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Student Systems Reporting Specialist

University of Nebraska at Kearney
Job Location:
Kearney, Nebraska
Institutional Research and Planning

Directly supports the University Registrar’s office and Academic Resources and Institutional Research office in leading reporting initiatives. Collaborate with both offices for the completion of campus data requests for information, while evaluating internal reporting processes, and developing and implementing operative solutions to enhance UNK reporting. 

Design and implement reports and analytics for university constituent groups of all sizes within the registrar’s office and the academic resources and institutional research office, providing for outcomes assessment of student success programs which inform the direction of the university’s Strategic Enrollment Plan. Coordinate and facilitate requirements gathering and analysis. Utilize reporting tools to extract data from operational data systems to help with analysis. Work to develop descriptive, diagnostic, predictive and prescriptive analytics with a focus on student success, insight to student success barriers, and curricular analytics reporting. Keep abreast of technology changes that may enhance services. Understanding detailed processes in the following broad areas: academic records; registration, tuition, and course fees; curriculum management and scheduling; curriculum analysis and degree planning.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Possess a strong customer service attitude and demonstrate flexibility, tact, patience, and respect in working with faculty, staff, administration, and students.
  • Have working understanding of quantitative and qualitative research methods
  • Possess an attention to detail, and be able to provide accurate and reliable work
  • Be willing to learn the College’s student information system and how to use tools for generating reports from the system.
  • Knowledge of FERPA and record of maintaining confidentiality of student records
  • Be able to work independently with minimum supervision and possess excellent project management skills with the ability to coordinate with individuals from other areas to accomplish required tasks and objectives.
  • Have strong project leadership, organizational, and communication skills as part of a collaborative educational environment.
  • Ability to communicate across faculty, staff, and student populations.
  • Analyze data, answer questions, and provide metrics to support student success

Specialized Skills

  • Knowledge of PeopleSoft student information system including PS Query.
  • Knowledge of Tableau, Web Focus

    Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in related field such as Business, Computer Science, Mathematics, or Public Relations. Working knowledge of Excel, Access, and Word.

    Preferred Qualifications: Master’s Degree; some work experience in related field, preferably in higher education; working knowledge of offices within the Division of Academic Affairs. Possess critical thinking skills; be ethical, accurate, flexible, self-motivated. Knowledge of Tableau, PeopleSoft Campus Solutions, SAP and Web Focus.

    HOW TO APPLY: To ensure full consideration, please submit all application materials before review date October 24, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. The online application at is required. In addition, attach a letter of application, all university transcripts, curriculum vitae, and documentation of teaching experience to the online application. Three professional letters of recommendation must be mailed to Julie Campbell, Search Committee Chair, Department of Criminal Justice, University of Nebraska at Kearney, Kearney, NE 68849. Questions about the position: Megan Fryda at Questions regarding the application process can be directed to 308-865-8615 or AA/EO/ADA .

    For more information and to apply visit UNK Employment Opportunities.

    SALARY AND BENEFITS: With contingent offer of employment, the University of Nebraska will conduct an investigation of employment records, educational records, criminal records, and other records to verify the information provided in your application and/or any additional information you have provided is accurate. Salaries at the University of Nebraska at Kearney are competitive. The University provides a flexible benefits program at minimal cost to the employee. NuFlex benefit choices include a Medical Plan and Prescription Drug Program, Vision Care, Dental Plan, LTD, Life Insurance, AD&D Insurance, Dependent Life Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, and Reimbursement Accounts for Health and Dependent Care. The Employee and Dependent Scholarship program is also available to eligible employees. Basic Retirement Plan options include TIAA and Fidelity.

    The University of Nebraska at Kearney, serving over 6,000 students, is one of four University of Nebraska campuses. Established in 1905, the University has a tradition of emphasis in scholarly teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels in a variety of disciplines. Kearney, a progressive city of over 33,000, is the educational, medical, cultural, commercial, and agricultural center of a large mid-state area.

    The University of Nebraska at Kearney is responsive to University issues which support a diverse work and academic environment. The University of Nebraska at Kearney does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. This policy is applicable to all University administered programs including educational programs, financial aid, admission policies and employment policies. UNK is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity employer. Veterans and persons with disabilities encouraged to apply. The University affirms a policy of equal educational and employment opportunities, affirmative action in employment and nondiscrimination in providing services to the public. University employees, students and others associated with the University who have not received the benefits of these policies, are encouraged to contact the Chief Compliance Officer/ADA Coordinator.

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