IT Business Analyst III
Position Is Open Until Filled
Code: 19850 Posted: 06/19/2023
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is a dynamic learning community grounded in academic excellence and focused on student success, diversity, inclusion and community engagement. One of 13 four-year institutions within the University of Wisconsin System, Parkside provides an educational value to our students that’s unparalleled. An affordable, high-quality education is an investment in one’s future, and we believe the cost of an education should not prevent any student from achieving his or her educational and professional goals. The university is the proud recipient of the 2022 AASCU Excellence & Innovation Award for Student Success and College Completion from The American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU), a testament to years of strategic efforts.
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Position Title: IT Business Analyst III
Employment Type: Full time, Academic Staff, Salaried
Reports To: The IT Business Analyst III will report to the Controller – Director of Business Services.
Full Time Pay Range: $80,000-$90,000 annualized.
This position is the primary contact for technology used to support and enhance business functions in Business Services and the Cashier’s Office’s related to billing, accounts receivable, cash management, and general ledger. The person in this position functions as a business systems liaison and consults with all functional user departments, CTS, UW System Admin and third-party software vendors.
Conducts business process analyses, needs assessments, and preliminary cost/benefit analyses in an effort to align information technology (IT) solutions with business initiatives. Prepares functional, system, and program specifications. Performs activities that are more complex, has latitude to apply skills to solve most problems without review, and has latitude to devise the approach and method to performing assignments. Regularly performs long-term or non-routine assignments with minimal supervisory intervention, seeking assistance when significant deviations are proposed or when unprecedented problems arise.
Essential Job Functions
- Formulates and defines systems scope and objectives through research and fact-finding combined with an understanding of applicable business systems and industry requirements
- Devises or modifies complex information systems including analysis of business and user needs, documenting requirements, and revising existing system logic difficulties as necessary
- Determines and recommends programs required for optimal problem solution within cost/performance objectives
- Participates in requirements planning and feasibility determination
- Performs analyses and prepares reports to ensure that programs meet or exceed schedule commitments
- Works on tasks including project or functional requirements, functional design, functional configuration, testing, and documentation
- Trains, serves as a resource, and provides guidance to other IT business analysts on non-routine problems, processes, and policies
- Assists senior staff in developing strategic approaches to problem-solving and anticipating issues
- May work with external vendors or service providers
- May lead cross-functional project teams and may manage portions of the project life cycle. May function in project capacities including requirements gathering, functional design, functional configuration, testing, and documentation
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in management information systems of business management, or related field as determined by the committee.
- At least 2 years’ experience with a PeopleSoft module or other related ERP system
- Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
- Experience with data collection tools
The ideal candidate will possess experience with a PeopleSoft.
Salary and Benefits
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.
Benefit Details: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/summaries/fasl.pdf
Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/
HOW TO APPLY:
Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.
STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:
External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
STEP 2: Submit application materials
Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:
- Cover Letter
- Names and contact information for 3 professional references
Review of Applications
Applications received by 7/5/2023 are ensured full consideration. Position open until filled.
You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.
Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.
In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.
Legal Notices and Important Information
Employment will require a criminal background check in accordance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. (see TC1 - App. 4 and p. 12)
Note: Criminal Background Check – The Department of Workforce Development, Equal Rights Division prohibits employers from using criminal background check information, policies or practices that have a “disparate impact” and is not “job-related and consistent with business necessity” in hiring decisions. All information used to screen or hire job applications should relate to the duties of the job.
UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
UW-Parkside is committed to providing an environment in which our diverse community of students, faculty, and staff can thrive. We aspire to foster a more equitable and inclusive climate and culture between and among students, faculty, and staff, and to improve justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in every aspect of campus life. Please visit The Office of Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion for additional information.
It is the policy of UW-Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual’s disability.
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