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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Responsibilities*

Conceptualize and develop cross-functional client/unit strategic objectives, business processes, and initiatives that drive or increase organizational value.

Manage and/or administer the design and development of data structures and data extracts to support comprehensive data collection, loading, and extraction for complex analysis.

Participate in strategic assessments to identify current/emerging business issues/problems and contribute to defining high impact business intelligence solutions with a focus on the quantitative methods, modeling and analytical techniques.

Lead and guide business process improvement discussions leading to advice on potential problem resolutions including gathering the support and resources for BI initiatives.

Develop and present reports and definitions, graphs, dashboards and portal interfaces appropriate for audience.

Manage cross functional unit projects and/or teams which include project planning, task management, status reporting, etc.

Support advising by:

  • Maintain and upgrade Advisor Notes, which includes supporting and answering a question coming from anyone using the system.
  • Maintain the automated advisor assigning process to reflect the changes in the advising structure.
  • Maintain and upgrade the Early Alert System.
  • Apply at-risk predictive model on incoming FTIACs and share it with the advisors.
  • Maintain and upgrade SSC Swipe System
  • Maintain SSC Tutoring System Integration.

Required Qualifications*

B.A. or B.S. in quantitative field with 5+ years of experience.

Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills necessary to interact effectively with colleagues and university personnel with users of varying technological skill levels.

Demonstrated knowledge of and experience utilizing various programming languages including Perl, SQL, PL/SQL, and XML.

Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with web technologies, including HTMS, Java, and JavaScript (specific applications).

Previous experience managing a database and working with database-driven web-based applications is required.

Demonstrated good organizational and problem-solving skills; ability to anticipate problems and take initiative, structuring one’s own activities and using resources in ways that maximize productivity and efficiency.

Demonstrated good work habits, dependability, and punctuality.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks.  Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Application Deadline

This positing will remain open until the position is filled.  For best consideration, submit your cover letter and resume by February 15, 2021.  This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period of 7 days has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.