Coordinator, Business Intelligence

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Nov 24, 2022
Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Application Database Admin II

Job Description:

The Lastinger Center for Learning is an education innovation hub within UF’s College of Education focused on creating equitable education systems that improve teaching and learning across early childhood and K-12 education. Specifically, the Center targets kindergarten readiness, 3rd grade reading proficiency, and algebra proficiency as critical milestones in children’s educational trajectory that are predictive of success in school and life. The Center works at the nexus of research, practice, and policy to develop sustainable systems that leverage educational technologies and improve the implementation of research-based practices. Housed in one of the nation’s elite public research universities, the Center operates as a dynamic, entrepreneurial workplace focused on executing against UF’s service mission to strengthen the human condition and improve the quality of life.

Job responsibilities and duties:

Data Requirements, Analysis and Visualizations

  • Prepare, conduct, and confirm the results of elicitation results: ensure that what needs to document, documentation completed in a format understandable by different parties, and documentation validated by stakeholders.
  • Requirements management throughout the analysis, design, and implementation lifecycles.
  • Prioritize Requirements: through collaboration with stakeholders, by understanding changing goals and requirements, ensure that the value of each requirement is maintained and visible while protecting access to sensitive data.
  • Aid various teams in drawing insight from center’s data on course facing analytics, predictive modeling, forecasting, and building models.
  • Design data models and reports in Power BI, Domo, Apache superset and other data visualization platforms.
  • Use graphs, infographics, and other methods to visualize data.
  • Effectively utilize BI tools to guide users through compelling data-driven stories that enable quick, easy, and intuitive insight.
  • Execute performance-tuning of dashboards and data sources to ensure maximum availability and usability.
  • Integrate datasets from disparate sources, which are stored using various technologies to provide a unified view and practical outcome of the data.
  • Build and distribute automated dashboards, reports, and models that are meaningful for the center’s operations, research.

Project Management

  • Must be able to identify project risks and barriers and successfully mitigate them.
  • Document the desired or future state of a business process by understanding goals, impacts to the given system, and process changes that need to occur to facilitate change.
  • Monitor feedback to facilitate continuous improvement under an agile methodology
  • Monitor and communicate on project progress to stakeholders.
  • Ensure all data solutions exhibit high levels of performance, security, governance, privacy, scalability, maintainability, and appropriate reusability and reliability upon deployment.


  • Manage stakeholder involvement: provide a general understanding of information needed, tasks to be completed, and outcomes required during the effort.
  • Evaluate and communicate the introduction of new requirements in an ongoing effort.
  • Obtain team agreement on requirements through collaboration.
  • Provide training around reporting application and data warehousing.

Other Duties as assigned

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
The mission of the Lastinger Center for Learning is to create equitable educational systems where every child and educator, regardless of circumstances, experiences high-quality learning every day to support children’s achievement of critical milestones that are predictive of success in school and life. In order to achieve this mission, the Lastinger Center is committed to attracting, hiring, and retaining a dynamic and diverse team.

The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in also aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotion, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits and training.

Hybrid work location policy
Lastinger Center for Learning supports and promotes a healthy work-life balance. To achieve this, the Lastinger Center offers a flexible, hybrid work schedule that aligns with the university’s Flexibility in the Workplace Policy. Allowing employees to stagger arrival and departure times as necessary and to vary the number of workdays in the office so long as an employee’s FTE commitment is fulfilled within the university workweek. This policy also allows for occasional, incidental remote work based on individual circumstances.

Expected Salary:

$75,000 - $85,000

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's degree and three years of appropriate experience. Appropriate college coursework or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 3+ years of experience creating reports with data visualization tools (PowerBI and others)
  • 3+ years of SQL experience
  • 3+ years of coordinating and tracking data projects
  • Experience with Agile methodology
  • Experience with LMScourse data a plus.
  • Some coding/programming experience with a git repository.
  • Experience with cloud data technologies, such as Azure, Data Lake, Databricks, Synapse
Special Instructions to Applicants:

This is a time-limited position.

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume.

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

This requisition has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not apply.

Health Assessment Required: No