Data Analyst

  • Pennsylvania State University
  • University Park, State College, PA, USA
Full Time Information Technology

Job Description

Data Analyst

Housed within the Office of the Senior Vice President for Finance and Business, and reporting directly to the Associate Vice President for Finance and Business, the Organizational Change Management office (OCM) and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI), are looking to hire a Data Analyst who can provide leadership and guidance for their respective offices. This position calls for an intentional, driven, collaborative, and self-motivated individual with a passion for creating long lasting change at the institution. Duties of the successful candidate will include, but may not be limited to: building and conducting surveys/assessments; assisting with selecting relevant metrics/measurements, tools and models; gathering and analyzing data from multiple online databases and sources; and developing and presenting reports to a wide variety of audiences. The successful candidate must be knowledgeable of performing statistical analysis as well as possess the capability to maintain and utilize databases to further support each office. Due to the high profile nature of this position, the successful candidate will also be charged with interacting regularly with stakeholders and university affiliates and should be comfortable utilizing appropriate project management strategies for supporting successful change efforts across a broad range of programs and initiatives. Of particular note, the successful candidate will be instrumental in the process of creating dashboards, tracking, monitoring, and analyzing Key Performance Indicators across all Finance and Business units. Further, Finance and Business is committed to hiring individuals who understand and appreciate the diverse backgrounds and personal characteristics of colleagues and stakeholders while acknowledging that these differences help to enrich our work environments. As such, it is imperative that the successful candidate be able to effectively interact with diverse audiences, understand and appreciate the value of creating and sustaining an inclusive work environment, and be able engage with others in a professional and respectful manner regardless of their personal background or belief. This job will be filled as a level 3, or level 4, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus three years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 3. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.

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Data Processing, Database Administration

Education Requirements

Bachelor's Degree