Application Programmer Analyst - Western Kentucky University
Western Kentucky University
Location: Bowling Green, Kentucky
Internal Number: 149277
Location: Bowling Green, KY Category: Staff Posted On: Wed Jun 22 2022 Job Description:
The Application Programmer Analyst is responsible for:
Managing the SAS Visual Analytics System (VA), troubleshooting issues with the system, programming to create the datasets used in VA, providing access and training for users, and being the IR liaison between SAS and WKU IT when upgrades are needed.
Developing and maintaining production SAS Programs, macros, and longitudinal databases for all IR programmers to use for CPE Reporting, IPEDS reporting, external survey completion, and ad hoc and research requests.
Conducting ad hoc and project-based research in support of Academic Affairs, Enrollment Management, and other WKU faculty and staff.
Master's degree in business, computer science, data analytics, or related area with a rich quantitative data analysis background.
Understanding of database design and longitudinal databases.
Experience programming in SAS, SQL, or similar language.
Experience with data visualization tools such as SAS Visual Analytics or Tableau.
Understanding of research methods and developing datasets for research.
Experience with SAS Enterprise Miner or similar statistical software.
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