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Please note: During the current period of Covid-19 related restrictions, this position may start as a remote position, with transition to onsite in Cambridge, Massachusetts when the office reopens.
We continue to monitor the evolving COVID-19 and lifting of restrictions. We appreciate your understanding and flexibility with our interview process. We will be conducting interviews virtually for selected candidates until further notice.
Salary Grade: 057
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
The successful candidate has a degree in information technology, computer systems engineering, or computer science and experience demonstrating technical proficiency in Technolutions SLATE.
Experience with PeopleSoft Campus Solutions (or similar student information systems), and/or PowerFAIDS (or similar financial aid systems) is a plus but not required. Technical proficiency includes, but is not limited to, system configuration, updates and testing, SQL, data and technical analysis, and data reporting.
Bachelor's degree (computer science or information systems preferred) and 5 years of related experience analyzing and managing data or Master's degree (computer science or information systems preferred) with 3 or more years of related experience analyzing and managing data
Demonstrated experience with relational databases and statistical data analysis; proficiency with Excel and HTML; ability to work extra hours as needed during peak period (typically December-April).
Experience with Technolutions Slate T-SQL, SQL, XML, and XSLT
Experience with implementing, customizing, and managing Slate, and with QA testing
Excellent analytical, project management, and trouble-shooting skills; demonstrated ability to think strategically and to use data for strategic planning purposes; excellent team, interpersonal, and communication skills; flexibility and adaptability to shift to changing priorities and needs required; ability to work under deadline pressure; ability to work with confidential information; prior work with admissions/enrollment data. Experience with a Student Information System. Data reporting experience with Tableau or a similar data visualization tool helpful. Ability to manage multiple tasks at once, with tight and shifting deadlines. Attention to detail and an ability to learn new and complex tools as required are essential.
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: 53120BR
About Harvard University Kennedy School
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.