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Data Analyst

July 28 2017
Industries Education, Training
Categories Business analysis
Toronto, ON

York University is known for championing new ways of thinking that drive teaching and research excellence. Our 53,000 students receive the education they need to create big ideas that make an impact on the world. Meaningful and sometimes unexpected careers result from cross-discipline programming, innovative course design and diverse experiential learning opportunities. York students and graduates push limits, achieve goals and find solutions to the world's most pressing social challenges, empowered by a strong community that opens minds. York U is an internationally recognized research university – our 11 faculties and 24 research centres have partnerships with 200+ leading universities worldwide.

We are currently recruiting for a Data Analyst to work in the School of Continuing Studies for this exciting opportunity.

Are you a Business professional with Information Technology (IT) experience?  Do you possess at least 2 years' of experience executing data analysis duties within a business environment? Do you possess experience with reporting and report building? Do you possess exceptional inter-personal skills including the ability to effectively train staff? Do you possess knowledge and expertise with desktop productivity tools, relational database software and report generating software? If so, keep reading!

In this role, you will be responsible for updating, analyzing and reporting on day-to-day performance of various data elements, such as student enrolment and registration data, web analytics, course evaluation data, phone & Live Chat services, and other types of data as made available. The Data Analyst prepares detailed analytics, trend analyses, reports and dashboards for the School's management team. The incumbent will also research, recommend, test, implement and provide user training for software solutions specific to the data collection, analysis and reporting. In addition, the incumbent will be responsible for the integrity and accuracy of data related to the School, its programs and its students. As a member of the IT team, the Data Analyst's responsibilities also include supporting general IT- related requests as needed. The incumbent will manage a wide range of IT data services and will be responsible for utilizing a customer service orientated approach in order to deliver timely, reliable and accurate results.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will possess:

An Undergraduate degree. Preferably in computer science, math/statistics, or business. Or equivalent combination of liberal arts degree with further education/experience in computer science or data analytics. In addition, the successful incumbent will possess a minimum two (2) years of recent work experience in data analysis and related application tools in a business office/results oriented service environment. An understanding of and appreciation for continuing education in an academic environment is desirable. Knowledge of a Student Registration and Information System, and the data contained, is an asset. Experience in managing IT data projects and coordinating effective work flow in a fast- paced office is preferred.

We offer comprehensive benefits and access to superb educational and recreational facilities. For more information on what York has to offer U please visit:

York University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University's employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code.  York University is committed to employment equity and diversity and a positive and supportive environment.

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