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Director of Decision Support and Business Intelligence

Company: Stanford University
Location: Stanford
Posted on: October 19, 2020

Job Description:

Director of Decision Support and Business Intelligence Institutional Research & Decision Support, Stanford, California, United States Information Technology Services---------Aug 04, 2020 Post Date---------86994 Requisition Institutional Research & Decision Support InstitutionalResearch & Decision Support (IR&DS) is looking for a leader to supportreporting and analytics on the educational mission of the university. TheDirector of Decision Support and Business Intelligence builds relationshipswith partners across campus to understand the information needs of universityleaders and front-line staff. This role collaborates with colleagues inUniversity Information Technology to build business intelligence solutions.This role is a great opportunity for someonewith a technical background who is interested in working at the interfacebetween Stanford---s academic and IT communities. Thisposition is responsible for overseeing the creation of architecture, ETLprocesses, and data collections within IR&DS, as well as helping toarchitect campus-wide solutions in partnership with the University---s central ITgroup. This role leads the Student Integrated Reporting and Information System(SIRIS) project ( http://siris.stanford.edu/ ).The Director of Decision Support and BusinessIntelligence will manage a group of six analysts/developers in creating and/orspecifying data solutions for a range of university-wide reporting subjects,especially (but not exclusively) those related to students and teaching.The position reports to the Associate ViceProvost and Director of Institutional Research & Decision Support. The Directorof Decision Support and Business Intelligence executes substantial technicaland managerial efforts with a university-wide focus, supporting IR&DS asthe source of record for business intelligence related to the university---steaching mission. The Director of Decision Support and Business Intelligencewill perform advanced project and analytical work in a wide range of businessintelligence activities that ensure the uniformity, accuracy, and semanticconsistency of enterprise data through the application of effective datamanagement, security, stewardship, and governance processes. The Directorof Decision Support and Business Intelligence will serve as a liaison betweenIR&DS and central University IT units, and should have a technicalbackground in areas such as data warehousing, business intelligence, datavirtualization, and data analytics. As part of a central analysis and reportingunit, this position interacts with a wide variety of campus stakeholders, andrequires someone skilled in understanding and interpreting the informationneeds of a broad group of campus community members. Additionally, the positionexercises major programmatic impact in designing information solutions for theacademic leadership of the university. C O R E DUTIES: Leadand manage staff responsible for the developmentof information solutions, from definition phase through implementation. Mentor technical staff indecision-making about architecture, tools, and information managementapproaches. Lead university---wide complex business intelligence reporting andanalysis initiatives, such as the SIRIS project-- ensure initiatives directlysupport the organizational mission and are delivered on schedule andbudget. Provide technical direction for theDecision Support Systems warehouse. Provide complex analysis and recommendations regarding data managementand the design of dashboard and reports-- oversee the development of interactivequery tools and dashboards for central and distributed users. Lead, hire, coach, and evaluate performance of staff. This positioncurrently supervises a team of six people. The team includes analysts,developers, training, and user support specialists. Create and execute business and technical plans, and revise asappropriate to meet changing needs and requirements. Write plans and chartersfor business intelligence and other analytics and reporting projects. Create procedures and guidelines to ensure compliance with universitypolicy and federal and state regulations. Evaluate and assess metrics and program effectiveness-- review trendsand monitor proactively. Evaluate the effectiveness of the organizational structure and programsto ensure success, development of employees, and appropriate use of staffresources. Lead student data stewardship efforts and develop the metadatasupporting the applicable reporting systems. Troubleshoot business intelligence environment problems and seek opportunitiesfor improvement; coordinate with application team to resolve applicationbottlenecks and performance issues. E du cation & Experience: Bachelor'sdegree and eight years of increasingly technical work experience, or acombination of education and relevant experience. K no w l e dg e , Skills and Abilities: Substantial experience with the design of datafor reporting solutions, including data warehousing, relational and dimensionallogical data modeling. Experience designing ETL processes andexperience with ETL tools, such as Informatica---s PowerCenter. In---depth knowledge of and ability to useanalytical and business intelligence programs such as OBIEE, Tableau, R, andothers. Experience with student data, experience with PeopleSoftCampus Solutions is particularly desirable, but not required. Experience working in a research universitydesired. Strong project management skills. Ability to resolve issues quickly and makedecisions that meet university objectives, in a collaborative culture. Demonstrated ability to lead, motivate, anddevelop staff. Exceptional stakeholder relationship skills,consensus building skills, and ability to establish effective workingrelationships in a diverse environment. Ability to understand and interpret campuspolicy, structure, processes, and data needs. Ability to understand questionsfrom campus stakeholders and propose effective information solutions to meettheir needs. Ability to serve as a translator between campus stakeholders andtechnical groups. Excellent written and oral communicationskills, proven presentation experience and comfort with senior managementaudiences, and effective facilitation skills with diverse groups. Howto Apply We invite you to applyfor this position by clicking on the ---Apply for Job--- button. To be considered,please submit a cover letter and resume along with your online application. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed bypositions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or beinterpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, andresponsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending ondepartment or program needs without changing the general nature and scope ofthe job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties asassigned. Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative actionemployer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employmentwithout regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genderidentity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any othercharacteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all whowould bring additional dimensions to the University---s research, teaching andclinical missions. Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University willprovide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requiresaccommodation to perform the essential functions of the job. Additional Information Schedule: Full-time Job Code: 4807 Employee Status: Regular Grade: M Requisition ID: 86994

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