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Business Analyst, Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President

Company: Indiana University
Location: Bloomington
Posted on: May 8, 2024

Job Description:

VICE PROVOST FOR FACULTY AFFAI (BL-VPFA-IUBLA)
In support of IU Bloomington's Chief Academic Officer, the Office of the Provost provides strategic vision, academic leadership, and operational support for faculty and student initiatives that enhance education, research and creative activity, and service. The Office of the Provost fosters a welcoming, supportive, and safe learning environment for the IU Bloomington campus community.
Our team members are our most valuable asset. Everyone contributes to the decision-making process as we seek creative and innovative solutions to meet the campus's needs. We set high service standards and reward superior effort and results. We promote the personal growth of our staff through education and training.
In the Provost's Office, we believe diversity, equity, and inclusion are inseparable from our mission to create a campus that keeps our faculty, staff and students feeling safe, supported, and included. We care about each individual and the unique background and capabilities they bring to our team. It is through these diverse experiences and perspectives that we will thrive in the future as a team that actively represents Indiana University's commitment to diversity and equity.
Business Analyst provides enterprise wide functional, and systems support for the Faculty Activity Reporting system. This position will report to the Assistant Vice Provost and Director, Academic Systems Development under the Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs office and will collaborate to implement and provide ongoing support for the enterprise-wide Faculty Activity Reporting system.
Works with the vendor software and implementation team to implement a new enterprise Faculty Activity Reporting system and provide ongoing functional and systems support.
Develops functional application specifications and workflow specifications for Faculty Activity Reporting system.
Provides enterprise wide Functional and Systems support for the Faculty Activity Reporting system.
Works as a liaison between the technical teams and application user community to provide functional expertise and request enhancements to the Faculty Activity Reporting system.
Creates documentation, training materials, related to specifications, workflow procedures and business rules and conducts training sessions and workshops relating to the Faculty Activity Reporting system.
Works across other divisions of academic technologies and UITS (University Information Technology Services) along with faculty committees to conceptualize and coordinate the direction of the implementation of new projects.
Conducts experienced assessments to understand client business needs and strategic direction and identifies technology solutions to achieve goals; consults with IT staff and business users to identify, analyze, refine, and document business requirements and processes and develop associated solutions.
Facilitates and leads trainings, focus groups, and workshops to establish current and future business requirements; Performs experienced business analyses, including construction of data models, business use cases, process flows and technical specifications for transition to IT solutions; establishes system requirements through functional and technical assessments of existing software.
Provides stakeholders with necessary analysis documentation for buy-in, leadership decision, and implementation; conducts walk-throughs of recommended system functionality and prototypes with business users in small group or large group settings.
Develops test plans and conducts system/integration testing; can test changes, enhancements, and new programs or functions to ensure they meet business needs.
Conducts experienced assessments to understand client business needs and strategic direction and identifies technology solutions to achieve goals; consults with IT staff and business users to identify, analyze, refine, and document business requirements and processes and develop associated solutions.
Facilitates and leads interviews, focus groups, and workshops to establish current and future business requirements; Performs experienced business analyses, including construction of data models, business use cases, process flows and technical specifications for transition to IT solutions; establishes system requirements through functional and technical assessments of existing software.
Provides stakeholders with necessary analysis documentation for buy-in, leadership decision, and implementation; conducts walk-throughs of recommended system functionality and prototypes with business users in small group or large group settings.
Ensures uniform documentation presentation and content structure including, but not limited to, online documentation.
Develops test plans and conducts system/integration testing; can test changes, enhancements, and new programs or functions to ensure they meet business needs.
Education beyond the minimum required may be substituted for work experience. Work experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted for education.
Bachelor's degree (preferably in analytic or computer science related field)

WORK EXPERIENCE
2 years of business analysis experience working on complex problems and producing concrete, actionable solutions

Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
For full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
- Multiple plan options for medical insurance
- Dental insurance
- Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
- Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
- Additional supplemental retirement plan options
- 10 paid holidays per year
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Learn more about our benefits by reviewing our online Benefits Brochure.
Business Analysis
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This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.
The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, containing policy statements, crime and fire statistics for all Indiana University campuses, is available online. Telephone: 812-856-1234

Keywords: Indiana University, Bloomington , Business Analyst, Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President, Executive , Bloomington, Indiana

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