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Senior Business Analyst

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The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Location
Knoxville, TN

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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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University of Tennessee Foundation, Inc.

Senior Business Analyst

The University of Tennessee Foundation (UTFI), Inc. is seeking a Business Analyst to join our advancement team. This position will focus on improving the points of meaningful interaction between Advancement Services and its clients, both internal (the Foundation and UT) and external (alumni, donors, and other constituents). The Sr. Business Analyst is also expected to develop a broad understanding of advancement processes and serves a critical role in conducting needs assessments, researching project requirements, translating and simplifying complex technical concepts, and communicating outcomes. As primary liaison with the Business Intelligence team, the Sr. Business Analyst is also responsible for creating, modifying, and scheduling reports, and for pulling data via SQL queries and stored procedures.

The Foundation is an interdependent nonprofit corporation that enriches the lives of the students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of the University of Tennessee through alumni engagement, financial stewardship and private investments. In central services, nearly 50 employees work together to engage and build meaningful relationships with alumni to raise financial, public and political support for the University of Tennessee.

Knoxville sits at the base of the Great Smoky Mountains. With a variety of outdoor activities, parks and recreation, Knoxville can provide a top notch outdoors recreational experience to nature lovers. Arts, music, events, and annual festivals add to the breadth and depth of the list of things to do in our region. There are various opportunities to connect and find community for all identities and interests within the surrounding area and on campus.



Qualifications
Qualifications: Candidates must have a master’s degree in business, communications, computer science, or related field dealing with analytics, statistics, or applied science, and at least 5 years of experience in information technology, including work with enterprise-level databases. Candidate must also have 3 years of working experience in a higher education environment. Related experience can also include project management, business analysis, reporting and data analytics, training, and troubleshooting.  

The ideal candidate will be highly supportive of and committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. To build a diverse workforce The University of Tennessee Foundation, Inc. encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women.  EEO/AA employer.

Job Skills: Candidates must have the ability to understand complex processes and translate them into simpler language, to learn technical skills, and ability to effectively communicate as a writer and/or speaker. Candidate must have intermediate knowledge of constituent relationship management (CRM) technologies. The ideal candidate will have excellent analytical and organizational skills (including basic project management), investigative and research skills (demonstrating curiosity and self-motivation), and intermediate skills in essential software, including MS Office and SQL.

In order to be considered for candidacy, submit a cover letter and resume in addition to your online applicant profile. Applicants should complete the on-line profile in entirety to demonstrate the minimal education and experience required for this position. Incomplete profile information as it relates to the requirements listed will eliminate candidacy for this opportunity.

 Use keyword 210000023O to apply to this position from the link below.

https://hr.tennessee.edu/jobs/staff-positions/

The University of Tennessee Foundation, Inc. is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer.  All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.

The University of Tennessee Foundation, Inc. will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the University of Tennessee Foundation’s legal duty to furnish information.



Job: Advancement
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-knoxville
Organization: System Finance Pay
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Oct 13, 2021, 4:25:38 PM

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Working at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Founded in 1794, the University of Tennessee is one of the nation’s oldest and most storied public universities. Based in Knoxville, Tennessee’s flagship land-grant institution includes the statewide Institute of Agriculture and the Space Institute in Tullahoma. The university embodies excellence in teaching, discovery, scholarship, research, creative activity, outreach, and engagement. Known as the Volunteers, we lead with a spirit of selflessness, empathy, and courage, and strive to be champions for diversity, equity, and inclusion

UT Knoxville is a Research 1 university with 11 academic colleges and more than 900 programs of study. With an enrollment of more than 30,000 students, our academic programs are repeatedly ranked top in their class. The university co-manages Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the country’s most prominent national lab, driving innovation in advanced manufacturing and materials, national security, and more. We are closely connected with our communities through outreach and extension efforts across Tennessee and through partnerships with non-profits, corporations, and industries—regionally, nationally, and around the globe.

The city of Knoxville is nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. The modern, thriving community is surrounded by gorgeous lakes and hundreds of miles of walking, hiking, and biking trails. Situated along the banks of the Tennessee River, our beautiful features an eclectic music scene, internationally recognized festivals, unique restaurants, and a robust offering of diverse cultural activities. Knoxville is located within a day’s drive of Atlanta, Nashville, Asheville, Charlotte, Louisville, Cincinnati, Memphis, Chicago, and Washington D.C.

Knoxville and the surrounding counties have a population of more than 850,000 people. The region houses many leading corporations and organizations, including Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Pilot/Flying J, the Tennessee Valley Authority, and Regal Cinemas, along with HGTV, Food Network, and other networks owned by Discovery Inc.

As a member of the UT family, you will be surrounded by top-notch faculty, staff, and students from around the world. You will be part of a diverse campus community that is passionate about changing the world and cheering for the Vols on game day.

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