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Timetabling Data Analyst

Apply now Job no: 498099
Work type: Full-time
Location: Flexible, Geelong - Waurn Ponds, Melbourne - Burwood
Categories: Information Technology

  • Full-time (36.75 hours per week) and continuing role
  • Can be based either at Waurn Ponds or Burwood location
  • HEW 7 $87,673 + 17% Superannuation 

This exciting role sits within the Infrastructure, and Property Group reporting to the Senior Manager, Timetabling and analyse large volumes of complex quantitative and qualitative data using spreadsheets, pivot tables and data visualisation tools such as Tableau and Power BI, and prepare reports and visual materials.

This role is a great opportunity and plays a crucial position in improving Divisional performance by applying data analytics to appropriate data sets and finding opportunities to innovate to timetabling and infrastructure planning.

You will have high-level data analysis and problem-solving skills to improve existing processes and systems and be part of this remarkable journey in planning the key strategic and operational decisions of the enterprise portfolio.

If you have proven experience in data reporting tools and applications like MS Office, SQL and outstanding knowledge regarding data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques, then we would like to hear from you!

Your key responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • critically analyse large volumes of complex quantitative and qualitative data using spreadsheets, pivot tables and data visualisation tools such as Tableau and Power BI, and prepare reports and visual materials that ‘tell the story’ of the data analysis to inform better decision making
  • contribute to the planning and production of the University timetable, including analysing University data to provide optimal clash protection for timetables
  • assist with the integration of the University timetabling system with other University systems, including data collection procedures, as required
  • actively participate in the ongoing development, implementation and maintenance of data warehousing and information delivery systems for servicing the information needs of the planning, management and reporting functions of the Timetabling Unit
  • prepare data and analysis as required to inform relevant planning and reporting documents for the Division
  • ensure the accurate maintenance of documentation for information delivery systems, databases and planning models as appropriate
  • compile and produce complex statistical and other reports directly from University statistical databases and planning models, or any other available sources as required

“To be successful”, you’ll have

  • post-secondary/Graduate qualification, preferably in a quantitative or analytical discipline with subsequent relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience
  • data analysis and reporting experience in large or complex organisations such as a tertiary institution, including  identifying, analysing, and interpreting trends or patterns in complex data sets
  • demonstrated high level analytical and problem-solving skills to improve existing processes and systems
  • high-level computer skills that demonstrate multiple software skills and knowledge of applications including MS Office, SQL, and corporate databases
  • technical expertise regarding data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques
  • demonstrated experience in developing and maintaining timetabling systems within a University
  • experience in becoming proficient with a specialised software system within a short timeframe
  • demonstrated experience in identifying process improvement opportunities, and working with others to deliver process improvement outcomes
  • well-developed interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills together with proven negotiation skills
  • proven experience working as part of a collaborative work team
  • demonstrated strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, extract, organise, analyse and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy

Desirable Skills:

  • experience in using Syllabus Plus timetabling software

For a copy of the position description, please see below:

Download File FINAL PD Timetabling & Data Analyst.pdf

Applications for this position close on 26th February 2020.

This role requires the incumbent to apply for and maintain a Working With Children Check (refer to Deakin’s Recruitment Procedure for further details).

Are You Ready?

Deakin is a Victorian university with a global impact. We are an agile, dynamic and innovative university committed to making a positive impact through our excellence in education, research and innovation and the contributions we make to the wider community.

We understand that our reputation has been built on the dedication and expertise of our staff, and we offer a dynamic and diverse working environment with opportunities to grow and develop careers. We believe that a progressive, thriving culture will ensure that people choose to come, and stay at Deakin and contribute to our ongoing success.

We value diversity and aim to build an inclusive environment that champions, embraces and respects differences. We support and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all cultures, sexual orientation, and genders.

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