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Administrative Business Analyst

Employer
Michigan State University
Location
East Lansing
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Job Details

Job no: 773434
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 11
Major Administrative Unit / College: Information Technology Services
Department: It Services Vp And Cio 10047005
Sub Area: AP- Professionals
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Administrative/Business/Professional, Administrative Professionals- AP, Full Time (90-100%), Union, Remote-Friendly
Position Summary

The ideal candidate for this role will be responsible for the oversight and coordination of the administrative daily operations of large and complex departments in MSU IT. Responsibilities for this position include: providing administrative support, such as calendaring, financial and personnel tracking, and travel arrangements for the MSU IT executive director team;  coordinating building specific equipment, furniture, facilities, and security tasks; participating as a member of the department leadership team representing the administrative functions in planning and strategy; collaborating with department leadership on vendor quotes, and financial actions; authorizing purchases for supplies and services; analyzing data from department level and university sources to create reports and presentations for the department; ensuring a high level of accuracy and verification of all work products including data, finance, personnel, reporting and tracking; interacting and working effectively with a wide range of staff, students, business stakeholders and MAU administrative teams; acting as a resource to the department on ensuring university and MAU process, policy and procedures are understood and adhered; creating, reviewing, and maintaining department process and policies, while seeking improvements that benefit the mission of the MAU; acting as a liaison for the department with MAU level financial, facilities, communications, and human resources teams; coordinating with MAU and external sources on department trainings, events and large meetings;  Coordinates building specific equipment, furniture, facilities, and access tasks.  

Michigan State University (MSU) is a top 100 global university located in East Lansing, three miles east of the state’s capital. The MSU community includes more than 12,000 faculty, academic and support staff, as well as 49,695 students. MSU offers an extensive benefits package to its employees including health care, prescription, and dental coverage, and a base retirement program with a University matching contribution, as well as basic life insurance. In addition, MSU offers educational benefits including a course fee courtesy program and educational assistance. 

MSU Information Technology provides the primary leadership for strategic, financial, and policy initiatives affecting information technology (IT) across MSU. MSU IT offers technology resources that support MSU’s mission of providing education, conducting research, and advancing engagement. 

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) are essential elements, vital to the culture MSU Information Technology endeavors to cultivate.  This includes providing opportunities and access for all people which incorporate differences of race, age, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, migratory status, disability/abilities, political affiliation, veteran status and socioeconomic background. 

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in office procedures, or in performing responsibilities related to the operational activities of the employing unit; experience with word processing, database, spreadsheet, presentation software and/or desktop publishing, web page software; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Qualifications

Excellent communication skills; both written and oral

Ability to work effectively on multiple tasks with changing priorities

Experience with project and office management

Displays great attention to detail

Demonstrates strengths in problem solving, forecasting potential issues, taking initiative, the ability to work as part of a team and independently on defined projects and assignments, and a dedication to continuous self-improvement.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Application Materials

Resume and Cover Letter

Together-we-will StatementThe university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: https://msu.edu/together-we-will/Special Instructions

Three professional references knowledgeable of your work

Work Hours

STANDARD 8-5

Remote Work Statement

MSU strives to provide a flexible work environment and this position has been designated as remote-friendly. Remote-friendly means some or all of the duties can be performed remotely as mutually agreed upon.

Bidding eligibility ends on May 10, 2022 at 11:55 P.M.

Advertised: May 4, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: May 17, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

Organization

Working at Michigan State University 

Spartans work every day to advance the common good in uncommon ways.

Together, we tackle some of the world’s toughest problems to find solutions that make life better—from alternative energy to better food safety to breakthrough medical and environmental applications achieved through rare isotope research.

We teach. We explore and we discover. We collaborate and lead. We innovate, inspire, and empower. We achieve our potential and create circumstances that help our students and others achieve theirs.

We're good at it, and we've been at it for more than 150 years.

The nation’s pioneer land-grant university, MSU began as a bold experiment that democratized higher education and helped bring science and innovation into everyday life. The revolutionary concept became a model for the nation.

Today, MSU is one of the top research universities in the world—on one of the biggest, greenest campuses in the nation. Home to nationally ranked and recognized academic, residential college, and service-learning programs, we’re a diverse community of dedicated students and scholars, athletes and artists, scientists and leaders.

In ways both practical and profound, we work to create a stronger, more sustainable, and more hopeful future for all.

Top Distinctions

U.S. News & World Report ranks MSU

  • 29th among the nation’s public universities
  • First in the nation for 19 years for graduate programs in elementary and secondary education
  • First in the nation for graduate programs in nuclear physics and industrial and organizational psychology
  • First in the nation for undergraduate program in supply chain

Recognized for 11 consecutive years as one of the top 100 universities in the world by Shanghai Jiao Tong University in its annual Academic Ranking of World Universities

Ranks 46th among public universities for in-state students in Kiplinger’s 2013 edition of Best Values in Public Colleges

Silver rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s STARS program, which measures and encourages sustainability in education and research; operations; and planning, administration, and engagement

Member of the prestigious 62-member Association of American Universities

Only university in the country with on-campus medical schools graduating allopathic (MD) and osteopathic (DO) physicians, and veterinarians (DVMs)

Among the largest single-campus residence hall system in the country with 27 halls in five neighborhoods and two apartment villages.

 

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