Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of WashU IT-Enterprise Applications. This position is located on the North Campus.
The Assistant Director of Business Intelligence in Enterprise Applications will oversee teams of reporting specialists and technicians responsible for developing and supporting plans, procedures, and mechanisms for organizing and presenting data throughout University systems.
As a member of the Enterprise Applications management team, this position is responsible for:
Aligning technical resources with implementation requirements to ensure appropriate staffing levels, skills, and performance
Participating in strategic and tactical planning of data reporting and analytic activities to ensure priority initiatives are accomplished in line with department goals and expectations
Coordinating with service owners and other EA leadership to anticipate and meet department objectives through effective data reporting
Providing ongoing management of subordinate staff by facilitating and encouraging employee development and training and conducting regular, thorough, and effective performance evaluation activities, including both recognition and remediation
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Lead and manage BI specialists and technicians
Hire, develop, and manage business intelligence staff
Collaborate with service owners and other EA leaders to ensure staff are accomplishing assignments in line with expectations and goals
Establish and communicate performance expectations, monitor progress, and provide formal and informal feedback both consistently and regularly
Resolve staffing issues, conflicts, and performance shortfalls to minimize impact on departmental schedules and commitments.
Inspire the team through a positive and enthusiastic attitude, commitment to success, and personal and professional accountability
Participate in development and elaboration of the organization’s data reporting strategies and tactics, including a wide variety of planning and collaboration activities
Contribute to the intake & prioritization process, including appropriate input for new potential projects regarding staffing availability and impact
Perform other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in related field, plus 6 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
Background with business information systems at a management level preferably in an academic environment
Experience working in a University environment
Previous experience demonstrating success leading teams of ten or more direct reports
Experience identifying, hiring, and retaining technical talent
Experience with design, creation, and implementation of data solutions and technologies
Strong technical aptitude with major technology platforms in the data integration space
Strong data reporting skills and experience
Strong influence skills working with internal and external contacts
Effective time management, resource planning and collaboration skills required to complete projects and initiatives
Good judgment and common sense in determining priorities and translating high-level strategies into tactical assignments for subordinate staff
Flexibility and willingness to work extended hours as necessary, as well as sufficient awareness to anticipate and recognize the need to do so
Ability to adjust to abrupt changes in priorities and strategy
Strong professionalism in personal business conduct and communications
Excellent organizational and communication skills both verbal and written
The ability to establish objectives, prepare action plans, and communicate such plans clearly and effectively to all staff levels (management, technical, and clerical)
The hiring range for this position is $87,172 - $115,481 annually.
Offers made for this position are contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment screens, including a criminal background check, hair sample drug screen, and verification of required professional licenses, registrations, or certifications.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -8 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Human Resources website (hr.wustl.edu)
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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