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#115634 Business Intelligence Analyst

Extended Deadline: Fri 5/27/2022

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UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 04/13/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 04/22/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

Job posting will remain open until a suitable candidate has been identified.


Under direction of the Senior Assistant Dean and Chief of Staff and as a core member of the Data Analytics and Reporting team, the Business Intelligence Specialist provides high-level data analytic support and project management to a broad scope of areas for the Jacobs School of Engineering including but not limited to Business Resource Management, Physical Resources, Student Enrollment, Capital Management, etc. The incumbent will assist with the research, compilation, and analysis of data collected from a multitude of sources for the purposes of generating reports, presentations, and strategic decision-making.

The position requires the integration of various sources of campus data, collaborating with data administrators, IT managers and analysts. Incumbent works with internal and external stakeholders to analyze business problems using data and technology. Responsible for scoping and gathering business requirements for business process improvements, reports, and analytics, or technology solutions. The incumbent works with stakeholders to ensure specifications fulfill requirements and make suggestions for improvement. The incumbent is responsible for tracking and reporting out milestones, and assists with user acceptance testing. Develop reports based on user needs using advanced SQL queries to join various data sources using Tableau and Aqua Data Studio.

Applies acquired skills and professional concepts to business analytics projects of small to medium size and intermediate scope and complexity.

Cover letter required for a complete application.


  • Graduation from college with a major in business administration, economics, statistics, educational administration, political science, or an allied field, and two (2) years of experience in administrative analysis or operations research; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Working knowledge of business intelligence functions and analytics.

  • Working knowledge of relevant internal databases, BI applications and tools. Ability to produce reports and documentation. Intermediate or Advanced of relevant internal databases, BI applications and tools such as Tableau and/or Cognos, MS Excel/Google Sheets.

  • Proven advanced knowledge of relational database management including SQL and MS Access.

  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-resolution skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to convey complex information in a clear, concise manner. Experience developing a variety of data and written reports, presentations, and other documents.

  • Effective interpersonal skills for effective collaboration with professional and technical staff.

  • Ability to train staff at a variety of technical skill levels.

  • Demonstrated ability and knowledge of using computer software applications including but not limited to CRM Solutions, Salesforce, Google Suite, Microsoft Office.

  • Substantial experience developing and maintaining database systems using appropriate software applications in order to conduct data analytics, e.g, perform statistical sampling, data mining, statistical analyses, correlational studies, etc. and provide summarization of data report and make recommendations.

  • Experience in reviewing data and reports pertaining to resource management and decision analysis and conveying information in a useful manner to determine areas of improvement.

  • Experience in project management/planning and team facilitation. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and priorities with competing and changing deadlines.


  • May be required to work occasional night and weekend.

  • Background check required.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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