Job Information

University of Utah OCHE Research Analyst II in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 09/29/2021

Requisition Number PRN27855B

Job Title OCHE Business Analyst II

Working Title OCHE Research Analyst II

Job Grade G

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

M-F 8a-5p

VP Area President

Department 01379 - USHE Comissioner

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 65,000-75,000

Close Date 10/20/2021

Open Until Filled No

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Assistant Commissioner for Institutional Research and in collaboration with other state partners, coordinates the collection and reporting of cross-agency data programs (e.g. Perkins CTE ; Concurrent Enrollment). Creates and updates annual system reports and dashboards. Works individually as well as collaboratively to complete analysis for publication in issue briefs and for other stakeholders. Completes other ad-hoc requests with accuracy as assigned. Operates as integral member of IR team and represents IR team with other groups as needed.


• Extract data sets using queries from the USHE and partner databases, quantify, and summarize the findings according to research criteria and questions asked.

• Participate in research and reporting efforts being conducted by USHE’s Office of Workforce and Institutional Research and serve as a resource for USHE , system institutions, and external constituents by preparing interpretive analyses and presenting findings in written, graphic, and oral forms.

• Coordinate special statistical reports, forecasts, and trend analyses including data matching with external entities as required.

• Evaluate and report on the effectiveness of higher education policies, programs, and initiatives.

• Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

• Present research findings at State, Regional, and National conferences.

• Represent the Workforce & Institutional Research Unit on select committees.

• Perform all other tasks as assigned.

Skills and Knowledge:

• A firm knowledge of office software tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.

• The ability to use data visualization software such as Tableau, Power – BI etc.

• Must have developed skills working with and querying relational database systems such as Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, DB2, Access

• The ability to use statistical analysis software such as SPSS , SAS , STATA , or R

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and three years’ experience or Master’s Degree and 1 year of experience; and demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills required.



• Analyst II requires 1-2 or 3-5 years of experience.

• 1-2 years of work experience in an educational environment is preferred.


• Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative or social science field OR

• Bachelor’s degree and 1 year (Analyst I) of relevant experience.

• A master’s degree preferred.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

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.

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 or 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:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

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

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


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For more information:

To inquire about this posting, email: ( or call 801-581-2300.

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 Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 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 University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 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.