Data Analyst
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, CA
5d ago

Term : 2 years

The Analyst in Co-operative and Experiential Education (CEE) is responsible for delivering high-quality data analysis and reporting, placed in the proper context, to a variety of internal and external stakeholders.

Those stakeholders include, but are not limited to, Co-operative Education, Centre for Career Action, Centre for the Advancement of Co-operative Education, and researchers within the University of Waterloo.

The incumbent will be responsible for developing reporting and dashboards to measure key business outcomes for CEE at the individual and team levels, as well as providing data analysis using best-practice methodologies to support evidence-based decision making and to identify trends.

The incumbent will have experience presenting data in an efficient and easily understandable way to a wide variety of audiences and users, using various reporting formats and data visualization platforms.

The role will also support business units in identifying data analytics and research project opportunities, and support methodology documentation.


Support business units in identifying project opportunities, develop and business cases and execute projects to support business objectives :

Develop strong relationships with business stakeholders and technical services teams

Liaise among stakeholders to elicit, analyze, communicate and validate requirements for changes to business processes, policies and information technology systems

Provide guidance to the various stakeholders to devise effective and efficient approaches to achieve project objectives

Provide consultative and analytical support including facilitating requirements gathering sessions, risk assessments and testing

Provide expertise in business analysis and requirements gathering, project management, process design and improvement, data analysis, performance metrics, technical documentation and SQA as required

Act as a change agent. Train business teams on system changes, process improvements, and change management activities and project management tools

Develop deep knowledge of existing business processes, information technology and its application to executive business process to :

Ensure business requirements are clearly understood and prioritized and communicated effectively

Ensure that process and information technology solutions delivered / supported are aligned with the needs of the various business units

Ensure performance metrics support the strategic initiatives in Co-operative and Experiential Education

Develop deep knowledge of specific area(s) of specialization and a broad knowledge of all areas of skill


  • University undergraduate degree
  • 2 years’ experience in at least one area of expertise (performance metrics, data analysis)
  • Working towards certification in an area of expertise (performance metrics, data analysis)

    Technical : Advanced MS Word, advanced Excel, advanced PowerPoint, Other : Visio, GIS, MS ACCESS, Power BI, Python, R (See Analyst Advancement Guidelines)

  • Knowledge of University of Waterloo co-op is an asset.
  • Equity Statement

    The University of Waterloo is committed to implementing the Calls to Action framed by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

    We acknowledge that we live and work on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples.

    The University of Waterloo is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land granted to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the Grand River.

    The University values the diverse and intersectional identities of its students, faculty, and staff. The University regards equity and diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to accessibility for all employees.

    The University of Waterloo seeks applicants who embrace our values of equity, anti-racism and inclusion. As such, we encourage applications from candidates who have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including applicants who identify as First Nations, Métis and / or Inuit / Inuk, Black, racialized, a person with a disability, women and / or 2SLGBTQ+.

    All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

    The University of Waterloo is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. If you have any application, interview, or workplace accommodation requests, please contact Human Resources at hrhelp uwaterloo.

    ca or 519-888-4567, ext. 35935.

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