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Position: Data Analyst
Institution: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
Duties: This position will be a lead research/data analyst on business-related research projects. The Data Analyst will be responsible for maintaining and implementing databases with specific tasks that include developing workflows for identifying, cleaning, and maintaining datasets within the database; writing detailed data documentation; and working closely with research staff to analyze and visualize data from the database. This position will also be responsible for developing documentation and training materials for both technical and non-technical audiences
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to the field assigned and one year of related training or experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience. Proficiency with data analysis and statistical software such as SAS or STATA. Ability to work both in a team setting and independently. Strong verbal and written communications skills for both technical and non-technical audiences
   
Text: Position Information Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA) Is this an internal only recruitment? No Position Title Soc/Clin Research Specialist - Journey Working Title Data Analyst Position Number 20024754 Vacancy ID P007758 Budgeted Hiring Range $50,000-$56,000 Pay Band Information For more information on the pay band for this branch and role, please click here . Salary Grade Equivalent 72 Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited Full-Time Permanent If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment Hours per week 40 Work Schedule Monday-Friday 8am-5pm, occasional evenings and weekends. Department Name and Number Kenan Institute of Private Ent-331600 Date First Posted 10/09/2017 Closing Date 10/19/2017 Position Location Chapel Hill, NC Position Posting Category Research Professionals Position Summary Information Department Description The Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise is the outreach arm of UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School. Founded in 1985 by visionary entrepreneur and philanthropist Frank Hawkins Kenan, the Institute is a research and strategic planning organization that focuses on three themes: entrepreneurship, global commerce, and economic development. The Office of Research Services, located within the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise, is part of the flexible programmatic staff in the Institute. The research services staff continues to support the institute in the areas of research and analysis, data management and knowledge management to create best-in-class services and systems, supporting the Institute and affiliated centers’ goals, enhancing their reputations, and enriching the work of its faculty and staff. Many additional new projects and programs are being developed that require adding an additional full time position. Equal Opportunity Employer The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran. Position Description This position will be a lead research/data analyst on business-related research projects. The Data Analyst will be responsible for maintaining and implementing databases with specific tasks that include developing workflows for identifying, cleaning, and maintaining datasets within the database; writing detailed data documentation; and working closely with research staff to analyze and visualize data from the database. This position will also be responsible for developing documentation and training materials for both technical and non-technical audiences. The Data Analyst will have to be able to independently manage multiple, concurrent projects or multi-faceted/moderately complex projects/programs. Specifically, the Data Analyst will consult with affiliated centers on their research and data needs, and then provide data management and analysis support throughout the research project. This position will also produce graphics (maps, graphs, tables) and reports as directed by the lead of an affiliated center or Kenan Institute management using the data. Additionally, the Data Analyst will provide consultations to Kenan Institute student research assistants and Kenan Scholars. This position will assist students with acquiring data and train them on how to clean and analyze their data using tools like Microsoft excel, SAS , or Stata. Minimum Education and Experience Requirements Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to the field assigned and one year of related training or experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities -Proficiency with data analysis and statistical software such as SAS or STATA . -Ability to work both in a team setting and independently. -Strong verbal and written communications skills for both technical and non-technical audiences. -Familiarity with principles of database design. Preferred Qualifications -Master’s degree in library science, information sciences, business administration, or related advanced degree preferred. -Familiarity with a broad range of business and government data sources (ie. Census, BLS , BEA , etc). -Experience delivering instruction and research support services to a variety of user populations Required Licenses/Certifications Special Physical and Mental Requirements Position/Schedule Requirements Position Attributes Stimulus/ARRA Funded No Quick Link http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/128946 Contact Information Office of Human Resources Contact Information If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to employment@unc.edu Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status. Applicant Documents Required Documents Cover Letter Curriculum Vitae / Resume Optional Documents Posting
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