St Edwards University
  • Institutional Effectiveness and Planning
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Full Time

Senior Business Intelligence Analyst

Effectiveness & Planning

St. Edward's University of Austin, Texas invites applications for the position of Senior Business Intelligence Analyst (BIA). The BIA is responsible for supporting the institution's use of data as a strategic asset. The university's technical and information resources must inform analysis and decision-making at the executive level and throughout the university's administrative and academic offices. The BIA plays a critical role in the development of Analysis & Planning organization as the center of excellence for the university's modern business analysis and intelligence platforms. Under the guidance of the Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness and Planning and in cooperation with key stakeholders throughout the university community, the BIA researches, develops and executes analyses to meet the university's strategic priorities. The role is responsible for management of contract data analysts and scientists working on behalf of the university.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred. 5 years of progressively responsible experience in a business intelligence-related operation. 3 years higher education experience preferred. Experience with cross-functional reporting and analysis. Demonstrated ability to develop and implement data-analytic and technology strategies to support business objectives. Demonstrated experience overseeing a large portfolio with many concurrent projects. Proficient with Tableau (desktop and server) Proficient with data warehouses, data lakes, or similar typography. Proficient with database software or cloud solutions (Oracle, MSSQL, or similar). Experience with iDataCookbook or similar organizational data management tools. Experience with columnar database solutions (Redshift, BigQuery, or similar) Experience with statistical software packages (SAS, SPSS, or similar). Strong oral and written communications skills; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with colleagues with different areas and levels of technical expertise. Strong communication and organization skills; proven ability to manage time and priorities, ability to manage complex projects and tasks with attention to detail; demonstrated ability to effectively lead cross-functional Must possess an unencumbered driver's license and the ability to successfully pass a criminal background check.


  • Supports the implementation, assessment, and refinement of university strategies through the effective application of business intelligence and data analytics best practices.

  • Collaborates in the development of a federated/hybrid data and information services model.

  • Leads the management of university-wide reporting Tableau and Amazon Redshift based infrastructure.

  • Directs and maintains third-party data warehouse and analysis partnerships.

  • Partners with key stakeholders to develop business requirements for analytics-driven business processes.

  • Prioritizes BI efforts in support of the university's identified analysis agenda.

  • Provides expertise in designing, developing, and implementing systematic and sustainable BI solutions.

  • Plans, designs, and creates reports, cubes, dashboards, and models for executives and other business users to meet strategic and operational needs.

  • Develops and maintains templates, training materials, and events for university constituents.

  • Provides formal training and informal support to campus constituents on the use of university BI tools.

  • Ensures that meaningful, appropriate, and accurate data is available to inform university planning efforts.

  • Works closely with campus offices and data stewards to create and maintain an authoritative data dictionary for the University.

  • Provides collaborative leadership within the university's Data Governance initiatives.

  • Creates and shares presentations, position papers, and summary reports as required.

  • Under the direction of the Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness and Planning, coordinates with the Vice President for Enrollment Management on the assessment of financial aid leveraging strategies, financial aid budget planning and forecasting, enrollment modeling projections, and market assessments of student search list procurement.

  • Under the direction of the Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness and Planning, supports the multi-year resource planning efforts of the Vice President for Finance and Administration.

The University offers an excellent TOTAL REWARDS package!

Medical & Rx Coverage - UMR (HSA & FSA Available)

Dental - Sunlife Dental

Vision - Sunlife Vision Plan

Short Term Disability (STD) Insurance

Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance

Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Pet Insurance

Annual Leave & Paid Sick Leave

Retirement Plan - (TIAA) Employee 5%/Employer Match 7%

Tuition Benefits

Paid Holidays

Services & Discounts


Interested applicants should submit an online application at; Please include resume, cover letter, and three employment references. No Calls Please. Applications will not be considered if it is missing any of these three items.

In your cover letter, please describe your lived experiences that prepare you to contribute to diversity and inclusion at St. Edward's University?


St. Edward's University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.


Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,600 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at;



We are not offering sponsorship at this time.

Background Checks:

A criminal history background check is required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

Reference #: J2020164


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