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Data Insights Analyst

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Work type: Full time
Location: Hobart
Categories: Information Technology

Data Insights Analyst

  • Full time Ongoing
  • Based in Hobart
  • Work with the Data Analytics team in building datasets suitable for reporting analysis

The Data Analytics team increases the University's capability in data-driven and evidence-based decision making to help tackle Tasmania’s long-term challenges and priorities in all parts of the island​.

The Opportunity

Part of the Division of Future Students, the Data Analytics team supports the University to advance its strategy through data-driven decision making. The Data Insights Analyst will use their strong technical skills to analyse data, prepare models and build reports drawing from a wide variety of data sources. They will use their strong analytics and communication skills to synthesise complex analyses and data into clear and actionable insights that help the University achieve its strategic goals.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Conduct high-level research and accurate analysis to inform the University’s strategic projects and business cases, including translating analytic results into clear actionable insights.
  • Convert complex data and findings into clear tables, graphs, and comprehensive written reports to suit a broad range of stakeholders across the University.
  • Build and maintain effective and trusting relationships within stakeholders throughout the university, including with senior management. 
  • Lead analytic projects under broad direction and be readily self-directed and proactive in managing time and tasks.­

Your Application

To be successful in the role, your application will need to demonstrate;

  • A tertiary degree in Economics, Statistics, Business or related analytical field with a proven track record of making impact with data.
  • A self-driven, entrepreneurial and excellent problem solver with the ability to develop creative solutions in a fast-paced agile environment.
  • Strong technical analytic skills, with the ability to apply appropriate data analytics methodologies to various problems.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to translate complex technical analysis into compelling narratives.
  • Experience using either R, Python or SQL, to undertake analyses and derive insights.
  • Experience creating reports in Power BI and/or Tableau.


Appointment to this role will be at HEO 7 and will have a total remuneration package of up to $119,949 comprising base salary within the range of $93,273 to $102,521 plus 17% superannuation.

COVID-19 Update:

The University of Tasmania recognises that this is critical for the workforce at the University to protect the safety of our workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians.

Applicants for this role must be prepared to provide evidence of Covid-19 vaccination as a condition of employment. 

How to Apply 

  • To apply online, please provide your CV and 1-2-page cover letter outlining your interest in the role, skills, capabilities and experience.  You do not need to separately address the success criteria.
  • For further information about this position, please contact Stewart Craig, Senior Strategy Analyst,
  • Please visit for our guide to applying and details on the recruitment process.

Download File Data Insights Analyst - 497996.pdf

Applications close Monday, 5 December 2022, 11.55pm

To be eligible for this position, you are required to have Australian citizenship, permanent residence or a current valid visa that allows you to fulfil the requirements of this role.


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