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Iowa State University Marketing Data Analyst - CIRAS in Ames, Iowa

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Position Title:Marketing Data Analyst - CIRAS

Job Group:Professional & Scientific

Required Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor's degree and 4 years of related experience; OR a Master's degree and 2 years of related experience; OR a combination of education and/or related experience totaling 8 years unless otherwise specified under supplemental required education and experience. Experience must be at a comparable level and directly related to the duties of this position.

Preferred Qualifications:Bachelors' degree in Marketing, Business Analytics, or a related field., Experience with data visualization and reporting tools, including PowerBI., Experience with digital analytics tools such as Google Analytics., Experience with Microsoft Office, specifically Microsoft Excel., Experience with Salesforce and/or Pardot.

Job Description:

The Center for Industrial Research and Service (CIRAS), at Iowa State University, is seeking qualified candidates for a Marketing Data Analyst. The Marketing Data Analyst will lead CIRAS’s efforts to improve our ability to serve Iowa businesses through improved awareness, marketing lead identification, and lead qualification.

The Marketing Data Analyst will be a key member of the CIRAS team and focused on growing our impact on Iowa industry including collecting, analyzing, and reporting on CIRAS-wide efforts from awareness building to client success. It also includes developing, implementing, and maintaining marketing automation to identify opportunities and connect CIRAS experts with business leaders. This position will involve extensive work in Salesforce and Pardot; social media, website, and email analytics tools; and, analyzing information from several sources using tools such as Excel and PowerBI.

The successful candidate will possess demonstrated experience in critical skills that include data analysis; detail orientation; project management; excellent verbal and written communication skills; exceptional critical thinking, analytic and problem-solving skills; advanced knowledge and skill to use a computer system and various business software tools; ability to deal with ambiguity; and strong time management skills. All staff members are expected to interact collegially and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.

The University is in the process of implementing a new classification and compensation structure. The impending change is expected to be completed by Fall 2020. Any P&S employee hired through this posting may be assigned a new title and associated pay grade upon the employment start date (and after the initial offer), commensurate with qualifications required for the position. The duties and responsibilities of the posted position, in addition to compensation offered, will not be affected by this process.

Appointment Type:Regular with Term Appointment (Fixed Term)

Proposed End Date or Length of Term:September 14, 2021

Number of Months Employed Per Year:12 Month Work Period

Time Type:Full time

Pay Rate Type:Salary

Pay Grade:35

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please click on “Apply” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:

1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae

2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter

3) Contact Information for Three References

If you have questions regarding this application process, please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

Original Posting Date:September 14, 2020

Posting Close Time:

This posting will close at 12:00 AM CST on the date listed below. The posting will no longer be available to apply to after 11:59 PM CST the day prior.

Posting Close Date:September 28, 2020

Job Requisition Number:R3215

Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 30,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.

Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community.

All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check and/or a consumer credit check.

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email

If you have questions about the application process please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll-Free at 1-877-477-7485. Iowa State University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should email or call (515) 294-4800 or Toll-Free: (877) 477-7485. TTY users are welcome to use the Iowa Relay Service number by dialing 7-1-1 or (800) 735-2942.

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All postings close at 12:01 AM CST on the date listed. That said, the posting will no longer be available to apply to after 11:59 PM CST the day prior.