Harvard University Information Technology (HUIT) is responsible for the strategy, planning, and delivery of information technology across the University. Our mission is to assure Harvard's leadership in IT. We strive to make it easier for faculty, students, and staff to teach, research, learn and work through the effective use of information technology.
Harvard Information Technology Academy (designed for IT Staff): HUIT's IT Academy aims to enable each IT staff person to grow professionally and become a trusted partner to her or his team. The IT Academy is built on the belief that every IT staff member across the University (including technology employees at each school and campus) can grow in her or his area of expertise as well as building strong people and project management skills. Learn more here: https://itacademy.harvard.edu/
Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging: The dynamism that comes with working at Harvard is largely the result of our diversity. Here, staff, faculty, administrators and students representing a wide range of ages, races, interests and backgrounds come together in pursuit of common goals. Together, we strive to provide an environment that values diversity and promotes an inclusive culture.
Total Rewards: Harvard's Total Rewards Program is designed to attract, retain, and reward the performance of talented employees. Comprehensive benefits, generous paid time-off, access to education and professional development, and a vibrant campus with abundant cultural and recreational opportunities create a competitive and compelling total rewards package. As a Harvard staff member, you enjoy many perks that come with working for one of the top employers in Massachusetts.
Flexible work environment: HUIT supports flexible work arrangements where business needs allow.
Time off: 3 - 4 weeks paid vacation, paid holiday break, 12 paid sick days, 11.5 paid holidays, and 3 paid personal days per year.
Medical/Dental/Vision: We offer a variety of excellent medical plans, dental & vision plans, all coverage begins as of your start date.
Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with full vesting after 3 years of service.
Tuition Assistance Program (TAP): Competitive tuition assistance program, $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and discounted options through participating Harvard grad schools.
Transportation: Harvard offers a 50% discounted MBTA pass as well as additional options to assist employees in their daily commute.
Wellness options: Harvard offers programs and classes at little or no cost, including stress management, massages, nutrition, meditation and complimentary health services.
Harvard access to athletic facilities, libraries, campus events and many discounts throughout metro Boston.
Accessibility: Harvard University welcomes individuals with disabilities to apply for positions and participate in its programs and activities. If you would like to request accommodations or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact our University Disability Resources Department.
Salary Grade: 058
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
The following Additional Qualifications are strongly preferred. If you meet some, but not all, you are still encouraged to apply; we value employees with a willingness to learn.
BA/BS in computer science, mathematics, statistics, or business-related major such as economics, finance, or accounting or equivalent work experience.
Experience in report development including design, testing, and implementation.
Expertise in SQL and/or data querying / data modeling tools and technologies.
Experience with business intelligence platforms such as Oracle Analytics Server/Oracle Business Intelligence, Power BI, and Tableau.
Experience with project management, including requirements gathering, meeting facilitation, and change management.
Strong listening and collaboration skills and demonstrated experience working as a member of a team.
Proven ability to quickly assimilate to new technology and/or applications required.
Minimum of 4 years' experience in a technical, data analysis, or report development role.
Strong problem-solving, organizational, and analytical skills.
Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
Strong relationship building skills, especially customer service skills and service mindset approach.
Must understand basic fundamentals of iterative development, software development processes and procedures; understand incremental delivery and the value of metrics.
Familiarity with Agile and scrum techniques is a plus.
Knowledge of research administration and research compliance business areas (example: grants management, financial management, etc.) is a plus.
Familiarity with Atlassian tools (JIRA, Confluence) a plus.
Demonstrate adaptability, flexibility and the ability to get up to speed quickly in the Harvard University Information Technology (HUIT) environment and with the enterprise applications we support.
Must have proven ability to initiate and manage multiple tasks under competing deadlines and shifting priorities.
Able to work independently and within small and large teams.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 52749BR
About Harvard University Information Technology
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.