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Job No. 145032

  • Job Title:
  • Data Analyst 2-Institutional Effectiveness
  • Employer:
  • University of Tennessee Heal Science Center
  • Location:
  • Memphis , TN
  • Posting Date:
  • 13-Oct-2021
  • Description:
  • JOB SUMMARY/ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: This position will utilize complex analytical and technical skills to collect, transform and analyze data; ensures accuracy and consistency of datasets; develops insights from the data and analyses; and communicates the data, findings, and insights to a variety of audiences, including both internal (leadership, colleges, and administrative units) and external (UT System, THEC, and other agencies). The position is responsible for developing and managing datasets used for reporting.


    Manage the collection of data to generate accurate reports for internal and external audiences.
    Lead the preparation and submission of THEC/UT System enrollment and graduation data reports by analyzing requirements and coordinating with ITS and Enrollment Management.
    Interpret information requirements to determine the extent of transformation needed.
    Apply advanced techniques in statistical software for data linkage across large datasets.
    With a higher degree of independence, analyze data and prepare reports in response to a variety of regular and ad hoc reports to meet external regulations and internal needs.
    Complete regular reports such as IPEDS surveys, enrollment and outcomes profiles for academic programs, and ad hoc reports requested by internal and external groups.
    Prepare reports and data for institutional strategic planning and regional accreditation reports as well as college and programmatic accreditation.
    Contribute and provide recommendations to enhance data governance initiatives.
    Perform related duties as assigned.


    EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer information systems, statistics, psychology, business, or related field. Master’s preferred. (TRANSCRIPT REQUIRED)

    EXPERIENCE: Four (4) years of experience in applied research and data management or equivalent education and experience. Extensive experience in databases, including developing and maintaining queries. Extensive experience using data manipulation applications. Extensive experience using Office Suite applications (Excel, Word, etc.). Experience preparing reports and presenting findings to a variety of audiences. Experience working with a team in a multi-project environment. Previous experience in higher education, preferably in institutional research preferred.


    Knowledge of data management. Ability to use programing languages such as SQL, R, Python.
    Ability to develop and maintain queries. Ability to analyze data and present findings.
    Knowledge of information systems.
    Effective written and oral communication skills to communicate with a variety of audiences.
    Knowledge of Banner or similar higher education information system preferred.
    Ability to use PowerBI or similar data visualization tool to prepare reports preferred.
    Broad knowledge of higher education data environment preferred.
  •  Contact information:
  • University of Tennessee Heal Science Center
  • Memphis, TN
  • United States
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