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  • Manager, Data Analytics, Integrations and Architecture
    Information Technology
    Simmons University


    [b]Manager, Data Analytics, Integrations and Architecture[/center]

    Main Campus - Boston, MA


    Located in Boston's historic Fenway area, Simmons has a strong tradition of empowering women and challenging traditional gender roles. Simmons University was one of the first higher education institutions to prepare women to become leaders and has evolved to become a university offering a women's undergraduate program and graduate programs open to all.

    You're joining our community at an especially exciting time as one of our strategic goals is to become the most inclusive campus in New England. You'll find that people who work here are truly committed to our mission of preparing students to become champions of social justice and leaders in their professions and their communities. This commitment and pride make for a dynamic workplace.

    Simmons University is committed to inclusive excellence in all aspects of an individual's community experience. As a university that prioritizes diversity, equity, and inclusion, we encourage applications from all under-represented groups and are focused on inclusive hiring practices-at all levels, for all positions-ensuring diverse talent pools and the delivery of a consistent positive candidate experience. Simmons is an equal opportunity employer.

    [b]Job Summary: [/b]

    Simmons University is look for a Manager of Data Analytics, Integrations and Architecture (Manager) that is primarily responsible for facilitating the alignment of strategy between Information Technology (IT) and the business units it supports. Reporting to the Senior Director of Business Solutions and Strategy, the Manager is responsible for guiding and supporting the design, development and delivery of data management, system integration and analytical solutions for the University.

    The incumbent ensures reliability and integrity of University information systems through development of policies and procedures, and by managing and mentoring staff. The manager will work with IT leadership on strategic initiatives and project planning.

    [b]Responsibilities: [/b]

    Lead and Manage Department Operations
    [*] Manage the daily operations of the department, analyzing workflow, establishing priorities, developing standards and setting deadlines. Develop policies and procedures necessary to carry out data and systems operations with special attention to the following functions: configuration management, system integration management, patch management, enterprise lifecycle management, application management and administration;
    [*] Consult with business leaders to assess needs and system requirements;
    [*] Recommend solutions to processes, technology and data that improves operational effectiveness for the business; oversee prototype environments that support process improvement;
    [*] Ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of Simmons's ERP systems and data;
    [*] Maintain responsibility for ensuring compliance with architecture principles, policies, procedures, standards and patterns;
    [*] Assist in the management of vendor relationships by influencing roadmaps, direction of products and presenting technical requirements; manage issue resolution for quality and functionality;
    [*] Stay abreast of advances in technology;
    [*] Ensure incidents and services requests are handled in a timely manner and in accordance with SLAs and Simmons's ITSM policy;
    [*] Represent the DAIA Team at the weekly Change Advisory Board meeting and ensure change management procedures are being adhered to by his/her group.[/list]

    Lead and Manage the Data Analytics, Integrations and Architecture team
    [*] Manage, hire, develop, and motivate information technology and administrative professionals to achieve outcomes that support the University's overall strategic mission;
    [*] Structure the department organization and design staff position responsibilities to optimize performance, quality, efficiency, and collaboration with our administrative and academic partners across campus.
    [*] Ensure that the highest level of support is provided to the Simmons community including system integration, configuration, troubleshooting, reporting, data analysis, and customer assistance.
    [*] Participate in project planning activities involving data and system integrations as required;
    [*] Responsible for the team's project related activities and their timely execution.[/list]

    [*] Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience required;
    [*] Minimum of five years in an Information Technology technical role required;
    [*] Minimum of three years managing a technical team strongly preferred;
    [*] Minimum of three years' experience in software development;
    [*] Familiarity with Enterprise systems, experience with Workday preferred;
    [*] Direct experience with Agile software development methodologies;
    [*] Good understanding of data and schema standards and concepts;
    [*] Good understand database design, implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance;
    [*] Excellent analytical and problem solving skills; communication skills, including written and presentation skills;
    [*] End-user oriented experience;
    [*] Experience with data management and analytics, business intelligence, application development methodologies, and technology architecture disciplines;
    [*] Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources;
    [*] Ability to work evenings on occasion.[/list]

    [b]Required Application Materials: [/b]
    [*] Resume
    [*] Cover Letter[/list]

    Salary Grade[/url]

    [b]Instructions to Applicants[/b]: Please upload [b]all[/b] applicable application materials (e.g. resume/cv, cover letter, writing sample, teaching philosophy, etc.) in the "Resume/CV" box on page 2 ("My Experience") of this application. Documents can be uploaded individually or as a combined document (e.g. PDF).

    Simmons University is committed to inclusive excellence in all aspects of an individual's community experience. As a university committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, Simmons encourages applications from all under-represented groups. Simmons is committed to creating, developing, promoting, and enhancing inclusive hiring practices-at all levels, for all positions-ensuring diverse talent pools and the delivery of a consistent positive candidate experience. Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a more diverse faculty, staff, student body, and curriculum.

    [b]To apply, visit [url=][/url][/b]

    [i]Located in Bostons historic Fenway area, Simmons College is a small, private, non-sectarian College which has educated students for enriching careers and purposeful lives since 1899. Working at Simmons means joining a collaborative, diverse and mission-driven community of educators and professionals.

    We prepare students to be leaders for themselves, their communities and the world. Our faculty and staff members lead by example - sharing a commitment to excellence and putting the students first.[/i]

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