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Macquarie University

Business Intelligence & Data Analyst (two positions available)

The Office of Strategy Development and Project Management is seeking two suitably qualified Business Intelligence and Data Analysts to provide comprehensive business intelligence services and data analysis solutions to a range of stakeholders across the University.

You will be experienced in the design and development of a range of reports and dashboards and the analysis of large and complex datasets to support the business achieve objectives.

You will have exceptional organisational and relationship management skills which will enable you to interact with multiple stakeholders across the University.

  • Degree in relevant quantitative discipline such as statistics, mathematics, physics, econometrics or bioinformatics and extensive experience.
  • Experience working with structured and unstructured data and databases, preferably using statistical methods and techniques.
  • Extensive experience designing and developing reports using BI tools such as SAS, Tableau, R.
  • Highly developed report writing, problem-solving & analytical skills.
  • Ability to collect, analyse and interpret large volumes of information, with a focus on detail, accuracy and timeliness.
  • Ability to work as part of a high-performing team and able to work independently.
  • Ability to adapt to changing environments and work demands and prioritise and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Experience with programming or scripting languages in the context of data analysis would be highly regarded.

Salary Package: from $96,328 - $107,186 p.a. (HEW Level 8), plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading

Appointment Type: Full-time, continuing

Specific Role Enquiries: Judith Davoren, Interim Director, Division of Strategic Development and Program Management on judith.davoren@mq.edu.au

General Recruitment Enquiries: Jason Abbott, HR Graduate Intern on jason.abbott@mq.edu.au

For further information and to apply: http://jobs.mq.edu.au/cw/en/job/501018/business-intelligence-data-analyst-two-positions-available.

Applications Close: Tuesday, 4 July 2017 at 11:55pm (AEST)


University of Technology, Sydney

Survey Analyst

  • Sydney CBD location
  • Appointment will be on an ongoing full-time basis.
  • Base Salary Range: $77,656 to $84,082 pa (HEW 6).
  • 17% superannuation in addition to base salary.

The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) is looking for an energetic, proactive team player with strong verbal and written communication skills and experience in survey management and quantitative data analysis.

As an effective survey administrator and analyst, your main responsibility will be the administration of the University’s standardised feedback surveys for obtaining student ratings and comments on subjects and teaching, the Early Feedback Survey (EFS) and Student Feedback Survey (SFS). Acting as the primary point of contact with faculty management, teaching staff and students regarding these surveys, your communication and technical skills will be critical.

You will also administer a range of other surveys and contribute to the ongoing improvement in the analysis, visualisation and utilisation of student and stakeholder feedback, with a focus on helping faculties and units improve the student learning experience.

Day to day you will be responsible for ensuring that all surveys you are responsible for are running smoothly, there is clear communication with all stakeholders throughout the process and results are analysed and reported to relevant audiences in a clear and timely manner. 

You will be required to successfully manage competing priorities, work to tight deadlines and to maintain a high standard of work across all responsibilities, including meeting agreed service delivery standards.

It is an exciting time to join the team and to be at UTS, with the plethora of projects happening and our ambitious growth plans. As the successful candidate, you can be assured that you will be working with a supportive cohort of professionals and will receive solid support from the institution to ensure you are a success.

Web link for further information and to apply

Application closing date: 4 July 2017 at 11.59pm (AEST)


University of Sydney

Informatics Services Lead

  • Sydney Informatics Hub
  • Core Research Facilities
  • DVC Research
  • Reference no. 954/0517

About the opportunity

The Informatics Services Lead is a senior leadership role in the Sydney Informatics Hub (SIH), a newly established core research facility. Reporting to the Director, SIH, the Informatics Services Lead will lead the informatics and digital services for High Performance Computing, informatics, visualisation and digital research support. The Informatics Services Lead will serve all faculties and researchers by establishing and developing a capability for supporting researchers in their informatics needs, and building research relationships and opportunities for the University in this key strategic area. The Informatics Services Lead will have oversight of service delivery, project scheduling and strategy for informatics within the Sydney Informatics Hub activities.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance in recruiting talent aligned to these values in the pursuit of research excellence. We are looking for an Informatics Service Lead who possesses:

  • demonstrated understanding of modern informatics methods and familiarity with statistical or computational techniques
  • extensive experience in an informatics domain, such as genomics, bioinformatics, characterisation informatics, earth science informatics or digital humanities
  • a deep understanding of modern data science software and tools, from high performance computing to cloud computing to the many existing commercial products used for data analytics
  • a deep knowledge of modern data-centric programing languages including python, R, and development languages including C++ or Java
  • a demonstrated ability to lead and manage an engineering team to delivery bespoke software tools, data services and data products together with a passion for data science
  • financial management experience and literacy, experience managing budgets and controlling income and expenditure.

This role will suit candidates with a demonstrated ability to lead an engineering team to deliver bespoke software tools, data services and data products together with having a passion for data science.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number to apply.


As this position is also sometimes located on a NSW Health site, it is a regulatory requirement to complete compulsory employment checks prior to starting in this position. For more information and instructions, please visit: NSW Health employment requirements.

Closing date: 11:30pm 9 July 2017 

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