Communication and Data Analyst

Employer UHS/Health Communications
Location Madison, WI
Type Full time
Apply by March 5, 2019
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Posted on February 11, 2019


University Health Services (UHS) is the student health center at UW – Madison. For three years in a row, UHS has been rated as the #1 student health center in the nation by The Princeton Review. UHS has a range of public health responsibilities – from administering influenza vaccines, providing primary prevention to all incoming students, and communicating about disease outbreaks and other potential health concerns that affect our campus.

UHS values all cultures, backgrounds, genders, and orientations represented in the UW-Madison community and strives to be a safe and inclusive environment that meets the needs of our diverse student population. We aim to provide high quality medical, mental health, and prevention services in a multiculturally competent manner that recognizes individual and group differences.

Under the joint supervision of the Marketing & Health Communications Manager, this position will develop relevant and timely content that supports and advances the mission, vision, and strategic priorities of UHS. A successful candidate will understand the significance and value of institutional and health care data. Strict adherence to data security and privacy is a must.

Job Duties:
1. Support UHS by providing analytics needed to evaluate patient data and complex prevention evaluation methods. Analyses range from complex research projects to standard reports. Scope of responsibility includes all phases of a project from design, data gathering, tabulation, and analysis of relevant information, report preparation and distribution, and presentation to leadership groups and key campus stakeholders. Written reports and presentation typically include context, evidence, and conclusions.
2. This role requires strong communication skills, tact, and creativity related to health care and education. Ability to asses and clarify requests and reporting needs from stakeholders.
3. Design and develop, in concert with Informatics, metrics and reporting strategies related to accountability and assessment. Examples include primary prevention programs, the National College Depression Partnership, administration, and more.
4. Observe professional, ethical, and legal standards for data security and confidentiality.
5. Other duties as assigned.

Qualified applicants will have the following preferred work experience:
• 1-3 years’ experience preferred in a business intelligence role or a role in organizational analytics. Ability to compile, distill and format data and information for dissemination to a range of users with varying levels of expertise. Experience that highlights strong attention to detail, accuracy and organization. Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Bachelor’s degree highly preferred, preferably in: health care, information systems, business, data science, programming, communications, informatics, journalism, marketing, public relations, or related field.

Skills/Experience Required:
• Knowledge of data management life cycles
• Experience creating, manipulating, and extracting information from large datasets
• Experience with business intelligence tools, such as Tableau and/or other visualization tools
• Excellent organizational skills, strong interpersonal skills, and teamwork skills.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to work independently as well as cooperatively within established and ad hoc teams

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience with Tableau
• Experience working with data in a higher education or health care setting
• Experience with or knowledge of tools in project management
• Knowledge of statistical techniques and survey tools
• Experience or familiarity with data governance and policy
• Knowledge of GIS
• Strong analytical skills

Full-time position.

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Application Deadline—March 5, 2019.