Data Analyst

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Apr 28, 2022
Technology Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

Classification Title:Application Developer Analyst II
Job Description:
This Data Analyst serves as a professional level position in Data Platform and Analytics (DPA), a unit within UF Information Technology (UFIT), and will support the university’s success through service and operational excellence.

This is a professional level role that under direct supervision, works closely with customers, business analysts, and team members to understand business requirements that drive the analysis and design to develop quality technical solutions, with a good understanding of the IT systems and capabilities. Participates in, and has a good understanding of IT systems, development lifecycle, quality assurance/testing, and integration methodologies.

This position leverages the data warehouse, related reporting products, and business intelligence tool set to solve complex analysis and reporting requests.

This position also works in conjunction with other information technology (IT) professionals and core office staff members to maintain existing systems and fulfill requests for enhancements to these systems and related business processes.

Some key responsibilities and characteristics of this position are:

  • Assists with the design and implementation of processes to evaluate reliability, validity, and potential bias in analytic deliverables
  • Reviews data loaded from traditional databases and non-traditional data sources after completion of appropriate cleaning and blending
  • Participates in maintaining the Enterprise Reporting and Analytics system and fulfilling projects and service requests for enhancements to reporting products such as human resource information and student data visualizations and dashboards
  • Develops technical documentation (designs, specifications, and processes) and communications
  • Examines and identifies data patterns and trends to help answer business questions and improve decision making
  • Provides inputs for Data Science and Data Mining projects
  • Identifies areas to increase efficiency and automation of data analysis processes

About UF Information Technology

The UF Information Technology division is comprised of eight departments reporting to the Vice President & Chief Information Officer. The departments reporting directly to the VP & CIO are: Academic Technology, Research Computing, Infrastructure & Communication Technology, Data Platform and Analytics, Applications, Development and Integrations, Information Security Office, Customer Experience & Resource Planning, and the UFIT Business Center. With established governance advisory committees and a set of well-defined, transparent processes aiding decision-making, UFIT strives to provide exceptional IT services in support of UF’s mission. For more information about UFIT and its goals and governance, visit:

Learn more about UFIT at and @GoGatorsUFIT.

About the University of Florida

UF is one of the nation’s top-5 universities and a dynamic and rewarding place to work. The University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of its commitment to serve a diverse global community. Plus, UF is in Gainesville, one of Florida’s most livable cities. Known for its natural attractions (wetlands, forests, springs, wildlife) and cultural offerings (music, theater, visual arts, and historic districts), the area also is gaining a reputation as a thriving hub for high-tech start-ups, as well as invention and research collaborations. We are excited about what’s happening here and know you will want to be a part of it.

UF Information Technology is committed to attracting, hiring, and retaining a diverse workforce and values diversity of thoughts, background, and experience. Achieving a top-5 public university ranking means we make it a priority to employ and work with people with different backgrounds, cultures, abilities, and ethnicities to discover new ways to leverage technology for teaching, learning, research, and the business needs of a comprehensive land-grant institution. We welcome applications from individuals who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s vision and mission.

Expected Salary:

$65,000 – $76,000; commensurate based on education and experience. In addition, the University of Florida offers a very competitive benefits package.

Minimum Requirements:Associate’s degree and two years of relevant experience; or a high school diploma or equivalent and four years of relevant experience. Appropriate college coursework or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.
Preferred Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will possess the following education, experience, and skills:

  • Problem Solving
  • Producing Results
  • Analytic Thinking
  • Requirements Analysis
  • Active Learning
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants are required to submit with their application:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume or CV
  • Professional References (Minimum of 3)

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required:No