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Information Technology Specialist

Posting Details

Posting Details

Institution SD School of Mines
Working Title Information Technology Specialist
Posting Number CSA00010P
Department SDSMT-Information Technology
Physical Location of Position (City) Rapid City
Posting Text

LOCATION: Information Technology Services

STARTING SALARY: $47,669.04 – $67,609.44, dependent upon education and experience, (overtime exempt), GK

POSITION PURPOSE: Assist and train users with the operation of the student information system; write queries and run reports and processes; create and maintain a library of standard reports, queries, data views and data element dictionary entries; monitor the quality of stored data to ensure reports are meaningful and accurate; research issues, write and enter rules; maintain security data; develop documentation on the use of the student data system; develop seasonal schedule of required runs and processes; and other duties as assigned.


Knowledge of:
•business processes and data that are shared across the university and the regental system;
•tools and technologies available to meet information system requirements;
•data administration policies and standards;
•existing information systems integration and operational characteristics.

Ability to:
•communicate information clearly and concisely in person and/or on the telephone, exercising tact, patience, discretion, and professional demeanor;
•establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with others;
•understand the overall impact of system design on data management goals;
•apply advanced principles, theories and concepts;
•contribute to the development of regental technological principles and concepts;
•build consensus among internal and external team members;
•provide excellent customer service.

South Dakota Mines is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including paid medical and life insurance for our employees, as well as medical, dental and vision coverage for spouses and dependents; retirement plans; paid holidays; and a generous vacation and sick day allowance. Individuals interested in this position must apply online at Human Resources can provide accommodation to the online application process and may be reached at (605) 394-1203. Review of applications will begin October 10, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Employment is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background investigation.

Posting Date 10/02/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
First Consideration Date 10/10/2017
Advertised Salary $47,669.04 - $67,609.44, dependent upon education and experience, (overtime exempt), GK
Duration of the Term 12 months
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Appointment Percent 100
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Appointment Type Regular
Scope of Search External (includes Internal)
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This position requires No Requirement
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Affirmative Action Statement

South Dakota Mines does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, gender, gender identification, transgender, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status in employment or the provision of service.

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  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Reference List