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Systems Analyst

Murray State University
Murray, KY

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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Posting Number:


Job Title:

Systems Analyst

Type of Employment:

Regular Full-Time

Work Location:

Murray, KY

Employment Term:

12 Months

Position Type:

Staff - Exempt (Monthly)


Business and Student Info Solutions

Summary of Job Duties and Responsibilities:

The Systems Analyst supports the complete life cycle process of one or more ERP application systems.

  • When directed, analyze and propose enhancements to existing application systems.
  • Provide application system development, installation and maintenance services and coordinate these activities with assigned University offices and within Information Systems.
  • Conduct business system and process workflow analysis using proven methodologies.
  • Work with assigned vendors to maintain application system availability and to enhance application system functionality.
  • Ensure proper unit system testing is successfully completed prior to production turnover.
  • Resolve production system problems; including providing after hours support as needed.
  • Maintain appropriate records of time utilization to aid in department projects tracking.
  • Coordinate work with systems analysts and programmer/analysts.
  • Prepare work plan and time estimates for projects.
  • Prepare and maintain system and operating documentation.
  • Keep current with tools and utilities provided by the department to enhance proficiency and productivity.

Minimum Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer information science or related field.

Minimum Experience and Skill Requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience supporting administrative application systems throughout the computer life cycle process.
  • Experience working with vendors to resolve systems problems.
  • Proficient with querying language such as ANSI-SQL, T-SQL, PL/SQL.
  • Proven knowledge of relational database concepts.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and technical skills acquired through two plus years of system analysis experience.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Preferred Education and/or Experience Qualifications:

  • Higher education experience supporting ERP solutions such as Banner, preferred.
  • Experience with Identity Access Management, Single Sign-On (SSO) and Linux operating systems.

Posting Date:


Closing Date:


Open Until Filled:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Along with the application, the following items must be included:

  • Letter of application
  • Resume


For 100 years Murray State University has served students from the region, the nation and the world. Founded in 1922, the University has grown from an enrollment of 202 students to 9,500 today. Murray State blends educational opportunities found at research institutions with collaborative interactions among students, faculty and staff found at smaller universities.  Students receive personalized attention from supportive faculty and staff as the University offers a 16:1 student-to-faculty ratio.


Murray State University places our highest priority on student learning and excellent teaching, blending the range of educational opportunities often experienced at research institutions with the nurturing student-teacher interactions usually found at smaller universities.  Murray State embraces diversity in the workplace and values attracting, developing and maintaining a diverse, high-quality faculty, staff, and student body. The University endeavors to create and promote a culturally diverse community to be accepting of and sensitive to diversity in its many varied forms. Murray State has been continuously accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) since 1928. 

Recent Accolades: 

  • U.S. News & World Report (32 consecutive years as a top-tier university) and top 10 in south region for Top Public Schools, Best Value and Best College for Veterans 
  • Washington Monthly Best Bang for the Buck
  • G.I. Jobs Military Friendly School 
  • Forbes Best Employers List



Located in the west Kentucky region, Murray State is a public, comprehensive University with four colleges (business; science, engineering and technology; humanities and fine arts; education and human services)– and two schools (agriculture; nursing and health professions).  The University's 236-acre main campus is located in Murray, Kentucky and offers undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs, professional instruction, as well as continuing education programs. Faculty and staff of Murray State University have access to a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, retirement, tuition waivers, paid holidays, vacation and sick time, as well as many other benefit offerings.


The city of Murray, located in Calloway County, offers a low cost of living, low property taxes, and a four-season climate. Murray has a friendly, small-town atmosphere with locally-owned specialty shops and restaurants, an acclaimed community theater, art guild and award-winning public schools. The area is home to Kentucky Lake and Land Between the Lakes, a 170,000-acre National Recreation Area, which offers a wide-range of activities and amenities for residents and visitors alike. Located in close proximity to major cities and nearby access to Interstate 24, Murray is just a few hours from Nashville, St. Louis, Louisville and Memphis. 

Find Us
(270) 809-2146
412 Sparks Hall
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