(Two Positions)

AZTransfer is seeking two strong candidates to join our dynamic, creative, and innovative team! The Data Programmers/Analysts will support and prepare data analysis and reporting for business decision-making, strategic planning, and process improvement using various methods and techniques within the ASSIST database. The Arizona State System for Information on Student Transfer (ASSIST) is a relational database containing enrollment and degree information on students attending Arizona’s public universities and community college districts. These are fully remote half-time (50%) positions.
  • $35,000 per year
  • 50% positions
  • 20 hours/week each
  • Fully remote work
  • Work performed in an at-home office setting
  • Health and dental benefits
  • Tuition reduction benefits to Arizona public universities for employee and employee's dependents
  • ASRS retirement program
Under the direction of the AZTransfer Executive Director and the ASSIST Steering Committee, the Data Programmer/Analyst will:
  • Collect, analyze and interpret institutional data for research projects related to transfer students, academic achievement results and student tracking.
  • Develop procedures for collecting, analyzing, and reporting data relative to current and projected student enrollments.
  • Produce and disseminate reports to stakeholders.
  • Develop and maintain databases using data warehousing.
  • Securely collect, cleanse, standardize, transform and store data from various sources ensuring data integrity.
  • Provide information and/or advice on using the statewide database.
  • Provide research and research design assistance to committees, administrators and faculty.
  • Maintain liaison with educational institutions whose research involves or affects the AZTransfer project.
  • Establish policies and procedures for research projects.
  • Participate in the planning and organization of AZTransfer conferences related to the research function.
  • Make oral and written presentations on research.
  • Prepare or coordinate preparation of reports; analyze and interpret statistics, financial data, and management planning data for developing long-range plans.
  • Develop and maintain databases used to generate information for management decision making.
  • Assist in the development of measurements and metrics for data analysis used for business decision-making, planning, and process improvement.
(These examples do not include all possible duties in this work and do not limit the assignment of the related tasks in any position of this class.)

Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Computer Information Systems, Business Information or a related field and three (3) years of related administrative/data analysis experience, OR, any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
  • Demonstrated experience working with SQL relational databases, preferably Sybase or MySQL.
  • Experience in collecting, organizing, synthesizing and analyzing data; summarizing findings; developing conclusions and recommendations.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience in using database query languages like SWL, and software such as Aqua Data Studio and Hyperion Intelligence/Brio.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of data collection and analysis methods, techniques and reporting strategies.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of data management and information technologies.
  • Experience in quantitative data analysis and interpretation.
  • Experience in visual/graphic display of data.
  • Experience managing workload priorities and coordinating multiple projects for self.
  • Experience in accurately and reliably interpreting data for determining appropriate action.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders and build relationships with new and existing partners.
  • Skill in using education vocabulary, tact, discretion, and judgement.
  • Experience and familiarity with colleges and universities is desired
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