Senior Business & Research Analyst

Prince George's Community College

Largo, MD

ID: 7066589
Posted: May 29, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description Summary
Under the supervision of the Director of Analytics & Reporting, the Senior Business & Research Analyst is responsible for leading and maintaining the business intelligence operations for the Research, Assessment, and Effectiveness Office. The Senior Business & Research Analyst will manage the design, development, and maintenance of data warehouses and data models. This position will use the College’s enterprise business intelligence tools, SQL, the Microsoft software suite, as well as other appropriate tools to carry out these functions. The Senior Business & Research Analyst will work closely with college stakeholders to understand complex business and informational needs and translate those needs into reports and analyses.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in social science, computer technology, management information systems, or a related field.
Two years of full-time equated experience in data analysis of large data sets, preferably longitudinal data sets.
Demonstrated experience developing and maintaining data warehouses and models. A comparable amount of training and experience may be substituted for minimum qualifications.
Two years of supervisory experience preferred.
Two years of experience in higher education preferred.
Master’s preferred in social science, computer technology, management information systems or a related field.
CRITERIA: The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed. Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process. Resume required with the application. Please ensure that your documents address the criteria listed below for this position.

Knowledge of how to create, query, and maintain large data sets, preferably using a relational database system.
Knowledge of business intelligence and statistical software and its use to manipulate data (e.g., recoding, flattening longitudinal data, producing charts and tables).
Ability to understand complex business processes and the inter-relatedness of data across an organization.
Competence in query language and working with complex data warehouses and data models. Experience in data collection, integration, processing and analysis.
Knowledge of data management, systems, and architecture including Extract/Transform/Load (ETL) methodologies.
Experience coding and reporting in SQL.
Experience with enterprise reporting systems, preferably Business Objects.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
Comfortable with public speaking and participating in group meetings.
Able to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
Ability and willingness to provide training, guidance, and mentorship to colleagues
Demonstrated leadership skills to coordinate group work in a higher education setting.
Knowledge of descriptive and inferential statistics.
Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
Job Requirements
Must be available to work between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday. Work schedule subject to change based on the needs of the department.
Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.


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