Iowa State University Systems Analyst I - 1163 in Ames, Iowa

Classification Information

University Title Systems Analyst I - 1163

Pay Grade 34

Salary Commensurate with qualifications

Base of Employment P - P&S

Job Category Professional and Scientific

Pay Frequency Monthly

Posting Details

Posting Number 80388P

Working Title Systems Analyst I

Advertised Employing Department Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

Appointment Type Professional & Scientific - Continuous

Proposed Start Date As soon as possible

Proposed End Date or Length of Term

Number of Months Employed Per Year 12

Full or Part Time Full-Time

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

The College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University is accepting applications for a Systems Analyst I who will be a member of the Information Technology (IT) team in the department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine.

This position will be responsible for the continuous development, improvement, and support of IT applications that support the department and the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (VDL). Under the supervision of Manager of Information Technology, this position will also be responsible for writing, maintaining, and assimilating information from external and internal data sources in order for the data to be warehoused and mined. Applications include database driven, client-server, and web-based systems. Additional duties involve the development of instrument interfaces that promote a consistent result import.

The purpose is to allow the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (VDL), primarily within Food Supply Veterinary Services, to generate credible information for evidence-base practices and business decisions. This is a key position given the multitude of data sources and the volume of information contained in them. The ability to integrate databases, queries and extract information in a variety of formats will greatly aid the data management. This resource will provide validated information for stakeholders, faculty and students to learn and research evidence for decisions affecting population of animals.

The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be able to effectively participate in team efforts on multiple, simultaneous projects, be self-motivated, detail oriented and sensitive to deadlines. In addition, excellent programming skills, knowledge of professional software engineering practices including coding standards, source control management, build processes, testing and operations will also be necessary.

About Iowa State University and the Ames Community

Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 36,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.

Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community.

Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation.

Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented populations, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.

All employees are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within the program, the department, college, university activities, collegial interactions, and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of related experience; OR a Master’s degree and related experience.

Supplemental Required Education and Experience

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Experience with relational databases and Structure Query Language (SQL)

  • Experience with developing client- server applications (PowerBuilder, ASP.NET)

  • Experience with object oriented programming

  • Medical service laboratory experience

Location (if other than Ames)

Additional Information

Department Contact Name Randy Berghefer

Department Contact Phone

Department Contact Email

Department/Unit Website

Application Instructions

To apply for this position, please click on “Apply for this Job” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae 2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter 3) Contact Information for Three ReferencesIf you have questions regarding this application process, please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

Special Instructions Summary

Guaranteed Consideration Date 07/23/2018

Pre-Employment Screening

All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check and/or a consumer credit check.

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EO Statement

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email