Clark University Senior Business/Data Analyst (Job Code 199012) Information Technology Services Full-time, 12 months, 40 hours per week
Clark University’s Information Technology Services to fill the position of Senior Business/Data Analyst. Reporting to the Director, Administrative Information Services. The successful candidate will provide functional and technical support to users of Clark’s administrative information systems and data management tools; identify reporting and data analysis needs of the University’s administrative departments and partner with teams in IT to provide data and data models that are accurate, reliable, and easily available to users for direct consumption.
Duties and Responsibilities Included in a range of responsibilities, the Senior Business/Data Analyst will work with business partners to elicit, analyze, communicate and validate requirements for changes to business processes, reporting needs, and information systems; educate and train functional departments on how to access and manipulate data in various reporting and business intelligence tools; maintain and enhance the University’s Banner products and integrated systems; provide advanced project management support, process development oversight, and application implementation support including analysis, specifications, documentation, validation testing, and training. Other duties as needed by the department and defined by the supervisor.
Qualifications • BS in information management, computer science or related discipline; Master’s degree preferred. A minimum of 5 years advanced technical experience in a position of comparable complexity and scope. Comparable success and work experience may be considered in lieu of degree requirement. • Exhibited background showing strong judgment and problem-solving skills. • Good technical and functional knowledge of multiple ellucian Banner modules and/or other complex administrative applications in support of various university business procedures required. • Must possess leadership and decision making skills necessary to plan all elements of applications development and/or implementation project, develop objectives & requirements justification, assign tasks to project members, and manage the overall project. • Proven technical competency in Microsoft Office products, Visio or other ERD diagramming software, and project management tools is required. • Programming skills (including SQL) and experience with enterprise-level reporting and data visualization tools required; experience with Evisions’ Argos and Tableau desired. • Working knowledge of Oracle and Microsoft SQL server database/utilities is desired. • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to communicate effectively with people at varying levels of computer literacy, and the ability to establish collaborative working relationships at all contact levels of the University is required. • Ability to work independently and as part of a team; ability to set priorities and work concurrently on multiple tasks and projects; ability to communicate progress/problems to appropriate personnel effectively. • Demonstrated passion for problem solving; strong project management skills and the proven ability to build trust and work well with all levels of management and technical staff. • Team player with excellent consulting skills and a fun, but professional presence required. • Excellent customer service skills; and a high degree of integrity relative to computer security and confidentiality of information required. • Ability to work nights and weekends on an as-needed basis is required.
This is a full-time, 40 hours per week, 12 month position with excellent benefits, which include employee and family tuition benefits, 4 weeks’ vacation, generous retirement plan, free use of campus fitness center and many more. Review of applications will begin June 4, 2018 Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience. Please email résumé and cover letter to <email@example.com> .
Applicants must reference Job code 199012 in the subject line to be considered for this position.
Clark University embraces equal opportunity and affirmative action as core values: we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. All positions at Clark share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, inclusive of all women, to apply.
About Clark University
Founded in 1887, Clark University is a liberal arts-based research university committed to
scholarship and inquiry that addresses social and human imperatives on a global basis. It is the place where Robert Goddard invented the modern rocket, where Sigmund Freud delivered his only lectures in the United States, and where current students stake their claim to the Clark motto, “Challenge Convention, Change Our World,” which is the rallying cry that inspires our community every day.
Located in Worcester, Massachusetts, Clark University educates its undergraduate and graduate students to be imaginative and contributing citizens of the world, and to advance the frontiers of knowledge and understanding through rigorous scholarship and creative effort. The University’s engages students in such areas as biology, chemistry, economics, geography, psychology, urban education, management, environmental science and policy, Holocaust and genocide studies, and international development and social change.
Clark University’s pioneering model of higher education, LEEP (Liberation Education and Effective Practice) compels undergraduate students to thrive in authentic world and workplace settings, and prepares them for lives and careers of consequence.