Data Analyst

Virginia Community College System Botetourt , VA 22204

Posted 3 days ago

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Posting Summary

Working Title Data Analyst Role Title Info Technology Specialist II Role Code 39112-SW FLSA Exempt Pay Band 05 Position Number 27000313 Agency Shared Services Center Division Shared Services Center (Div) Work Location Botetourt

  • 023 Hiring Range Salary commensurate with experience and education Emergency/Essential Personnel No EEO Category B-Professionals Full Time or Part Time Full Time Does this position have telework options? -Telework options are subject to change based on business needs- Yes Does this position have a bilingual or multilingual skill requirement or preference? No Work Schedule



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Innovation allows an organization to make the most of every dollar spent. At Virginia's Community Colleges System (VCCS), our compelling mission, our ambitious strategic plan and our fiscal realities challenge us to ensure that community college resources are maximized for the priority of student success and credential completion.

Nestled between the Blue Ridge and Appalachian Mountains, the VCCS Shared Services Center is centrally located to all 23 colleges in the VCCS, 43 miles from Blacksburg, VA, and a four hour drive from Washington, D.C. A vital part of the ever-growing Roanoke Valley, Daleville is a haven for tourists and residents alike. Within an hour's drive are the breathtaking Smith Mountain Lake, world-famous Appalachian Trail, and many other outdoor activities, including golfing, biking, and hiking. The thriving Historic City Market in downtown Roanoke and the Daleville Town Center and Performance Pavilion also host farmers markets, community and cultural events, and festivals throughout the year.

The VCCS Shared Services Center is an innovation strategy to advance the priority of student success, reduce the administrative burden on individual colleges, consolidate transaction-based functions, create economies of scale and improve backroom process efficiency. This work allows the VCCS to better focus resources on the students - helping them start their educational journeys, persist, and succeed.

The Data Analyst will be a key member of the Shared Services Center (SSC) by:

  • Interpreting data and trends to support business activities.

  • Identifying process improvement opportunities based on data.

  • Providing data analysis that supports process design and re-engineering for key business processes.

  • Design and prepare key metrics.

  • Ensuring management information and reporting regarding business process results.

  • Advise on and assist with support of processing platforms and software tools which support data analysis.

  • Contribute expertise to wider IT and automation topics including, where appropriate, system analysis, information security, etc.

Special Assignments

May be required to perform other duties as assigned. May be required to assist the agency or state government generally in the event of an emergency declaration by the Governor.

KSA's/Required Qualifications


  • Strong Knowledge of BI and analytics.

  • Ability to understand business needs and user requirements to develop data analysis solutions.

  • Ability to develop effective dashboards, reports, and presentations to make data analysis results readily available for diverse audiences.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft PowerBI.

  • Knowledge of structured data, such as entities, classes, hierarchies, relationships and metadata.

  • Knowledge of relational database management systems (DBMS) implementation, including tables, joins and SQL querying.

  • Adequate numerical literacy and mathematical ability to understand and present quantitative results (percentages, ratios, trend analyses, etc.).

  • Ability to develop scripts and programs using one or more languages such as VBA, Perl, Javascript, Java.

  • Ability to combine data from multiple sources when needed for analyses (i.e. "ETL").

  • Strong English language written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability designing effective solutions to complex problems; intuitive/natural aptitude for problem solving.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Information Technology, Operations Management, or other technical discipline, or equivalent combination of training and experience.

  • Intermediate level of data analysis experience.

  • Advanced level Excel experience.

  • Demonstrated experience with Power BI (Desktop and Service).

  • Demonstrated experience working with Microsoft SQL Server.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with reporting with data from Salesforce, SharePoint, and PeopleSoft.

Operation of a State Vehicle No Supervises Employees No Required Travel

Less than 10%

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number CLS_1793P Recruitment Type General Public

  • G Number of Vacancies 1 Position End Date (if temporary) Job Open Date 11/10/2022 Job Close Date 12/02/2022 Open Until Filled Agency Website Contact Name Email Phone Number Special Instructions to Applicants

In support of the Commonwealth's commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: , or call DARS at 800- 552-5019.

Additional Information

Sign-on bonus and hybrid telework available!

Background Check Statement Disclaimer

The selected candidate's offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of education, credit checks (relevant to employment). Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth's Statement of Economic Interest. For more information, please follow this link:

EEO Statement

The Virginia Community College System, an EEO employer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, the VCCS is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disabilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors.

ADA Statement

The VCCS is an EOE and Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA and ADAAA), VCCS will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection processes.

E-Verify Statement

VCCS uses E-Verify to check employee eligibility to work in the United States. You will be required to complete an I-9 form and provide documentation of your identity for employment purposes.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • Hybrid work schedules require 2 days in the Daleville, VA office and 3 days in a remote environment where SSC business can be conducted in a private and secure manner per state guidelines. Are you willing and able to work a hybrid schedule?

  • Yes

  • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application

Optional Documents

  • Other Document

  • Certificate of Disability (COD)

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Data Analyst

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