Central Minnesota Educational Research and Development Council

Experienced in Education

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Administrative Solutions

St. Cloud Office
570 First Street SE
St. Cloud, MN 56304

Available Positions

Learning Solutions

Twin Cities Office
3550 Lexington Ave North
Suite 101
Shoreview, MN 55126

Available Positions

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Viewpoint® Product Specialist

We are seeking a Product Specialist for Viewpoint®, our PK-12 premier educational data analysis solution. This position will work closely with the Viewpoint Product Manager supporting the ongoing success of the Viewpoint® Data Warehouse product.


  • Participate in Viewpoint® product planning including design, roadmap, release management, software development, testing, and quality assurance.

  • Participate in product marketing and sales.

  • Provide product support and training.

  • Work with customers and product team on innovative new product concepts, enhancements and prioritizations.

  • Maintain subject matter expertise in instructional testing and assessment and school improvement, and track industry trends.

  • Help identify and analyze market opportunities and evaluate competitive offerings.

  • Help develop and define marketing strategies, product pricing and bundling, and the marketing website.

  • Participate in user meetings, user conferences and training workshops.

  • Promote and educate internal and external audiences about the product.

  • Monitor and help ensure a high level of quality in the product delivered to customers.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Education or MIS or related field

  • Minimum of three years of experience in the PK−12 education sector with emphasis on instructional testing and assessment, curriculum or school improvement; or minimum of three years of experience in product support and management in the technology sector.

  • School district or public sector experience is highly desired.

If you desire a challenging opportunity to contribute to our strategic software development efforts, please send or email your resume with cover letter to:

Learning Solutions − Viewpoint Product Specialist
c/o cmERDC
Attn: Kelsie Herzog
570 1st Street SE
St. Cloud, MN 56304


cmERDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Closing Date: 03/31/14

If you see something on this site that interests you and you feel that you have a unique contribution to make,

Please contact Kelsie Herzog     

We look forward to hearing from you.

Data Warehouse Specialist/Developer

We are currently seeking a Data Warehouse Specialist/Developer to design, develop, implement and support Viewpoint®, our K-12 data warehouse solution, and data integration utilities. This position will work with Product Specialists, our customers and other software developers to maintain and enhance our products and services.


  • Design, develop, implement and maintain ETL (extract, transform, load) processes to extract data from Student Information Systems, assessment systems and other customer data sources and convert extracted data into formats required by data warehouse solution.

  • Ensure data accuracy.

  • Conduct root cause analysis and resolve production problems and data issues.

  • Write stored procedures for loading data and generating reports.

  • Design, develop, implement, and maintain web (and desktop) based solutions to enhance and monitor the ETL processes for collecting data, staging data, cleansing data, standardizing data, and publishing data into our data warehouse solution.

  • Provide regular written and verbal communications to management, team and customers concerning projects and efforts. Provide input into team planning and direction.

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's Degree in MIS or related field required. Additional technology related experience may be used in lieu of higher education (two years of experience in lieu of each year of higher education).

  • Experience working with data stored in a relational database environment. Minimum of four years' experience or equivalent proficiency with SQL database technology.

  • Solid understanding of data, database structures, data warehousing concepts and data modeling.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience with school district data.

  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server Enterprise Edition including Microsoft SSIS.

  • Experience working with spreadsheet applications to assist in importing data.

  • Programming experience using C# and Microsoft Visual Studio.

  • Strong problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to manage multiple competing tasks at the same time.


If you desire a challenging opportunity to contribute to our integration efforts, please send or email your resume with cover letter to:

Learning Solutions − Data Warehouse Specialist/Developer
c/o cmERDC
Attn: Kelsie Herzog
570 1st Street SE
St. Cloud, MN 56304


Job Application −

cmERDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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