HR-Data Reporting Analyst

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Work type: Non-Classified/Professional
Location: Boise, ID
Categories: Human Resources, Data Analysis, Senior-Level

About Us:

Boise State University is located along the banks of the Boise River and a short stroll from the state capitol. We are committed to an innovative, transformative, and equitable educational environment that supports student success, and advances Idaho and the world.

Boise State is building an inclusive community of faculty and staff whose unique skills, cultural contributions, work history, and perspectives create a rich and rewarding academic experience for our students. Applications from individuals of all backgrounds and identities are welcomed.

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Job Summary/Basic Function:

Compiles and organizes data to derive meaningful insights. Organizes tasks, documents activities and information, assists with projects. Assists in guiding department work plans based on key metrics and analysis.

Department Overview:

Our unique Boise State mindset – Blue Turf Thinking – is not about doing more with less, but doing our work in ways that envision a better future, that see our students and their needs more clearly, that take new approaches to research and to service. Our strategic plan, then, isn’t about adding another layer of work. Rather, as a community, we have developed clear guidelines about where we should direct our efforts going forward, allowing us to release labor that no longer serves our community.

Level Scope:

Recognized subject matter expert who knows how to apply theory and put it into practice with in-depth understanding of the professional field with limited oversight from managers. Independently performs the full range of responsibilities within the function; requires deep job knowledge of areas typically obtained through higher education combined with experience. Manages large projects or processes and problems faced are difficult and often complex; analyzes problems/issues of diverse scope and determines solutions. May manage programs that include formulating strategies and administering policies, processes, and resources; functions with a high degree of autonomy. Influences others regarding policies, practices and procedures.

Essential Functions:

● Prepares deliverables for use in planning and reporting, using appropriate tools.
● Communicates clearly and regularly, follows up on inquiries and requests.
● Extracts and combines data from multiple systems for the purposes of reporting and analysis.
● Applies analytical and problem solving skills to address novel questions or issues
● Learns and adapts new technical/procedural knowledge/skills to keep up to date on professional skills and office needs.
● Contributes to the development of analytical reports to answer business questions.
● Conducts needs assessments and research.
● Develops productive working relationships with a team and broadly with diverse groups of people.
● Publishes standard and complex ad-hoc reports with varying detail for different audiences.
● Develops and documents procedures to streamline processes and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements
● Works as needed, with functional area data stewards to align or improve processes
● Engage in Data Quality, documentation, and process improvement.
● Perform other duties as needed.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

● Ability to ensure validity, reliability, consistency, accuracy, and timeliness of all work completed.
● Experience developing data models and programming in languages or applications as needed to support the development of reports and analysis to answer strategic, tactical, structured, or unstructured business questions.
● Good knowledge of fundamentals of reporting and analyses.
● Ability to independently research problem areas.
● Ability to ensure validity, reliability, consistency, accuracy, and timeliness of all work completed.
● Highly developed verbal and written communication skills that demonstrate the ability to present and communicate complex technical information, problems and alternative solutions to a broad range of technical and non-technical staff.
● Understanding of applying analytical methods to business problems, driving improved decision making and outcomes.
● Strong understanding of human resources information systems (HRIS) with the ability to provide technical and analytical guidance.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent plus 5 years experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

● 2-3 years of advanced experience in; Microsoft Excel, building data dashboards and running statistical analyses.
● At least 1 year of experience with Human Resources modules in ORACLE HCM applications.
● At least 1 year of experience in Higher Education.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary $69,326.40 - $73,500/yr; commensurate with experience. Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being. Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that are right for you and your family. Learn more about our benefit options at

Required Application Materials:

Cover Letter and Resume



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