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Information Systems Business Analyst for College Relations

Information Systems Business Analyst for College Relations

Reed College, one of the country’s leading private liberal arts colleges, invites nominations and applications for the position of Information Systems Business Analyst for College Relations. Reed is a highly selective liberal arts college that values intellectual achievement and has a strong tradition of alumni involvement and support.

The Information Systems Business Analyst plays a pivotal role in Reed’s strategies of engagement with its external constituencies, acting as primary analytical support for development, alumni relations and the office of public affairs.  Reporting to the Director of Information Systems, the Information Systems Business Analyst works with College Relations departments to evaluate and document their requirements, review and track their projects, maintain a thorough understanding of the assigned business functions, assist in the selection and implementation of complex administrative systems, and track project outcomes in terms of quality, accuracy, and timeliness.

The Information Systems Business Analyst will be responsible for the following:
Information Reporting:  Analyze data requirements for the various constituencies within College Relations and, where appropriate, outside College Relations. Translate requirements into effective reporting specifications in support of gift accounting, annual fund mailings, alumni mailings, and other requests as necessary.

Systems and Technical Support:  Act as project manager for various College Relations Information Systems-initiated projects by reporting on requirements, delivery schedules, feasibility/ cost-benefit analysis, and output requirements. Take the lead to determine enhancements in new software releases and upgrades. Serve as a liaison with the Administrative Computing Department.

Training and Documentation:  Provide high-level workstation support for the College Relations division (Banner, Banner Self-Service, and ad hoc report tool ARGOS.)

Data Quality and Analysis:  Oversee the advancement/development ERP system (Banner) to ensure that data quality and integrity are maintained.

Successful candidates will demonstrate strong project management ability, creative problem solving and effective communication across diverse teams. Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree or equivalent and 5-8 years of directly related work experience. Knowledge of computer information systems, ERP software (Banner), and SQL required. Knowledge of higher education fundraising and alumni relations preferred.

TO APPLY:  Please submit a letter of introduction discussing your qualifications and interests, along with your resume, a completed Reed Application for Employment form (original or scanned), and names and phone numbers for three references via email, mail or fax to:
mail to:
Reed College
Attn:  Human Resources
3203 S.E. Woodstock Blvd.
Portland, Oregon 97202
Fax:  503-777-7775

The Reed Application for Employment is located at:

Deadline to apply: Open until filled

Start Date:  Immediately

Equal Opportunity Employer

Classification:  Information Systems Business Analyst
Grade:  E-9
Salary Range:  $57,848-$85,616

Deadline: Open until filled