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South Dakota State University: Data Visualization Developer and Analyst [Brookings, SD]


South Dakota State University is seeking a Data Visualization Developer and Analyst in Brookings, SD, to create business intelligence tools and reports to support the use of a campus-wide business intelligence and decision support system, compile multiple visualizations into intuitive dashboards for campus-wide use, and more.



At: South Dakota State UniversitySouth Dakota State University
Location: Brookings, SD
Web: www.sdstate.edu
Position: Data Visualization Developer and Analyst

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The Office of Institutional Research invites applications for a 12-month full-time, benefit-eligible Data Visualization Developer and Analyst. The Analyst works within IR to collaboratively understand, develop and support the institution’s reporting, data, and analytical needs. Experience working with postsecondary data and institutional research including interpretation and presentation of data plus knowledge of SAS, R, or SPSS, SQL, Cognos, and/or Tableau is preferred. Must be authorized to work in the U.S. Sponsorship is not available for this position.

The Data Visualization Developer and Analyst’s role is to create business intelligence tools and reports to support the use of a campus-wide business intelligence and decision support system; compile multiple visualizations into intuitive dashboards for campus-wide use; work with members of the entire campus community to define data analytic needs and reporting requirements; design, code, test, and aggregate results from queries to generate complex analyses, reports, dashboards, and visualizations that support decision making and planning at all levels of university functioning; extract data from operational systems, reorganize and structure the data for analysis purposes, and move it into reporting structures; assure the accuracy and integrity of data; and assists in support and training with end users to maximize their ability to use the decision support system and/or dashboards.

Required Education

Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in Mathematics and Statistics, Computer Science, Data Science, Social Sciences or a closely related technical field.

Required Qualifications

  • At least three years of experience in an Institutional Research or Institutional Effectiveness office (or related work);
  • Demonstrated expertise with statistical programming, data management, data visualization software and research tools such as Cognos, Qualtrics, SPSS, R, Stata, SAS, SQL, Tableau, and/or others is mandatory;
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills;
  • Effective interpersonal skills;
  • Demonstrated experience in designing data visualizations.

The department actively seeks to increase social and intellectual diversity among its faculty and staff. Women, veterans, minorities, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. For a complete listing of the qualifications, the application deadline, contact information for questions on position, and to apply, visit https://YourFuture.sdbor.edu, search for the position, and follow the electronic application process. For questions on the electronic employment process, contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128. Learn more about Brookings by visiting https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IT8OnH5eIgQ&feature=youtu.be.

SDSU is an AA/EO employer.


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