Grinnell Chamber

Data Insights Analyst

Full time
Posted: 04/19/2023
Grinnell, IA
Human Resources


The Data Insights Analyst uses their strong background in business intelligence, statistics, or analytics to support and advise campus partners on their reporting and analysis functions. Well-versed in Microsoft Power BI, the analyst translates non-technical user questions into technical solutions and builds relationships across campus to nurture and promote a data-informed campus culture. The analyst works within the Information Technology Services Data Insights team to build out data resources, advance the expansion of analytics capacity across campus, and support department-specific reports and dashboards. 


Key Responsibilities

  • Partner with campus stakeholders to develop reports, dashboards, and analytic capacity.
  • Provide technical guidance and training to other data users, explain tools and processes to business stakeholders, communicate value, and inspire action.
  • Date governance, privacy and technology to ensure accurate, compliant and ethical data usage.
  • Locate and acquire data, explore organizing and developing sustainable data usage.


Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university
  • 3+ years of professional experience, with 1+ years of directly related work.
  • Experience with Microsoft Power BI
  • Demonstrated expertise with data analytics and/or statistical concepts.
  • Experience with relational databases and managing complex data.
  • Experience supporting non-technical users’ adoption of new processes and tools.
  • Experience with requirements gathering and working alongside technical resources.
  • Experience incorporating the following key behaviors into day-to-day efforts: team-approach, effective listening, developing credibility, building trust, demonstrating reliability, future-focused, innovative and curious.
  • Able to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Ability to plan and organize projects utilizing effective communication
  • Adaptable to changing situations
  • Committed to Grinnell College values of diversity and inclusion

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience working in higher education, especially liberal arts
  • Experience with Microsoft Purview, and Azure a plus
  • MS Power BI Data Analyst Certification
  • DAX coding 

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