Job Description

Data Analyst

Requisition IDreq11328
Working TitleData Analyst
Position Grade10
Position Summary

The University of New Mexico’s (UNM) Planning, Design & Construction (PDC) seeks a Data Analyst to join our vibrant, committed team of professionals who support the built environment at UNM. The Data Analyst will be responsible for overseeing our TMA information management system which includes reviewing the quality of data collection to validate accuracy and legitimacy of data, generating departmental and ad hoc reports, performing data analysis, and providing technical guidance in supporting users in the daily use of data systems.

UNM’s PDC provides seamless delivery of professional support services to internal clients using best practices in capital project planning, development, and construction.

Duties of the Data Analyst will include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop and utilize data collection instruments and methods for the evaluation and quality control of research or operational data;

  • Collect, analyze, interpret, and summarize data in preparation for generation of statistical and analytical reports;

  • Develop and/or present training programs in field of expertise to staff, student employees and interns performing related work; guide program users as needed;

  • Maintain computerized collection and tracking of relevant data;

  • Utilize specified statistical software to analyze and interpret research data, as appropriate to the individual position;

  • Maintain appropriate records of research methods and results;

  • Design and/or develop specific databases for collection, tracking, and reporting of research data;

This position will be critical in the development and implementation of improved data management strategies and systems for PDC. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate creative problem solving skills, will take initiative to improve processes, and have the ability to troubleshoot data-related problems and authorize maintenance or modifications.

UNM employees enjoy a great benefits package, including: 4 weeks of vacation, paid holidays, sick leave, retirement benefits, tuition remission benefits for yourself and additional education benefits to spouses or domestic partners, and dependent children of eligible employees and retirees.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; at least 5 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Five years or more of demonstrated direct experience with database administration.
  • Experience with user support training in providing technical guidance in design and functionality of a database system.
  • Ability to communicate complex technical issues to a non-technical audience, both in writing and in person.
  • Ability to research independently and apply problem-solving skills, as well as the ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Advanced analytical skills.
  • Proficiency with SQL and Microsoft Project.
Additional Requirements
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentCapital Projects Office (250A)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
Pay$13.62 (minimum) to $20.43 (midpoint)
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check Required
For Best Consideration Date12/9/2019
Application Instructions1. Please complete the online application and submit a cover letter and your current resume: *Your resume should include a complete work history with beginning and ending dates (month/year). *In your cover letter, address how your qualifications and work experience match the position and the preferred qualifications detailed in this job advertisement. 2. Your cover letter and resume should be uploaded as separate PDF files. 3. Applicants must provide names and contact information for at least three (3) supervisory references with your application materials. 4. Finalists should be prepared to provide official educational transcripts if selected for hire. Please see minimum qualifications for specifics.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

Application Instructions

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