Data Analyst

University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT

Job posting number: #7197060

Posted: November 30, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Summary
We are seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented entry-level data analyst to join our dynamic team within University Connected Learning at the University of Utah. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in supporting data-driven decision-making processes and contributing to the growth and development of our Data Analytics as a Service (DAaaS) platform
Responsibilities
Data Exploration and Analysis:
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather and analyze data from diverse sources
Conduct exploratory data analysis to identify trends, patterns, and insights

Database Management:
Assist in the design and maintenance of databases, ensuring data accuracy, integrity, and accessibility
Execute data extraction and transformation processes

Report Generation and Visualization:
Generate clear and concise reports and dashboards to communicate findings effectively
Utilize visualization tools to present data-driven insights in an accessible manner

Quality Assurance:
Conduct data quality assessments and implement measures to ensure the reliability of datasets
Collaborate with team members to address data discrepancies and anomalies

User Support:
Provide support to DAaaS platform users, addressing queries and assisting with technical issues
Contribute to user training sessions and documentation

Continuous Learning:
Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in data analytics
Participate in professional development opportunities to enhance analytical skills

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
Minimum Qualifications
Two years experience in data analysis or related research experience, or equivalency (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education) required. Experience in computer based data systems management, plus the ability to express statistical and demographic concepts in clear terms, both orally and in writing is preferred.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
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Special Instructions Summary
Additional Information
The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.


Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.


The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.




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