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Job ID359793 LocationTwin Cities Job FamilyInformation Technology Full/Part TimeFull-Time Regular/TemporaryRegular Job Code9702DS Employee ClassAcad Prof and Admin About the Job This is a Data Visualization Analyst position within the University of Minnesota Foundation's (UMF) Information Technology (IT) department. The department provides the enterprise-wide alumni, donor, and prospects database... (DMS) of over 1.6 million records for the University of Minnesota, including all related applications and systems. The system includes the DMS, fund accounting, and data warehouse applications which are a collection of custom-designed modules and integrated purchased software services. They are used by nearly 1,800 active users on five campuses in a complex and dynamic environment increasingly driven by the need for information and technology. This position develops and maintains data visualization and analysis (Tableau, etc.) to draw knowledge and insights to address business needs with strategic partners throughout UMF including development, finance, human resources, and marketing/communications, and IS. This includes utilizing data located from within the DMS, UMN mass-email platform, the Foundation data warehouse, PeopleSoft, and other externally sourced data. By using statistics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, programming, and advanced mathematics, they discover patterns, identify opportunities, pose questions, and present findings in a highly usable way. They provide these services while also protecting our alumni and donor data through secure processes and procedures. Starting salary: $75,000- 85,000 based on experience. Responsibilities: Data Analysis and Data Visualization (80%) Use various data query, analysis, and visualization tools (SQL, Tableau, R, Python, Apex, etc.) to access multiple high-volume data sources and design insightful and highly-usable products that showcase the knowledge and insights gained through analysis. Develops and maintains the creation of rich and interactive data visualizations as either ad hoc or fully-automated and securely deployed dashboards. Using knowledge of existing and emerging data science, provides strategic consultation to partners across UMF and the University to provide insight and recommendations for opportunities utilizing data and data visualization to support business decisions in areas of advancement (alumni engagement and fundraising) finance, human resources, and marketing/communications. Acts as project manager to execute key projects and deliverables. Recommends or builds and maintains scalable, efficient and automated data warehouse tables and views that support data visualizations and analysis. Support strategic direction of business intelligence and data analysis/reporting at UMF (20%) Participates in a "community of excellence" using data analysis tools that results in highly usable and understandable solutions. Supports the training of IT staff on development and deployment of data visualizations. Provides input on the direction to the Tableau roadmap. Provides data support to UMF IT Reporting and Data Analytics team. Demonstrate commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an equitable and inclusive working and learning environment (exhibit 100%) Continuous learning in diversity, equity and inclusion for oneself and team via training, podcasts, articles, etc. Seek to explore and understand cultural differences and create a culture of belonging. Develop and employ anti-racist practices and principles to accomplish work. Advocate for employees of all ethnicities, genders, ages and backgrounds Cultivate and develop inclusive and equitable working relationships with employees, colleagues, stakeholders, etc. Qualifications Required: A bachelor's degree and two years of work experience in the areas of data analytics, data visualization, or business intelligence; OR a master's degree. Demonstrated experience with Tableau Desktop or other data visualizatio product utilizing SQL in a relational database environment. Demonstrated ability to learn quickly and to independently develop solutions, analyze alternative solutions, and make recommendations. Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy. Ability to think critically and strategically. Demonstrated ability to create work plans and manage deadlines. Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish and maintain relationships at all organizational levels. Demonstrated experience working well in a team environment. Preferred: One or more years of work experience in the areas of data analytics, data visualization, or business intelligence. One or more years of demonstrated experience with Tableau utilizing SQL in a relational database environment. Tableau Desktop experience with an Oracle database and Tableau Server environment. Previous experience working in a fundraising software environment. About the Department At the University of Minnesota Foundation (UMF), our mission is to connect passion with possibility, inspire generosity, and support greatness at the University of Minnesota. UMF is a nonprofit organization responsible for raising and managing gifts to the University of Minnesota. For more information about UMF, please visit Benefits Working at the University At the University of Minnesota, you'll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning. We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work. The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes: Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generous time off Continuous learning opportunities through professional training and degree-seeking programs supported by the Low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts University HSA contributions Disability and employer-paid life insurance Employee wellbeing program Excellent retirement plans with employer contribution Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Financial counseling services Employee Assistance Program with eight sessions of counseling at no cost with free or reduced rates in the Twin Cities metro area Please visit the for more information regarding benefits. How To Apply 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 or call (612) 624-8647. Diversity The University recognizes and values the... For full info follow application link. 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
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