Occupational Category (Staff Positions Only): Professional
Hiring Salary: Monthly-Staff
Bachelor's degree with a major in Computer Science Management Information Systems (MIS), Computer Information Systems (CIS), business, finance, or related field from an accredited institution with two years relevant experience required. Experience in financial reporting, Ellucian Banner, or Oracle database experience is desirable. Experience in Cognos report writing required. Experience with business processes and operations is preferred. A combination of education, experience, certifications, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
*Designs and builds Business Intelligence front end reporting and dashboards utilizing all possible information delivery channels. *This includes researching data availability and format, designing reports, and publishing the reports. *Advances financial data integrity and works with end users to follow through with associated action items. *Responsible for framework modeling, report writing (relational and multidimensional), and creating dashboard components using the Cognos suite of products. *Works closely with business users to verify data requirements and access needs. *Develops report templates and implements BI standards. *Any other duties as may be assigned or required.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Analyzes financial data and answers business questions by writing reports, dashboards, scorecards, and Structured Query Language (SQL) against relational and dimensional sources. Performs complex analysis of client issues to support solution engineering. Designs complex solutions. Addresses issues using agile methodology. Assists with complex requirements gathering from external staff. Assists with facilitation of meetings. Communicates effectively with internal and external constituents. Implements and develops test plans. Develops training materials. Facilitates design sessions to capture or solicit user needs and requirements. Sets action items and communicates progress to participants and stakeholders. Develops reporting solutions or objects to help answer business needs of the university and communicates progress with clients and stakeholders. Maintains Data Dictionary, reports specifications, and updates metadata. Generates package documentation for professional and business authors. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 24237
About Sam Houston State University
For more than 130 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The Measure of a Life is its Service", echoes across SHSU's six colleges and beyond its Texas campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. Named for Sam Houston, Texas' greatest hero, SHSU continually strives to honor its historical roots through academic excellence that includes exceptional teaching from faculty members who care as much about their students' success as they do about furthering the knowledge of their fields. While embracing its legacy, SHSU also strives to meet the needs of contemporary students, both traditional and online. With over 20 bachelor's and graduate degrees available entirely online, and more in development each semester, SHSU Online is quickly becoming one of the best online universities in Texas.