Data Visualization Developer and Analyst

Employer Info:

Gallaudet University



http://www.gallaudet.edu

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Job Name
Data Visualization Developer and Analyst
Brief Description
The Data Visualization Developer and Analyst’s role is to create business intelligence tools and reports to support the use of a campus-wide business intelligence and decision support system; compiles multiple visualizations into intuitive business-ready dashboards for campus-wide use; works with members of the entire campus community to define data analytic needs and reporting requirements; designs, codes, tests, and aggregates results from SQL queries to generate complex analyses, reports, dashboards, and visualizations that support decision making and planning at all levels of university functioning; extracts data from operational systems, moving it into data warehouse structures, reorganizes and structures the data for analysis purposes, and moves it into reporting structures; assures the accuracy and integrity of data; and assists in support and training with end users to maximize their ability to use the decision support system and/or dashboards.
Job Category
Institutional Research
Job Type
Full-Time
Education Level Required
Bachelors
Location City
Washington, DC 20002, United states
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Job Details
PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
 
  1. Leads data warehouse (Blackboard Analytics) development; converts and migrates existing data using manual or ETL processes; develops queries and scripts to manipulate the data into the format needed (reports or dashboards), particularly within the data warehouse (Blackboard Analytics).
     
  2. Leads data warehouse maintenance, revisions and updates of data marts and cubes, procedure development, troubleshooting, system configuration, security administration, and account setup including integration of data solutions with other platforms to create modern and effective user experience.
 
  1. Supports the Office of Institutional Research in completing formal and ad-hoc data requests; and utilizes statistical methods such as descriptive and inferential statistics including multiple and logistics regression. 
     
  2. Consults with and supports campus end users in responding to and defining their analytic data, information/reporting/dashboard needs and making the best possible use of institutional data across campus and through the data warehouse to provide that information; and provides reports/dashboards and analyses to assist in their planning efforts. 
     
  3. Manages metadata and data definitions for end-users; and maintains a data report library.
     
  4. Works with the Director of Institutional Research to administer policies, standards and procedures for strategic data planning, data analysis and modeling, and data element standardization and use to ensure accurate, useful and readily accessible data.
     
  5. Coordinates with IT Enterprise database administrators and systems administrators regarding the design/implementation and business practice approaches to university-wide data needs; and promotes the development and execution of data policies, business practices, data counting and procedures that properly manage the full data lifecycle needs of an institutional data; and new approaches to develop the best solutions and self-service analytics capabilities.
     
  6. Identifies data quality issues and work with appropriate staff to resolve issues and processes as needed.
     
  7. Assists in training and support with end users to maximize their ability to use the decision support system.
     
  8. Ensures that the university is compliant with rules governing institutional data collection set forth by various external reporting agencies such as IPEDS.
 
  1. Represents Gallaudet University within the higher education data warehouse community and at professional organizations or associations; and serves on committees as required.
 
  1. Ensures that knowledge, skills and other abilities are updated in order to keep abreast of regulation/policy changes and knowledge of institutional research practices.
 
  1. Performs other related duties as assigned.
 
 
 
SPECIFICATIONS:
 
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, statistics or a related technical field. 
  • A minimum of five years of professional experience in statistical and data analysis, writing SQL for data analysis, or related experience in the higher education field. 
  • Evidence of the ability to manage multiple projects with strong interpersonal skills required. Knowledge of data Enterprise Systems such as Oracle and SQL Server, data mining and technological tools preferred. 
  • Experience working with large complex data sets and with providing complex reports using SQL or other data query tools preferred. Effective communication skills.  
  • American Sign Language skills required or a willingness to become proficient within a reasonable amount of time.