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Arizona State University
Phoenix, Arizona
Posted Date
Sep 27, 2022

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Administrative, Academic Affairs, Instructional Technology & Design (Campus)
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Business Intelligence Analyst


Arizona State University




Campus: Downtown Phoenix






Job Description


Join our growing team! The College of Integrative Sciences and Arts (CISA) at Arizona State University, is seeking a business intelligence analyst with expertise in student data and processes to join our data team. As part of the Dean’s Office, the business intelligence analyst will use ASU Analytics Platform Business Intelligence (BI) tools to create report and query objects; provide both routine and ad hoc analysis for decision-making for both Academic Advising and Student Support, while supporting the data needs of units, the college’s Dean’s Office and administration. The position can be based at either the Polytechnic, Tempe or Downtown campus; remote work is available.




Salary Range


$67,000 - $75,000 per year; DOE




Close Date






Essential Duties


  • Using a variety of reporting and visualization tools such as DBeaver, SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS-Report Builder), Tableau, Alteryx, Hyperion Studio, Excel, and other BI tools and knowledge of student systems, data and processes, provides accurate, timely and consistent reporting and analysis. Using data analysis techniques, provides support for the management and information needs of key decision makers and CISA stakeholders (e.g., student and class reporting, teaching evaluations, retention and graduation rates, budget reports, human resources reporting, etc.) Assists stakeholders such as academic leads, student success specialists, and class schedulers with information needs through understanding of data and metadata content. Identifies and assesses potential data sources. Queries, develops, and maintains data files and reports using BI Tools for internal and stakeholder use. Develops and utilizes knowledge of university data stores including the ASU data warehouse, internal data, and university partner datasets. Discovers, creates, and maintains data utilizing programming languages such as SQL in an Amazon Workspaces environment. Experience translating SQL from various tools to efficiently running SQL in various databases (e.g., Hyperion to Redshift, PostgreSQL) Assists the Dean’s Office and units by providing information for operational and strategic plans, and accreditation reviews. Supports the course evaluation process; provides data and metrics for assessment of student outcomes; maintains and develops datasets used by advisors and other student-facing units to help with student interventions and programming. Designs and develops predictive models that support enrollment, academic and financial planning efforts, and decision-making. Communicates with internal and external constituencies to obtain necessary information; building strong relationships. Develops and facilitates related workshops and/or training materials for staff in the use of reporting tools, data fields, and explains limitations of methodology related to problem analysis and measurement. Continuously looks for ways to improve and better support our students and staff. Actively participates in the monthly Reporting Warehouse and Users Group. Collaborates with team members, participates in user groups and professional organizations to stay up to date with new data sources and tools.



Minimum Qualifications


Bachelor’s degree in a business, information technology or closely related field and two (2) years’ experience in data modeling or database design using SQL or similar language, BI tool use and administration as well as user training/documentation development experience OR, any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.




Desired Qualifications


  • Experience in quantitative, analytic, and problem-solving skills. High level of attention to detail. Experience developing queries and reports with Alteryx, Tableau, MS Report Builder, SQL, Hyperion Interactive Reporting, (MyReports), DBeaver, and Excel/PowerQuery. Evidence of effective customer service skills. Experience in asking questions pertinent to the purpose of any analysis. Demonstrates a strong understanding of data sources, relational database design, ETL tools and development logic and constructs, especially as related to data warehouse technology. Able to download, merge, manipulate, analyze, and report on large amounts of complex data. Experience with the principles, methods, and techniques of developing queries for reporting and analysis. Demonstrated knowledge of higher education performance measures such as retention, graduation rates and faculty performance measures. Experience with higher education processes, systems, and data such as with PeopleSoft Campus Solutions, Salesforce CRM, and HR systems. Experience with Redshift and Amazon WorkSpaces. Experience in identifying appropriate data sources, extracting, and manipulating data from multiple and diverse database sources by designing, refining and running complex data queries. Demonstrated ability to work both independently and in collaboration with a variety of individuals. Two years professional work experience in higher education. Experience meeting project deadlines.



Working Environment


  • Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse; required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work. Occasional bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds. Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts. Ability to clearly communicate to perform essential functions.



Department Statement


ASU's College of Integrative Sciences and Arts values diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are home to innovative employees who are guided by educational access, student success, applied learning, and interdisciplinary inquiry. CISA has over 7,300 students in all levels of degree programs and nearly 250 faculty members. We understand that there are many paths to achieving a university education, and we build undergraduate and graduate degree programs and pathways that are flexible and relevant for a rapidly changing world. Please visit our website for additional information:






ASU Statement


Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.




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Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.




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ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.




Background Check Statement


ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.




Instructions to Apply


Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.




Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.




Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.




ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.




Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.




IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.




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