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Senior Business Data Analyst

Kennesaw State University

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About Us

Find your wings at KSU!

Are you ready to join a community leading in innovative teaching and learning? Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. With our growing enrollment and global reach, we are enjoying increased prominence among Georgia’s college . We offer more than 150 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees to over 43,000 students. Our entrepreneurial spirit, high- impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Our university’s vibrant culture, diversity, career opportunities, and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. We are searching for talented people to join our mission. Come to KSU and find your passion!


Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Job Summary

Leads and guides the business data analyst team, data analysis and reporting for all assigned departments.  Coordinates with departments and other University stakeholders to gather data, analyze trends, develop graphs and generate operational and financial reports, including but not limited to: daily sales reports, report interpretation and trend analysis.  Coordinates proactive problem identification and resolution through data collection, upgrade reports and interpretation. Collaborates with others to create, analyze and interpret reports to make data driven recommendations to leadership for quantitative business decisions.


1. Compiles standard and ad hoc reports per established guidelines and frequency

2. Provides reports, analysis and data interpretation for all assigned departments

3. Provides leadership and development to data analysts

4. Identifies areas of opportunity and presents findings and recommendations to leadership and stakeholders

5. Provides productivity, labor and occupancy analysis reports

6. Develops and maintains reports to measure activity, sales and/or service utilization

7. Prepares annual reports required of association affiliations and/or oversight requirements

8. Compiles monthly operational review that includes trend analysis

9. Assists with assigned inventory reporting and analysis

10. Provides event reporting that assists with measuring performance and effectiveness


Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in related field

Required Experience
Five (5) years of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Preferred Qualifications
Certificate in Data Analytics

Preferred Educational Qualifications
Master's Degree

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Able to utilize multiple SQL based software modules

Knowledge of SAS and/or other data management software

Proficient with the use of Excel pivot tables and data manipulation
Strong data visualization skills
Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines
Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills
Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. Microsoft Office suite)
Strong attention to detail and follow up skills
Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

Equal Employment Opportunity

Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national, origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran.  Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007.  Participant ID: 61415

Background Check

  • Standard Enhanced + Education

Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation.  Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment.  Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process.   Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.


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