Analyzes, designs, develops, and tests computer programs; prepares documentation; and provides technical information for other programmers. Reports data and statistics to internal constituencies and to various disciplinary accrediting agencies. Assists in the design and building of a data warehouse of IHL data and other reporting fields.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Analyzes, designs, develops, and tests computer programs in order to produce and provide applications to facilitate collection and manipulation of data.
Prepares documentation in order to provide information necessary for users to operate and understand HelioCampus.
Serve as backup to Technical Analyst role by being proficient in DPR maintenance, etc.
Builds and maintains HelioCampus data warehouse. Contributes to the validation of data and performs follow-up corrections to ensure accurate data is being displayed in the data warehouse.
Manage and update Tableau Public dashboards such as enrollment comparison, retention, graduation, etc.
Responsible in assisting with reporting official data to the Federal Government (Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System – IPEDS).
Support the Director of Institutional Research in handling requests for information.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in data science, computer science, social science or related fields; Three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Adept in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel
Functional understanding of relational databases and their design principles
Ability to write software programs using a procedure-based language (such as C, Fortran, or COBOL); Design SQL queries;
Ability to develop software within PeopleSoft Application Designer, or a comparable development environment; utilize data visualization tool, Tableau, at an intermediate to proficient level
Experience with SQL, database management; proficient in Excel and Tableau.
About The University of Southern Mississippi
The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) is a comprehensive public research institution delivering transformative programs on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, at teaching and research sites across the Mississippi Gulf Coast, as well as online. Founded in 1910, USM is one of only 131 universities in the nation to earn the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education's "R1: Doctoral Universities - Very high research activity" designation, and its robust research enterprise includes experts in ocean science and engineering, polymer science and engineering, and large event venue safety and security, among others. USM is also one of only 37 institutions in the nation accredited in theatre, art and design, dance and music. As an economic driver, USM generates an annual economic impact of more than $600 million across the state. USM welcomes a diverse student body of more than 14,000, representing 71 countries, all 50 states, and every county in Mississippi. USM students have collected four Truman Scholarships and 37 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, while also leading Mississippi with 27 Goldwater Scholarships, an honor that recognizes the next generation of great research scientists. Home to the Golden Eagles, USM competes in 17 Division I sports sponsored by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). For more information, visit www.usm.edu.
As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.