Job Details

College of Southern Nevada
  • Position Number: 3169243
  • Location: Las Vegas, NV
  • Position Type: Computer and Information Technology

Senior Systems Analyst

The College of Southern Nevada appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:
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If you are unable to attach the required documents to your online application or need assistance regarding the application process, please contact the Talent Acquisition team within Human Resources via email at or call (702) 651-5800 to be directed to the appropriate Recruiter.

Job Description

*This position will be open until filled. For full consideration, all application related materials should be submitted by 07/21/2022. Application review will begin 07/22/2022.

Under the direction of the Financial Aid Assistant Director, the Senior Systems Analyst will lead team projects and manage individuals meeting deadlines for projects; Assist IT staff with the design and development of reports; QBU's and Pop-update set up; Lead in testing the PeopleSoft Update Manager (PUM) bundles and keep up with HEUG to be aware of issues/resolutions that other PS schools are reporting that are similar to CSN issues; Provide support with complex problem analysis and resolution; Assist with the design and development of reports that meet specific business needs; Help develop data extracts that support campus business processes; Assist with quality assurance testing of application customizations/modifications and application upgrades; Utilize Microsoft Access and Excel to collect, analyze and provide report data to Assistant Director for institutional, state and federal reporting; Provide support with complex problem analysis and resolution; Assist with the design and development of reports that meet specific business needs; Provide data for ad-hoc staff requests; and in the absence of the AD, supervises Financial Aid IT and bring issues to AVP.

The Senior Systems Analyst must have strong interpersonal skills and be proficient in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint to communicate effectively with internal and external constituents; Provide staff training; Serve as an information resource to internal and external constituents; and provide technical and practical assistance with student data and related systems.

The ideal candidate should possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Experience in enterprise-level query writing, must have a basic understanding in SQL.
  • Knowledgeable in or the ability to learn PeopleSoft's Equation Engine.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Access.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • An understanding of what financial aid is with basic definitions such as grants, loans, scholarships, work study, need/non-need & merit-based aid.
  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field of study from a regionally accredited College or University; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 3 years of experience that includes at least 1 year of supervising experience.
  • Experience in Microsoft Excel (using formulas) and Access (creating queries, reports and/or macros).

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in a computer related field of study from a regionally accredited College or University; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in Institutional Research or Financial Aid IT or a similar data analytics related field.
  • Experience analyzing academic data (e.g., Financial Aid Application, awarding data).

Starting Salary Range
Administrative Faculty C
$58,561 - $62,660

*This position is contingent upon ongoing and available funding.

Required Attachment(s)

To be considered for this position, please upload the following documents to your application:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Contact information for three professional references (Name, email, and phone number)
  • Unofficial Academic Transcripts (Applicants who have earned their degrees outside of the United States must have their educational transcripts evaluated by an approved evaluator if their college or university is not listed in the most recent edition of the Higher Education Directory, published by Higher Education Publications, Inc. If you have any questions regarding this, please reach out to the Human Resources, Talent Acquisition & Classification team.

National Search

Out of Area/State Candidates may be offered travel reimbursement with original itemized receipts and in accordance with GSA rates at time of travel.


Full-Time Equivalent

Required Attachment(s)

Posting Close Date

Note to Applicant

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.

All document(s) must be received by 11:59 p.m. the day prior to the closing date posted on the job announcement.

This position may require that a criminal background check be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

CSN is responsive to serving the educational needs of a diverse and ever-changing community. CSN employs only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the U.S. CSN does not sponsor aliens applying for faculty, professional staff, or management positions (H-1B Visas) in the absence of exceptional circumstances as defined by the USCIS.

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About Us
The College of Southern Nevada (CSN) creates opportunities and changes lives through access to quality teaching, services, and experiences that enrich our diverse community. CSN has three main campuses in Las Vegas, North Las Vegas and Henderson and multiple sites and centers.

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