IT Business Systems Analyst I

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Job Title:

IT Business Systems Analyst I

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Vacancy Open to :

All Candidates

Department :

AFH HR Information Systems

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Division :

Administration & Finance

Classification Title :

IT Bus Systems Analyst I

Working Title :

HR Information Systems Business Systems Analyst I

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Full Time Equivalent (FTE) :


Full Time or Part Time :

Full Time

Recruitment Range:

Commensurate with Qualifications

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Job Category :

Non-Faculty Information Technology

Organizational Unit Overview:

The Department of Human Resources serves the ECU community through innovation and action in the development and management of the University’s human resources. The staff works to support the mission of the University with an overarching commitment to outstanding customer service and accountability. The department consists of seven units that oversee the entire human resources function to include administration, benefits, classification and compensation, employee relations, employment, human resources information systems, and learning and organizational development. Personnel matters are governed by state statutes, the Office of State Human Resources (OSHR) Manual, the UNC Policy Manual, and The Code of the University of North Carolina, and most processes and actions are prescribed by these governing documents. Human Resources plays a critical role in ensuring ECU is accountable and compliant in terms of Federal, State, OSHR, and UNC System human resources practices.

Job Duties :

HR Information System’s IT Business Systems Analyst I is a senior member of the HRIS team and functions as the ERP HR Data steward. This position manages and maintains multiple HR data processing functions; HR data integrity; and HR data compliance within multiple HR systems such as our ERP Banner, TMS PeopleAdmin, Timekeeping Kronos, and Learning system Cornerstone. This position provides subject matter expertise in HR data and processing related to HR projects and to internal and external customers; in addition to overseeing three (3) direct reports primary tasked with HR data processing and related campus wide customer service.

As the HR data steward, this position has responsibility for facilitating Banner HR data stewardship. Management of these functions includes, but is not limited to, technical and functional configurations in the aforementioned HR systems, as well as providing direction to direct reports in order to achieve desirable business outcomes. Data from these systems are used for various personnel/position records management, payroll processing, and UNC System Office, OSHR, and Federal reporting.

This position has oversight and management responsibilities related to HRIS’s role in projects and is expected to develop plans, operationalize those plans, and periodically evaluate effectiveness related to a project’s status and outcome. Examples of such projects include, but are not limited to, the SHRA legislative increase (LI) process, the EHRA Annual Raise Process (ARP), the Student Employment Office absorption into HR, the PeopleAdmin integration with Banner, and HR Data Mart. This position is expected to navigate such complex projects autonomously with only limited oversight and guidance from the Director of HRIS and stakeholders.

This position is responsible for multiple processing functions and maintaining the data integrity of each employee record within BANNER HR. Data entry will occur from Personnel Actions submitted through EPAFs (Electronic Personnel Action Forms) via Banner Self Service/Position actions submitted via PeopleAdmin and other approved University forms such as Termination Form submitted via our online campus intranet portal PiratePort. This work includes reviewing and analyzing a variety of specialized and complex documents, records and requests; collecting and analyzing information; reviewing data for accuracy and completeness; identifying and researching errors, problems or concerns; determining the appropriate action for correcting errors; and data entry. There are a variety of EPAFs required based on the personnel action; such as temporary to permanent employment transitions; SHRA to EHRA or vice versa State classification changes; and job change reason codes used for Banner HR and/or payment methods, such as supplemental earnings, stipends, extended duty, emergency medical pay, and awards. Data analyses and entry for this position is complex and requires a comprehensive knowledge of State and local HR specifications. This process is extremely demanding in that the employee must have an in-depth knowledge of the information on the EPAFs; including the proper coding, understanding of HR system requirements, and university, state and federal policies to process the information accurately, efficiently, and effectively. Inaccurate information could lead to problems with data integrity, payroll, benefit deductions, benefit eligibility, etc. Requires knowledge of all functions in Banner HR used for HR/Payroll data and communicates all aspects of appropriate EPAF submissions, terminations, and system interfaces.

This position is responsible for developing various edits to ensure compliance with Federal, State, and local standards. There is significant consequence of error in relation to misappropriation of state and federal funds, interruption of benefit eligibility/coverage, over/under payment of salaries, and considerable fines from the Federal Government, etc. Employee is responsible for being thoroughly knowledgeable of personnel practices and procedures within the State System, in addition to internal policies as well. To ensure data integrity, any errors or problems must be resolved by determining the most appropriate action based on policies and processes. This position and direct reports must explain and advise departments on how various data and processing issues may be resolved. In many cases, this involves researching alternatives within guidelines in order to direct the department or direct reports in the most appropriate manner.

Minimum Education/Experience :

Master’s degree; or a bachelor’s degree and additional 0‐2 years’ experience: or an equivalent combination of education and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation :

Not applicable

Special Instructions to Applicant :

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references with contact information.

Additional Instructions to Applicant:

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

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East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 328-9861 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].

Eligibility for Employment :

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information :

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.




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Posted: 10/28/2020
Application Due: 11/20/2020
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