Scripps BI Analyst (Employees; Students; Diversity - 116233
#116233 Scripps BI Analyst (Employees; Students; DiversityFiling Deadline: Wed 5/25/2022
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Under supervision of the BI Lead, the BI Analyst focuses on data related to Employees (UCPath; Employee Activity Hub) and Students (SIS; Student Activity Hub) as well as their supporting Financial data (OFC; Financial Activity Hub). Serves as the primary BI resource for ensuring this data is available, defined, and validated. Using effective and intuitive visualization methods, the BI Analyst produces regular (monthly, quarterly, annual) and ad-hoc reports for the Director of Human Resources, the Director of Diversity Initiatives and other senior leadership of the VC Marine Sciences, the Chair of the SIO Department, as well as business officers, section heads and division directors from the various units at Scripps.
Participates in relevant Scripps and campus committees and plays a key role in recommending and implementing process improvements. Working with the BI team, the BI Analyst develops automated data validation and report generation tools. The incumbent also supports other report developers by providing training and maintaining up-to-date documentation.
The BI Analyst is part of the BI team of the larger Scripps Information Technology group. Collaborates with internal Scripps and external UC San Diego stakeholders, the BI Analyst applies acquired skills and professional concepts to projects of medium size and intermediate complexity to support data-driven decision making and business process improvement.
Working knowledge of business intelligence functions and analytics. Knowledge of data visualization methods with various types of charts and basic statistical concepts.
Working knowledge of relevant internal databases, BI applications and tools. Ability to produce reports and documentation. Knowledge of online BI platforms such as Tableau and Cognos, as well as desktops applications such as Power BI and Excel. Documented knowledge of common tools productivity tools such as Microsoft Office and Google Workspace.
Strong analytical and problem-resolution skills. Ability to evaluate current processes, identify process bottlenecks and opportunities for streamlining in conjunction with existing or new technological solutions Knowledge of analytical techniques in preparing detailed and summary reports. Independently audit reports to ensure accuracy; recommend revised formats and data elements to meet report requestor's needs..
Detail oriented, with demonstrated organizational skills. Working knowledge of basic project management skills, including the ability to establish a project charter, identify key milestones, scope, deliverables, and measurement factors. Must understand basic documentation principles for both data sourcing and technical development.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to convey complex information in a clear, concise manner. Proven ability to make incisive, coherent presentations, and respond to questions on data administration and business process issues.
Effective interpersonal skills for effective collaboration with professional and technical staff. Ability to succinctly describe issues and recommend creative solutions to both technical and non-technical staff and leadership. Experience with communication tools such as Slack or Microsoft Teams.
Ability to train staff at a variety of technical skill levels. Experience writing technical documentation and providing in-person or virtual information sessions to staff.
Working knowledge of Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS) including ability to use Structured Query Language (SQL), or graphical user interface equivalents, to group, analyze and transform data.
Experience entering and recording accurate data in enterprise systems. Experience performing quality assurance on available data to ensure correctness and consistency.
Willingness and ability to update skills and keep abreast of developments in Business Intelligence technologies, as well as changes in job-related policies and practices.
Must be willing to work some weekends/overtime and on campus as needed.
Job offer is contingent upon satisfactory clearance based on Background Check results.
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