Business Data Analyst - Washington State University in Pullman Washington

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Washington State University

Pullman, Washington

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Washington State University Foundation seeks a dynamic, driven, seasoned data professional to serve in a critical role on the Advancement Records Team.

This position is responsible for both the near tactical and long-term strategic data going into and out of WSU Foundation’s database system containing over 2,100 data elements, 500 of which are multiple-value fields. This position is responsible for the systems analysis, code review, design evaluation and implementations in support of business processes and fundraising objectives.

The incumbent will analyze, develop and maintain all data elements in the donor database and fill an important role that will define and implement new database coding as needed and/or delete or modify existing code based on approved data requirements; adding value and enhancing database systems to provide enhanced accurate results as part of data governance techniques and strategies. Data integration and business reporting strategies will be used when presenting data results.

The successful candidate will also actively participate in meetings with customers, executive leadership team members, deans and directors across WSU to ensure data reporting requirements are being met.

The position reports to the Advancement Records Team Leader.

Required Qualifications

Positions require a Bachelor’s degree in a related field AND three (3) years of professional experience in business data analysis or related; OR, a combination of education and experience totaling seven (7) years from which comparable knowledge and ability are acquired.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in a higher education environment.

Experience using SQL Server Reporting Services or other reporting writing software

Experience designing, implementing an trouble shooting stored procedures.

Prefer certification as a TDWI Certified Business Intelligence Professional (CBIP).

Prefer Microsoft Certification(s): MCSE – Data Platform.

Strong understanding of data modeling tools.

Strong understanding of data modeling techniques.

Experience with SQL Server Data Tools – Business Intelligence (SSDT-BI).

Experience with Microsoft Access, Visio, Project, and SQL Server Management Studio Tools.

Experience with project management.

Monthly Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Additional Information

The WSU Foundation
Established in 1979, the WSU Foundation was created not as an object of philanthropy itself but, rather, as the preferred mechanism through which private support is raised and managed for the sole benefit of Washington State University. Since its inception, the WSU Foundation has raised more than $1.33 billion in private commitments in support of programs and initiatives across Washington State University.

The University
Washington State University conducts transformational research and provides world-class education to more than 28,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Founded in 1890 in Pullman, it is Washington’s original land-grant university, with a mission of improving quality of life.

WSU has physical campuses in Pullman, Spokane, the Tri-Cities, North Puget Sound Everett and Vancouver. The Global Campus offers online access to the University’s degrees statewide and around the world. With offices in all 39 counties in the state, WSU Extension serves as the University’s primary outreach education unit bringing its resources to the State’s citizens.

Competitive benefits available

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
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Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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