Information Analyst: Data Management (HEO 7)

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 05 Dec 2023

  • Job Based in Student and Academic Services Unit at the City West Campus
  • Full-time continuing position
  • Commencement Salary: $96,696 per annum (plus 17% superannuation)

About You 

You are a highly motivated Information Analyst with exceptional relationship building skills and a keen eye for detail. You are passionate about continuous quality improvement and enjoy collaborating with staff across multiple channels to share information.

About the Role 

Reporting to the Manager: System Development, Integration and Reporting (SDIR) you will spearhead high-level data analytics and reporting initiatives, leveraging your expertise to interpret and analyse data using basic statistical techniques. Your role will involve employing data visualisation to produce ongoing reports and meet student lifecycle reporting requirements. In this capacity, you will investigate, identify, develop, and publish comprehensive student data reports to the University community through tools such as COGNOS Report Studio.

Furthermore, you will be responsible for coordinating SAS student data reporting, efficiently tracking, and managing ad hoc requests in accordance with agreed service standards through the help desk ticketing system. Coordinating and driving internal quality assurance processes, including peer reviews, and monitoring turnaround times and feedback for all student data requests, will be crucial aspects of your role.

About the Student and Academic Services Unit

The Student and Academic Services Unit (SAS) provides senior leadership in student and academic administration in a distributed service environment. It is responsible for the development and maintenance of policy, information systems and procedural frameworks.  The Unit coordinates and provides quality assurance for a number of University functions including student admissions, enrolments, examinations, graduations, student finance and scholarships. 

About UniSA 

The University of South Australia is Australia’s University of Enterprise. Our culture of innovation is anchored around global and national links to academic, research and industry partners. Our graduates are the new urban professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change. Our research is inventive and adventurous and we create new knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity.

Essential Skills and Experience 

  • Tertiary qualifications in Information Technology, Information Systems, or a related area or extensive equivalent experience gained within a multi-system environment
  • Sound experience in high-level data analytics and reporting and data visualisation, including interpreting and analysing data, identifying trends, and applying statistical techniques to produce ongoing reports
  • Demonstrated high-level communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to accurately convey complex information to a range of stakeholders whilst also being attentive to business context and needs
  • Demonstrated experience working with enterprise reporting tools including experience in report writing tools and understanding data models
  • Demonstrated ability to design and implement training


Getting a great job working with the best is just the start. UniSA rewards its staff with a wide variety of benefits such as: 

  • Access to great personal development opportunities 
  • Generous superannuation contributions of 17% 
  • Flexible working conditions 
  • Employee assistance and development programs 
  • A variety of leave arrangements


As a University of Enterprise, we offer a dynamic and agile workplace culture, one that embraces challenges and thrives on breaking new ground. Our staff are creative and innovative thinkers, communicating with clarity, conviction and enthusiasm. We embrace diversity and inclusion in a vibrant, engaging environment. Our people are authentic, resilient, and influential, and we deliver results.

Start Your Unstoppable Career!

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA . The online application form will list the specific selection criteria that you need to address.
Please address your cover letter to Shelley Lunn, Senior Consultant: Recruitment Central.  For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact UniSA Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or via email at [email protected] using job reference number 5721

Applications close: 11:30pm Tuesday 5 December 2023

Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment.

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UniSA is committed to developing a diverse workforce and a constructive enterprising culture in which everyone can thrive.

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