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Posting Number: YUSA-8596
Position Title: Senior Business Systems & Statistical Analyst
Department: Registrarial & Student Financial Services
Affiliation: YUSA
Band: 14
Salary: Annual salary of $65, 426 will be prorated based on the number of weeks worked.
Duration: Temporary Full-Time
Hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Position Start Date: March 17, 2014   Position End Date: March 16, 2015
This is an 12 month YUSA contract that will report to the Director, Registrarial Enterprise Initiatives . Responsibilities include business analysis (e.g. of the student record, management practices), recommendations for improved process, statistical analysis, and data reporting (e.g. enrolment data). Administration of the Student Information System (SIS) involves table updates, access control, testing and implementation of new SIS applications, writing of user documentation and training of users. The project scope for this contract will support and improve the ease of mobility of students between post-secondary institutions. This position will work to identify process and system enhancements within our data and administrative processes, and will work with UIT as well as other user groups to test and ultimately implement the changes.
University degree in computer science or equivalent.
4-6 years related work experience supporting a large enterprise data base system (e.g.computerized student information systems); generating statistical reports, training for large groups and one-on-one; documentation and report writing.
Excellent oral and written communication skills; Ability to conduct presentations and training sessions; Good demonstration skills; good organizational skills; Excellent problem resolution skills; Ability to elicit good problem descriptions; Exercising good judgment; tact and diplomacy; Dealing courteously and effectively with people; Attending accurately to detail; Ability to present technical material in an easily understood manner; Ability to establish cooperative and effective working relationships; Working independently; Performing effectively in small group or technical team situations; Show initiative; Providing high level of service(s) to the community; Advanced research skills using a variety of information gathering methods (interviews, Technical documentation, WWW); Extensive knowledge of academic rules and legislation; extensive knowledge of policy making processes; ability to maintain confidentiality.
Additional Notes :
OPERATIONS SYSTEMS ADVANCED KNOWLEDGE: Microsoft Windows. New operating systems, as introduced. PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES ADVANCED KNOWLEDGE: Variety of languages (e.g. Prolog, York Rules Language, JavaScript, VPScript, ASP, HTML); DATABASE MANAGEMENT/DESIGN ADVANCED KNOWLEDGE: Microsoft Access, Oracle, Microsoft SQL; APPLICATION PACKAGES ADVANCED KNOWLEDGE: Word Processing (e.g. Word) Spreadsheets (e.g. Excel) Schedulers (e.g. LotusNotes, Resource 25) Email (e.g. LotusNotes) WWW/Web Design (e.g. Dreamweaver, Netscape, Internet Explorer; FrontPage, Frontier, Firefox) System Utilities (e.g. Norton) X-Windowing and graphical interface software (e.g. Citrix); COMMUNICATIONS ADVANCED KNOWLEDGE: Communications software (e.g. PPP, Communications protocols, IPX, FTP), LOCAL AREA NETWORKS INTERMEDIATE KNOWLEDGE: Network Client Software, Network Print Management; FILE FORMATS ADVANCED KNOWLEDGE: TIFF, HTML, ASCII, JPEG, PDF; ENTERPRISE DATABASE SYSTEMS ADVANCED KNOWLEDGE: Student Information System - All classic and Web-based modules of SIS, including, but not limited to, ADM, PES, COS, CAS, STAC, EAS, TRS, DOW YDM, Web Degree Audit (WDA), GEM, GAM, SAM, REM, MYC, VTE, TCM, ELM; Or equivalent (e.g. knowledge and experience supporting a large enterprise database system).
Cover Letter Required: Yes
Internal Posting Date: October 2, 2013
Internal Application Deadline: October 9, 2013
Extended Posting Date: October 23, 2013
Extended Application Deadline: November 6, 2013
External Posting Date: February 28, 2014
External Application Deadline: April 4, 2014

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