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Senior Decision Support Systems Analyst

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The Senior Analyst, Decision Support Systems is responsible for designing, managing, and improving the College’s institutional-level information, reporting, and decision support systems. Applies a high level of technical and interpersonal skills to projects and problems.  Ensures the efficiency, integration, effectiveness, and successful use of the College’s decision support systems.

1. Designs, analyzes, supports, and improves the College’s decision support system (surveys, databases, reports, scorecards, plans, and assessments) in support of organizational goals and objectives.
2. Designs, develops, and improves institutional-level management reports.
3. Designs, manages, and facilitates research studies appropriate for attaining institutional objectives.
4. Develops and implements systems and reports to support decisions, assessments, and institutional improvements.
5. Develops and maintains systems to support reporting, assessing, and improving the College’s key performance indicators and institutional results, including data visualization system.
6. Integrates decision support systems with institutional planning, assessment, and institutional effectiveness processes.
7. Assists in training staff for accessing and using decision-support tools.
8. Performs other duties as may be required or assigned.

Job Qualifications

1. Bachelor’s degree from a regionally or nationally accredited institution in information technology or related field.
2. Three years of experience with database query language, e.g, SQL, SQR, SAS programming language.
3. One year of experience developing for a data visualization tool, e.g., SAS-VA, Tableau, Power BI or other.

1. Master’s degree from a regionally or nationally accredited institution in information technology or related field.
2. Demonstrated progressive experience in designing and conducting research studies, reporting findings, and integrating results into educational support systems.
3. Experience in educational environments.

1. Familiarity with practices and processes for surveys and institutional research methods.
2. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
3. Demonstrated ability to communicate technical information in oral, written, and graphic form to individuals with varying technical backgrounds.
4. Ability to translate data into usable information for both internal and external audiences.
5. Ability to work with a variety of individuals and teams on a large array of projects.
6. Knowledge and ability in database management concepts and reporting software.
7. Working knowledge of relational databases.
8. Ability to interface with web-based reporting tools and processes.
9. Demonstrated expertise with SAS or similar application.
10. Excellent Microsoft Office 365 skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and the ability to become proficient with Teams.
11. Demonstrated expertise in developing applications with Microsoft Access and Microsoft SQL databases software.
12. Demonstrated expertise with PeopleSoft Query tools.
13. Committed to working in a multi-cultural environment.
14. Ability to exhibit a professional, courteous demeanor.

Institution Description

Who We Are

Seminole State College of Florida is a full-service education provider, offering bachelor's degrees; two-year college-credit degrees (A.A., A.S., A.A.S.); specialized career certificates; continuing professional education; adult education; and an array of culturally stimulating events and timely guest speakers.

If you're a recent high school graduate just beginning your educational journey; a professional seeking training to change careers or upgrade your job skills; a community member looking to enhance your quality of life through adult education classes; or someone who's searching to learn more about a special interest, Seminole State is here for you.

Our Mission

Seminole State College of Florida enhances the educational, economic, and cultural vitality of our region by providing exemplary learning opportunities for the diverse community we serve.

Our Vision

Seminole State College of Florida will be a national leader in academic programs and services, cultivating equitable and excellent student outcomes, career advancement, and civic engagement in a global society through a collaborative and inclusive environment.

Our Strategic Goals 

Strategic Goal 1: For Our Students...

  • Increase student engagement and student participation in learning processes.
  • Improve graduation rates and accelerate student progress to credential completion.  
  • Close the gap in achievement rates for minority and underserved students.
  • Maintain high rates of career placement and improve rates of baccalaureate transition.  

Strategic Goal 2: For Our Employees...

  • Build a College culture of employee satisfaction.
  • Achieve External Recognition as a Great Place to Work. 
  • Ensure staffing levels are ideal and compensation levels are competitive.

Strategic Goal 3: For Our Region...

  • Increase the proportion of working adults in the region with postsecondary credentials.
  • Achieve community perception as a preferred educational destination.
  • Enhance community participation in cultural, community, and educational activities.


Pay Benefits and Work Schedule

We are seeking a Senior Decision Support Systems Analyst with a high level of technical and interpersonal skills to join our diverse learning community.

We offer competitive pay with a beginning annual salary of $57,844 commensurate with education and experience exceed the required qualifications, plus an attractive total rewards package including:

  • Flexible work options with a 37.5 hour work week and generous paid time off (holidays, annual and sick leave, and College Breaks)
  • A variety of paid health, dental, and life insurance coverages
  • Wellness incentives and free gym membership at the Raider Fitness Center
  • FRS retirement and other options
  • Professional Development and Paid Tuition
  • Free on campus parking, Lynx bus service
Application Due Date: 2023-05-31
Job Start Date: 2023-06-12
Salary: $57844 - $96406
City: Sanford
State/Province/Region: FL
Institution: Seminole State College of Florida
Reports To: Director, Institutional Effectiveness and Research
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Institutional Effectiveness and Research

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