• Systems Analyst (1-year Term Assignment) - School of Divinity

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    St Paul
    St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity
    FLSA Status
    Employment Type
    Term Appointment Staff
    Assigned Months per Year
    Benefits Eligible

    The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for a Systems Analyst (1-year Term Assignment) within the School of Divinity. 

    Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good. A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission statement.

    The University of St. Thomas offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program, which includes:

    • Up to 100% tuition remission for employees, spouses, and dependents upon eligibility
    • A generous Employer retirement contribution of 9.4% of annual salary upon eligibility
    • Medical, dental, and vision options
    • Employer-paid disability, life, and AD&D benefits


    The System Analyst works within the Institutional Advancement department at both The Saint Paul Seminary and St. John Vianney College Seminary. This person is responsible for the day-to-day management of the database, coordinates development mailings, tracks and analyzes giving trends, and interfaces with both the UST Controller’s Office and the seminaries’ business administrator.



    • Support Annual Fundraising
      • Produce queries for all development mailings and email communications including direct mail programs for SPSSOD and SJV, phone-a-thons, Give to the Max Day, newsletters and golf tournaments.
      • Assist with prospect research and provide event support as needed.
    • Database Management
      • Ensures accuracy and integrity of data.
      • Develops process for data cleansing.
      • Creates and updates constituent records.
      • Acts as primary liaison to Blackbaud and UST Information and Technology Services.
      • Responsible for training and best practices for database use.
      • Updates gift processing manual as needed.
      • Acts as back-up to gift processor.
    • Reports and Queries
      • Tracks and analyzes giving to SPS and SJV. Provides statistical analysis of advancement efforts for strategic planning purposes.
      • Creates weekly and monthly giving reports for both SPS and SJV, the annual report for both institutions, the Association of Theological Schools report, and reconciliation reports.
      • Interfaces with UST development office, UST Controller’s office and the SPS/SJV business office.
      • Provides additional queries for development staff as needed.

    This is a term assignment, benefits eligible position.


    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field
    • Three years of professional level experience providing technical and systems design and development
    • Experience to include the following: demonstrated technical skill designing and developing tools in student information systems and databases, including ERP, imaging solutions and reporting; experience with database design and data manipulation; and identifying and troubleshooting information integrity issues.

    This is a term assignment, benefits eligible position.


    Preferred Qualifications 

    • Experience in development
    • Familiarity with the use of database management tools such as Raiser’s Edge

    On the University of St. Thomas Jobs page, follow the instructions to complete an online application which includes uploading a resume and copy/pasting a job specific cover letter.

    In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires consent and successful completion of a background screening.

    The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at www.stthomas.edu/jobs.

    The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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