Systems Analyst/Senior Systems Analyst Waco, TX, United States
Job Identification: 14093 Posting Date: 01/25/2023, 04:49 PM Job Schedule: Full time Locations: Waco, TX, United States Degree Level: Bachelor
Job Description: What we are looking for
This Systems Administrator role supports the mission of the university byproviding complex system support for the Student Financial Aid Department to include maintenance and configuration of the student financial aid system, providing programming and reporting support, and serving as a liaison with ITS.
*All applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis. Baylor reserves the right to hire into the System Analyst/Senior System Analyst classification.
A Bachelor's degree, three years of experience, and an active Christian faith are required. A combination of education and experience will be considered in lieu of the required degree and/or years of experience.
Required Skills & Characteristics
Exhibits Integrity, Creativity, and Flexibility when working on group projects.
Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with meticulous attention to detail and accuracy.
Knowledge of statistics and experience analyzing datasets.
Knowledge of queries, report writing, and experience presenting findings.
Able to analyze and streamline complex processes.
Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
Excellent attention to detail.
Able to manage multiple priorities to meet deadlines.
Experience with SQL or other query languages.
Experience using Banner in a Technical Support capacity. Experience with Automic Scheduling tool.
Technical expertise with data extraction techniques.
Knowledge of and experience with reporting packages (Business Objects, SAS, Crystal Reports).
What you will do
Utilize Banner to track verification requirements, establish student budgets & award aid to new & returning students. Including rule writing, fund sequencing, population selections & fund rules. Maintain scheduling system (Automic).
Package and review packages by populations and terms. Process aid eligibility for Federal and State aid in keeping with Federal and State regulations. Automate operational processes to improve data quality and reduce processing times
Supports Financial Aid Department staff through research, identifying and presenting technical options, and implementing resolutions. Focuses on listening, learning, research, and working well with others to support positive outcomes.
Coordinate updates of financial aid award tools, exchange data files with Federal and State agencies, and resolve data questions and issues. Work with IT to automate operations and post data to Banner
Support implementation of technological improvements within the Student Financial Aid Office
Perform other tasks as directed by the Director of Enrollment Management and Technology
Perform all other duties as assigned to support Baylor's mission.
Ability to comply with University policies.
Maintain regular and punctual attendance.
What You Can Expect
As part of the Baylor family, eligible employees receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, generous time off, tuition remission, and outstanding automatic retirement contributions. Baylor has a comprehensive benefits plan that supports you and your family's wellbeing and allows you to be a part of the life of a vibrant and active college campus. To learn more, go to Baylor Benefits & Advantages.
About Us: Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, military service, genetic information, and disability. Baylors commitment to equal opportunity and respect of others does not undermine the validity and effect of the constitutional and statutory protections for its religious liberty, including, without limitation, the religious organization exemption under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the religious exemption to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, among others. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled
Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” The University is recruiting new faculty with a deep commitment to excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. Baylor seeks faculty who share in our aspiration to become a tier one research institution while strengthening our distinctive Christian mission as described in our strategic vision, Pro Futuris, and academic strategic plan, Illuminate.