SDSU Research Foundation

  • Enterprise Systems/Reporting Analyst

    Req No.
    Information Technology
    Full-Time Central Staff
    $4,160 - $5,416 per month
    Dept/Proj Name
    SDSURF - Information Systems
  • Overview

    This position is open until filled with first review of resumes to take place on 8/29/2019.


    Under the general direction of the Enterprise Systems Manager, the Enterprise Systems / Reporting analyst is responsible for a wide range of activities focused on the delivery of timely and accurate reports and automated, user-focused business processes: generating audit reports, troubleshooting and resolving data integrity issues, requirements gathering, determining business requirements, performing complex systems and data analysis, creating specifications, ensuring stability and integrity of software applications, planning, and testing software system configuration changes, developing project implementation and test plans, providing end-user application support, training users, and supporting information systems projects. 


    In all areas of duties and responsibility, the Enterprise Systems /Reporting Analyst will have a good understanding of the function of all SDSURF departments and how they relate to one another, will have strong technical and analytical skills, a strong aptitude and desire for troubleshooting and data validation and integrity controls, will be able to ‘think  outside the box’ and help develop innovative solutions to solve problems and improve business processes, and will be a collaborative and inclusive team player.   



    Analytics and Reporting 45% 

    • Work cross-functionally to provide solutions that meet the analytics and reporting needs of SDSURF and SDSU leadership, faculty and staff.  Drive clarity on requirements and ensure delivery meets agreed upon requirements. 
    • Assist with the development and delivery of financial data via custom reports and automated workflows.  
    • Develop, modify, maintain and support custom reports (MyRF/Oracle Application Express, SQL, PL/SQL) for both quick and accurate high profile ad-hoc requests and ongoing needs. 
    • Serves as first point of contact for system and data integrity issues. Utilizes problem-solving skills to research and document problems. Escalates complex issues to appropriate personnel. 
    • Assist with the review, consolidation and reduction of data discrepancies. 
    • Assists personnel with use and interpretation of MyRF reporting portal and how it relates to Banner data.   
    • Provide training and support to other business units to facilitate writing, generating and analyzing reports. 


    Enterprise Systems Analyst 45% 

    • Participate and/or facilitates stakeholder meetings and focus groups to identify capabilities needed and document associated business requirements for use by programmers.  
    • Serve as liaison between functional and technical users in application design and programming.  Work with users to test and debug programs; verify data acquisition and output. 
    • Prepare test cases of output against expected results.   
    • Assists with research and development of system training manuals, including system testing and documentation. 
    • Ensure complex information is organized in an effective, easily interpreted format. 
    • Locate and define new process improvement opportunities. 

    Other Duties and Responsibilities as Assigned 10% 

    • Complete other duties and special projects as assigned.  


    Minimim Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent training and administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs.
    • 5 years of progressively responsible experience in an office or administrative environment.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience with enterprise financial and/or research administration systems.
    • Experience working in higher education environment.
    • Experience developing reports and manipulating data with Microsoft Excel or Access, SQL queries, or any enterprise reporting tools.
    • Experience gathering, testing, documenting requirements.


    San Diego State University Research Foundation is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer.


    A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with SDSU Research Foundation.


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