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Data Integration & Reporting Specialist

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Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Data Integration & Reporting Specialist
Department Thayer School of Engineering
Position Number 1125705
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Position Purpose

The Data Integration & Reporting Specialist provides business process analysis and support to a wide-variety of business systems and databases. The Data Integration & Reporting Specialist leads and participates in business process review teams from inception to implementation, applying quality assurance standards as appropriate. Reporting to the CFAO, the Data Integration & Reporting Specialist develops complex data solutions and reports and recommends innovative business solutions to optimize staff time and improve information output for important business decisions and storytelling.

Skills & Knowledge

Demonstrated skill in data, financial and systems analysis.
• Basic to advanced report writing and SQL querying skills or demonstrated aptitude to learn.
• Demonstrated ability to critique the status quo and assess consequences of design/configuration decisions on current and future practices.
• Ability to interact with and gain respect of broad spectrum of administrative and IT staff.
• Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
• Highly developed degree of confidentiality, tact, judgment and initiative.
• Commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse population.

Minimum Experience

• Three to five years of relational database development in various software applications with a high degree of autonomy.
• Intermediate to advanced skills in excel and proven ability to analyze data to support business decisions.
• Experience with FileMaker and/or converting data sets to new database environments preferred.

Minimum Education

• Bachelor’s degree.

SEIU Level Not an SEIU Position
FLSA Exempt
Employment Category Regular Full Time
Department Contact for Cover Letter Christine E. Cook
Equal Opportunity Employer

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Key Accountabilities

Key Accountabilities

Business Analysis and Database Development
• Conducts departmental workflow studies to evaluate current complex business policies and practices, and identify areas for improvement. Prepares and presents study findings and recommendations to CFAO and other interested parties. Implements accepted resolution and ensures successful adoption, supporting end users and making adjustments as needed.
• Evaluates and enhances current software solutions, making recommendations for implementation and roll out
• Identifies, analyzes, and documents business requirements to ensure that software solutions (Filemaker, etc) meet departmental operating needs; recommend improvements where appropriate.
• Aids in optimizing existing systems and technology, working to reduce or eliminate redundancies or inefficiencies.
• Researches possible technology and application solutions, and performs detailed fit/gap analysis to compare solutions to business requirements. Makes recommendations for systems and business process changes. Will help implement solutions.
• Drafts design of end-user reports. Develops simple ad-hoc department reports and extracts and coordinates the development/delivery of complex reports.
Systems Support, and Enhancements
• Identifies opportunities to enhance business processes with technology. Initiates and documents software recommendations.
• Collaborates with functional end-users, CFAO and others (Computing Services, other campus departments, etc.) to implement appropriate end-user solutions.
• Performs functional project management as needed for business process changes as it relates to software solutions.
Thayer Statistics
• Work closely with subject matter expert/s to develop reports necessary to satisfy survey data elements.
• Creates reports and related vehicles, to collect data for survey elements across systems annually.
• Upload and maintain all data in Thayer Stats
Change Management
• Serves as active participant on change management activities. Ensures open,timely, concise and easy to understand communication of system and IT activities. Ensures that appropriate parties are informed of work status, risks, and impacts to end-user community.
• Works closely with CFAO on communicating benefits of and reasons for changes, addressing concerns and questions respectfully and responsively, serving at times as the ambassador for systems/process changes.
• Develops training and communication materials to support functional system use, system changes and associated changes to business processes. Ensures documentation and training clearly and comprehensively address all aspects of system functionality and affected business processes. Provides easy to understand instructions and interactive participation during training sessions. Serves as resource post-training to support continual learning.

-- Performs other duties as assigned.

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