Business Systems Analyst

University of Miami - Miami, FL (30+ days ago)4.1


The University of Miami is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.

The Business System Analyst’s primary goal is to ensure that the University’s Degree Progress Reports (DPRs) are clearly defined, designed and maintained to ensure accuracy. This will require complete understanding of the University’s Course & Curriculum systems, knowledge of how degree programs are designed, and the ability to program.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Partner with schools/colleges and other administrative offices to define and design degree progress reports (DPRs) for all new plans approved by the University. This includes collaborating with the Associate Registrar for Systems & Technology and other staff in the Office of the University Registrar to ensure that plans are consistent across all platforms, including but not limited to the University Bulletin, CaneLink, school/college web pages and/or other university publications.
  • Conduct periodic and annual reviews of all University of Miami plans to update any changes to DPRs (including but not limited to courses, requirements, and historical data)
  • Troubleshoot any DPR issues that arise either from student or staff concerns. This includes exceptions made for individual students.
  • Manage 2-3 graduate assistants.
  • Coordinate with the Office of Financial Assistance and other technical offices to ensure that DPRs are working correctly with the Financial Assistance Course Audit (FACA) program.
  • Participate in the quarterly testing process related to upgrades to the CaneLink student system.
  • Develop and maintain detailed manual of the DPR creation, maintenance policies and processes.
  • Develops strong relationships with key contacts in IT, EMSA, Financial Assistance and the University’s Schools and Colleges.
  • Define information business systems requirements jointly working with management and professional staff in user departments. Technical solutions must satisfy the business needs for the future, i.e., take into account University growth and customer service objectives. Provides guidance in creating standards, testing procedures, version control, etc.
  • Maintains a professional awareness of tools and techniques that might be used to improve the quality of service. Assists with technology reviews, evaluations and selection processes.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge and experience working with PeopleSoft systems; specific knowledge of Student Records and DPRs preferred.
  • Knowledge of technology solutions and computer applications (i.e. SQL, ERP, HTML, XML, FTP, etc.) is required
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills in all mediums.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with team members, core functional leaders, subject matter experts, a variety of end users to ensure project accountability.
  • Major systems development and implementation experience.
  • Proven project management, team facilitation and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to self-direct and prioritize work.
  • Strong technical skills
  • Programming experience preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail
Education Requirements (Essential Requirements):
  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, information systems, computer science, or another related field is required. Master’s degree in related field highly desirable.
Work Experience Requirements (Essential Requirements):
  • 6 years of information technology and project management work experience; 3 years of business system analyst experience. Any combination of experience/education will be considered.
  • Experience in data analysis and problem solving
  • Knowledge and experience working with PeopleSoft systems; specific knowledge of Student Records and DPRs preferred.
Apply online. P100038381

The University of Miami is home to some of the brightest minds in the world. We are committed to educating and nurturing students, creating knowledge, and providing service to our community and beyond. The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Come join us!