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Data Scientist / Data Analyst, Office of Admissions

Date: 06-Sep-2022

Location: Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

To join the Office of Admissions (OAM) with the collection, analysis, visualisation of data and presentation of analytical results for regular and ad-hoc reporting purposes to meet the information and strategic requirements of OAM and the University. This role will have a dotted line reporting to the Office of Data and Intelligence (ODI). 
Duties and responsibilities
•    Liaise with internal and external stakeholders regarding information and statistical needs/requests
•    Create detailed reports on data sources, methodology, analytical techniques, analytical results and insights for stakeholders
•    Develop visualizations and presentations for dissemination of analytical results and derivation of actionable insight
•    Develop and manage data repositories and dashboards to enable key stakeholders to access regular reports
•    Work closely with the teams in OAM and ODI
•    Participate in OAM and ODI activities
•    Other duties as assigned by the reporting manager in OAM and matrix manager in ODI


•    At least a Bachelor’s degree in Data Analytics, Applied Statistics or Mathematics, Computer Science, or other quantitative field but higher qualifications preferred
•    Excellent knowledge of at least one of the following scripting/programming languages: Python, R, Java, C++, C#.Net, SQL
•    Experience in querying databases from different sources and performing quantitative modelling and statistical analysis
•    Experience in applying machine learning techniques and designing algorithms that are scalable and production-grade
•    Proficiency in using Business Intelligence tools (e.g. Power BI, Tableau, QlikView, Qlik Sense)
•    Knowledge of database, ETL, and data API concepts
•    Strong business process and analytical skills with the ability to assimilate information quickly, and communicate analytical results and complex requirements/issues clearly and concisely
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills for coordinating across teams
•    Must be a good team player, proactive in nature, highly organised and has a positive attitude

Covid-19 Message

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required.

Taking into consideration the health and well-being of our staff and students and to better protect everyone in the campus, applicants are strongly encouraged to have themselves fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: Office of Admissions

Department : Data Analytics

Employee Referral Eligible:

Job requisition ID : 16829