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Data Systems Analyst, Student Financial Services

Company: LaSalle University
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: June 7, 2024

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Data Systems Analyst, Student Financial Services

321200 - Student and Accounts Receivable

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Full-Time, 12 months

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The Data Systems Analyst compiles, analyzes, verifies, and reports institutional data from the university systems in compliance with reporting requirements of federal and state agencies, accrediting bodies, management needs, and ad hoc requests. The analyst will monitor business processes to provide recommendations for improvement, innovation, best and next practices in student success, retention and belonging analytics.

Essential Duties

  • Compile, analyze, verify, and report institutional data extracts from the student information system (Banner) and the university data warehouse in compliance with reporting requirements of federal and state agencies, accrediting bodies, management needs, and ad hoc requests.
  • Design, implement, and summarize complex analytical research into coherent reports for use in decision-making based on statistical analysis of institutional data.
  • Develop, maintain and update data visualizations and institutional dashboards in response to the information needs of campus leaders.
  • Identify, collect, and analyze critical data from multiple sources to determine and report enrollment and retention trends.
  • Manage ongoing real-time data related to current students, making it readily and efficiently accessible to Accounts Receivable, Financial Aid and other relevant offices.
  • Analyze data to determine individual trends and needs within specific student cohorts, including underrepresented student populations.
  • Annually, update 1098T parameters within Banner and process 1098 T's
  • Coordinate all cashier activity including written correspondence, verbal communications, payment plans, payment posting, account adjustments, bankruptcies, student contact, and timely follow up.
  • Evaluates student accounts, to include verifying payments and charges as needed to confirm balances.
  • Oversee and perform reconciliation of all system activities.
  • Assist with the preparation of yearly audit. Secondary Responsibilities
    • Works collectively with other divisional and University-wide departments to enhance the enrollment service and processes for all students.
    • Serve on University committees.
    • Represents the Enrollment Management at various Campus events, Open Houses and FAFSA Filing Nights.
    • Identify opportunities to improve processes creating an environment where Customer Service and Satisfaction is of primary importance.
    • Performs other duties as assigned. # of Direct Reports

      Required Qualifications
      • Bachelor's degree
      • Ability to work as part of a team
      • Excellent interpersonal skills
      • Ability to effectively communicate with a variety of constituent groups
      • Proficient in SQL, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, utilizing databases, and internet search software relevant to the position
      • Must be in good standing in all Federal Title IV programs
      • Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of La Salle University Preferred Qualifications
        • Master's degree
        • Proficiency or fluency in Spanish
        • Strong customer service orientation and experience in developing recruiting and communication strategies Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours
          • Evening and weekend work will be necessary during peak times

            Special Instructions to Applicant

            La Salle University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports a fully inclusive, equitable, and diverse working and learning environment. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.

            La Salle University offers its eligible employees comprehensive medical and dental plans, employer paid life and disability insurance, retirement benefits, generous paid time off (vacation, sick leave, and holidays), and tuition benefits such as no cost undergraduate and graduate degree programs for its employees (with no wait period) and no cost undergraduate degree programs for its employees' dependents (after completing the required years of service).

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            Internal and External Applicants

Keywords: LaSalle University, Philadelphia , Data Systems Analyst, Student Financial Services, Accounting, Auditing , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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