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LMS System Admin/Data Analyst

Employer
Texas A&M University Commerce
Location
Commerce TAMUC
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Job Details

Job Title

LMS System Admin/Data Analyst

Agency

Texas A&M University - Commerce

Department

Office Of Academic Technology

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

Commerce, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT:

During the application process the “My Experience” page has a section provided “Attachments (Resume/CV, References, Cover letter, etc.)” to upload required documents.

  • Use the Upload button to add each document.
  • You will be able to upload up to 5 documents. Be aware that the maximum size allowed for any one document is 5MB.
  • All documents must be electronically submitted through the Texas A&M Online Employment Services website to be considered.
  • Incomplete or improperly submitted applications may be excluded from consideration.
  • Please do not withdraw your application in an attempt to upload a missing document, instead please email HR for help.

Please provide the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/CV
  • Three professional references with complete contact information (Unsolicited letters of recommendation will not be considered).
  • Transcripts (Unofficial will be accepted with application. Official transcripts are required upon acceptance of verbal offer).
    If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator.

If you need assistance, please contact us at HR.Hiring@tamuc.edu

SUMMARY:

The LMS System Admin/Data Analyst is responsible for student database-LMS integration maintenance and troubleshooting. Team member also works with large data sets generated by the LMS and associated systems to create reports and dashboards to assist stakeholders in data driven decisions. The Analyst will work with faculty and instructional designers to understand course level data sets and help develop appropriate strategies. Performs LMS and course evaluation administrative functions.

  • 30% LMS technical Support, Research, Development
  • 30% Data Extraction and Report Building
  • 30% Project Management
  • 10% Other

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Primary admin for LMS/SIS integration and workflows, troubleshooting systems errors
  • Researches API configurations, working with relevant vendor and IT members to plan implementation of Data Solutions and improved SIS-LMS processing.
  • Prepare documentation and explain technical projects; develop diagrams, charts and data to explain complex topics such as data flow, system utilization, process automation, and trends
  • Helps determine roadmap for LMS functionality and relevant data solutions.
  • Extract and format data from LMS and associated educational technology systems.
  • Develop and provide various reports using different data sets and survey tools.
  • Performs data analysis for course interaction, instructor usage, and student success purposes.
  • Works with stakeholders to determine data reporting needs.
  • Works with BI reporting tools.
  • Provides training on data reporting strategies and concepts.
  • Serves as secondary administrator to campus course evaluation system.
  • Maintains secure data sets.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Educational Technology, Data Science, or related field.
  • Experience / Knowledge / Skills: Three (3) years of experience with large datasets, extracting and reporting from LMS. 1-2 years of experience with survey tool such as Blue Explorance, Qualtrics or similar tool. Knowledge of sound data governance and security practices. Demonstrated knowledge of LTI and API standards, database creation and structures, querying, and data visualization. Working knowledge of data warehouse workflows and practices.
  • Ability to: Multi-task and work well as part of a team.
  • Licensing/Professional Certifications: None
  • Physical Requirements: None
  • Other Requirements: None

PREFERRED EDUCATION / SKILLS/ EXPERIENCE:

Experience with D2L Brightspace and Data Hub. Experience with Ellucian Banner SIS. Experience with Webfocus reporting. Familiar with predictive analytics techniques and solutions.

SUPERVISION OF OTHERS:

May supervise student workers and graduate assistants.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Organization

We are Commerce. We are Lions!

Welcome! We are excited that you want to forge your future with a career at Texas A&M University-Commerce.  Our main campus is located in Commerce, Texas, at the eastern edge of North Texas with multiple instructional sites as well as a robust online presence.  We are proud to be one of the largest universities in the prestigious Texas A&M University System.

Since 1889 A&M-Commerce has educated the people of Texas and, ever increasingly, points beyond. We remain true to our founder William Leonidas Mayo’s creed of “ceaseless industry, fearless investigation, unfettered thought, and unselfish service to others.”

Texas A&M University-Commerce is committed to and promotes equal opportunity for all. This commitment includes equal employment opportunity, affirmative action, and program accessibility. It is also committed to make its workplaces, campuses, and programs accessible to all, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity.  Furthermore, we encourage and foster a workplace community where individuals are valued for their diverse backgrounds.

Texas A&M University-Commerce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to Diversity.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (903) 468-8741 or [email protected].

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