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Business Data Analyst, CMG (4960U), Haas School of Business 20553
University of California, Berkeley

Date Posted Jul. 8, 2021
Title Business Data Analyst, CMG (4960U), Haas School of Business 20553
University University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory
    Information Technology
    Fiscal Services

Business Data Analyst, CMG (4960U), Haas School of Business 20553

About Berkeley

At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff.

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world.

We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding Values and Principles, our Principles of Community, and our Strategic Plan.

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: July 20, 2021

Departmental Overview

UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business offers a unique opportunity to champion new ideas, collaborate across boundaries, and continually learn in a workplace committed to increasing diversity and creating a welcoming environment for all. Our distinctive culture is captured within our four Defining Leadership Principles: Question the Status Quo, Confidence Without Attitude, Students Always, and Beyond Yourself. These principles distinguish Berkeley Haas as a unique environment, conducive to teamwork, collaboration, and career growth.

For more information about the Haas School of Business visit:

The MBA Career Management Group (CMG) serves the entire MBA student population (approximately 1,400 students) and thousands of Haas alumni. The CMG has two roles: 1) To prepare students for their job searches by offering workshops, advising, and training programs; and 2) To solicit and support employers for on-campus and off-campus recruiting of our students and to increase the quality and quantity of relationships recruiters have with Berkeley Haas.


Consults with end-users to identify data and reporting needs. Creates queries in MS Power BI and generates reports, using data pulled from different databases
  • Develops, prepares, and tests reports that will be used to track student outcomes and employment trends against key variables by CMG staff and Haas Marketing Dept.
  • Coordinates with multiple stakeholders including CMG, Marketing, Academic Programs, and Admissions to understand data availability and generate analyses that support data-driven decisions for programming, prospective student recruiting, rankings data submissions, and resource allocation
  • Assists in identifying and resolving data and system errors and discrepancies that occur between the different data repositories at Haas and on the UC Berkeley campus.

Performs comprehensive data analysis for annual data reporting cycle, and assists in the development of annual reports that are used for student, staff, employer, and prospect marketing and education.
  • Creates user training guidelines and custom reports ensuring data entry, extraction and analysis are accurate for year-over-year reporting purposes.
  • Partners with the Director of Operations to collect, validate, and produce annual career outcomes reports for internal and external marketing purposes.
  • Partners with Marketing Director to complete school rankings data submissions for school and accreditation data reporting requirements.

Participates in end-user training ensuring user competence, data access, and optimal performance of BI tools and processes. Participates in cross-functional teams to address business intelligence processes and services.
  • Provides training for new and existing team members on all technology platforms used by CMG, including 12Twenty and Slack.
  • Guides, supports, and trains colleagues as needed on data reporting functionality of the systems used to collect and share student data within CMG.

Professional Learning and Growth
  • Embraces the principle of being a "student always" by engaging in opportunities for training, workshops, seminars, continuing education pertinent to the position, or at the suggestion of the supervisor.
  • Actively contributes to a team environment that fosters and promotes a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) within the unit and at Haas.
  • Engages in ongoing education to promote diversity, equity, inclusion & belonging by completing University sponsored certifications & training sessions (Ie: MEP Workshop, Implicit Bias Certification, LinkedIn Learning workshops, and other workshops & seminars offered by the University or Haas, as they are made available) or by engaging in external seminars & resources related to DEIB.
  • Exemplifies Haas Defining Principles: students always, confidence w/o attitude, question the status quo, and beyond yourself.

Required Qualifications
  • Working knowledge of business intelligence functions and analytics.
  • Working knowledge of relevant internal databases, BI applications, and tools. Ability to write queries, produce reports and documentation.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-resolution skills.
  • Detail-oriented, with demonstrated organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills to professionally convey complex information in a clear, concise manner to technical and non-technical staff.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, demonstrating a desire to promote diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging to establish and maintain positive & professional working relationships with colleagues, students and team members.
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Collaboration tools (e.g., Sheets, Docs, Slides).
  • Demonstrated knowledge of methodologies associated with the analysis of processes and problems, information flow, and architecture.
  • Self-motivated and works independently and as part of a team.
  • Exemplifies Haas Defining Principles: students always, confidence w/o attitude, question the status quo, and beyond yourself.
  • Excellent multi-tasking and analytical skills to meet deadlines, reason on solutions, and effectively resolve minor to moderate problems.
  • Familiarity with MBA Career Services and Employer Alliances (CSEA) outcomes reporting standards.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in a business, organization or public university setting.

  • Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with training staff at a variety of technical skill levels.
  • Understanding of cloud-based data analysis and visualization software tools such as MS PowerBI, Qlik, and Tableau.

Salary & Benefits

This is a non-exempt, biweekly paid position. Hourly salary is commensurate with experience up to $43.44

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

Conviction History Background

This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:
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