Posting Details

Posting NumberSRGV4692Working TitleACADEMIC BUSINESS ANALYSTNumber of Vacancies1LocationEdinburg, Texas DepartmentCollege of SciencesFTE1.0FLSAExemptScope of Job

The Academic Business Analyst works collaboratively with academic departmental staff and other Academic Affairs units to accurately and efficiently analyze, report, monitor, and facilitate financial and business processes within the academic unit.

Description of Duties

•Collects, compiles, and analyzes revenue and expense data as well as academic data regarding enrollment, student credit hours, academic programs, class sizes and demographics.
•Assists in the preparation of reports, spreadsheets, and projects including coordinating board reports, faculty workload reports, space utilization reports, part-time faculty spreadsheets, course scheduling, and assets and facilities inventories.
•Works with Departmental Chairs and staff to monitor and ensure compliance and timely completion of account certification, faculty absence reporting, mandatory training, and other reports as required by Provost’s Office.
•Reviews departmental faculty staffing plans, overload compensation requests, grant budgets, endowment reports, academic contracts, program accreditation reports and other correspondence for accuracy and budgetary impact prior to submission for approval.
•Reviews and submits departmental documents and requisitions related to faculty travel, hiring, budget changes, etc.
•Reviews and reconciles accounts for departments and grant programs within an academic unit.
•Conducts research on policies and best practice in order to provide recommendations for improving efficiencies in operations.
•Participates in planning and implementation projects involving financial and business operation systems.
•Provides training and support to unit staff members regarding various electronic business operation and data management systems.
•Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervision Received

General supervision from Assistant Dean for Administration or other Academic Administrator.

Supervision Given

May supervise assigned staff.

Required Education

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.

Preferred Education

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting or related field from an accredited university.



Required Experience

•Four (4) years of related experience, including experience with financial and/or data analysis, or
•Two (2) years of the required experience with a degree in Business Administration, Accounting or related field from an accredited university.

Preferred Experience



Use of standard office equipment.

Working Conditions

Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Office Environment; some travel and weekend work is required.


Exceptional planning and organizational skills.

Physical CapabilitiesEmployment CategoryFull-TimeMinimum SalaryCommensurate with ExperiencePosted SalaryCommensurate with ExperiencePosition Available Date10/16/2020Grant Funded PositionNoIf Yes, Provide Grant Expiration DateEEO Statement

It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the civil rights act of 1964, the title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non discrimination in it’s education programs and activities, including employment.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

*Date of Birth

Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at (956) 665-2451 and/or [email protected]

Additional Information

UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.

Quick Link Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a current UTRGV employee?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you now, or previously, employed by The University of Texas System or any of its institutions?
    • Yes - I currently am employed by the UT System or its institutions
    • Yes - I have previously been employed by the UT System or its institutions
    • No - I have never been employed by the UT System or its institutions
  3. * Please select your highest level of completed education.
    • 6th grade education
    • 10th grade education
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Associates Degree, Technical, or Trade School Degree/Certification or 60 Hours of College Hours
    • Bachelors Degree from an accredited university
    • Masters Degree from an accredited university
    • Ph. D. or other terminal degree from an accredited university
    • None of the above
  4. * Please provide the field of study for your education:

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please indicate the number of years of full time work experience you have directly related to the position in which you are applying for:
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 year
    • 2 years
    • 3 years
    • 4 years
    • 5 years
    • 6 years
    • 7 years
    • 8 years
    • 9 years
    • 10 years
    • Over 10 years
  6. * Do you meet the minimum requirements for this position?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Reference Letter 1
  5. Reference Letter 2
  6. Reference Letter 3
  7. Certifications and Licenses
  8. Training Certificates
  9. Other Document
  10. List of 3 References
  11. Unofficial Transcripts 2
  12. Unofficial Transcripts 3
  13. Letter of Interest
  14. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
  15. Additional Document

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