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Job Req ID:  56957

Sr. Business Intelligence Analyst

General Summary:

Working in partnership with the Vice Provost and reporting to the Director of Digital Transformation for Integrative Learning and Life Design the Business Intelligence Consultant/Developer will support the core activity of capturing, analyzing data and presenting annual and longitudinal information on students, academic programs and related topics for university decision-making and assessment. In addition, this position will maintain accurate and up-to-date data in the various platforms, managing workflow and automation of services, maintaining application system code, applying analysis techniques and procedures to gather and then translate business requirements into functional/technical specifications and designs, modifying and testing new and/or upgraded applications and productivity tools, collaborating with University Information Systems (UIS) IT staff to address issues, work on reporting, and support groups of staff focused on operational policies and processes. In addition, this person will work cross-functionally and cross-divisionally to ensure systems are used effectively and efficiently and to ensure coordination and collaboration across schools.

 

Job Duties:

Business Intelligence/Data Reporting (80%)

  • Responsible for data analytics and additional support of performance measures, ongoing measurement, data collection, reporting, data visualizations and information dissemination. 
  • Applies innovative and scientific/quantitative analytical approaches to draw conclusions and make 'insight to action' recommendations to answer the business objective and drive the appropriate change.
  • Responsible for implementing the strategic design and maintenance of business intelligence applications. Identifies, researches, and resolves technical problems.
  • Develops computer code to support just-in time reporting, data modeling and simulation/resampling techniques and to store, manipulate, transform or present information/data.
  • Leverages expert business/analytical knowledge to participate or lead discussions with cross functional teams within ILLD to understand and collaborate highly complex business objectives and influence solution strategies.
  • Works in collaboration with ILLD departments to fulfill data reporting and analytics.
  • Serves as a partner with University Data Warehouse (UDW) team to help optimize data processes via the data architecture for ILLD by defining business requirements and performing user acceptance testing to increase efficiency and effectiveness of the divisions reporting needs.
  • Integrates/transforms disparate data sources and determines the appropriate data hygiene techniques to apply.
  • Takes primary responsibility and implement processes and procedures that maintain data security and confidentiality in accordance with all local, state, and federal regulations (e.g. FERPA).

 

Business Analysis & Cross Collaboration (10%)

  • Work the ILLD divisional offices and Homewood Operations to communicate, translate, and simplify business requirements that impact ILLD reporting.
  • Work in collaboration with ILLD departments to develop strong visualizations, and craft a cohesive narrative that engages and resonates with internal and external users.
  • Work directly with the ILLD departments to develop effective and impactful data stories
  •  Work ILLD Leadership teams to develop strategic priorities.

 

System Administration & System Implementation (5%)

  • In partnership with the Director, Digital Transformation and subject matter experts, leads the implementation of the new technology and/or functionality.
  • Create testing plans and test scenarios / use cases for end users for deployment of new functionality.
  • As needed, serve as back up for the following day-to-day operations
    • Trouble-shoot problems, research solutions, and interface with the departmental solutions to support staff and student users university-wide.
    • Serve as a point person for Life Design Lab staff, responding in a timely manner to questions.
    • Help manager keep process/policy guides up to date, reflecting new policies/processes determined by directors of the various centers and departments, and/or Vice Provost.
  • Assists with developing and deploying methods for measuring training effectiveness and incorporates learnings into delivery and design of future courses.

 

Other Duties as Assigned (5%)

  • Actively foster relationships and develop projects in the Johns Hopkins and regional community that elevate the visibility and strengthen the brand of Integrative Learning and Homewood Operations.
  • Pursue professional development, research, and learning in design thinking, leadership & management, diversity equity and inclusion, entrepreneurship, and communications that allow the direct engagement with and education of ILLD stakeholders.

 

The Ideal Candidate

  • The ideal candidate is comfortable working remotely and within a flexible and innovative environment.  For this model to work, the ideal candidate must present excellent skills in relationship development and engaging audiences in groups and via social media and other digital outlets.
  • The ideal candidate is entrepreneurial, data and outcomes driven, strong in planning and execution, comfortable working with groups, and enjoys developing relationships and connections with multiple stakeholders at once.
  • The ideal candidate is an effective user of social media and digital outlets to engage multiple audiences, strengthen individual and organizational brand, scale impact, and influence public opinion.

 

Education:

Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) or related degree discipline required. Master’s degree in computer science, statistics, or related discipline is preferred.

 

Minimum Experience: 

  • Four years of experience in a professional environment where the required knowledge base and skills have been utilized, and a minimum of 2 years of data analytics. Additional education may substitute for experience.
  • Experience in reporting and/or data management experience with knowledge of data and reporting concepts along with exposure to applicable tools and languages (Example: SQL, Python, GGplot, Tableau, R, D3 JS, Looker, PowerBI) required.
  • Working knowledge of the function/discipline demonstrated through application of knowledge, skills, abilities, and technologies towards work products required. (Example: Querying, Report Development, Requirements Gathering).
  • Requires a high level of analytical and critical thinking skills, including the ability to generate organized reporting tools and statistics. 
  • Programming experience in HTML desired.
  • Working knowledge of Business Intelligence technologies desired
  • Experience in data warehouse design desired

 

     Knowledge and Skills: 

  • Experience with big data technologies and cloud platforms, such as GCP, AWS, or Azure, etc.
  • Knowledge of project and information management. 
  • Data mining/management, data collection instruction, including ability to show data in a user-friendly format for a variety of audiences.
  • Advanced critical thinking skills and ability to apply these skills in various situations.
  • Proven subject matter expert using descriptive and inferential statistics with at least 3 years of experience with statistical applications.
  • Requires the ability to work independently, to assess situations and respond appropriate. Requires a willingness to accept change and demonstrate flexibility
  • Experience working with diverse datasets, including protocols for optimizing data hygiene and working with sensitive data.
  • Advanced interpersonal skills to effectively interface with department heads, JHM personnel, vendors, and consultants, to lead projects. 
  • Ability to balance multiple tasks simultaneously and quickly switch between priorities/tasks.
  • Awareness of the need for timely communication, ability to identify potential barriers and strategies, and ability to synthesize and integrate information.
  • The ideal candidate is comfortable working remotely and within a flexible and innovative environment.  For this model to work, the ideal candidate must present excellent skills in relationship development and engaging audiences in groups and via social media and other digital outlets.
  • The ideal candidate is entrepreneurial, data and outcomes driven, strong in planning and execution, comfortable working with groups, and enjoys developing relationships and connections with multiple stakeholders at once.
  • The ideal candidate is an effective user of social media and digital outlets to engage multiple audiences, strengthen individual and organizational brand, scale impact, and influence public opinion.

 

 

Classified Title: Sr. Business Intelligence Analyst 
Working Title: Sr. Business Intelligence Analyst 
Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PD 
Starting Salary Range:commensurate with experience
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt  
Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus 
Department name: 10001443-Life Design Lab 
Personnel area: Integrative Learning & Life Design

 

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

 

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

 

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work.  Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

 

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

 

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

 

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