Central Minnesota Educational Research and Development Council

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

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

Available Positions


Job Descriptions

Customer Support II - Shared Accountant

This is a full-time position that assists in the PK-12 Public School environment by providing general Smart System support.

Responsibilities: This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: school finance accounting and general SMART System Software support.


  • Assist member districts with accounting duties. Including bank reconciliations, receipt entry, accounts payable and monthly financial statement generation.
  • Budget preparation and assistance to member districts.
  • Year-end reconciliation of member districts financial records.
  • Provide financial consulting services to MN Charter schools.
  • Assist with preparation for member districts annual audits.
  • Provide guidance to member district regarding proper UFARS coding.
  • Help member districts understand upcoming changes related to government accounting standards and legislative changes.
  • Provide helpdesk support for SMART Finance.
  • Software testing.

  • Important Notice: This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that a team member in this position may be asked to perform. Duties and responsibilities can be changed, expanded, reduced or delegated by management to meet the business needs of the organization.

Job Qualifications: 

  • General understanding of government accounting
  • Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment; must include Excel and Microsoft Word
  • Ability to analyze and assess transactional data
  • Effective oral and written communication
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Some travel required - Must have valid driver's license

Education: 

  • Two-year post-secondary training in business field

Experience: 

  • Prior finance experince in a public PK-12 school setting preferred

Salary:

  • DOQ

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

cmERDC
Attn: Kelsie Herzog
570 1st Street SE
St. Cloud, MN 56304

kherzog@erdc.k12.mn.us

cmERDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Apprentice Software Developer

We are currently seeking an Apprentice Software Developer to join our software development team, working on web and database development of our K-12 software solutions. The Apprentice Software Developer position is a Registered Apprenticeship with the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry. This position combines job-related technical instruction, mentoring, and on-the-job learning experiences.

Responsibilities:

  • Coding and testing software programs

  • Assisting in debugging software application issues

  • Maintaining, tuning and repairing software applications

  • Documenting software changes/improvements

  • Participating in execution and documentation of software testing

  • Executing software application conversions/upgrades

  • Assisting in the integration of data into software applications

  • Assisting in design of software changes and enhancements

  • Participating in the analysis of technical application requirements

  • Providing user support

     
  • Important Notice: This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that a team member in this position may be asked to perform. Duties and responsibilities can be changed, expanded, reduced or delegated by management to meet the business needs of the organization.

Basic Qualifications: 

  • High School degree or greater

  • Some programming experience desirable

  • Experience working with Javascript, Microsoft.NET (C#) and HTML desirable

  • Experience working with MS SQL, stored procedures, and relational databases desirable

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Good problem-solving and a strong customer service orientation

  • Ability to manage multiple competing tasks at the same time

 

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

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

kherzog@erdc.k12.mn.us

cmERDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer



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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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

kherzog@erdc.k12.mn.us

Job Application −

cmERDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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