The Office of the Registrar at West Virginia University is seeking applications for the position of DegreeWorks Analyst. This position is responsible for entering catalog requirements into DegreeWorks and will provide day-to-day technical support to the campus community.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Perform a variety of duties involved in the maintenance and analysis of the degree audit reporting system, DegreeWorks.
Perform the development, implementation, testing and continued support of DegreeWorks for all of WVU's campuses, which will require some travel.
Code, update and modify degree audit programs, data and information such as curriculum requirements, courses and course requirement exceptions based on information from academic departments and governance groups.
Research new and revised information regarding degree requirements through the University catalog, academic departments, and the Faculty Senate, as needed.
Verify and assure accuracy of data, information and requirements for the degree audit system.
Perform integral tasks in the testing and validation of DegreeWorks to ensure integrity of the system and protect personally identifiable information.
Manage the creation and upkeep of templates within the DegreeWorks system and work to increase usage of the student planner, which are crucial parts of increasing utilization of the functions and the system as a whole.
Aid in the oversight of Academic Services and curriculum-related systems including web tools, content and reporting.
Research and develop plans for new DegreeWorks feature enhancements and upgrades.
Interact with departments in creating new degree program requirements and determine adjustments to corresponding coding of degree requirements.
Contribute to marketing/strategic initiatives to highlight degree audit system to faculty, staff and students.
Bachelor's degree required
A least two (2) years of experience in the following areas:
Principles, practices and techniques used in the maintenance and analysis of computer systems, programs and applications
Experience with a computerized records management system or similar database management experience
Strong customer service experience
Knowledge of record-keeping and report preparation techniques
Ability to understand multiple complex systems in order to train end users on each system
Preference will be given to applications received by January 17, 2018.
Letter of interest
Three professional references
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