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Institutional Research Systems Analyst & Developer

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Job Duties

  • Assess and improve existing and new institutional research databases to enhance quality and availability of data.
  • Collaborate with Information Technology, end users and key stakeholders in the development and implementation of data architecture and standards in support of CSCU’s long-term strategic goals.
  • Determine and document how data repositories can be aligned and improved.
  • Evaluate quality of data in current repositories to identify gaps and inconsistencies for correction.
  • Assess accuracy and troubleshoots data inconsistencies between data extracts from and to student information system repositories, provide documentation to guide end users to clean and maintain data, update or develop code as necessary.
  • Develop linkages to and between new data sources.
  • Provide support for data integration of third-party interfaces utilizing web API’s and/or flat files.
  • Create and maintain detailed documentation and write specifications to guide system development including the design of data models for a system-wide data warehouse.
  • Coordinate with staff at all CSCU institutions to further data governance efforts.
  • Participate in data governance activities and workgroups as needed.
  • Access data from Banner Enterprise System, Oracle data repositories and other data systems.
  • Extract and prepare data to fulfill requests. Conduct analysis and write reports.
  • Assist department with institutional research responsibilities.
  • Assist in support and training of end users; provide user assistance and direction for self-service reporting tools; create user guides and facilitate data literacy of stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with other staff members to cross-train as necessary and support a cooperative work environment.
  • Operate as team member both at the system and institution level; Serve on committees as required.
  • Perform other duties related to those above which do not alter the basic responsibility of the position.

Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Data Science, Information Systems, Computer Science, Statistics or related field.
  • Minimum four (4) years of professional employment as a systems analyst or developer that demonstrates progressive responsibility in database management, data warehousing, reporting, and associated programming languages.
  • Strong skills and knowledge of methodologies associated with analysis of processes and problems, information flow and architecture.
  • Experience developing and improving data models.
  • Experience querying and retrieving information from large databases, working with relational databases.
  • Highly proficient in SQL development and database tools. Oracle SQL knowledge preferred.
  • Experience with ETL tools and database security administration.
  • Excellent oral, written and presentation communication skills.
  • Ability to collaborate with others to achieve a complex common goal.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects while consistently meeting deadlines.
  • Demonstrated professional level of attention to detail and accuracy of work.
  • Self-motivated. Eager to learn and contribute while meeting deadlines.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with various Ellucian campus technology solutions.
  • Experience with higher education data and context.
  • Hands-on experience with a currently supported version of Oracle RDBMS and fluency in PL/SQL development tools such as TOAD.
  • Experience with one or more programming languages: SQR, C/C++, C#, ProC, Java, Python and/or Perl.
  • Experience with SAS, SPSS, Python, Stata, Tableau.
  • Experience with System Integration methodology.
These qualifications may be waived for individuals with appropriate alternate experience.

Institution Description

At the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) we provide affordable, innovative and rigorous programs for students to achieve their personal and career goals as well as contribute to the economic growth of Connecticut.  CSCU is comprised of seventeen institutions in total: four state universities, twelve community colleges and Charter Oak State College, an on-line institution.  Our learning environments transform students and enable over 90,000 students annually to pursue both personal and career goals.  Together, CSCU contributes to the creation of knowledge and the economic growth of the state of Connecticut by focusing on five key goals: access, affordability, student success, innovation and economic growth and equity.


As an agency of the State of Connecticut, the Connecticut State Colleges & Universities offers a full, comprehensive and generous benefit package.
Application Due Date: 2022-07-07
Job Start Date: 2022-08-19
Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience.
City: Hartford
State/Province/Region: CT
Institution: Connecticut State Colleges & Universities
Reports To: Associate Vice President of Research & System Effectiveness
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Institutional Research & System Effectiveness

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