Open Positions in Continuous Improvement & Data Analytics (CIDA)



Senior Data Analyst
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Position Overview
The Senior Data Analyst is a key member of the Continuous Improvement and Data Analytics team at Boston University. Reporting to the Assistant Director, Data Analytics, the Senior Data Analyst will be responsible for identifying requirements and implementing analytics solutions to create efficiencies, increase visibility to key performance metrics, and improve or enhance processes through automation. There is also potential for this role to support the data needs of CIDA’s Continuous Improvement team on consulting projects.

Types of Project Work

  • Automation & Efficiencies – take manual processes and remove human interactions through analytic solutions
  • Reporting – create point-in-time reports for clients
  • Dashboards – create interactive visuals to help clients understand and drill-down into real-time data sources
  • Internal Data – map and maintain Financial Affairs data for use in Reporting and Dashboards
  • KPIs – assist clients with developing and tracking metrics to measure performance over time
  • Ad-Hoc Analysis – assist Continuous Improvement consultants with collecting and analyzing data to draw conclusions

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, MBA or relevant Master’s degree preferred
  • Previous experience with SAP, PowerBI, VBA, and Python a plus
  • At least 5+ years of relevant experience in data analytics and visualization and 1+ years managing projects
  • High level of technical and analytical capabilities; demonstrated problem-solving skills
  • Must have strong communication and organizational skills; familiarity with project management tools and methodologies a plus
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects concurrently
  • Ability to work optimally and collaboratively with colleagues in a cross-functional team environment
  • Ability to present views effectively, persuasively, and with appropriate conviction to stakeholders and Senior Leadership

This position may work up to 80% remote. Learn more about CIDA and our team.