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Apply now Job no: 97077-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Accounting, Finance, Purchasing, Information Systems/Technology, Office & Administrative Support

Position Vacancy ID:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Working Title:

Data Analyst/Report Writer

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Anticipated Begin Date:

FEBRUARY 11, 2019


This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $65,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and area of specialization:

Bachelor's degree required. Degree preference from computer science, accounting, finance, information science, management information science or related field.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

-Experience working in a business/financial analyst role, preferably in higher education or health care environments. 3+ years required. 5+ years preferred.
-Demonstrated experience to work as a team with diverse customers to identify requirements, deliver solid and sustainable technical solutions requiring strong problem solving skills.
-Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to formally present analytical conclusions to leadership.
-Knowledge and experience with the following tools: Excel, query and visualization tools such as Qlik, Tableau or Power BI and database servers such as Oracle and Microsoft SQL.
-Demonstrated experience working with relational databases.
-Knowledge of database/data warehouse structure and design preferred including star schema and dimensional modelling.
-Understanding of basic accounting concepts such journal entries, accrual accounting and consolidations is preferred.

A minimum of 7 years' experience is required for appointment at the senior level.

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Position Summary:

This position is part of the management team for the School of Medicine and Public Health, providing key data and analysis to senior leadership. The position works with units across the school, UW-Madison and UW Health to manage, analyze and report on various business data including financial, human resource and research administration. Tasks may be technical and complex. The position will work both independently and in teams depending on the size of the project. This position may serve as team lead for various projects.

Work will range from ad hoc query development, to large scale data and reporting projects. The school is increasing its use of visualization software and creation of dashboards to monitor the overall performance and effectiveness of school units and programs. This position will hold a key role in those efforts.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

Additional Information:

The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment.

To see the principal duties of this position, please click on the "Full Position Details" link below.


Kim Mcfarlane
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button. You will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter as a part of the application process. Please ensure that the resume and cover letter address how you meet the minimum/preferred qualifications for the position. You will also be asked to provide three professional/supervisor references during the application process.

Additional Link: Full Position Details
  NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

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