Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Data Analyst for the SAS- Dean's Office. This position reports to the Executive Director of Information Technology. The Data Analyst is responsible for providing analytical support to the SAS Dean's Office and SAS units. The Data Analyst works closely with the Executive Director of Information Technology and Vice Dean of Administration on data analysis (including confidential data analysis), providing overall direction and management for the gathering, compiling, analyzing, interpreting, and reporting of data. This position’s work is performed under minimal supervision using wide degree of creativity and discretion.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Designs data modeling/analysis services to mine various systems and applications.
Builds, deploys and maintains data support tools, metadata inventories and definitions for database file/table creation.
Adapts quickly to comprehend the unique business and operational constraints and needs and resolve those challenges, employing data analysis expertise to create solutions through the application of appropriate analytical techniques and methods.
Develops lasting technical solutions that leverage prevailing analytical tools, including Tableau and Excel with a focus on effective integration and sustainability.
Produces data visualizations that provide insight into data set structure and meaning.
Works with subject matter experts (SMEs) to identify important information in raw data and develop solutions that extract this information from a variety of data formats, including SQL tables and structure metadata.
Develops and implements statistical, machine learning, and heuristic techniques to create descriptive and predictive analytics.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree required in Math, Engineering, Business Administration, Computer Science or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
A minimum of five (5) years of experience in information services.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Demonstrated experience utilizing a variety of data visualization tools and methods to create graphs, charts, timelines, maps, dashboards, infographics, etc.
Demonstrated interpersonal skills working in a service-oriented environment
Effective written and oral communication
Established organizational and problem solving skills
Experience with Microsoft Office products, including MS Excel, Visio and Project.
Ability to work independently or in teams
Information Services experience from a Higher Education environment
Experience with statistical packages such as STATA, SPSS or SAS, or experience with geospatial analysis software
Experience with data visualization software such as Tableau, D3.js, ggplot2 or Gephi is strongly preferred
Experience with Structured Query Language (SQL) is strongly preferred.
The position will utilize database and data analysis tools (e.g. Tableau) to understand, analyze and report on data.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Use of personal vehicle in order to travel for business demands; a valid driver's license would be required for this position.
Ability to travel to all RU-NB campuses and navigate stairs.
Visual acuity to perform activities such as: viewing a computer terminal, reading, analyzing written information/data, etc.
Clean Driving Record
Posting Number: 18ST3563
Location: College Ave (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 78649
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.