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Business Analyst

Company: Indiana University
Location: Bloomington
Posted on: June 30, 2024

Job Description:

DepartmentCAPITAL PLANNING (UA-UART-IUBLA) Department InformationCapital Planning and Facilities (CPF) works to ensure that IU campuses are beautiful, functional, and sustainable while supporting excellence in teaching, learning, research, and community engagement across the entire university. The office also serves as a liaison with the state of Indiana for all capital projects, including the Capital Appropriations Request, the state approval process for capital projects, and the various capital and space utilization reports required by the state.Job SummaryThis position will produce analytic and written reporting for management- and executive-level leaders of the Capital Planning and Facilities unit. Work assigned is time-sensitive and often involves complex analyses. This position requires efficiency and accuracy in work output and often demands attention to multiple projects, simultaneously.Department-Specific Responsibilities

  • Produces both analytic and written reports for executive-level constituents
  • Works effectively and efficiently in collaboration with departmental and university partners on tight deadlines.
  • Works with a variety of data management analytic and reporting applications
  • Organizes and leads project-based and/or analysis meetings and presentations
  • Identifies and contacts constituents external to unit for collaborative purposes
  • Prepares presentation materials (slides, image/video content, visualizations) for both internal and external/public publication
  • Assesses advancements in analytic and reporting tools toward the improvement and modernization of unit processes and methodology
  • Attends weekly and monthly staff and unit meetings (both in-person and virtual)General Responsibilities
    • 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; coordinates the communication between stakeholders and service owners in order to effectively implement solutions
    • 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 needsQualificationsCombinations of related education and experience may be considered. Education beyond the minimum required may be substituted for work experience. Work experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted for education. EDUCATIONRequired
      • Bachelor's degree preferably in analytic or computer science related fieldPreferred
        • Master's degreeWORK EXPERIENCERequired
          • 2 years of business analysis experience working on complex problems and producing concrete, actionable solutionsSKILLSRequired
            • Proficient communication skills
            • Maintains a high degree of professionalism
            • Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills
            • Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
            • Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
            • Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
            • Highly thorough and dependable
            • Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure
            • Demonstrated analytical skills
            • Service-oriented and skilled in providing positive, friendly customer servicePreferred
              • Advanced user skill level with Microsoft Excel
              • Strong statistics background or experience
              • Proficient with Tableau analytics and visualization software
              • Proficient with Microsoft Power BI data visualization software
              • Experience in website design and/or web content management
              • Highly organized and able to work independently with exceptional time management skills
              • Demonstrated excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
              • Proficient in information gathering, open-source research, and self-education
              • Proficient in change management, operational improvement, and workflow efficiency
              • High level of problem-solving, computational, and reasoning skillsWorking Conditions / DemandsThis 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.Additional InformationThis position will work and meet in different locations on the IUB campus and may be asked to travel to other university campus locations. Work LocationBloomington, IndianaThis is an in-person positionBenefits OverviewFor 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
                • Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
                • Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
                • Additional supplemental retirement plan options
                • Tuition benefit for IU classes
                • 10 paid holidays per year
                • Generous Paid Time Off
                • Paid Parental Leave
                • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)Learn more about our benefits by reviewing our online Benefits Brochure.Job ClassificationCareer Level: CareerFLSA: ExemptJob Function: General AdministrationJob Family: Business Analysis Click here to learn more about Indiana University's Job Framework.Posting DisclaimerThis posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. 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.If you wish to include a cover letter, you may include it with your resume when uploading attachments.Equal Employment OpportunityIndiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. 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.S. 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.Campus Safety and SecurityThe Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, containing policy statements, crime and fire statistics for all Indiana University campuses, is available online. You may also request a physical copy by emailing IU Public Safety at iups@iu.edu or by visiting IUPD.Contact UsRequest SupportTelephone: 812-856-1234

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