Data Process Analysts

Location
St. Paul, MN
Posted
Jul 31, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for one of four Data Process Analyst positions within the Information Technology Services department.

These positions exist primarily to provide technical and operational support for Student Data Services. The people in these positions serves as a primary expert and technological specialist responsible to manage student data in such a way as to ensure data integrity and data access within Student Data Services in relation all aspects of student data and includes the following key tasks:

Ensure the validity and integrity of the data that are flowing into and out of the institutional data systems:

    Establish and manage processes for inputs into university data systems. Analyze, translate, enter and load student data and documentation. Supervise and train others on entry, loading, scanning and updating of student data into university systems. Coordinate and supervise the scanning and indexing of student documents and files into university document imaging and storage solutions. Ensure that student information input and maintenance concurs with established data standards.
    • Provide continual review of all activities of data process team.
    • Review data error reports and resolve data errors. Collaborate with all student data users to ensure data accuracy across campus.
Provide data reporting services:

  • Assist in the identification, development, and delivery of a comprehensive reporting system that supports data integrity efforts and administrative decision making.
  • Write and distribute reports of data from university systems to support data management and integrity. For reports and scripts that require advanced programming, collaborate need fulfillment from system analyst team.
Document and communicate data process procedures:

    Create and maintain documentation for all student data and document input, workflow, maintenance and verification procedures. Create and maintain training documentation for data process analyst team including student interns and student workers.
This is a full-time, benefits eligible position. The University of St. Thomas offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program, which includes medical, dental, vision, life, long-term care, legal, and disability insurance coverages. Offerings also include retirement plans, flexible spending accounts, a health savings account, and an employee assistance program. The University provides tuition remission to its employees, spouses, and dependents. In addition, the University values a healthy work/life balance and has generous provisions for paid time off.

The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for one of four Data Process Analyst positions within the Information Technology Services department. These positions exist primarily to provide technical and operational support for, Minimum qualifications: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field and two years of professional level experience providing information systems customer support, particularly in data management, report writing, and data analysis. Professional level experience to include the following technical skills: working with student information systems and databases, including ERP and imaging solutions; experience with data input, translation, querying, and document management.

An equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills have been acquired may be substituted.

Preferred qualifications: Experience working with at least two of the following applications: Ellucian Banner, Salesforce, Optix, Cognos ReportNet, Appworx, and SQL or similar tools for managing data and documents, automation, and reporting.

Knowledge of: Data entry, modeling, extraction (querying), and manipulation of data (e.g., mail merge, pivot tables, etc.). Proficiency with computer applications such as Ellucian Banner, Salesforce, Optix, Cognos ReportNet, Appworx, and SQL or similar applications for managing data, automation, and reporting; strong knowledge of personal computer systems, MS Windows platform, business application software, word processors, spreadsheets, databases, database reporting tools, and query languages.

Skill in: Excellent analytical skills. Strong project management, leadership, and interpersonal skills. Excellent written and verbal skills.

Abilities: The ability to identify and troubleshoot data integrity issues. The ability to visualize data in a multi-dimensional way as data are processed, and understanding how data informs the bigger picture. The ability to interpret information and apply it to a situation. The ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.

Applicants will be asked to upload a resume to their profile and copy/paste a cover letter into the application.

Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good. The successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission statement.

In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires successful completion of a background screening.

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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