Director, Business Intelligence

Austin Community College
Austin, TX

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Position Information
Service Center
Typically Monday - Friday 8 am to 5 pm
Salary Commensurate Upon Experience.
FLSA Status:
Reports To:
Associate Vice President, Solutions Delivery & BI
Criminal Background Check:
Pre-employment criminal background checks are required for all Staff and Faculty positions. Pre-employment urinalyses drug screens are also required for all top candidates considered for positions in ACC's College Police department.
College Profile

Austin Community College (ACC) is a public two-year institution that serves a diverse population of approximately 41,000 credit students each fall and spring semester. We embrace our identity as a community college as reflected in our mission statement. We promote student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training, including appropriately applied baccalaureate degrees, in our service area.

As a community college committed to our mission, we seek to recruit and retain a workforce that:
  • Reflects the diversity of our community.
  • Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching.
  • Is attracted by the college mission to promote equitable access to educational opportunities.
  • Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for underrepresented populations.
  • Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with others.
  • Engages with the community both within and outside of ACC.
Our Mission

The Austin Community College District promotes student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training in its service area.

For more information, see to Equity and Inclusion

ACC is committed to the ongoing systemic changes needed to ensure the increased recruitment, inclusion, retention, and completion of historically underserved and underrepresented populations. Through continual strategic community engagement and professional development of administrators, faculty, staff, and students, the college demonstrates its dedication to fostering a culture and climate for equitable outcomes.

As an open-access and low-cost institution, ACC is proud to serve a diverse student body. Dedicated faculty members are excellent professors who help students achieve their educational goals and are sensitive to the diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds of our students. The College values and is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion throughout the College community.General Statement of Job

The Director of Business Intelligence (BI) is responsible for providing strategic and tactical leadership in the areas of Business Intelligence Analytics, Data Warehousing, Enterprise Integration, and Data Governance.

The Director is responsible for the overall implementation of the strategic roadmap for BI areas along with tactical day to day support, maintenance, and fulfilling business requests. The Director is responsible for providing guidance and direction utilizing best practices and methodologies.

Description of Duties and TasksEssential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Supervises, trains, coaches, directs, coordinates, and disciplines personnel while adhering to organizational human resource policies and procedures as well as related employment laws. Recommends hire and termination personnel actions for positions supervised.
  • Assists in developing the Strategic Roadmap for BI and Advanced Analytics.
  • Executes the roadmap and strategic vision for BI as agreed upon by the Associate Vice President of BI and the VP, Information Technology.
  • Establishes processes to meet the requirements of the strategic vision for BI including methodologies, practices, and Service Level Agreements.
  • Supervises Managers and teams of Data Governance, Business Intelligence, Enterprise Integration, and Data Warehousing.
  • Sets high level priorities and direction for multiple teams.
  • Creates synergy among the groups and with IT and any external BI Teams.
  • Communicates and presents to College leadership the capabilities, vision, direction, and strategy of Business Intelligence.
  • Determines annual requirements for; Software, Licensing, Training, Renewals, Maintenance, Staffing, and Projects.
  • Presents leadership with current status of initiatives and progress.
  • Provides extensive knowledge and expertise in the practices of BI Analytics, Enterprise Integration, Data Governance, and Data Warehousing/modeling.
  • Provides high level costs/analysis on complex requirements and provides recommendations.
  • Aligns with Enterprise Architecture to ensure BI strategy and vision is consistent with the overall strategy and vision for IT.
  • Ensures solutions provided perform, highly available, robust, efficient, and are effective.
  • Ensures success of BI team in the implementation of Workday ERP system including Data Conversions, Reporting, and Integrations.
  • KnowledgeMust possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

    High level of knowledge and competency in current BI software tools at ACC. Including Informatica, Domo, SQL Server, and Workday. High level of knowledge and competency in overall data management. Knowledge of the principles of business intelligence and data analytics. Knowledge of the principles of enterprise integration and data hubs. Knowledge of data modeling, cloud storage, big data, and logical data warehousing.SkillsMust possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

    Maintaining an established work schedule. Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills including tact and diplomacy. Effectively using organizational and planning skills with attention to detail and follow-through. Creating roadmaps, high level plans, Gantt charts, and strategy documents. Ability to execute an follow strategy and vision precisely. Maintaining confidentiality of work-related information and materials. Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.Technology Skills

    Use a variety of spreadsheet, word processing, database, and presentation software. Use query and control languages, program, create complex reports, work with reporting software tools, deal with database management systems, and provide technical support.Required Work Experience

  • Five years related work experience and three year supervisory experience.
  • Completion of the ACC Supervisor Certificate Series Program will satisfy the supervisory experience required for this position.
  • Preferred Work Experience

    • Ten years related work experience in Business Intelligence.
    • Ten years related work experience in Data Warehousing.
    • Ten years related work experience in Data Architecture/Modeling.
    • Five years related work experience in Data Governance.
    Five years related work experience in Enterprise Integration with leading integration platforms such as Informatica, Datastage, Mulesoft, SSIS, etc. Five years of experience with at least 2 Leading Business Intelligence platforms such as Domo, Power BI, Tableau, Cognos, or Oracle OBIE, or Business Objects. Five years related work experience with Entrinsik Informer, Crystal Reports, SAS, and/or SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS).
    Accustomed to fast-paced environments with simultaneous, high-priority tasks.
    Required Education

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Special RequirementsLicenses/Certifications; Other

    Valid Texas Driver's License and reliable transportation for travel in the Austin area as required.Other Preferred Qualifications

    Data Governance Experience. Informatica IICS Experience. Enterprise Information Management Experience (EIM). DMBOK Experience. Experience with Dimensional ModelingPhysical Requirements

    Work is performed in a standard office or similar environment. Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, pushing, and pulling. Occasional lifting of objects up to 10 pounds. Safety

  • Supervise safe operation of unit. Facilitate safety inspections. Take reasonable and prudent actions to eliminate identified hazards. Ensure employees receive appropriate safety training and foster a workplace safety culture.
  • Information for This Posting Only

    This is a benefit eligible position funded through January 31, 2022 and is subject to renewal. The College is unable to support candidates who require sponsorship to work in the United States.ACC Benefits OverviewFull-time Faculty and Staffing Table employees who work in full-time and/or part-time positions at the College are eligible for ACC medical benefits effective the first of the month after their first 60 days of employment. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, short and long term disability, retirement plans and AD&D.

    ACC does not participate in Social Security. ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP-Faculty Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement program required by Federal law.

    DisclaimerThe above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Austin Community College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

    As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required to report violations under the Title IX and, under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for reporting.


    The Austin Community College District is the primary gateway to higher education and training for residents in eight Central Texas counties. ACC is among the fastest-growing community colleges in the country, providing access to valuable programs and services that change lives and benefit communities.

    Mission and Vision

    The Austin Community College District values and respects each individual student. We promote student success and improve communities by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training in the eight-county service area. Community colleges have a diverse, four-part mission:

    • General education and academic transfer
    • Workforce education
    • Foundation programs to get students college-ready
    • Lifelong learning (Continuing Education)


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