JOB NO.: 94156-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: ENROLLMENTMGMT/FIN AID
Categories: Information Systems/Technology
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 94156-AS
Working Title: Business Analyst
Official Title: SR INFO TECH STRAT CN(S40BN) or INF TECH STRATEGIC CN(S40DN) or ASC INF TECH STRAT CN(S40FN)
Hiring Department: A057000-ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT/FIN AID
Anticipated Begin Date: MAY 14, 2018
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Minimum $55,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
Bachelor's Degree preferred
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
-Strong analytical skills. Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; designs work flows and procedures
-Effective problem-solving skills. Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem-solving situations
-Ability to assess and analyze operational and functional needs and propose technical solutions
-Proven record of process improvement strategies and implementation
-Planning and organization & project management skills. Able to coordinate many different project tasks (determines relative importance of each; prioritizes and plans work activities; sets appropriate deadlines to complete activities accordingly) ; Effectively manages time and resources; sets goals and objectives
-Strong oral and written communication skills
-High degree of initiative
-Business process analysis and design techniques
-Knowledge and understanding of financial aid regulation and processes highly desirable
-Knowledge of PeopleSoft Campus Solutions software highly desirable
-Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Visio, and PowerPoint)
-Knowledge of data analysis and query tools
-Effective and proven testing experience (automated testing experience, highly desirable)
-Experience with data warehouse, highly desirable
License or certificate:
This position is a business analyst for the PeopleSoft Campus Solutions system for the Office of Student Financial Aid, and in a limited capacity, will work with our scholarship management software and other vendor software(s). This position reports under general supervision to the Associate Director of Operations in the Office of Student Financial Aid and will work closely with a team of developers and functional analyst to maintain and improve operations for the financial aid software systems. Duties will include project management, business requirement gathering, process mapping, testing, data analysis, query writing and customer support.
The ideal candidate will have experience with PeopleSoft Campus Solutions and functional knowledge of financial aid. The individual in this role is expected to be a creative problem solver and process improver, and is required to have strong analytical and technical skills combined with excellent communication skills. The ideal candidate will be inquisitive, curious, resourceful and work well in a team environment.
Instructions to applicants:
Please click on the Apply Now button to start the application process. In order to be considered for this position, applicants must upload a cover letter, resume and three professional references.
Please Note- Enrollment Management is unable to provide sponsorship for this position.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
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Advertised: Apr 11 2018 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: Apr 25 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time