Enterprise Reporting and Data Security Analyst

Pennsylvania, United States
08 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
08 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Posted Job Title

Enterprise Reporting and Data Security Analyst

Job Profile Title

Data Analyst C

Job Description Summary

Provides process and technical leadership for Information Technology Services to ensure enterprise reporting and data are integrated into school operations. Develop a reporting portal with reports and extracts and manipulates data, analyzes and interprets data to produce regular reports. Serves as primary resource for school-wide institutional research needs. Analyzes trend data to provide timely business and process analytics for strategic management decision support. Partners with the ITS teams to manage security and enforce and audit security policies and procedures. Leads Security and Privacy Impact Assessment (SPIA) and Vendor Security Technical Assessment of Risk (V-STAR) activities. Leads education and outreach by conducting communications and workshops on computer security related topics. Participates on relevant committees and teams.

Job Description

Oversees and directs analysis and reporting of data on a school-wide basis to provide strategic decision support, meet institutional research needs, and to ensure data accuracy.

  • Directs analytical projects to provide institutional research and information for School wide administrators, Department Chairs, the Dean’s Office, and Office of Academic Affairs colleagues.
  • Develops and maintains a reporting portal with reports for usage by school administrators, faculty, and colleagues as needed utilizing University systems.
  • Provides leadership in the development of recommendations for enhanced analytical services.
  • Works in collaboration with all departments in the School of Nursing to ensure processes and data are integrated into school operations.
  • Manages the production of regular reports for university census, CCNE reporting, and the delivery of data for external rankings organizations (US News & World Report, etc.). 
  • Creates a data system structure allowing colleagues to track students to ensure completion.
  • Analyzes trend data to provide timely business and process analytics in support of the School of Nursing’s Full Academic Mission.
  • Extracts and manipulates data for regular seasonal requests as an expert user in the University’s data warehouse systems.
  • Participates in projects including peer institution comparisons, assessment and retention analysis, and financial analytics.
  • Prepares communications in the form of reports and/or presentations of analytical findings in narrative and visual formats for stakeholders.
  • Leads the Data Governance Board (DGB) in the development of processes and plans for data accuracy and reporting.
  • Represents Nursing on the University’s Council for Institutional Research and Analysis
  • Coordinates with outside vendors to deliver solution-oriented technology strategies for reporting and analytics.

Manages systems security for the School of Nursing and enforces and audits security policies and procedures.

  • Leads Security and Privacy Impact Assessment (SPIA) inventory and risk assessment and Vendor Security Technical Assessment of Risk (V-STAR) activities.
  • Evaluates, assesses, and oversees risk analysis on existing, active vulnerabilities to provide actionable or informational security advisories to the School of Nursing community.
  • Performs and coordinates security incident response and incident handling, maintaining incident documentation, and mitigating and remediating incidents that involve network and computer resources.
  • Works collaboratively with campus stakeholders to ensure data security needs and controls are aligned to support organizational goals and objectives.
  • Leads education and outreach by providing advice to departments on current best practices related to security, developing security documentation, and conducting workshops on computer security related topics.
  • Maintains knowledge of evolving campus needs, technology capabilities, and threat intelligence from a variety of sources to optimize data protection measures.

Audit and Compliance

  • Act as support for external auditing through careful coordination of data requirements.
  • Identify compliance issues that require remediation
  • Communicate written policies and procedures across the organization

Participates on relevant committees and teams within the School of Nursing and at the University level that pertain to the data and institutional research mission.

  • Actively participates in all relevant University-wide task forces including (but not limited to) the Council for Institutional Research & Analysis, Student Data User Group, etc.
  • Provides support and membership in all School-wide data relevant Task Forces and Ad-Hoc Teams (Data Governance Board, etc.).

Performs additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and a minimum of two years of data analyst experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Strong analytical skills, with an attention to detail.  Excellent written and verbal communications skills are required. Required knowledge includes process and data modeling, data architectural development methodology and working knowledge of databases. Experience using data analysis tool and databases. Demonstrated competence in systems analysis and design and the ability to quickly learn and apply new technologies. Experience working with large, complex datasets.  Familiar with writing complex queries to pull data from multiple databases and tables.  Experienced with creating and generating data reports, that can be used by various departments.  Knowledge of various IT security concepts.

Work Location Information: In normal conditions this position may occasionally (16-24 hrs/wk or 2-3 days/wk) work remotely.  This position is considered essential for delivering the mission of the School and maybe required to work on campus in critical situations. 

Working Conditions: Office, Library, Computer Room

Physical Effort: Typically sitting at desk or table

Required Documents: Cover Letter and Resume

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

School of Nursing

Pay Range

$50,684.00 - $138,391.00

Affirmative Action Statement 

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements 

Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

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