Learning Systems Analyst

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Learning Systems Analyst Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 202008135621 Full Time 8AM - 5PM Commensurate with Experience Position Information The Student Information Systems division of UC Riverside's Information Technology Solutions (ITS) is searching for a Learning Systems Analyst. The successful candidate in this role will have the opportunity to be involved in the implementation of Canvas for the main UCR campus as well as oversee support for our current learning management system, iLearn (Blackboard). If you have a desire to be a part of of improving UCR’s student experience by partnering with students, faculty, and staff to deliver modern learning management system solution then this position is for you! The salary range for this position is $61,600 to $121,200, however it is currently budgeted at a maximum annual salary of $91,400 (midpoint of range). This is a three year contract position with the possibility of becoming career. Most ITS staff are currently working 100% remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic and this position will start out working 100% remotely. Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required Advanced degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Preferred
Experience Experience Requirement Experience with Ellucian's Banner Student Information System. Preferred Experience working in higher education. Preferred Demonstrated experience with student learning management systems. Required Experience and/or knowledge of Canvas and Blackboard Learn. Preferred 4 - 7 years of related experience. Required
Special Conditions Special Condition Requirement Must pass a background check. Required Occassional travel for system-wide meetings, conferences, and developmental opportunities. Required
Minimum Requirements Thorough knowledge of business processes and procedures.
Demonstrated ability to work with others from diverse backgrounds.
Self-motivated and works independently and as part of a team. Able to learn effectively and meet deadlines. Demonstrates problem solving skills.
Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to communicate technical information to technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization. Interpersonal and communications skills to work with both technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization.
Strong skills and knowledge of methodologies associated with analysis of processes and problems, information flow and architecture.
Broad knowledge relating to software design.
Thorough knowledge of business and process analysis functions.
In-depth understanding and skill in process and systems requirement documentation standards, such as Use Case modeling, User Story creations and narrative description.
Thorough knowledge of related areas of IT.
Demonstrated testing and test planning skills.
Preferred Qualifications Additional Information In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.


  • UC Riverside was included in the (August 2018) edition of The Princeton Review's "The Best 382 Colleges."

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2017) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."

  • In 2016, UCR was recognized for graduation rate success by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) for achieving near parity across racial-ethnic, socio-economic, and gender boundaries.

  • UCR ranks among the Top 15 Public Research Universities in the nation, as identified by the 2017 Washington Monthly.

  • In 2017, two separate reports from the Education Trust celebrated UCR as a national leader for African American and Latino student success. UCR was one of just three schools to be named top-performing institutions in both reports and the only California campus recognized among 18 top-performing colleges and universities in the nation for high black student graduation rates.


The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview
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Posted: 9/8/2020
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