Wilfrid Laurier University is a leading multi-campus, university known for academic excellence and a culture that inspires lives of leadership and purpose. Laurier has a distinct commitment to teaching, research, experiential learning, sustainability and scholarship, which combine to address critical challenges in society, business, the economy and the environment – globally and in the communities we serve. At Laurier’s heart is its strong student focus, which results in exceptional levels of student satisfaction and a deep sense of community that lives on through the university’s highly engaged alumni.
Laurier takes pride in building meaningful relationships with colleagues and students. The Laurier community supports one another, encourages collaboration and teamwork and respects work/life balance, all while recognizing the importance of a challenging, rewarding and inspiring career. Laurier has more than 19,000 students and 2,100 faculty and staff across campuses in Waterloo and Brantford, as well as locations in Kitchener and Toronto.
Diversity is one of Laurier’s core values. The university is committed to providing an inclusive workplace and employing a workforce that is reflective of local and national demographics. Our locations are situated on the traditional territories of the Neutral, Anishnawbe, and Haudenosaunee peoples. We recognize the unique heritages of Indigenous peoples and support their intentions to preserve and express their distinctive Indigenous cultures, histories, and knowledge through academic programming and co-curricular activities. Laurier’s Centre for Indigegogy is one example of how Laurier honours Indigenous knowledge.
We currently have an opportunity to join the Laurier community as a Cognos Report Developer II.
The Office for Institutional Research and Planning at Laurier provides information, analysis, evidence and insight in support of the University’s overarching mission and goals.
The incumbent will work with colleagues in the Institutional Research and Planning Office to interpret and deliver the university’s data requirements. They will work with the University’s Banner Relational Database, using Cognos BI tools, SQL and other similar reporting tools to extract and organize data that delivers these requirements.
This position has a university-wide mandate and will be based at the Waterloo campus. The normal hours of work are 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday. Flexibility in hours will be required occasionally, including evening and/or weekend work due to the need to meet demand during peak periods or to perform work on the system during off hours. When possible, the manager will adjust the work schedule so that no more than 35 hours are worked in a week.