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Admissions Systems Analyst
Computer and Information Technology
BGSU Main Campus
07/20/2020
08/11/2020
Ends at 11:59 pm Bowling Green, OH local time
I55

The purpose of the Systems Analyst position is to provide solutions for admissions business processes, utilizing the functional and technical resources of Technolutions Slate.  The position will also employ additional systems such as PeopleSoft Campus Solutions and an internally developed information system (CRM). The Systems Analyst will identify the most efficient processes for the institution’s enrollment goals, determine the solution that will actually accomplish the business area's true needs and protect the department’s data assets. 

This position will serve as the project manager and is the link between functional areas and technical areas as well as the various campus partners that leverage Technolutions Slate, admissions systems, and data. The Systems Analyst will provide guidance on the processing and/or technical resources of freshmen, transfer, College Credit Plus, international, eCampus, and Firelands application generation and completion.

Project Management

  • Develops project plans including scope, scheduling and issue tracking components
  • Identify resources needed to complete project effort on time
  • Collects and analyzes business requirements
  • Facilitates project meetings
  • Minimize exposure and risk to BGSU
  • Communicates project requirements and needs to management
  • Takes input from management and appropriately applies comment/feedback
  • Train necessary staff upon completion

System support for Admissions related to Slate, CSS, as well as internally developed information system

  • Perform system configuration in Slate to support Admissions and campus-wide recruitment efforts and tracking
  • Manages interfaces with remote systems by creating and maintaining the import and export of files. Writes programs to interface with existing web services.
  • Design and execute test plans and scripts for system testing duties related to upgrades and new feature testing
  • Investigate and identify technical solutions to meet identified business processing needs
  • Work in role of liaison with Information Technology services related to system development efforts
  • Works in conjunction with Application Specialist position to maintain and improve data integration between systems
  • Problem solve day to day processing issues
  • Document business processes and procedures
  • Reviews business practices and processes as it relates to the system, suggest changes for increased efficiency/effectiveness.

Support of data analysis

  • Receive requests for and build reports via query tools to satisfy data requests from Admissions staff and management as well other BGSU offices and outside entities charged with recruitment
  • Create work lists and reports for other units
  • Data change management in regards to standard and ad hoc reporting

Support of data reporting

  • Facilitate report creation within reporting tool(s)
  • Perform data validation
  • Stay current on data reporting technologies and tools

Other related duties

  • Perform web updates for the Office of Admissions, as needed
  • Attend applicable meetings, training and conferences related to the responsibilities of the position
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s degree.  Degree must be conferred at the time of application.

The following experience is required:

  • 2-3 years work experience with computer systems, preferably a CRM admissions system (Slate preferred)

 

Salary

Full-time, Administrative staff position available. Administrative Grade Level I55. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Full benefit package available.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Interpersonal skills to effectively and concisely communicate with internal and external customers, including written and oral presentation skills
  • Effective planning and time management skills; ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Experience in developing written documentation
  • Strong knowledge in using report development tools
  • Experience in creating test plans
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Experience with PeopleSoft and/or Slate systems preferred
  • Preference given to applicants with SQL skills, preferably using Oracle a Plus, but not required
  • Position can be completed remotely
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