Hillsdale College Systems Analyst in Hillsdale, Michigan

Hillsdale College is continuously exploring innovative ways of employing technology in support of its mission to provide a world-class liberal arts education. We have a unique opportunity for an intelligent and talented System Analyst who is gifted at analyzing challenges and opportunities, designing solutions, and working collaboratively with customers and technologists to implement technology solutions.

  • Identify opportunities and problems by conferring with clients, evaluating procedures and processes.

  • Design solutions by analyzing challenges, impact, and opportunities to recommend the best course of action to achieve the best possible outcome

  • Control solution by establishing specifications and measurement criteria and then coordinating production with project managers and technologists

  • Validate results by testing programs.

  • Ensure optimal operation and ROI by training client personnel; providing support.

  • Provide reference by writing documentation.

  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations

A successful Systems Analyst will also:

  • Maintain confidentiality in all information

  • Assist in after-hour activities as needed

  • Perform additional duties as the Information Systems Manager may assign

  • Maintain an acceptable attendance record, be punctual and meet deadlines

  • Seek training to enhance and/or learn new skills

  • Strong management skills

  • Strong written and verbal skills

You must possess the knowledge, skill, and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that you can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation using some other combination of skills and abilities.

Personal Characteristics:

The Information Technology Services Department interacts with all College students, faculty, and staff. You will succeed in this role only if you find personal satisfaction in helping other people achieve their goals. You should have strong business acumen and be able to effectively communicate technological solutions in ways that non-technical customers can easily understand. A clean and neat appearance and a pleasant relationship that is supportive of the College mission are essential.

Education and Experience:

Requires a Bachelors of Arts or Science degree with three to five years experience in higher education information technology, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to demonstrate the ability to perform the job.

Hillsdale Experience:

Hillsdale College provides an exceptionally unique culture and work environment where all successful team members believe in the College’s mission and support one another in extraordinary ways to ensure that the College is successful. In addition to generous retirement, health, dental, and vacation benefits, you and your family will be able to enjoy participating in the numerous learning events that occur on campus throughout the year, most of which have little or no cost. You and your family will also be able to use the athletic facilities, join and use the Halter Shooting Sports Center, make use of the facilities at Hayden Park for hiking, mountain biking, disc golf, and other activities.

As a Hillsdale College employee in this role, you will be eligible to take advantage of certain educational benefits for your children who may be accepted to Hillsdale College, or even those who choose to attend other colleges that participate in our Tuition Exchange Program. For families with school-age children, Hillsdale Academy is a world-class K-12 school located on the Hillsdale College campus.

You can also take advantage of discounted costs for use of certain College facilities, such as Rockwell Lake Lodge in beautiful northern Michigan. You can also enjoy delicious, low cost on-site dining with your colleagues and students at our Hillsdale campus for breakfast, lunch, and even dinner.

Becoming a part of the Hillsdale College team provides far more than just a job. You will become an integral part of the most unique and successful college that is educating the brightest minds in America.

ID: 2018-1054

External Company URL: hillsdale.edu

Street: 33 E College Street