Senior Research Analyst

Posted on6/13/2018
Job typeFull-time
Reports toAssistant Director of Institutional Research
Reports in officeAdministrative Computing and Institutional Research
Application due datetill filled
Job start datetill filled
InstitutionUniversity of St. Thomas
Institution descriptionThe University of St. Thomas (UST) is Houston's Catholic University, committed to the religious, ethical and intellectual traditions of Catholic higher education. For more than 70 years, we've been graduating students like you into successful careers in medicine, education, business, public administration and more – throughout Houston and across the globe.

Our student body reflects the rich diversity of the city itself. We welcome undergraduate and graduate students of all faiths and of no faith.

The campus is located in Houston's Museum District and Innovation Corridor, a diverse and vibrant urban environment with professional opportunities. We're just steps from downtown and the famed Texas Medical Center where many students perform prestigious internships.
Job dutiesThe successful candidate will be responsible for:

Leading the design, development, and implementation of customer analytic solutions to meet the college's reporting and analytic needs;
Working with business users to develop advanced reports and provide report writing support;

Leading and conducting unit and system testing to ensure data warehouse and data store design is still relevant and implementation is producing a useful, maintainable, reliable product;

Supporting data governance and data stewardship by making explicit the roles and responsibilities associated with data management and compliance monitoring related to business intelligence;
Working with the DBA to ensure that data models are optimized for best performance;
Designing and developing customer training materials, and conduct customer training sessions;
Mentoring and training other team members by introducing them to new technologies, methods, and learning resources;
Coordinate, manage and track all information requests and standard reports to ensure that deadlines are met;

Responding efficiently and accurately to internal and external requests and surveys;
Preparing periodic reports to local, state, and federal agencies, accrediting bodies and external agencies, including monitoring and analyzing reporting requirements from these agencies;
Prepares spreadsheets and graphs to facilitate interpretation of data and assists in the preparation of narratives and reports on research results;
Performs other duties as assigned.
he above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work performed by individuals in this job classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and qualifications required of individuals in this job classification. All job classifications may have miscellaneous job duties assigned on an as needed basis. The University retains the right to assign and change the duties of this position at any time.
QualificationsBachelor’s degree and/or equivalent work related experience required;
Advanced experience working with Microsoft Transact SQL
Experience working in relational database environments;
Advanced experience with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access;
Strong quantitative analytic skills;
Excellent oral and written communication skills;
Strong attention to detail involving data and documentation;
Understanding of Business Intelligence, OLAP, data warehouse/mining;
Experience with the PeopleSoft software system and query tool preferred;
Experience in Higher Education is preferred.
Salary rangeDependent on qualifications and experience
Salary benefitsMedical, Dental, Vision, 403B.
Application procedureTo learn more and to apply please visit our website.
Office of Human Resources- Ref: 4118
University of St. Thomas
Houston, Texas 77006

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer