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Institutional Data and Research Analyst (6948U) - 1611 - 1611
University of California, Berkeley

Date Posted Oct. 4, 2019
Title Institutional Data and Research Analyst (6948U) - 1611 - 1611
University University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Department N/A
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory

Institutional Data and Research Analyst (6948U) - 1611 - 1611

About Berkeley

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptanceacademic and artistic, political and culturalmake it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: September 24, 2019

Departmental Overview

The Graduate Division oversees every stage of graduate student life: applications, admissions, fellowships and grants, tracking academic progress and degree milestones, academic employment and preparation for teaching, mentoring activities and professional development. Our mission is to sustain the world-renowned excellence of more than 100 master's and doctoral programs, and to assist our almost 11,000 graduate students on academic, financial, personal and professional matters throughout their studies. The Division implements policies developed by the Graduate Council of the Academic Senate to ensure the quality of Berkeley's graduate education. We work to distribute resources equitably to graduate students across the disciplines in our 17 schools and colleges.

Berkeley graduates more doctoral recipients annually including from populations underrepresented in higher education than does any other research university and our numerous cutting-edge master's programs attract students from all over the world. The diverse backgrounds and passions of our faculty and students support the excellence that makes Berkeley second to none in its breadth, depth, and reach of scholarship, research, and public service in its impact on California and the U.S., as well as around the globe.

  • Researches, gathers, analyzes and visualizes complex data for reports and research projects using Tableau or other statistical packages.
  • Presents complex findings and recommendations in a clear and concise manner.
  • Access multiple institutional data sources using Oracle BI and SQL.
  • Contributes to the design, deployment and documentation of systems, structures, and tools in support of data visualization, information access, collection, retrieval, reporting, and quality.
  • Summarize information in a creative and non-technical manner for presentation on the Graduate Division website.
  • Uses institutional data to produce routine reports and answer ad hoc queries for academic programs on campus.
  • May oversee the work of work-study students.

Required Qualifications
  • Requires skill with data visualization software such as Tableau or other statistical analysis packages. Requires SQL skills and/or experience with Oracle BI or other visual query tools. Ability to systematically transform and connect disparate data sets for analysis. Requires general knowledge in data collection and social science research methods. Knowledge of campus principles and procedures involved in handling sensitive data or ability to learn(for example, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, or FERPA). Understanding of campus rules and regulations, or ability to learn. Requires active listening, critical thinking, good interpersonal skills and ability to multi-task. Demonstrated ability to tell a compelling story with data, both visually and in writing.

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, statistics, new media, HCI, interaction design and/or equivalent experience/training.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Strong portfolio of data visualization projects and at least three years of combined academic and professional experience preferred. Formal Tableau training or prior experience using Tableau is desirable.

Salary & Benefits

This is an exempt, monthly paid position. Annual salary is commensurate with experience within the range of $67,500.00 - $98,900.00.

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.

Other Information

This is a 1 year contract position.

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:

For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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