Institutional Research Analyst
Under the general supervision of the Director of Institutional Effectiveness, this individual will author and edit Cognos queries and reports to support operational data needs of the campus. Under general supervision, will conduct needs assessments, work-flow analyses, write and revise computer programs, design, implement and maintain new systems, and offer database expertise as a means of providing essential information to operational end-users, campus decision makers, and other audiences.
Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology Systems or other job related field and 3 years related experience including institutional research and/or writing queries and reports in Cognos or other similar analytics software; or equivalency.
Must be proficient with MS SQL, MySQL, Sybase, Oracle, Access and web programming in HTML and ASP; experience working with large databases; experience with Banner and authoring reports in Cognos using ODS data; minimum level of keyboarding proficiency. Ability to interpret programming and data requests; analyze requirements; and author programs to fulfill campus needs.
Must be able to maintain server, using Windows Server 2012, IIS, MS SQL Server platforms. Other essential skills include: ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across campus; ability to communicate effectively; extreme attention to detail; good time management skills, ability to maintain confidentiality; and ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology Systems OR other job-related field and 3 years related experience including institutional research and/or writing queries and reports in Cognos or other similar analytics software; or equivalency.
The University of South Carolina Aiken, a public comprehensive university in the University of South Carolina system, located just 20 minutes from Augusta, GA, offers undergraduate and master's degrees to more than 3,500 students in 50 programs of study. USC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report's guide "America's Best Colleges." The 2019 distinction marks USC Aiken's 21st consecutive ranking among the top three in this category and its 14th time in first place. USC Aiken pumps $281 million into the local economy every year, and was listed among the 2016 Great Colleges to Work For. We boast students from 35 states and 32 countries. USC Aiken has eleven NCAA Division II Athletic programs. The City of Aiken is best noted as a cultural and horse community. Visit: www.usca.edu
Application Due Date: 2019-02-22
Job Start Date: 2019-04-01
Salary: $44056 - $44056
Institution: University of South Carolina Aiken
Reports To: Director of Institutional Effectiveness, Research, & Compliance
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Institutional Effectiveness, Research, & Compliance
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