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Information Analyst

Job Description

TITLE: Information Analyst

JOB CODE: 9348



EEO6 CODE: 3 = Professional/Non-faculty

GRADE: Pay Grade 9

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 31,572.00
midpoint 40,416.00
maximum 49,260.00

PURPOSE: To provide communication, organizational, and technical skills and business knowledge in the development of information systems. Responsible for using discretion and independent judgment in the identification and definition of client needs, and the application of design and programming techniques in the development and medication of information systems.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Works with departmental management and personnel to define problems and management requirements. Reviews business processes, and analyzes existing procedures and systems. Documents client needs and automated procedures and works with management and departmental personnel to improve business processes. Participates with managers, clients, systems analysts, and other information analysts in the design of information systems. Solicits and interprets client request, and proposed alternatives appropriate in the broader context of university procedures, goals, and automated systems technology. Teaches, directs, and supervises clients in the uses of information systems and is responsible for the effective use of systems by clients. Modifies existing programs and writes new programs to support information exchange and administrative activities, and bears direct responsibility for system performance. Reviews programs and systems written by others. Establishes test procedures and tests and debugs programs. Performs related duties as required. Evaluates software and hardware tools. Advises and assists in the selection and installation of tools. Develops training programs and materials. Has responsibility for project planning, scheduling, and meeting project deadlines. Supervised all aspects of maintaining or developing an information system function.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: General supervision by Systems Analyst or other design manager. Detailed supervision during training. SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: May give assignments to technical personnel and support staff. Advises clients in the use of systems.


REQUIRED EDUCATION-OTHER: Bachelor's degree and some experience in the use of an automated integrated business information system.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS: General familiarity with the use of computers.. Exacting accuracy is required in ah phases of work performed. Conditions associated with a computing installation. May require working for extended periods. Specific job requirements or physical location of positions allocated to this classification render the position security sensitive, and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215 Texas Education Code.