geographic Location College Station
Budget Type Budgeted/Benefits - Full-Time
Is this position restricted by the Patriot Act? No
Is this position D.O.T. regulated? No
EEO AA Statement

The Texas A&M System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Position Summary Information

Job Summary

The Data Analyst, under general supervision, gathers, compiles, analyzes, interprets, reports data and identifies patterns.

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree. 4 years of data analysis experience.

Preferred Education and Experience

Master’s Degree. Experience with Microsoft Office (Access, Excel) environments and Compass. Minimum of BS/BA in a quantitative major (i.e. business, Mathematics, Engineering, Science, Management Information Systems, Computer Science). Three to 5+ years of related analyst experience including but not limited to academia, consulting, financial services or information technology industries.

Required Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations
Preferred Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations
Required Special Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Preferred Special Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills

Strong quantitative and analytical skills. Strong problem solving and conceptual thinking abilities. Strong communication, interpersonal, and leadership abilities. Ability to work in a fast-paced, environment. Ability to handle multiple concurrent projects while working independently and in teams. Ability to lead small teams to complete data and reporting improvement projects. Ability to act as the Project Manager for stand-alone data management project(s). Ability to act as the Lead Data Analyst for assigned data management project(s). Ability to coordinate the work of department staff assigned to the project. Ability to train assigned employees on project-related data management procedures and guidelines.

Other Requirements or Other Factors

Ability and willingness to travel on occasion. Requires ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.

Preferred Other Requirements or Other Factors

Integrity: Strong sense of ownership in your work, commitment to quality workmanship, and solid interpersonal and written communication skills. Initiative: Self-motivated, proactive in communicating progress and issues, able to manage time efficiently to meet deadlines and prioritize workload. Informative: Analytical, extremely detail-oriented, able to work in a fast-paced environment. Innovative: Able to pick up new technologies and business concepts quickly, proactive in identifying problems and offering suggestions for improvement.

Detailed Job Duties

Duties Performed

Timely and efficient collection and analysis of data to inform decisions in OGAPS for the Associate Provost and for the functional areas (Recruiting, Marketing, Allocations, and Processing). Prepares, maintains, and presents historical and comparative data. Effectively identify and implement process, data, and reporting improvements for OGAPS.

Duties Performed

Timely and Effective extraction, compilation, and quantitative and qualitative analysis of data from existing data stores for special projects for the Associate Provost, Assistant Provosts, and Directors. Serve as primary customer point of contact on data mining projects and reporting on advanced data mining and technical matters, research, and applications. Analyzes and interprets data, both from quantitative and qualitative analyzes, using accepted statistical and qualitative research methods.

Duties Performed

Work with departments, colleges, and Data and Research Services to provide timely and accurate responses to surveys and requests for data; and timely collection and posting of graduate data for annual 18 characteristics of doctoral programs. Respond to requests for information and prepares ad-hoc reports and query analyses in desired format.

Duties Performed

Accurate and timely generation and effective analysis of graduate student degree and funding data, and college expenses for GRST allocations to colleges for Director and Chief of Staff. Efficient collection and analysis of data for ad hoc requests by Director and Chief of Staff. Serve as liaison with regards to data information needs.

Duties Performed

Perform other duties as assigned.

Duties Performed

Develops, maintains, and updates databases for highly complex specialized projects. Develops databases and spreadsheets for data analyses, oversees the collections and analyses of data. Develops and performs needed assessments to identify problematic data, make corrections, and eliminate causes of data problems.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you see this position advertised?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Workplace Diversity
    • Work in Texas
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Job Fair
    • This Website
    • Other
  2. If you selected Other, please let us know where you saw the position advertised.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have experience working with culturally diverse populations?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have the ability and willingness to travel on occasion?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Transcript
  3. Other Document 1
  4. Other Document 2
  5. Other Document 3