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Arizona State University
Arizona, United States
$65,520.00 - $95,000.00
Posted Date
Dec 28, 2021

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Technology Administration/Other
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Planning and Data Analyst Principal

Arizona State University

Graduate College

Campus: Tempe



Job Description

The Graduate College is seeking a Planning and Data Analyst Principal to join our technical team. This position works in collaboration with the Graduate College, University Technology Office, Enrollment Services, and other academic units in performing data analysis, development, and reporting in support of campus-wide strategic planning and management of analysis. Duties will include, but are not limited to designing business intelligence solutions, developing complex reports, and creating dashboards to be used for graduate leadership across campus. This position will supervise staff that support the Graduate College goals and objectives and will assist leadership in all aspects of data and analytics.


Business hours for the Graduate College are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ASU is a diverse enterprise with a wide variety of work and learning modes, locations and a commitment to sustainability, innovation and employee work-life balance. We are determined to maintain our position as an employer of choice in a competitive labor market. The Graduate College may have flexible work options available such as staggered start and stop times and possibly hybrid work where employees spend a portion of their regular workweek at their primary ASU work location and a portion working remotely. 


COVID-19 Vaccination - Arizona State University is a federal contractor and subject to federal regulations which may require you to produce a record of a COVID-19 vaccination. For questions about medical or religious accommodations, please visit the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion's webpage.


Salary Range

$65,520 - $95,000 per year; DOE


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Essential Duties

  • Gathers information by interviewing various business units and writes detailed reports based on research, analysis and evaluation of data pertaining to specific projects, assessments, conditions or proposals and recommends action to be taken.
  • Works with senior management, technical and functional areas in order to determine data requirements, business data implementation approaches, best practices for advanced data manipulation, storage and analysis strategies.
  • Manages analytics projects for Graduate College by preparing and maintaining project timelines and ensuring project tasks are completed.
  • Researches, analyzes, and directs complex strategic analytics/data program plans. 
  • Maintains awareness of current graduate and higher education trends by participating in appropriate professional activities and contributing to research in the field to implement procedures and technologies that assure the long-term sustainability and accessibility of graduate data.
  • Develops dashboards and reports to be used for business decision making and planning in support of graduate initiatives.
  • Supervises staff on Graduate College Data team.
  • Designs, develops and uses predictive modeling, statistics, trend analysis and other data analysis techniques to collect, explore, and identify the right data to be analyzed from internal and external sources.
  • Securely collects, cleanses, standardizes, transforms and stores data from various sources ensuring data integrity.
  • Serves on committees that create, monitor, control and improve university data to meet institutional needs.


Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in Behavioral or Social Sciences, Public or Business Administration, or other related fields and five (5) years of experience in planning, information analysis, program evaluation or research; OR, Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.


Desired Qualifications

  • Experience working with diverse populations and cultures.
  • Experience designing and developing predictive modeling, ideally for graduate initiatives.
  • Experience researching, analyzing, and directing complex strategic business intelligence plans.
  • Experience developing dashboards and reports to be used for business decision making and planning in support of graduate initiatives.
  • Experience preparing or coordinating preparation of administrative reports; analyzing and interpreting statistics and management planning data for predicting. 
  • Experience gathering information by interviewing various business units and writing detailed reports based on research, analysis and evaluation of data and assessments, and recommending action to be taken.
  • Experience facilitating and providing oversight in the preparation of requirements, development, quality assurance and deployment of new business intelligence technology
  • Experience managing business intelligence projects for an organization by preparing and maintaining project timelines and ensuring project tasks are completed. 
  • Ability to think at high level and provide strategic guidance based on data trends.
  • Experience in a supervisory or managerial role.


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 walk or travel moderate distances to perform work.
  • Frequent 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.
  • May be required to perform tasks in the field within and/or across University campuses.
  • Ability to clearly communicate to perform essential functions. 


COVID-19 Vaccination - Arizona State University is a federal contractor and subject to federal regulations which may require you to produce a record of a COVID-19 vaccination. For questions about medical or religious accommodations, please visit the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion’s webpage


Department Statement

The ASU Graduate College works collaboratively across all colleges to promote and support the integrity, quality, and vitality of ASU graduate programs including master’s degrees, professional degrees, and doctoral degrees. Our goal is to ensure university-wide standards of academic excellence, access, and equity in graduate programs and to enhance the impact of ASU’s graduate students and graduate education within the state, national, and global arenas. Central to this vision is the enhancement of the diversity of ASU’s graduate population as well as the development of innovative transdisciplinary graduate programs across the university.


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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In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.


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


Fingerprint Check Statement

This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.


Instructions to Apply

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


Only electronic applications are accepted. Attach Word or PDF documents, which include:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. Three professional references (if not already supplied during the application process)


Please include all employment information in month/year format (ex: 6/88 to 8/94), and include job title, job duties, and name of employer for EACH position listed. Not providing this information could result in your application not being considered.


Cover letter and resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meet the minimum and desired qualifications stated in this requisition.


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.


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


To apply please go to see Req Id#74726BR

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