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Full-time Business Intelligence Analyst

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Business Intelligence Analyst

Have you ever heard the saying, “A company is only as good as the people it keeps?”At Northcentral University, we strongly believe that our University is only as good as our team of staff, faculty and students around the world united by a commitment to excellence, innovation, diversity and accountability.

We celebrate personal and professional growth and desire to see our team members fully realize and reach their potential. When you join the Northcentral team, you will enjoy a challenging, but positive and fun work environment that promotes productivity, achievement and fulfillment.

If you are passionate about making a difference and are ready to be challenged and inspired in your daily work as part of a growing, success-oriented company, then we want to hear from you!

Who We Are:

Northcentral University (NCU) was founded with the goal of providing accessible, high-quality, online graduate degrees to working professionals. Students have the opportunity to earn a degree from a regionally accredited university in the areas of business and technology management, education, psychology and marriage and family therapy while working One-to-One with members of our 100% doctoral faculty via advanced delivery modalities. NCU is committed to helping students achieve academically and become valuable contributors to their communities and within their professions.

With administrative offices in Prescott Valley and Scottsdale, Arizona, as well as students, alumni and faculty in over 50 countries, NCU is an excellent choice for professionals around the world who share our passion for excellence. We envision growth trends to continue, and eagerly seek highly credentialed and enthusiastic individuals to join our team.

What We Are Looking For:

We are seeking a Business Intelligence Analyst with Birst experience to join our team.

The Business Intelligence Analyst will be an integral member of the Reporting and Data Analytics team. The analyst guides ad hoc & ongoing decision support to senior management by engaging in data analysis and reporting to support strategic objectives. The analyst will lead in the development and maintenance of reporting warehouses to support data initiatives. Northcentral is implementing a new business intelligence system; the Business Intelligence Analyst will be the subject matter expert on the creation of data warehousing, development of KPIs and interactive dashboards, and guide best practices for the implementation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Guide leaders in development of meaningful analytics and KPIs using best practices
Collaborate with team members and stakeholders on needs
Ensure consistency, accuracy and timeliness of all data within the reporting suite through data modeling and report and dashboard creation
Act as lead in the creation and maintenance of the underlying data warehouse structure within the Birst BI platform
Organize, refine, and catalogue disparate data sets in order to blend various data streams into the organization’s reporting environment
Provide analysis of historical data revealing trends, exceptions, and future opportunities
Provide ad hoc reporting to support strategic initiatives
Develop reporting tools via Birst, SSRS, and Excel
Maintain Ad Hoc tables, report scheduling, and test and promote dashboards and reports
Identify key insights & ensure integrity, timing, and accuracy of results
Act in both a leadership role and direct contributor role.
Provide training / mentoring for all BI functional, power and end users.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

BA/BS degree or equivalent experience
Minimum of 2 years hands-on experience in the creation and maintenance of data warehouses and data modeling, including knowledge of best practices and documentation. Experience in Birst is highly preferred or commensurate experience in warehousing and data modeling is required.
Minimum of 2 years hands-on experience designing, implementing and maintaining complex data visualizations and dashboards. Experience in Birst is highly preferred or commensurate experience in BI and data visualization tools and data warehouse design (such as MicroStrategy, Tableau, ClickView, Business Objects, etc.) is required.
Minimum of 2 years work experience with BI report-writing tools: SQL, Business Objects, Birst, Tableau, etc.
Have experience in recommending the appropriate dashboard functionality to meet business visualization needs and have strong experience managing data sources to refresh the dashboard.

Additional Skills

Superior analytical skills
Attention to and appreciation for detail with proven ability to manage multiple tasks and deliver quality outcomes within short timeframes
Ability to exercise good judgment with a high standard of integrity
Excellent written & oral communication skills, supporting ability to achieve results by working through others
Exceptional ability to translate and guide business needs into functional requirements and cross functional, meaningful reports.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The physical requirements for performing the essential functions of this position require the employee to be able to:

Sit, stand, kneel, walk and reach.
Be able to lift, push, pull and/or move up to 20 pounds.
Read a computer screen and written material.
Write, type and use phone system.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

What We Offer:

In addition to excellent earning potential and a comprehensive benefits package—including medical, dental, vision, 401K, paid holidays and PTO—Northcentral University supports the professional growth of its team members through education benefits, growth opportunities and room for advancement.

Are you ready to take advantage of this exciting opportunity to join a growing team of passionate individuals who work together to change lives through higher education? Apply today!
Northcentral University
8667 Hartford Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Phone: (480) 253-3404

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