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University of Utah Health HR Business Intelligence Analyst in Salt Lake City, Utah


As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

This position is responsible for assisting in the strategic design and maintenance of business intelligence applications in HR. The incumbent ensures that the use of business intelligence applications enhances business decision making capabilities.

Corporate Overview: The University of Utah is a Level 1 Trauma Center and is nationally ranked and recognized for our academic research, quality standards and overall patient experience. Our five hospitals and eleven clinics provide excellence in our comprehensive services, medical advancement, and overall patient outcomes.


  • Participates within a multidisciplinary team across multiple locations.

  • Translates business needs into technical solutions.

  • Serves as a liaison between the end users and business intelligence project team.

  • Collects and coordinates business requirements for analytic and reporting.

  • Interviews end users to determine requirements for data, reports, analyses, metadata, training, service levels, data quality and performance.

  • Works with data warehouse architects to translate requirements into technical specifications.

  • Works with end users and business analysts to ensure tight fit between BI environment and business requirements.

  • Translates abstract business questions and requirements into reports, views, and BI query objects.

  • Understands BI tool architecture, functions, features and customizes BI tools to meet user needs.

  • Provides data and financial analysis to clinical program, hospital and health sciences management, and leadership.

  • Performs program and operations analysis on cost, reimbursement, profitability of service lines, programs, and procedures.

  • Analyzes and audits cost data, patient level financial data, and other statistics.

  • Supports and potentially leads, performance improvement initiatives.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Strong conceptual, communications, and technical skills.

  • Detailed knowledge of variety of business processes and how these generate and use specific data sets.

  • Experience using data warehouse or analytical tools for business purposes.

  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills.

  • Ability to translate business requirements into technical requirements.

  • Ability to work and effectively communicate with technical people.

  • Ability to work and effectively communicate with operational leaders and administrators.

  • Knowledge of BI tool architectures, functions, and features.

  • Knowledge of SQL and relational and multidimensional database designs.

  • Understanding of which data is used by which business processes and what the data means in the context of specific processes.

  • Strong problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to apply creativity to analytics.

  • Provides HR data analysis to clinical program, hospital and health sciences management, and leadership.

  • Analyzes and audits HR data, payroll data, and other statistics.

  • Supports and potentially leads, performance improvement initiatives.


Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, a related field, or the equivalency.

  • Two years of experience in a related field.

Qualifications (Preferred)


  • Master's degree in Business Administration or the equivalency.

  • Experience with BI tools, SQL, and relational and multidimensional database designs.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This is a sedentary position that may exert up to 10 pounds and may lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. This position involves sitting most of the time and is not exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Physical Requirements


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EEO Statement

University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics, a part of The University of Utah, values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics, a part of The University of Utah, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran's status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources office at 801-581-6500.If you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Sherrie Hayashi

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (OEO/AA)

383 University Street, Level 1 OEO Suite

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


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The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources at (801) 581-6500 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources at (801) 581-6500 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

Requisition Number 65219

Reg/Temp Regular

Employment Type Full-Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule M-F

Clinical/Non-Clinical Status Non-Clinical

Location Name 515 Tower (Dan Jones Building)

Workplace Set Up Hybrid

City Salt Lake City

State UT


Category Information Technology