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UOWD8599 - Statistical Data Analyst

Business Unit: Administration
Job Family: Corporate Services
Department: Office of Institutional Research
Contract Type: Limited Contract Full Time
Location: Dubai
About UOWD:

The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) is one of the region’s oldest, most prestigious and forward-thinking tertiary institutions. Our curriculum and teaching practices reflect those of UOW Australia, which constantly ranks among the top 2% of universities worldwide, and are nationally and internationally recognized. Our continuous efforts in providing an education of world-class standards, are evident in our longstanding ranking in graduate employability and also the reason why our graduates are highly sought after by employers.

UOWD is truly a dynamic and diverse institution that offers a broad spectrum of programs in Business, Engineering, Information Sciences as well as Arts, Media and Humanities, aiming to develop graduates who are ethical, agile, technologically literate and ready for multicultural workplaces. Our programs are relevant and industry related with a strong focus on encouraging creative and critical thinking, problem-solving and the development of unique leadership skill sets.

About the Position:

UOWD is seeking applications from candidates to fill the position of Statistical Data Analyst.

The Statistical Data Analyst provides support in the implementation of a comprehensive set of assessments to support continuous improvement activities at the University. 

Key areas of responsibility include:

  • Responsible for the survey design, analysis & reporting of university wide surveys including administration of Ministry surveys. Interpret survey outcomes to identify patterns and communicate the insights and recommendations from the survey to relevant units/committees.
  • Perform identification, analysis, and interpretation of trends or patterns in complex data sets
  • Provide research support for the compilation of recommendations for new programs, feasibility and viability studies, and collate information for planning and accreditation purposes
  • Assist in the analysis of quantitative and qualitative data and in the development of data reports
Qualifications:

Essential:

  • An undergraduate degree in Data/Business Analytics/Economics/Econometrics/Mathematics or in a related quantitative field of study.
  • 2+ years’ experience in a similar role
  • Must possess strong qualitative and quantitative analysis skills and demonstrated experience with SQL or SAS programming, statistical modelling and forecasting, applying quantitative and research methods.
  • Possess capabilities in statistical analysis and modelling which includes hypothesis testing, logistic and linear regression, AND parametric and non-parametric methods
  • Ability to analyse large quantities of data to generate and present insights, applying excellent knowledge of SQL, R, Python and Excel

    Desirable:

  • Education sector experience
Remuneration and Benefits:

The successful candidates will receive a remuneration package which includes an attractive tax-free salary ranging from AED 84,000 - AED 102,000 per annum, 25 working days of paid leave per year, annual air ticket for staff and eligible dependents, private medical insurance for staff and eligible dependents, life & disability policy for staff, professional development assistance, education allowance for up to 3 eligible children and professional development.

UOWD is an equal opportunity employer that attracts, develops, motivates, empowers, and retains a diverse workforce.

Interested applicants must apply before the closing date by visiting our employment website at http://employment.uowdubai.ac.ae. A review of applications will begin after the closing date and will continue until the position(s) are filled.

Closing Date: 22nd May 2022

Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV
2. Passport-size photograph