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Senior Systems Analyst

Chippewa Valley Technical College
620 West Clairemont Avenue

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Overview and Responsibilities

A Senior Systems Analyst is responsible for analyzing, designing, creating, modifying, testing, implementing, and maintaining enhancements and interfaces for assigned software applications. This position will lead software projects across functional departments and systems as needed. Responsibility for maintaining system documentation, training “power users”, providing technical support services, detailed systems design and development, strategic area planning, and providing reports/reporting capability for relevant application areas. This position reports to the Applications Team Manager.


This position may allow for a flex remote work capacity whereby time is spent in a remote setting as well as on-campus as needed to meet job responsibilities. Work placement, remote and on-site, is determined based upon the needs of the College. Remote work parameters are subject to CVTC guidelines, handbook, and specific individual department workplace expectations.



  • Provide technical support for implementation and administration of assigned module(s) of the College Information Systems. May work across, and provide support for, multiple Banner modules and College systems.
  • Provide and demonstrate leadership role for other Analyst staff.
  • Provide detailed business/systems analysis and design for on-going business process improvements.
  • Review user requirements and needs, complete all programming, testing, and documentation necessary to complete development tasks.
  • Prepare software requirements following standards.
  • Provide technical support and assistance for software development by other staff.
  • Continually monitor emerging technology trends in areas of responsibility in order to quickly adapt to new technologies/business change.
  • Develop, modify, and maintain assigned software applications per requirements.
  • Carry out fact finding and program analysis of problems; apply established procedures to bring resolution.
  • Provide technical advice and support to users; this includes creating ad-hoc reports, data analysis and correction, training, and problem solving.
  • Provide training to other IT Analysts in areas of responsibility to increase the business and technical understanding.
  • Create and maintain user and technical documentation.
  • Create reports using standard reporting tools such as Cognos.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to write moderate to complex PL/SQL applications and SQL statements.
  • Knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems Banner, Microsoft Dynamics CRM 365, Ellucian CRM Recruit, and CRM Advise.
  • Ability to learn and utilize software development tools such as TOAD, Page Builder, etc. Software developed and deployed utilizing department supported tools and languages.
  • Significant knowledge and experience with all aspects of the Software Development Life Cycle.
  • Ability to mentor others in best practices and procedures.
  • Ability to lead software projects across functional department(s) and systems.
  • Ability to create test plans to effectively test developed software.
  • Knowledge of computer operating systems Windows and Linux.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Ability to model integrity through self-awareness, personal accountability, ethical behavior, quality standards, and sustainable practices.
  • Ability to think critically by applying problem solving practices, acquiring relevant information, using technology and other resources appropriately, and evaluating alternatives.
  • Ability to communicate effectively by speaking and writing clearly, concisely, and professionally; practicing active listening; reading critically and adapting communication for audience.
  • Ability to value diversity by recognizing personal biases, adapting to culturally diverse situations, and demonstrating a commitment to equity, inclusion, and respectful interactions with persons of diverse ethnic, cultural, social-economic, or educational backgrounds.
  • Advanced knowledge of and skills with technology including software programs for communication, data collection, and decision making including, but not limited to, Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Associate’s degree in computer science or related field, plus additional related training and/or education, such as a bachelor’s degree in a computer science related field.
  • Advanced technical certifications and specialized training in computer programming related languages.
  • Minimum of seven years of experience in systems analysis and design and development experience in a similar environment.
  • Experience writing moderate to complex PL/SQL applications and SQL statements.
  • Experiece with ERP systems Banner, Microsoft Dynamics CRM 365, Ellucian CRM Recruit, and CRM Advise preferred.
  • Experience in project leadership preferred.

In evaluating candidates for this position, the College may consider a combination of education, training, and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to perform duties of position.As an equal opportunity/access employer and educator, CVTC is committed to creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive environment.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Benefits Summary
  • Health insurance for employee, spouse, and dependents with attached Health Savings Account (HSA) and wellness incentive
  • Dental insurance for employee, spouse, and dependents
  • Life and long-term disability insurance
  • Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS)
  • 403(b) tax deferred annuity program
  • 457(b) deferred compensation plan
  • Section 125 flexible spending accounts
  • Paid vacation, personal, and sick time
  • Paid holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Tuition reimbursement (eligibility requirements apply)
  • Professional development

Generally, with the exception of tuition reimbursement, benefits eligibility begins on the first date of employment (i.e., there is no waiting period).



CVTC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the college's non-discrimination policies: Director of Human Resources, 620 W. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire, WI 54701, 715-833-6334, WI Relay: 711


Working at Chippewa Valley Technical College


Chippewa Valley Technical College delivers innovative and applied education that supports the workforce needs of the region, improves the lives of students, and adds value to our communities.


Chippewa Valley Technical College is a dynamic partner for students, employers, and communities to learn, train, and succeed.

Location and Campuses

Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) is part of the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) and serves an eleven-county area in west central Wisconsin. The largest campus is located in Eau Claire and includes a Business Education Center and Health Education Center, plus a Manufacturing Education Center at the Gateway Campus and an Emergency Service Education Center and Energy Education Center at the West Campus. CVTC has regional centers in Chippewa Falls, Menomonie, Neillsville, and River Falls. The College is one of 16 WTCS colleges located throughout the state.

Student Profile

Student enrollment exceeds 8,000 credit students per year, plus over 9,000 non-credit students, with full-time equivalents of over 4,000. The median age of credit students is 24. Approximately 68% of students receive financial aid and 44% are Pell Grant students.

Programs and Placement

CVTC offers 110 programs, 35 certificates, and customized training to an average of 140 businesses annually. CVTC has an outstanding placement rate, 95% of graduates are employed within six months of graduation, with 87% in a related field. CVTC has nationally recognized faculty and state-of-the-art facilities and equipment. Business and industry leaders serve on advisory committees and help CVTC match its curriculum to the needs of today's workplace. Courses are offered at numerous locations in traditional classroom settings, as well as online and in a variety of blended and hybrid formats.

Commitment to Learning

We value all students and their diverse backgrounds and are committed to their learning and success in a global society. We act with honesty, integrity, and fairness and offer a safe and cooperative work environment where individuals care for each other and grow through open communication. We value the resources entrusted to us and work together to develop and continuously improve processes that support the creative pursuit of new ideas.

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