MIS Administrator

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MIS Administrator

Location
Park Palace Tower, Level 15, Box 31309, Sheik Zayed Road, Dubai, UAE, Dubai , UAE, 31309
College
Evolvence Knowledge Investments LLC
Hours
Full Time
Salary
TBC
Posted
3rd February 2020
Start Date
As soon as possible
Expires
17th March 2020 12:00 AM
Contract Term
Permanent
Job ID
1088556
Start date
As soon as possible
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MIS Administrator

This is an exciting opportunity to work within the IT function of one of the leading education groups in the region. The holder of this position will be reporting to the Group IT Service Delivery Manager, supporting all schools within the EKI Group (Repton Dubai, Foremarke Dubai, Repton Abu Dhabi and Dovecote nursery) with all aspects of schools’ management information systems, specifically relating to the schools’ use of Education Management Systems. 


Job Purpose:

The MIS Administrator is primarily responsible for managing MIS systems, other related systems and any change requirements, with a key role in training staff to use the group’s existing and new MIS, and supporting with the requirements gathering and development of the same. The individual will ensure the regular consistency and completeness of data and performance management information to enable effective strategic and operational decision-making. The role extends to support the overall IT services and applications.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Manage curriculum for the schools of the Group, and make sure the subjects, classes, and staff are properly allocated.
  • Provide full support for time-tabling software, and allocate students to their respective classes.
  • Liaise with academic staff on reporting requirements. Manage and monitor the setup and use of academic reports.
  • Work closely with the software development team upon the creation of new reports, and make sure that the requirements of academic staff are properly reflected in the final output.
  • Liaise with software vendors on any issues or design requirements when needed.
  • Manager Parent Portal, monitor its performance, and work on resolving any issues as soon as they are reported.
  • Setup and monitor pupil tracking sheets, ensure data entry completion by academic staff, and produce analysis reports for SMT.
  • Create, manage, monitor, and update Extra Curricular Activities (ECAs) in coordination with academic staff, and provide training to staff on ECAs use when needed.
  • Provide comprehensive training to academic and non-academic staff on the use of MIS system, as well as on how to generate and read academic and analysis reports.
  • Provide support for Microsoft Dynamics AX ERP application: be able to troubleshoot, and provide first line of support for incidents related to Finance, HR, and Procurement.
  • Understand the configuration and flows built within HubSpot application and be able to support, resolve issues, and suggest enhancements to the process.
  • Help utilize the tools available within Office 365 suite, e.g. PowerApps and Power Automate.


Other General Tasks:

  • Manage and update changes to class lists.
  • Monitor the applications performance, and ensuring that registration process is streamlines and is run smoothly on the system.
  • Track defects and monitor their swift correction without any regression on other features, collaborating with developer.
  • Confirm need for change requests and identify ways, with other schools in the Group, software provider and/or developer, to provide these changes, track them and ensure successful delivery without any regression on other features.


Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Required - Degree/Diploma/Other qualification in IT or related field
  • Required - Knowledge of a school MIS such as SIMS, Engage or iSAMS and Time Tabling solutions.
  • 2-5 years’ experience in an IT role within an education institute.
  • Proactive team worker who can work with accuracy under pressure and deliver exceptional service levels to stakeholders across all Group Schools.
  • Knowledge in MS Dynamics AX and SQL is a plus.


Salary from AED 8000 depending on level of experience and skills


Safeguarding Statement:

The Repton Family of Schools is totally committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects the same from its employees. All new staff will be subject to detailed and enhanced pre-employment clearance, including identity checks, criminal background checks for all countries lived in, qualification checks, employment checks to include an exploration of any gaps in employment, and satisfactory reference checks for all employment in the last 5 years.
Evolvence Knowledge Investments LLC

Evolvence Knowledge Investments LLC