The Office of Institutional Analysis at the University at Buffalo (UB) seeks a Data Analyst to provide technical data analysis and reporting related to all aspects of the university including admissions activity, student demographic and academic information, course information, student financials and scholarships, financial aid, performance benchmarking, peer analysis, and other areas as required. The Data Analyst will make use of statistical applications, database query languages, and reporting and data visualization tools for data extraction, analysis, and reporting. This position requires a proactive, dynamic, enthusiastic, and creative individual who enjoys research, managing multiple projects with competing time demands, and interaction with end-users who possess varying levels of data comprehension. The Office of Institutional Analysis provides analytic support for the planning, evaluation and policy initiatives of the Provost and senior leadership and acts as the institution’s reporting agent.
Bachelor's degree in mathematics, statistics, computer science, economics, science, business or a related field is required.
Minimum of two years of relevant professional experience; background in social science or education research methodology; educational and professional based statistical skills (regression); strong conceptual, analytic and computing skills; public presentations; experience with statistical software, knowledge of software packages, Microsoft Access and Excel; excellent communication skills, both written and oral. Ability to visualize data is a plus. Salary commensurate with experience.
Application and instructions at: www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu (posting #1600772). Closing date for online applications is 11/20/16.
UB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer/recruiter.
I currently serve as an Assistant Teaching Professor for Penn State University in the College of Information Sciences and Technology at State College, University park. I teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The subject matter for the undergraduate level is focused on Advanced Integration and Interoperability (middleware), Business Information Systems and Information Technology Architecture Development, Database Design and Development, Data Science, and Project Management for which I am the state-wide chairman for IST 302 Project Management subject matter curriculum for the Pennsylvania State University system. The subject matter at the graduate level is focused on Enterprise Architecture with the emphasis on Business Process Architecture development based on a standard business modeling language.
Prior to Penn State University, I have held several part-time academic positions, for example, Adjunct Professor at Syracuse University iSchool, Cornell University, Saint John Fisher College, State University of New York (SUNY), Resident Senior Fellow at Rochester Institute of Technology at Saunders College of Business, and I served as Senior Advisor to the University Alliance for SAP Studies at the University of Wisconsin as well as a Senior Fellow at Carnegie Mellon University as a Distinguished Lecturer for Systems/Software Architecture Development.
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