The Business Intelligence Analyst oversees the implementation of the reporting initiatives by the Office of the University Registrar. The incumbent guides the development of reporting solutions by strategically implementing projects, assessing training needs, and researching and proposing solutions to business problems. Through collaboration with OIT, OUR units, and academic units, the Business Intelligence Analyst supports the implementation of best practices in project prioritization, data governance, data stewardship, data quality management, and end-user engagement.
The Business Intelligence Analyst reports directly to the Assistant Registrar for Student Information Systems and Analytics, and works closely with the Systems Analyst and Business Analyst
They assist OUR senior management in providing analysis, guidance, and documentation support on all student related BI reporting and analytics to the functional units within the OUR, and interacts regularly with OIT, academic and administrative units across the university
The Business Intelligence Analyst is expected to work collaboratively with the University Registrar, Associate Registrar, Assistant Registrar, and OUR Staff
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
Required Education and Experience
Master’s degree in a relevant field or equivalent in training and experience
This position requires 5 years of related work experience
The incumbent must demonstrate an aptitude for database structure and develop expertise in the Ellucian Colleague Student module file structure and functionality, understanding core processes for student enrollment and other registrar business functions
Must have experience writing queries using reporting software such as MicroStrategy, Informer, Tableau and/or SAS
Ability to participate in cooperative efforts to gather complex requirements from non-technical users and translate them into technical requirements documentation
Experience with writing technical administrative documentation and end-user guides
Demonstrated success and experience in continuous process improvement initiatives and professional knowledge of best practices in the field
Ability to prioritize work with competing demands and communicate plans to various audiences
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Demonstrated ability to work creatively and collaboratively in a diverse and fast-moving office environment
Demonstrated ability to be a fast learner and a fast starter in a continuously evolving technological environment
Demonstrated commitment to providing outstanding customer service to a diverse customer base
Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
Strong work ethic, creativity, and initiative
Working knowledge of relevant laws and regulations affecting academic institutions such as ADA, FERPA, HEA etc.
Preferred Education and Experience
Understanding of current reporting needs in a plus
Experience with Colleague file structure, SQL queries and metrics a plus
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
The position requires the highest level of discretion in handling sensitive data and confidential records
Hiring offers for this position are contingent on successful completion of a background check
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Internal Number: 14417
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