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Business Analyst, Academic Affairs Process and Solution Implementations

Vanderbilt University 2201 West End Ave, Nashville, TN 37235

Vanderbilt University, located in Nashville, Tennessee, is a top-15 private research university.

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Business Analyst, Academic Affairs Process and Solution Implementations

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The Business Analyst is a junior-level position that works closely with other project team members to implement information systems for the Academic Affairs community.

The Business Analyst is a junior-level position that works closely with other project team members to implement information systems for the Academic Affairs community. This includes gaining extensive knowledge of the dozens of systems in use across Academic Affairs and building relationships with stakeholders across the University. Under the guidance of the Assistant Provost, the Director, and senior-level team members, the Business Analyst supports the development and execution of project plans and strategies.

This is a full-time benefits-eligible staff position.

The Academic Affairs Process and Solution Implementations (AAPSI) department organizes and leads information system implementations for Academic Affairs. AAPSI also supports systems already in production including PeopleSoft Campus Solutions, DocFinity, Slate, Brightspace, Interfolio, Destiny One, Blue, and Event Management System (EMS). In addition to these vended products, AAPSI partners with Vanderbilt University Information Technology (VUIT) to build applications and system integrations.

The AAPSI team’s responsibilities include: Serving as the Product Owner Managing the overall project portfolio Managing individual projects Serving as the campus system expert Configuring newly acquired information systems Maintaining information systems in production Coordinating and executing testing Managing Security Administration Providing training during implementation Duties and Responsibilities Be a member of matrix teams comprised of resources from across Academic Affairs to execute projects Participate in meetings with stakeholders to understand and document their technology needs Collaborate with other team members to transform the needs of stakeholders into requirements that can be configured in vended systems Collaborate with other team members to transform the needs of stakeholders into requirements for development by VUIT Test newly developed or configured information systems Document new processes and systems

Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree is necessary; however, a degree in business, analytics, or computer information systems is preferred

1-3 years of relevant experience is preferred Excellent communication skills are necessary Ability to work with others in a team setting is necessary Analytical thinking is necessary Problem solving skill is necessary

Attention to detail is necessary Willingness to work in a team setting is necessary Interest in technology is necessary Willingness to learn new processes and systems is necessary Recent experience in higher education is preferred

Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion At Vanderbilt University, we are intentional about and assume accountability for fostering advancement and respect for equity, diversity, and inclusion for all students, faculty, and staff. Our commitment to diversity makes us who we are. We have created a community that celebrates differences and lets individuality thrive. As part of this commitment, we actively value diversity in our workplace and learning environments as we seek to take advantage of the rich backgrounds and abilities of everyone. The diverse voices of Vanderbilt represent an invaluable resource for the University in its efforts to fulfill its mission and strive to be an example of excellence in higher education.

Vanderbilt University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.