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Emory University Decision Support Analyst in Atlanta, Georgia



Reviews, analyzes and evaluates business systems and user needs. Identifies technology solutions through data modeling that support business strategies and organizational goals. Analyzes historical data, models alternative scenarios and projects future trends. Develops documentation for best practices and procedures. Identifies methodologies to enhance data retention practices. Develops and prepares reports. May identify training opportunities, develop materials and facilitate training sessions. Performs related responsibilities as required.


A bachelor's degree and three years of related experience including data management and analysis or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Experience with TABLEAU highly

*Must include an example of a data visualization sample when applying.*

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T he primary emphasis for this role includes developing and tracking metrics associated with student success. Additional areas of focus may also include course progression, benchmarking, predictive analytics, AAUDE participation, and other areas of current and future needs. This position will frequently interact with key planning and administrative units in providing data support for ensuring exceptional student engagement. Additionally, there are opportunities to engage in professional development, with national networks of peers, and for developing pathways for career trajectories.

Successful candidates will possess strong skills in the following areas:

  • Demonstrated subject matter expertise in student success and student outcomes (ex. Retention, graduation analyses and reporting dashboards, and time-to-degree analysis)

  • Technical aptitude in design and development for data visualization (ex. Tableau )

  • Knowledge of survey research methodology and platforms (ex. Qualtrics)

  • Support of data governance and documentation initiatives

  • Ability to learn quickly

  • Excellent customer service and communication (including written and visual presentations)

  • Must include an example of a data visualization sample when applying.

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Job Number 35028

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division EVP Provost Academic Affairs

Department Institutional Research

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Business Operations

Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its programs and activities. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Inquiries about this statement should be directed to the Office of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Bldg, Atlanta, GA 30322