Operating System/Network Analyst

Corvallis - Oregon (OR),

Oregon State University

Job Description:

This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Operating System/Network Analyst, competency level 3, position for the Enrollment Management IT at Oregon State University (OSU).

Enrollment Management Information Technology (EMIT) is a centralized department of Systems and Operations Analysts, and Web and Data development within the Enrollment Management Division that supports the administrative and operational units of Enrollment Management. The EMIT team of Systems. Operations and Data Analysts and Web Developers and Managers maintain the functional aspects of the core enterprise software applications and information gathering/dissemination practices for student information across the life-cycle, providing training, documentation and support to all users.

The Systems Analyst is responsible for supporting EMIT systems and tools through data research and analytics, making recommendations where appropriate for the improvement or enhancement of Information Technology systems and tools. In addition, the Systems Analyst is responsible for performing all administrative and functional tasks necessary to maintain working and accurate data systems and tools, including performing upgrades. The goal of the Systems Analyst is to optimize the value derived from the use of the administrative and student systems.

The Systems Analyst interfaces regularly with the Office of Admissions, Office of Scholarships, Degree Partnership Program, and the Office of the Vice Provost for Enrollment Management to analyze business practices, evaluate the needs of the unit, recommend and implement solutions. Works collaboratively with administrative offices and academic departments to define, develop and document office and inter-office policies and procedures. The Systems Analyst also interfaces regularly with academic partners across campus to provide access to and analysis of data in support of recruitment, enrollment yield, and academic research efforts within the academic units.

Position Duties

45% Database and Application Management:
Manage database services and mission critical database applications in support of Enrollment Management systems, and administrative databases. Manage evaluation, installation, maintenance, and new development efforts for the Slate CRM system. Develop and maintain Information Technology tools and processes to monitor, analyze, and verify data and system integrity for EMIT systems.

20% System Security:
Manage and coordinate activities related to the security of data maintained in Enrollment Management systems. Implement and enforce policies regarding the physical access to computer systems, and data. Manage the security of information system access; establish security protocols, and access standards and criteria. Develop and maintain standards for disaster recovery, emergency planning, and business continuity.

20% Technical Coordination:
Research and maintain knowledge in state-of-the-art programming languages and approaches in designing, coding, testing and debugging programs. Responsible for understanding and recommending technology solutions. Analyze effectiveness of tools.

10% Integration Development and Management:
Gather business processes requirements and convert to technical specifications. Collaborate with Enterprise Computing Services (ECS), customer service teams, and other technical staff to maintain student systems, perform upgrades, and act as the liaison between end-users and technical support groups. Integrate third party software tools with home-grown, and/or enterprise software tools and systems. Develop secure software applications.

5% Other Duties as Assigned

Minimum Qualifications

This classification requires a basic foundation of knowledge in operating systems programs, maintenance, systems administration, and network systems that would normally be obtained through a bachelor’s degree, preferably in computer science, engineering mathematics, telecommunications or a related technical field, or equivalent technical training and/or experience.

Additional Required Qualifications

Experience with Technolutions Slate CRM software administration and configuration.

Self-directed and able to work independently with minimal oversight, as well as lead cross-department and/or cross-functional teams to determine requirements and implement systems and software solutions.

  • Strong communication and written/organizational skills.
  • Ability to monitor progress and track
  • Experience with SQL, XML, Javascript; intermediate to advanced knowledge of computer applications for relationship management.
  • Ability to interpret policy and procedure and explain to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Ability to identify issues and constraints and work independently to resolve.
  • This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the Criminal History Check Requirement.
Preferred (Special) Qualifications
  • Master’s degree (Computer Science, etc.).
  • Information Technology experience in higher education or government.
  • Experience working with Ellucian’s Banner ERP.
  • Experience with and knowledge of academic policy and procedures in a higher education setting.
Working Conditions / Work Schedule

Typically 8:00 am to 5:00 pm with occasional work on weekends or evenings to provide post migration touch testing.

This position is deemed essential and the incumbent may be expected to report to work during inclement weather, emergency and other University work curtailments or closures. No This position requires a clear and unambiguous commitment to compliance of all National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) regulations for Division I (FBS) universities. No
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Special Instructions to Applicants

The closing date has been extended in order to expand the original applicant pool.

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by February 26, 2020. Applications will continue to be accepted after the full consideration date, until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. The closing date is subject to change without notice to applicants.

Applications will be reviewed based on the information submitted on the employment profile with education and work history along with any other requested documentation i.e. Posting specific question responses, transcripts, etc. Your profile MUST clearly show how you meet the minimum/required qualifications for the position. Resumes are NOT accepted at the application stage for classified staff positions. Cover letters are optional for this position and will not be used for evaluating your qualifications.

Typically, the starting salary is at the lower end of the salary range.

For additional information please contact: Keeley Abbott at [email protected] or 541-737-9122.

OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the criminal history check requirement.

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