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Senior Data Analyst at Boston University

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March 7, 2023
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Summary of the Senior Data Analyst job at Boston University

Boston University is hiring a Senior Data Analyst with 5 - 10 years of experience. Based in United States - Boston, MA and with Hybrid ways of working. The expected salary range for this role is $85,000 - $95,000
About Boston University

Boston University is one of the leading private research and teaching institutions in the world today, with three primary campuses in the heart of Boston and programs around the world.

Boston University was chartered in 1869 by Lee Claflin, Jacob Sleeper, and Isaac Rich, three successful Methodist businessmen whose abolitionist ideals led them to envision and create a university that was inclusive—that opened its doors to the world—and engaged in service to and collaboration with the city of Boston. Over 150 years later, BU has an alumni community of 310,000+ living and working all around the world.

Senior Data Analyst job description

The Senior Data Analyst is a key member of the Continuous Improvement and Data Analytics team at Boston University. Reporting to the Assistant Director, Data Analytics, the Senior Data Analyst will be responsible for identifying requirements and implementing data analytics solutions to create efficiencies, increase visibility to key performance metrics, and improve or enhance processes through automation.

Major duties of this position include:

  • Lead data projects and initiatives to help drive a culture of innovation and data-driven decisions within Financial Affairs.
  • Drive efficiencies through automation and process improvement.
  • Project/Program Management
  • Create project plan, including stakeholder analysis, timeline, and breakdown of tasks.
  • Build and maintain relationship with project stakeholders.
  • Communicate progress and maintain deadlines for on-time project delivery.
  • Remain current on best practices, new software and programming languages, and soft-skills through training.
  • Serve as a committee member (or leader) on a strategy sub-team, or other duties as assigned.
Senior Data Analyst job requirements

Required Skills

  • Bachelor's degree and at least 5+ years of relevant experience in data analytics and visualization and 1+ years managing projects.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and communication skills along with the ability to juggle multiple priorities.
  • Must have strong organizational skills, analytical/quantitative skills, and familiarity with project management tools and methodologies.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects concurrently.
  • Proven ability to critically assess, drive action, and deliver meaningful results as an individual contributor in a fast-paced environment.
  • High level of technical and analytical capabilities, skilled at decision-making under uncertainty, combined with a commonsense approach.
  • Ability to work optimally and collaboratively in a small, collegial, cross-functional team environment.
  • Ability to present views effectively, persuasively, and with appropriate conviction to stakeholders and senior leadership
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills, with the proven ability to present and explain complex information and suggest process improvements to diverse audiences, including senior leadership.

Preferred Skills:

  • MBA or relevant Master's degree
  • Previous experience with SAP, PowerBI, and VBA and Python a plus.
What we offer at Boston University

Full-time Equivalent Hiring Range: $85,000 to $95,000; commensurate with relevant experience.

Benefits/Other Information: Boston University's generous benefits package includes health, dental, life insurance, and paid time off! Full-time employees are also eligible for tuition remission for courses at Boston University. Note: the remission benefit extends to dependents as well. For more details on benefits, please refer to the Boston University benefits page at https://www.bu.edu/hr/employee-resources/benefits/. The Department of Financial Affairs at Boston University values intellectual, cultural, and social diversity among its staff and students. We remain steadfast in our dedication to building a team that is inclusive and equitable and a place where all constituents can thrive.

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Boston University

Boston University

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Senior Data Analyst

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Posted on: 
April 1, 2024

About Our Company

Boston University is one of the leading private research and teaching institutions in the world today, with three primary campuses in the heart of Boston and programs around the world.

Boston University was chartered in 1869 by Lee Claflin, Jacob Sleeper, and Isaac Rich, three successful Methodist businessmen whose abolitionist ideals led them to envision and create a university that was inclusive—that opened its doors to the world—and engaged in service to and collaboration with the city of Boston. Over 150 years later, BU has an alumni community of 310,000+ living and working all around the world.

Job Description & Responsibilities

The Senior Data Analyst is a key member of the Continuous Improvement and Data Analytics team at Boston University. Reporting to the Assistant Director, Data Analytics, the Senior Data Analyst will be responsible for identifying requirements and implementing data analytics solutions to create efficiencies, increase visibility to key performance metrics, and improve or enhance processes through automation.

Major duties of this position include:

  • Lead data projects and initiatives to help drive a culture of innovation and data-driven decisions within Financial Affairs.
  • Drive efficiencies through automation and process improvement.
  • Project/Program Management
  • Create project plan, including stakeholder analysis, timeline, and breakdown of tasks.
  • Build and maintain relationship with project stakeholders.
  • Communicate progress and maintain deadlines for on-time project delivery.
  • Remain current on best practices, new software and programming languages, and soft-skills through training.
  • Serve as a committee member (or leader) on a strategy sub-team, or other duties as assigned.

Requirements

Required Skills

  • Bachelor's degree and at least 5+ years of relevant experience in data analytics and visualization and 1+ years managing projects.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and communication skills along with the ability to juggle multiple priorities.
  • Must have strong organizational skills, analytical/quantitative skills, and familiarity with project management tools and methodologies.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects concurrently.
  • Proven ability to critically assess, drive action, and deliver meaningful results as an individual contributor in a fast-paced environment.
  • High level of technical and analytical capabilities, skilled at decision-making under uncertainty, combined with a commonsense approach.
  • Ability to work optimally and collaboratively in a small, collegial, cross-functional team environment.
  • Ability to present views effectively, persuasively, and with appropriate conviction to stakeholders and senior leadership
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills, with the proven ability to present and explain complex information and suggest process improvements to diverse audiences, including senior leadership.

Preferred Skills:

  • MBA or relevant Master's degree
  • Previous experience with SAP, PowerBI, and VBA and Python a plus.

What we offer

Full-time Equivalent Hiring Range: $85,000 to $95,000; commensurate with relevant experience.

Benefits/Other Information: Boston University's generous benefits package includes health, dental, life insurance, and paid time off! Full-time employees are also eligible for tuition remission for courses at Boston University. Note: the remission benefit extends to dependents as well. For more details on benefits, please refer to the Boston University benefits page at https://www.bu.edu/hr/employee-resources/benefits/. The Department of Financial Affairs at Boston University values intellectual, cultural, and social diversity among its staff and students. We remain steadfast in our dedication to building a team that is inclusive and equitable and a place where all constituents can thrive.

Apply now

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