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CSCU Institutional Research Systems Analyst & Developer

Connecticut State Colleges and Universities
Connecticut, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 8, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Statistics, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Institutional Research & Planning, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology, Technology Administration/Other, Chief Technology & Information Officers
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Full Time
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Posted: May 11, 2022; reposted to public 6/7/22
Level: Administrator IV (SUOAF)
Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week
Closing Date: Applications must be submitted by 5:00pm (EST) on Thursday, July 7, 2022


Hartford area
**This position is not remote**

Anticipated Start Date:

Summer 2022

Position Summary:

Assess and improve existing and new institutional research databases to enhance quality and availability of data in addition to providing support with all manner of data preparation, extraction and manipulation for analytics initiatives. Assess the current state of data repositories, work collaboratively to make corrections and improvements and contribute to Institutional Research activities.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in in Data Science, Information Systems, Computer Science, Statistics or related field. Minimum four (4) years of professional employment as a systems analyst or developer that demonstrates progressive responsibility in database management, data warehousing, reporting, and associated programming languages.

Successful Candidate must have or must possess:
  • Strong skills and knowledge of methodologies associated with analysis of processes and problems, information flow and architecture.

  • Experience developing and improving data models.

  • Experience querying and retrieving information from large databases, working with relational databases.

  • Highly proficient in SQL development and database tools.

  • Experience with ETL tools and database security administration.

  • Excellent oral, written and presentation communication skills.

  • Ability to collaborate with others to achieve a complex common goal.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects while consistently meeting deadlines.

  • Demonstrated professional level of attention to detail and accuracy of work.

  • Self-motivated. Eager to learn and contribute while meeting deadlines.

Substitutions Allowed:

Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Oracle SQL knowledge preferred.
  • Experience with various Ellucian campus technology solutions.

  • Experience with higher education data and context.

  • Hands-on experience with a currently supported version of Oracle RDBMS and fluency in PL/SQL development tools such as TOAD.

  • Experience with one or more programming languages: SQR, C/C++, C#, ProC, Java, Python and/or Perl.

  • Experience with SAS, SPSS, Python, Stata, Tableau.

  • Experience with System Integration methodology.

Example of Job Duties:
  • Assess and improve existing and new institutional research databases to enhance quality and availability of data.

  • Collaborate with Information Technology, end users and key stakeholders in the development and implementation of data architecture and standards in support of CSCU’s long-term strategic goals.

  • Determine and document how data repositories can be aligned and improved.

  • Evaluate quality of data in current repositories to identify gaps and inconsistencies for correction.

  • Assess accuracy and troubleshoots data inconsistencies between data extracts from and to student information system repositories, provide documentation to guide end users to clean and maintain data, update or develop code as necessary.

  • Develop linkages to and between new data sources.

  • Provide support for data integration of third-party interfaces utilizing web API’s and/or flat files.

  • Create and maintain detailed documentation and write specifications to guide system development including the design of data models for a system-wide data warehouse.

  • Coordinate with staff at all CSCU institutions to further data governance efforts.

  • Participate in data governance activities and workgroups as needed.

  • Access data from Banner Enterprise System, Oracle data repositories and other data systems.

  • Extract and prepare data to fulfill requests. Conduct analysis and write reports.

  • Assist department with institutional research responsibilities.

  • Assist in support and training of end users; provide user assistance and direction for self-service reporting tools; create user guides and facilitate data literacy of stakeholders.

  • Collaborate with other staff members to cross-train as necessary and support a cooperative work environment.

  • Operate as team member both at the system and institution level; Serve on committees as required.

  • Perform other duties related to those above which do not alter the basic responsibility of the position.

This posting includes qualifications, experience and skills but is not limited to the full duties and responsibilities that is stated within the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Starting Salary:

$68,581-109,472 (subject to change pursuant to union contract) annual plus excellent State of CT medical insurance, retirement, and related fringe benefits.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family, and plan for a secure future. Benefits include generous leave policies; several retirement plans ; and many choices for comprehensive health insurance . You also have access to many additional benefits to save for retirement, protect your family & more with supplemental benefits. Tuition reimbursement may apply if applicable.

Application Instructions:

To apply you must submit a cover letter and resume.

Incomplete applications or those submitted after the closing date will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes are not acceptable.

Selection Procedure:

Following the closing date, application materials will be evaluated by a selection committee. Candidates selected for further consideration will be limited to those applicants who are best qualified based on the minimum and preferred qualifications and who have submitted all the required documents by the closing date and time listed on the job announcement. Candidates who have been selected and approved to Interview will be contacted, and finalists will be recommended for further consideration by the Hiring Manager for final selection and recommendation for employment.

Background Screening:

All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background check. CSCU is committed to providing a safe campus community. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check and, when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Continuing Notice of Nondiscrimination

CSCU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Nicholas D'Agostino Manager of Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion


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