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Business Intelligence Analyst

Application Procedure:

Fill out application on OKCU website, and then there is a first round phone interview, then a interview with the director, and possibly a third with the CIO.

Job Duties

    • Demonstrate an attitude and behaviors that support the mission and core values of the BIR department, CTS division, and the university
    • Communicate frequently with users to define desired inputs and outputs for reporting needs and to analyze business processes to improve efficiencies
    • Develop expertise in the interpretation of dynamic data
    • Participate in the development and improvement of methods that measure and analyze data sets and processes
    • Ensure and maintain thorough methodologies to validate quality of outputs and minimize errors
    • Develop data flow interfaces between applications requiring data sharing
    • Support and maintain web portal and related technologies
    • Develop documentation of business processes and created reports
    • Provide training to end users when necessary
    • Maintain open communications with technical staff and external vendors
    • Oversees the management and maintenance of various existing applications and adjusts those applications a need arises
    • Stay up to date with applicable emerging technologies through research, self-paced learning, and consultation of resources common for the area
    • Support BIR and CTS special projects and initiatives
    • Support the BIR team by serving as a back-up for departments outside of assigned areas when needed
    • Other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

  • Strong knowledge of SQL language
  • Strong understanding of relational database structures, theories, principles, and practices
  • Analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving abilities including an understanding of how a change to a component affected the systems and processes as a whole
  • Ability to research, learn, and apply new programming concepts/technologies at an acceptable pace
  • Ability to interpret and explain technical terms and concepts to non-technical end users
  • Ability to consult with end-users on business needs, translate business needs into analytics/reporting requirements, and work with the end-user to ensure needs have been successfully met
  • Ability to convert an existing business process into flow-chart or action diagrams to provide developers/programmers a blueprint to create or modify applications
  • Ability to debug report queries when desired outputs are not correct
  • Skill in quality control as well as the ability to develop and maintain detailed documentation of work performed
  • Ability to meet deadlines, support multiple projects/data support requests in various stages
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment with BIR colleagues, CTS team, a wide variety of campus stakeholders, and external parties
  • Knowledge of consuming data from REST/SOAP API sources
  • Strong knowledge of Oracle SQL/T-SQL
  • Knowledge of Ellucian’s Banner or similar higher ed/municipal ERP system
  • Strong abilities with SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) to Extract, Transform, and Load Data into a centralized Data Warehouse

Institution Description

Oklahoma City University is a coeducational, urban private university located in Oklahoma City, in the Uptown district. The university is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and offers a wide variety of degrees in the liberal arts, fine arts, sciences and business. OCU is consistently ranked as one of the top universities in the country by U.S. News & World Report, and Oklahoma City University is also listed in Forbes' "Best Christian Colleges" & "100 Best College Buys."


Available at full-time university rates

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Application Due Date: 2022-09-30
Job Start Date: 2022-09-14
Salary: $50000 - $65000
City: Oklahoma City
State/Province/Region: OK
Institution: Oklahoma City University
Reports To: Business Intelligence Director
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Business Intelligence

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