Data Analyst

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Data Analyst

Required Qualifications (please document on the resume):

  • Bachelor`s degree with at least 6 years of related experience OR a comparable combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in SQL and database management systems such as Oracle, MySQL / MariaDB, SQL Server, PostgreSQL, etc, or AWS/Azure equivalents.
  • Demonstrated experience promoting a diverse, inclusive and respectful workplace.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and across disciplines with administrators, faculty, staff, and students from a wide range of programs and backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Tableau and/or PowerBI.

Hybrid work environment

Position Overview:

The University of Minnesota, University Data and Institutional Reporting (UDIR) group is seeking a Data Analyst. This is an exciting opportunity to make an impact in helping the university achieve its mission of research, education, and outreach. This position is responsible for designing, building, and delivering data, and reporting solutions for a variety of highly-complex, mission-critical projects within UDIR’s portfolio. This position has a particular focus on student data-related topics including but not limited to enrolled student populations/characteristics, course and curriculum analysis, retention and graduation, pre-enrollment (i.e., admissions, orientation), post-collegiate outcomes, and student finance.

UDIR’s portfolio includes a wide range of data and reporting activities including the production of official data required for the University’s compliance reporting efforts (e.g. IPEDS, NCAA, MN OHE, HLC), related reporting dashboards (e.g. https://idr.umn.edu), decision support for university leadership, ad hoc data requests, and ensuring the integrity of official institutional data.

Salary range: $80,000 - $100,000, DOQ

We Offer:

  • University paid contribution (10% of your salary) to your retirement account - vested immediately.
  • 22 paid vacation days per year, in addition to sick leave and 11 paid holidays.
  • Reduced tuition opportunities covering 75% - 100% of eligible tuition.
  • Excellent and affordable health care benefits (2021 Enrollment Guide)
  • Wellbeing program with opportunity to earn lower health care rates.
  • Free disability insurance.
  • Annual merit increase program.


Job responsibilities include:

40% - Ad Hoc Data Requests

  • Provide reporting at the request of senior leaders of the University in a timely manner
  • Provide accurate and timely reports to internal and external audiences
  • Prepare and submit institutional and campus reports that includes admissions, student enrollment, student financial aid, and general student subject areas
  • Develop data and reporting solutions for ad hoc data requests that involves new metrics or are not well defined or are considered advanced data requests

30% - High Visibility Reports and Surveys

  • Responsible for student-related reporting around enrollment, admissions, and general student related high visibility reports
  • Complete selected student related Association of American Universities Data Exchange (AAUDE) survey items

20% - Critical Reports, Projects and Production Jobs

  • Serve as primary analyst or, in collaboration with the primary analyst, serve as the secondary analyst on selected critical reports and production jobs to include admissions, student enrollment, and retention/graduation reporting
  • Assist in creating snapshots used to produce official University data, reporting and statistics for student subject areas as well as Federal IPEDS and other external reporting
  • Participate and cooperate with data exchange consortia to which the University belongs

10% - Special Projects

  • Participate in special projects that may include projects such as Post Collegiate Outcomes, the Systemwide Strategic Plan, the Accountability report, and others as needed
  • Participates in advancing the operational, and strategic direction of the office that may include support of the development and delivery of UDIR Tableau dashboards
  • Employ emerging data science techniques and methods to activate new and large data sets of importance to the University

Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.

Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section.

To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail [email protected] or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).


The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: http://diversity.umn.edu.

Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

Please note: All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to comply with the University’s Administrative Policy: COVID-19 Vaccination and Safety Protocol by either providing proof of being fully vaccinated on their first day of employment, or complete a request for an exemption for medical exemption or religious reasons. To learn more please visit: https://safe-campus.umn.edu/return-campus/get-the-vax


The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)

The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation`s most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

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Published 2022-05-25

University of Minnesota looks for a Data Analyst in Minneapolis, MN location.

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