Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.
The Lynch School Reporting and Systems Manager (Systems and Data Analyst) is responsible for supporting the technical and operational systems, as well as the data management and reporting needs for academic and administrative areas of the Lynch School of Education, including Admissions, Financial Aid, Student Services, Practicum and Induction Experiences, and Assessment and Accreditation. The Reporting and Systems Manager must be able to work both independently and as a team member, and also have the ability to manage project teams.
Responsibilities include serving as the Lynch School liaison with IT and/or vendors for all new software development life cycles and data management processes. This includes representing Lynch School academic and administrative units and communicating work flows, reporting, and systems maintenance needs. This often will also include acting as a final level of support for Lynch School users of University systems, providing functional support and maintenance for the various Lynch School systems. The Data and Systems Analyst also serves as the data steward for all applicant and student-related data within Lynch School, working with the application CRM, SIS, and other administrative unit outside vendors (e.g., Practicum Placement Software, Student Services and Advising Software) to meet the ongoing and ad hoc reporting needs of the Lynch School. Additionally, this position will partner with Information Technology Services on all University-wide systems-related endeavors.
Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $74,350 to $92,950; salary commensurate with relevant experience.
* Advanced degree in computer science or other relevant discipline
* Minimum of five years of experience in reporting and data management, application support, designing and implementing relational databases, and project management * Ability to develop technical solutions for complex business processes and for information needs. Technical solutions may include writing ad hoc SQL queries and Oracle SQL code to produce complex reports in an Oracle database environment. Other solutions may require work in FileMaker Pro, SPSS, and/or Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel * Collaborate with stakeholders to translate business needs into systems requirements, identify and understand complex technology challenges and have the ability to collect and synthesize supporting data, present options and recommend solutions * Experience with analyzing business requirements and selecting applications that meet specifications and deadlines
* Ensure data integrity and accuracy by reconciling data discrepancies between different data sources * Ability to articulate/ communicate results in a variety of forums, i.e., summarize and synthesize key findings * Ability to lead and/or participate in cross functional teams both inside and outside of the Lynch School
* Strong conceptualization ability, strong visual communication ability
* Experience in assisting with operational support and complex problem solving requirements
* Experience managing critical issues and with escalation procedures to resolve project, design, and/or production issues
* Ability to maintain data security and confidentiality of all data at all times
* Familiarity with Boston College systems (e.g., Slate, Oracle, Apex, FileMaker Pro) is preferred
* Occasional evening or weekend work
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
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Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits including depending on your job classification eligibility;
Tuition remission for Employees Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements Generous Medical, and Dental Insurance Low-Cost Life Insurance Eligibility for both 401K and University Funded 403B Retirement Plans Paid Holidays Annually Generous Sick, and Vacation Pay Additional benefits can be found on www.bc.edu/employeehandbook
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About Boston College
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.