Office of Institutional Research and Decision Support
Data Quality and Governance Analyst
Ball State University
Ball State University welcomes applications for a Data Quality and Governance Analyst. Under the direction of the Associate Vice President for Institutional Research and Decision Support, the Data Quality and Governance Analyst will manage all phases of assigned projects (i.e., initiating, planning, executing, monitoring/controlling, and closing) by developing realistic project plans and schedules by analyzing organizational process assets, enterprise environmental factors, task dependencies, resource requirements, work breakdown, and departmental strategy and priorities. This position will keep stakeholders informed of project statuses, including, but not limited to, milestone achievements, toll gate progress, risks, and any issues that may adversely affect project schedules. The Data Quality and Governance Analyst will focus on establishing and will ensure adherence to an enterprise data governance framework for data policies, standards and practices, both at the department and functional areas level, to achieve the required level of consistency, quality and protection to meet overall business needs.
The Data Quality and Governance Analyst will serve as the HelioCampus primary functional support. The Data Quality and Governance Analyst will identify use issues and resolution, conduct application training/workshops; serve as the functional user liaison between the end user and technical support.
At Ball State University, Inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in social sciences, education, business, or related area involving social science research skills. At least one year of experience in a university institutional research or similar office carrying out analytic and reporting activities involving faculty members, academic departments, and colleges. Experience with R, SPSS, SAS, SQL, or Tableau. Extensive experience in Microsoft Excel and Power Point. Demonstrated ability to write clear concise reports and present technical information to a variety of audiences.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/28462 . Include the following documents with your application: resume and cover letter addressed to Dr. Rob Smith. The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through December 14, 2021.
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. We engage students in educational, research, and creative endeavors that empower our graduates to have fulfilling careers and meaningful lives enriched by lifelong learning and service, while we enhance the economic, environmental, and social vitality of our community, our state, and our world.
The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.
The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit:
Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.