American Mathematical Society, Meetings and Professional Services Department

3138 23141Position ID: AMSMPS-BDA [#23141, TXS]
Position Title: Business Data Analyst
Position Type: Administration
Position Location: Providence, Rhode Island 02904, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Business Data Analyst
Application Deadline: withdrawn (posted 2023/09/21, listed until 2024/03/21)
Position Description:    

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Learn About Us

At the American Mathematical Society (AMS) we value excellence, inclusivity and teamwork. We work at the forefront of advancing and connecting the diverse mathematical community worldwide, and we are seeking curious, innovative, collaborative individuals to join our team.

The AMS serves 30,000 members and 570 institutions worldwide through programs and services that promote mathematical research and its uses, strengthen mathematical education, and foster awareness and appreciation of mathematics and its connections to other disciplines and everyday life.

What We Offer

Hybrid work policy and excellent work-life balance Generous benefit offerings including: 9.5% employer contribution to 403(a) Retirement Plan 100% employer-paid Life, AD&D, Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance Medical and Dental coverage with Employer cost share Voluntary Vision, Life/AD&D, and Long-term Care Insurance available through payroll deduction 12 paid holidays Paid time off starting at 21 days per year $500 Computing benefit to be used for set up of home office (for applicable roles) Tuition Reimbursement Commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and a welcoming environment The AMS has three offices – our headquarters in Providence, Rhode Island; Mathematical Reviews in Ann Arbor, Michigan; and the Office of Government Relations in Washington, DC.


The person in this position will create new financial and operational Tableau dashboards, reports, and presentations, recreate and automate current reports, and help draw insights from data across a number of databases. This position requires proficiency in business intelligence tools and a strong analytical mind to perform strategic business analyses for various departments and synthesize findings for business leaders, volunteer leadership, and our members. These analyses will clearly present information and provide the foundation for current and future business strategies. The data that is modeled and analyzed will be used to monitor existing processes and identify areas for improvement.



Efficient analytical problem-solving skills with the ability to quickly scope and deliver on an analytical ask and to work iteratively to refine a solution as needed. Create and automate reports for different business units. Ability to think strategically and bring thought leadership and guidance to the cross-functional teams with which this role partners. Partner with internal and external stakeholders to ensure that data presented supports the analytics and insights needed for decision making. Keep up to date with technological advancements in the analytics industry. Play a key role in customer relationship and business insight conversations with technical, financial, business, and marketing teams. Lead, manage, and/or participate in projects that involve many unknowns and numerous potential solutions. Maintain departmental and organizational standards for information maintenance, filing systems, process documentation, confidentiality, data security, and branding. Perform other or similar related duties as requested or assigned. INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL RELATIONSHIPS:

Build and maintain an excellent teamwork relationship within the Computer Services Division and with senior leadership. Gain knowledge about other departments’ work through communication with fellow staff members in order to speak more effectively with project clients and stakeholders. Collaborate readily with the CIO and the rest of the Division by sharing ideas, skills, and expertise to move the Division forward. Work effectively and professionally with external constituents. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

None QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Bachelor's Degree in a technical or business discipline or equivalent technical expertise. College course work in mathematics, statistics, or related areas required. General knowledge in the following areas: IT concepts, strategies, and methodologies; IT architectures and data standards; and general knowledge of business function(s) and of business operations. Extensive knowledge of data design and tools required. Good analytical and communication skills. Experience with Microsoft software, including Windows, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Proficiency in SQL Server, SQL, and DBMS languages and tools. Certified Tableau Data Analyst Strong working knowledge of R, Crystal Reports, and other BI Tools for data transformation, validation, presentation, and testing. Technical aptitude to learn new tools, technologies, and methodologies. Enthusiasm for problem-solving and exploring and deriving insights from large datasets. Ability to translate complex analysis findings into a clear narrative and actionable insights to communicate to stakeholders. Experience visualizing data for wide consumption, with Tableau experience a plus. Ability to think about the business holistically and from the viewpoint of the customer. Experience/familiarity working with demographics, ERP, CRM, and accounting recommended. Superior organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to spot inconsistencies; ability to follow and update written documentation of procedures. Experience in coordinating multiple projects to meet schedules. Excellent reading and writing skills; ability to communicate effectively and professionally with customers in person, by phone, and via teleconference.

ATTRIBUTES AND COMPETENCIES: The following attributes and competencies are indicators of the skills and/or behaviors necessary to successfully perform the essential functions of the position:

Demonstrates understanding of organization’s mission, structure, culture, and constituencies Demonstrates knowledge of own department’s work activities and mission; understands how own job impacts the work of others Responds positively to changes in the organization and the workplace Demonstrates flexibility in responding to work demands Demonstrates and communicates respect for the opinions and beliefs of other people at all levels and fosters a climate of mutual respect Plans and organizes work effectively Accepts accountability for job performance and results Works effectively with others in a variety of settings Uses communication tools effectively (e.g., presentation, verbal, writing, relationship building, negotiating, listening) to meet needs of audience and/or situation Maintains professional composure in challenging situations Exercises discretion in identifying, handling, and safeguarding confidential information Addresses issues constructively, building cooperative relationships within and across departments Receptive to feedback and willing to try different approaches in order to achieve the best results

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Duties performed cause light fatigue of eyes, fingers, or other faculties due to long periods of standing, sitting or repetitive motion Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and other devices

WORK ENVIRONMENT/CONDITIONS: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Typical office environment, climate-controlled, minimal noise Performing primarily sedentary work with limited physical exertion and lifting up to 40 lbs. Extended work hours may be required to meet project deadlines or resolve unexpected problems This position has hybrid work potential

Other duties disclaimer: This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended as an employment contract, nor is it intended to describe all duties someone in this position may perform.

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Contact: Tracy Simone, 401-455-4124
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