Location: Bowling Green, KY Category: Staff Posted On: Mon Mar 4 2019 Job Description:
The Applications Programmer Analyst is responsible for:
Designing and maintaining the Institutional Research (IR) databases to support research and reporting by all IR staff, as well as the IR databases used for SAS Visual Analytics, a web-based interactive system accessed by university faculty, staff and administrators to retrieve data and information for strategic planning, accreditation reporting, assessment, and decision making.
Providing research for university policy analysis, strategic planning, and assessment.
Programming complex SAS programs as needed for large scale IR projects.
Providing staff training in SAS programming and data standards.
Developing and maintaining SAS programming macros used by all IR programmers.
Preparing Academic Program Review documents for approximately 30 programs each year.
Master's degree in business administration, computer science, or related area with a rich quantitative data analysis background.
Five years of work experience in research, computer programming, higher education, or closely related area
Experience programming in BASE SAS/SAS STAT
Experience using SAS Enterprise Miner
Experience using SAS Visual Analytics
Experience in using higher education data for research/policy analysis
Salary Grade: 109 Salary Range: $41,141 - $51,528
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