Senior Data Analyst (Governance)

The University of Adelaide
May 07, 2024
Offerd Salary:$106,561 - $119,550
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Contract Type:fixed term position
Working Time:Full time
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HEO8 $106,561 - $119,550 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation.

Full time, fixed term position until December 2025.

The University of Adelaide (University) is a world-class tertiary education and research institution committed to delivering high quality and distinct learning, teaching and research experiences. The University is centred on discovering new knowledge, pursuing innovation, and preparing the educated leaders of tomorrow who are independent, creative thinkers with an international perspective.

The Planning and Analytics branch, part of the University's Division of University Operations, supports strategic and operational planning, performance reporting, data and analytics, data governance and survey/data management within the University. The branch assists with developing the University's Strategic, Operational and Business Plans plus monitoring their implementation performance.

As our Senior Data Analyst (Governance) you will enjoy working under limited direction and with a degree of autonomy to support the development, implementation, and adherence to data governance policies, standards, and processes across the university. In addition to this, you will have active involvement in data definitions, data mapping, data catalogue, and metadata management. This pivotal position not only contributes to the establishment and enhancement of data governance practices but also serves as a source of guidance and knowledge for Data Owners, Data Stewards, and Technology teams within the university.

To be successful you will need:

  • Demonstrated experience in implementing data governance initiatives
  • Demonstrated experience in collaborating with data domains / business stakeholders to understand their data needs, challenges, and priorities, and to align data governance efforts with business objectives
  • Demonstrated understanding of data governance frameworks and principles
  • Demonstrated knowledge of data quality management tools, techniques, processes, and standards
  • Interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills appropriate for working with a wide range of stakeholders, both within the University and externally
  • Experience in stakeholder engagement, expectations, and relationship management
  • Demonstrated knowledge of data management and business intelligence concepts and practices
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills
  • Demonstrated ability to promote the organisational values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery, and a commitment to positively comply with the associated behaviour expectations
  • Desirable:

  • Experience with Data Management tools such as Microsoft Purview, Talend, Collibra, etc.
  • Experience with Business Intelligence tools such as Cognos, Power BI, Tableau, etc.
  • Experience with relational data bases such as Oracle or Microsoft SQL Server
  • Experience in utilising Agile delivery methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, etc.).
  • Skills in data querying tools and/or programming languages such as SQL
  • Qualification/s:

  • Tertiary qualification in a computer science or related discipline at Bachelor level or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
  • Enjoy an outstanding career environment

    The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaboration - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

    It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

    Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

    We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life.

    In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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    Your division's broader role

    The Division of University Operations enables the University's delivery of high-quality and distinct learning, teaching and research experiences. Its responsibilities link to Adelaide's strategic plan and focus on people, community, assets and infrastructure, and processes.

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    If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

    Click on the ‘Apply Now' button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

    Applications close 11:55pm, 7 May 2024.

    The University reserves the right to close this advertisement before the closing date if a suitable candidate is identified.

    For further information

    For more information regarding this position, contact:

    Nick Holt Director, Data & Analytics E: [email protected]

    You'll find a full position description and/or selection criteria below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

    The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Female applicants, people with a disability and/or and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.

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