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Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Data Analyst

Job Category Staff & Executive - Information Technology

Department SAS - Dean's Office


The School of Arts and Sciences ( SAS ) at Rutgers University is the largest academic unit of the University and is comprised of 41 academic departments spanning humanities, social, physical and life sciences and over 100 different majors, plus programs, centers, bureaus and institutes. SAS has a membership of over 2,000 permanent and temporary faculty (instructional and research), teaching and graduate assistants, part-time lecturers, and post-doctoral appointees, and over 500 administrative staff.

Arts and Sciences delivers a wide array of services in support of the teaching, research, and service missions of the School. We are committed to providing academic departments, programs, and centers in the School of Arts and Sciences with reliable and trusted service, clear policies and procedures, innovative technologies, and a commitment to administrative excellence and efficiency.

The School of Arts and Sciences promotes anti-racist, inclusive, equity-enhancing ideas and practices both inside and outside of the classroom for our community of educators, staff, and students. This includes a diverse set of voices and experiences. All individuals no matter their race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, nationality, history, sexual orientation, religious practices, or socio-economic status are valued and respected. The School of Arts and Sciences is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to and support the diversity and excellence of the organization. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further our commitment to these values.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Data Analyst for the School of Arts and Sciences ( SAS ). This position is responsible for providing analytical support to the SAS Dean’s Office and SAS units.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:
  • Works closely with the leadership team on data analysis (including confidential data analysis) providing overall direction and management for the gathering, compiling, analyzing, interpreting, and reporting of data.
  • Designs data modeling/analysis services to mine various systems and applications, builds, deploys and maintains data support tools, metadata inventories and definitions for database file/table creation.
  • Adapts quickly to comprehend the unique business and operational constraints and needs and resolve those challenges, employing data analysis expertise to create solutions through the application of appropriate analytical techniques and methods.
  • Develops lasting technical solutions that leverage prevailing analytical tools, including Tableau and Excel with a focus on effective integration and sustainability.
  • Produces data visualizations that provide insight into data set structure and meaning.
  • Works with subject matter experts (SMEs) and the Associate Director of Decision Support, to identify important information in raw data and develop solutions that extract this information from a variety of data formats, including SQL tables and structured metadata.
  • Develops and implement statistical, machine learning, and heuristic techniques to create descriptive and predictive analytics.
  • Work is performed under general supervision.
Position Status Full Time

Hours Per Week

Daily Work Shift

Work Arrangement

Consistent with the current application of Rutgers Policy 60.3.22, this position may be eligible for a hybrid work arrangement.

The flexible work arrangements outlined in Rutgers Policy 60.3.22 are part of a pilot program that is effective September 1, 2022 through August 31, 2023. Therefore, there is no guarantee that this flexible work arrangement will continue beyond that date. Flexible work arrangements are not permanent, are subject to change or cancellation and contingent on the employee receiving approval in the FlexWork@RU Application System. Additional information may be found at

FLSA Nonexempt

Grade 05

Position Salary

Annual Minimum Salary 70752.000

Annual Mid Range Salary 89501.000

Annual Maximum Salary 108250.000

Standard Hours 37.50

Union Description Admin Assembly (MPSC)

Payroll Designation PeopleSoft


Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to

Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to

Seniority Unit

Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month

Position Pension Eligibility ABP


Minimum Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree required in Math, Engineering, Business Administration, Computer Science or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in information services.
  • Use of personal vehicle in order to travel for business demands; a valid driver’s license would be required for this position.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Must be able to utilize a variety of data visualization tools and methods to create graphs, charts, timelines, maps, dashboards, infographics, etc.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills working in a service-oriented environment.
  • Effective written and oral communication is a must.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products, including MS Excel, Visio and Project.
  • Ability to work independently or in teams.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Data Science degree.
  • Experience with data visualization software such as Tableau, D3.js, ggplot2 or Geph.
  • Experience with statistical packages such as STATA , SPSS or SAS , or experiene with geospatial analysis software.
Equipment Utilized
  • The position will utilize database and data analysis tools (e.g. Tableau) to understand, analyze and report on data.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
  • Ability to travel to all RU-NB campuses.
  • Many buildings have stairs.
  • Visual acuity to perform activities such as: viewing a computer terminal, reading, analyzing written information/data, etc.
Special Conditions
  • Clean Driving Record.
  • Access to reliable transportation.
Posting Details

Posting Number 23ST1286

Posting Open Date 05/09/2023

Special Instructions to Applicants

Regional Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Home Location Campus College Ave (RU-New Brunswick)

City New Brunswick

State NJ

Location Details

Pre-employment Screenings

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.

Immunization Requirements

Under Policy 60.1.35 Immunization Policy for Rutgers Employees and Prospective Employees ( , Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster upon eligibility and upload proof of same. Under Policy 100.3.1 Immunization Policy for Covered Individuals ( , if employment will commence during Flu Season, Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Additional infection control and safety policies may apply. Prospective employees should speak with their hiring manager to determine which policies apply to the role or position for which they are applying. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain a medical or religious exemption from the University will result in rescission of a candidate’s offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address:

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