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Senior Data and Applications Analyst

Computing and Information Services

The Senior Data and Applications Analyst is a member of the Administrative Computing Services team supporting Reed's administrative offices in the use of the student information system (Banner) and other systems and data required to further the College's mission.

This position works directly with end-users to identify, analyze, document and fulfill needs for system implementations and configurations, reporting, integration, and other data/systems and administrative user needs. Develop software solutions using Reed’s suite of programming tools, including Evisions Argos report writer and Oracle PL/SQL. This position reports to the Director of Administrative Computing Services.

This is a full-time, exempt position with an annual salary of $65,000. Reed College offers an exceptional benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with 10% employer contribution (after one year of service), educational assistance for employees and their children, 22 days of paid vacation, paid holidays and many other campus amenities, such as library borrowing privileges, membership to the campus fitness center for employee and spouse, discounted TriMet bus passes.


  • You have a knack for conveying computing concepts to non-technical staff in a way that is understandable.
  • You enjoy providing efficient and effective assistance to others.
  • Instructing others in the use of computer systems software and hardware is fun.
  • You've learned to define project goals. 
  • You are a self-motivated, proactive person who enjoys working independently, but you also enjoy working in teams.
  • You are an effective communicator, both verbally and in writing.
  • Others (including your co-workers and end-users) would say they have a good working relationship with you.


  • Collaborate with administrative users to conduct needs analysis and identify optimal technology solutions.
  • Work with other staff members to analyze and implement major system components, updates, and upgrades.
  • Work independently and with other staff members to design and implement forms, reports, and other software components as needed.
  • Work with staff in other areas of Computing & Information Services to integrate administrative systems with network utilities, web front-ends, and other campus systems.
  • Create, maintain, and distribute documentation for end users.
  • Collaborate with other departments on operations, meeting and training schedules, special projects, and other technical support activities.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent technical experience
  • At least three years of experience with relational databases, SQL queries and PL/SQL programming.
  • Demonstrated expertise with Oracle database software and enterprise systems.
  • Demonstrated expertise with third party reporting tools such as Evisions Argos, Crystal Reports, or Hyperion.
  • Expertise programming in a Unix environment.
  • Knowledge of database design, implementation and testing techniques.
  • Knowledge of Macintosh and Windows systems and application software.


Click below to apply. You will be directed to Interfolio to create a free account and begin your application. A resume and cover letter are required. You can submit these documents in any format, but pdf works best. In your cover letter please address the following:

  • How would this position contribute to achievement of your long-term professional goals?

  • Which professional accomplishment are you most proud of?

As you apply online, you will be asked to provide an answer to the following:  

  • All members of Reed's community are expected to contribute to a diverse, equitable and inclusive campus. Employees who experience the most success at Reed are comfortable interacting with a diverse group of students, colleagues and community members. How would you use your skills and experience to contribute to community growth?

Applications will be considered as they are submitted so you are encouraged to apply early. However priority will be given to those who apply before Jan 23, 2018, 5:00pm (PST). Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Estimated start date for this position is April 1, 2018.

Reed College’s goal is to reply to every candidate. We will confirm that your application is received, and if you are not selected, we will let you know as soon as possible.

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Reed College values cultural diversity and intellectual pluralism as critical components of academic excellence. We welcome applications from members of historically underrepresented minority groups, persons with disabilities, persons who have served in the military and others who would bring additional dimensions of experience to our community.