Utah State University

Programmer/Analyst

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 1 week ago(6/18/2022 6:59 PM)
Requisition ID
2022-5258
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-UT-Logan
Category (Portal Searching)
Other
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Exempt
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
100%
College
Provost
Department
Analysis Assessment & Accreditation
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits.

Overview

The Programmer/Analyst for the Office of Analysis, Assessment & Accreditation is the programming lead for business intelligence and analysis in the unit. They develop and administer the system configuration and development plan. They function independently to analyze, evaluate, specify, and maintain information systems (both hardware and software) to meet unit objectives. They design, manage, and lead independent programming solutions for complex problems according to technical specifications and AAA system implementation. They also provide input to the executive director and lead programming discussions, as needed.

Responsibilities

The position requires solid leadership skills and the ability to work with others in a way that strengthens their work and skills development. Very strong self-management, team management, and time management skills are essential. Organizational skills and attention to detail are fundamental to the success of this position.


50% time on the following:

  • Act as Team Lead to design, manage, and complete independent programming solutions for complex problems according to technical specifications and AAA system implementation.
  • Organize, set priorities, schedule and review work as needed to complete team goals.
  • Manage and integrate cloud-based data structures (Digital Measures, Campus/Labs) into the AAA data lake.
  • Work with external partners and design custom integrations, ETLs, etc. as needed.

30% time on the following:

  • Provide input to the executive director and schedule and lead programming discussions, as needed.
  • Work with internal business partners (unit partner leads in IT, Registrar’s Office, etc.) to design programming solutions to meet USU mission goals and unit targets.
  • Manage the technical delivery of projects, including design, build, test, implementation, and integration stages.
  • Manage data management plan and ensure data security and integrity.

20% time on the following:

  • Develop and administer the system configuration and development plan for AAA.
  • Design and maintain the AAA website.

Typical Functions:

  • Transform functional requirements into detailed technical specifics that represent actionable development tasks.
  • Provide programming and maintenance for existing websites, including database development and design.
  • Routinely write, test, and troubleshoot code.
  • Design in-house data processing systems or subsystems, program the systems or subsystems, and establish documentation to support the new systems.
  • Develop, prepare, and distribute evaluative data for analysis, studies, periodic, and ad hoc reports, and publications, both printed and digital.
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned by department.

Disclaimer
This position description indicates the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to the position.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • This position could be hired at a level I, II, or III, depending on the experience of the candidate. Requirements for each level are listed below (one year of experience equals one year of education):
    • Level I: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Level II: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field plus 2 Years of experience in programming, business information and/or data analysis OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Level III: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field plus 4 Years of experience in programming, business information and/or data analysis OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Fluency with MS SQL Server (SSIS, SSRS, SSAS), working proficiency in Oracle, Excel, PostgreSQL, and comprehension of BI tools.
  • Programming experience; TSQL, PHP, Python, and proficiency in some form of ETL/scripting/procedure language
  • Cloud-based data management skills (Rest API and ELT experience)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Banner (Ellucian).
  • Demonstrated project management and leadership skills.
  • Experience working with external data partners, problem solving experience and relationship management skills.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to implement and troubleshoot programming changes and modifications of basic and advanced complexity.
  • Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical personnel.
  • Skilled at planning and organization.
  • Ability to listen to client needs and formulate an overall analysis and effective project plan.
  • Ability to define and solve practical problems and create accurate, validated reporting for business making decisions.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at once and meet overlapping deadlines.
  • Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please include the following:

  1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”
  2. Contact information for three professional references
  3. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits.

ADA

Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

College/Department Highlights

The Office of Analysis, Assessment & Accreditation is a reporting unit to the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost.  For more information, please visit our website at http://www.usu.edu/aaa/.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is only one of 137 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.

 

USU’s statewide system features three residential campuses, 30 total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The university employees 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115 undergraduate majors, as well as 91 master’s and 42 doctoral degrees. Learn more about USU.

 

A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.

 

The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah, a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.

 

USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.

 

USU endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access in all aspects of employment to qualified persons with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Human Resource office at 435-797-0122 or submit a request at hr@usu.edu.

 

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:

 

Executive Director of the Office of Equity discrimination@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov

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