Posting Summary: The Office of Sponsored Programs is recruiting for a Data Analyst position.
The Data Analyst will participate in the development and critical evaluation on an ongoing basis of the standard operating procedures, data, reports and internal controls underlying sponsored programs management at the University of Virginia. The Data Analyst will additionally perform basic to sophisticated activities related to the implementation, support/maintenance, and continuous improvement of research-related systems and platforms at the University. This includes understanding and anticipating user and business needs internal and external to OSP (and the University), documenting functional requirements and appropriately/clearly communicating on progress and results in projects ranging in complexity, ensuring that projects meet or exceed user and stakeholder expectations.
The Data Analyst will ensure that standard operating procedures exist and are adopted by staff in key areas of OSP business function, delivering training and utilizing operational data to support and enforce SOPs in collaboration with OSP leadership when appropriate. The Data Analyst regularly performs long-term or non-routine projects with minimal supervisory intervention, and advises OSP leadership when data and/or analyses indicate opportunities or risks. The Data Analyst may use technical skills to manage projects that are more complex.
The Data Analyst may supervise temporary and student workers.
All interested applicants are encouraged to apply to https://jobs.virginia.edu, posting #0620476.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Required Minimum Level of Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent Required
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: *Degree Preferred
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Preferred Specific Experience: Experience working in a sponsored programs office in a school or central administration office at a research intensive university.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to investigate and analyze information and draw conclusions. Ability to address basic to intermediate problems in data and use experience and judgment in taking action and/or advising management on solutions. Ability to effectively and concisely present ideas, both orally and in a written form, to both technical staff and customers. Possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills to convey data and systems-related guidance and information to users. Possesses strong analytical skills. Demonstrates an ability to take direction well, to work well independently and as a member of a team. Strong customer service and organizational skills.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Some understanding of major business functions/activities (including pre-award and post-award) in a sponsored programs office at a research-intensive university.
Required Computer Applications: Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office product suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Access).
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.