Emory University Data Analyst in Decatur, Georgia

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION: Creates and maintains a data dictionary and meta data. Supports efforts to ensure that data standards are developed and maintained. Ensures that the uses of data through reports and queries are accurate. Supports business and system re-engineering and architecture development to define future data needs. Serves as an organizational consultant on matters relating to databases by providing expertise to assist users in meeting their needs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Two years of experience in processes and standards related to data OR a bachelor's degree.

Additional Details

Additional Job Details: Supports efforts to ensure that data standards for internal and external reporting are developed and maintained, including the development of data protocols and the documentation of business processes and data standards. Retrieves data from various sources and formats resultant data sets into reports for use by functional and executive users. Ensures accuracy of data, performs data analysis, and writes summary analysis documents. Supports business and system re-engineering and architecture development to define future data needs. Works with users to develop new metrics and analytics in support of evolving business goals. Creates and maintains a data dictionary and meta data. Must possess excellent interpersonal and writing/verbal communication skills.

This position is in the Office of Undergraduate Admission and will report to the Senior Associate Dean. The position will engage in the following primary activities:

  • Provide data internally for staff members and the Dean of Admission, to key Emory constituencies, and externally to outside recruitment vendors

  • Develop and sustain a successful relationship with liaisons across campus as well as outside constituents

  • Maintain and update scheduled applicant status reports

  • Respond to third party surveys and provide ad-hoc data reporting

  • Work closely with Admission staff members to support office processes by collecting and analyzing data and making recommendations for process improvements

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Experience in PeopleSoft and Technolutions Slate

  • Experience with statistical analysis methods and software (particularly SPSS)

  • Experience with combining data from multiple data sources

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel

  • Ability to work effectively in a deadline driven, team oriented environment with multiple competing priorities

  • Ability to independently analyze and resolve complex problems

  • Detail-oriented

  • Bachelor’s degree, training in statistics, and two years of experience in processes and standards related to data retrieval and analysis.

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Job Number 26690

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division EVP Provost Academic Affairs

Department Undergrad Admissions

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Information Technology

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