Lead Administrator - BIS

University of Chicago

University of Chicago

Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 15, 2023


F&A ITS - Analytics Intelligence Solutions

About the Department

IT Services collaborates with campus partners to support the mission of the University of Chicago through the consistent delivery of high-quality solutions and services.
• We provide secure, stable, and reliable infrastructure and applications to support the mission of the University.
• We support and enable faculty research and teaching with the effective use of technology.
• We simplify the technology experience for faculty, students, alumni, and staff, and we ensure technology is mobile-friendly and accessible.
• We identify, manage, and mitigate the technology risks of the University.

Job Information

Job Summary:

Lead Administrator - BIS for Chicago, IL location. Leads the development of Business Intelligence (BI) and other analytical applications. Works to achieve an integrated reporting and analysis environment, effectively leveraging analytical systems and tools. Leads requirements analysis, translating requirements into a scope document and developing reporting deliverables based on the design. Design architecture solutions and technical administration of analytic systems. Develop standards and procedures for executing code migrations. Works with users to ensure deliverables are meeting or exceeding expectations. Provides support and communicates issues to users as defined by IT standards. Monitors access control and troubleshoots BI and analytic applications. Provides expertise in planning, testing, and roll-out of patches and upgrades to the BI and analytic software. Solves complex problems in the development and interpretation of BI and analytics system standards and procedures. Technical Environment: Business Objects, Tableau, OBIEE, ODV, Data Services, Visio, MS Project, Oracle DB interfaces, SQL Server, ETL, DW.

Additional Requirements​​


Bachelor’s degree in Analytics, Information Systems, Information Technology or related field (will also accept a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with Analytics/SAS Certificate as related degree field) plus 7 years of progressive experience in the job offered, as Software Engineer or in business intelligence required. Required Skills: 4 years with each: Architecture design and technical administration with Business Objects, Tableau, and OBIEE/ODV/Data services; Visio; MS Project; Oracle DB interfaces; SQL Server; ETL.

Experience must include: Lead BI team; Developing standards and procedures for executing code migrations. Background check including review of conviction history required.

Work Schedule: Full time

Application Information

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

When applying, the document(s) MUST be uploaded via the My Experience page, in the section titled Application Documents of the application.

Benefit Eligibility


Requires Compliance with University Covid-19 Vaccination Requirement


Pay Frequency


Pay Range

Depends on Qualifications

Scheduled Weekly Hours




Job is Exempt


Drug Test Required


Motor Vehicle Record Inquiry Required


Health Screen Required


Posting Date


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