Summary of Duties: The Business Intelligence (IS) Manager will lead data modeling, warehouse and ETL development, and reporting analytics used across the university. The incumbent will lead consultation to end users, stakeholders, and BI architects to drive forward reporting and warehouse development and the university's ability to make data driven decisions. This position will be required to stay up to date on current BI technologies and be responsible for building out the next generation of BI analytics including gathering inputs from leadership teams and departments, planning and prioritization, and promoting best practices. This position will require working closely with leadership in Institutional Research to drive forward reporting standards and overall functionality of our BI tools.
The Business Intelligence (IS) Manager will be responsible for the continual development and mentor-ship of the BI analysts. The manager will manage projects and prioritize tasks within the BI team. It will be their responsibility to understand the university's larger strategic initiatives and align the capabilities and work of the BI team to meet those needs. In this regard, it will be key for this position to be an advocate for the BI team with other leaders within IT and to advance communication both within the BI team, as well as with stakeholders.
Required Qualifications: Bachelors degree and four (4) years professional experience, of which one (1) year must have been in a leadership role OR a combination of education and experience totaling eight (8) years from which comparable knowledge and abilities are acquired.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus. With a new President (Dr. Kirk Schulz began as the University’s 11th president in June 2016) and a new Vice President of Finance and Administration (Stacy Pearson started in March 2017); the University community is energized and excited.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carne...gie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with its Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.