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Data & Planning Analyst

Posted: 10/06/2021

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Job no: 499360
Department: Creative Arts College
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Administration, Office, Clerical, Administrative Support, Other
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title:
Data & Planning Analyst

Job Summary:
The Data & Planning Analyst will assess, evaluate and interpret financial and analytical data to inform decision-making and strategic planning in the College of Creative Arts.
Position may be a 10, 11, or 12 month position based on mutual agreement between the Dean and successful candidate.

Duties/Physical Demands:

The Data and Planning Analyst will assess, interpret, and report on the division's budget and financial operations; advise the dean, chairs and leadership team about budget and financial matters; work closely with department chairs and program leaders to gather and assess all relevant information for decision-making, hiring plans and staffing plans; monitor the division's sources and uses of funding, and maintain spreadsheets on all accounts in the dean's office; represent the CCA on university-level budget committees and advocate for the division; other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree plus five years of experience in a relevant position in higher education; high level of computer literacy, including familiarity with a data warehouse and fluency in PC tools such as Excel; ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality in all matters. Position is not eligible for H1B visa status.

Desired Qualifications:

Experience with Responsibility Center Management (RCM) budgeting, Oracle Business Intelligence (BI), and the Banner accounting system; the ability to synthesize and support a strategic vision with quantitative data and financial analysis; strong organization skills and the ability to respond to short deadlines; affinity for higher education and the arts with a deep understanding of the role of the arts in the educational mission of Miami University; the ability to successfully interpret technical financial information for people from non-financial disciplines.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Department will request letters of recommendation from references listed in application for final candidates. Inquiries may be directed to John Weigand at

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Date to Begin Screening Applicants:

Screening of applications will begin October 20, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Benefits Eligible:



A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

Advertised: 06 Oct 2021 Eastern Daylight Time

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