Jan 06, 2022

Data Analyst

  • Purdue Research Foundation
  • West Lafayette, IN, USA
Full-Time Administration

Job Description

Essential Functions

  • Design, develop, test, implement and maintain reports using Tableau Desktop, Tableau CRM, Salesforce Reports, SQL, and other Business Intelligence tools.
  • Provide training and ongoing support, including monitoring, troubleshooting and resolution of issues.
  • Collaborate with technical staff, end users, and vendors to identify and specify requirements for technical solutions.
  • Set objectives and work independently on small to moderate sized projects or assignments.
  • Responsible for improvements of processes, systems or products to enhance performance of area.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Provide training to staff on the use of reporting and reporting tools.
  • Create and maintain documentation for data, reporting solutions, and tools.
  • Assist in and review the work of lower level professionals as needed.


  • Proficiency in advancement user requirements and solutions.
  • Knowledge and understanding of relational databases and related knowledge management techniques, including data mining and ‎‎management report generation.
  • Analytical skills to design queries/programs and analyze data to present accurate and useful reports.
  • Problem solving, resolution and customer service skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and verbal/written communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality with sensitive data.
  • Capacity to quickly learn new analytical Business Intelligence Tools.


  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in data analysis and reporting.
  • Experience working with large relational databases (preference Oracle).
  • Experience with Salesforce CRM Preferred.
  • Development ‎operations experience in an ‎academic environment and experience with data visualization tools is preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Relevant work experience and/or certifications acceptable in lieu of a degree

If you are interested in applying, please click here to begin the process: https://www.applyatprf.com.  The application deadline is Friday, May 20, 2022.

A criminal conviction check and negative controlled substance test are required for employment in this position. 

Purdue Research Foundation is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. PRF views, evaluates, and treats all persons in all Foundation-related activities solely as individuals on the basis of their own personal abilities, qualifications, and other relevant characteristics.  All qualified applicants for employment will receive consideration without regard to race, religion, color, gender, national origin or ancestry, genetic information, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or status as a veteran.  



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