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Entry-Level IT Analyst

University of Florida

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Entry-Level IT Analyst

Job No: 531180
Work Type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Information Technology
Department: 14800000 - IT-APPS DEVELOP & INTEGRATION

Job Description

Classification Title:

IT Analyst I

Job Description:

UF Information Technology (UFIT) is seeking an entry-level IT Analyst to join Application, Development, and Integrations, a unit within UFIT.

Application, Development, and Integrations maintains and operates the software that powers UF's enterprise-wide computer systems, creating the technological foundation for the campus' academic and administrative business functions.

Application, Development, and Integrations is looking for skilled team members who enjoy using their creative talents to produce business solutions which address the needs of core business offices at UF.
Some key responsibilities and characteristics of this position are:
  • Providing application support in a 24/7 environment
  • Assisting in crafting short and long-term business solutions for complex system problems
  • Assisting in impact analysis of enhancements, upgrades and other system changes including in participating in Quality Control (testing) and Change Management life cycle
  • Assisting in configuration setting maintenance and functional documentation
About UF Information Technology
UF Information Technology comprises eight departments reporting to the Vice President and Chief Information Officer: Academic Technology; Applications, Development, and Integrations; Business Center; Customer Experience and Resource Planning; Data Platform and Analytics; Information Security Office; Infrastructure and Communication Technology; and Research Computing. With established governance advisory committees and a set of well-defined, transparent processes aiding decision-making, UFIT strives to provide exceptional IT services in support of UF's mission. For more information about UFIT and its goals and governance, visit

Learn more about UFIT at and @GoGatorsUFIT.
About the University of Florida
UF is the state's oldest, largest, and most comprehensive land grant university with an enrollment of over 50,000 students and was ranked 6th in the country among public universities (US News and World Report 2023 rankings) and 1st among public institutions in the Wall Street Journal 2023 survey. UF is located in Gainesville, a city of approximately 150,000 residents in North-Central Florida, 50 miles from the Gulf of Mexico, 67 miles from the Atlantic Ocean, and within a 2-hour drive to large metropolitan areas (Orlando, Tampa, Jacksonville). The beautiful climate and extensive nearby parks and recreational areas afford year-round outdoor activities, including hiking, biking, and nature photography. UF's large college sports programs, museums, and performing arts center support a range of activities and cultural events for residents to enjoy. Alachua County schools are highly rated and offer a variety of programs, including magnet schools and an international baccalaureate program. Learn more about what Gainesville has to offer at Visit Gainesville.


Full-time TEAMS employees will accrue vacation leave at a rate of 6.769 hours biweekly/22 days annually and sick leave at 4 hours biweekly/13 days annually. In addition, employees are eligible for ten paid holidays each year.

Vacation-accruing TEAMS employees are eligible for four personal leave days/32 hours per year, assuming full-time status, and are intended to give the flexibility to enable units to close from December 26 to 31, when possible, determined on a unit-by-unit basis.

In addition to paid time off, the University of Florida offers a very competitive benefits package.

Achieving a top-6 public university ranking means we prioritize employing and working with people with various experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives to discover new ways to leverage technology for teaching, learning, research, and the business needs of a comprehensive land-grant institution.

Expected Salary:

$52,500 - $57,500; commensurate based on education and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Associate's degree; or a high school diploma or equivalent and two years of relevant experience. Appropriate college coursework or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will possess the following education, experience, and skills:
  • Educational experience in computer science, business administration or related fields.
  • Experience with PeopleSoft Campus Solutions or comparable enterprise student solution in Higher Education
  • Technical skills including familiarity with Oracle, SQL, Microsoft Office and TEAMS, Visio, and IT ticket management systems.
  • Have good oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills along with analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Be a self-starter requiring limited direct supervision in a busy multiple priority environment.

  • Special Instructions to Applicants:

    This position requires U.S. work authorization.

    This role will be based in one of our Gainesville offices and may include a hybrid schedule of 3 days in the office (Wednesday required) and 2 days remote.

    Applicants are required to submit the following with their application:
    • Cover Letter
    • Resume or CV
    • Professional References (Minimum of 3)

    The Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

    Health Assessment Required:

    Applications Close: 01 May 2024

    To apply, visit

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