University of Pennsylvania BUSINESS SYSTEMS ANALYST in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 83-29690

Posted Job Title BUSINESS SYSTEMS ANALYST

School Name Provost's Center

Org Provost's Office

Posted to the Web 08/16/2018

Posted Job/Salary Grade C

Employment Type Exempt

Hours N/A

Position Type Full Time

Position Schedule M-F, 9-5

Months 12

Position Length Ongoing

Position End Date

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

School/Center Overview

The Office of the Provost provides direction on all facets of the University’s academic mission, including education, faculty, research, online learning, global initiatives, admissions, athletics, student life, and arts and culture. The Provost’s Center aggregates programs and offices designed to support University operations, including: the Office of the Provost, the Office of the Vice Provost for Research and its reporting departments (Penn Center for Innovation, Environmental Health and Radiation Safety, University Laboratory Animal Resources, and Regulatory Affairs), the Office of the Chaplain, the Graduate Student Center and Family Resource Center, the Division of Recreation and Intercollegiate Athletics, College Houses and Academic Services, New Student Orientation, the Office of Student Conduct, the Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, the University of Pennsylvania Press, and all of the University’s arts organizations (Penn Museum, Institute of Contemporary Art, Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Arthur Ross Gallery, and University Art Collection). It also includes interdisciplinary academic centers and institutes that are more appropriately housed centrally than in an individual school, including the Laboratory for Research on the Structure of Matter, the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, the Center for Neuroscience and Society, the Penn Institute for Urban Research, the Center for Teaching and Learning, Kelly Writers House, and Weiss Tech House. http://provost.upenn.edu/

Duties

The Provost’s Office is seeking a Business Systems Analyst responsible for providing technology support for the Office of the Provost. Reporting to the Associate Provost for Finance & Planning, this individual will provide leadership and strategic planning of Information Technology systems and business processes on behalf of the Provost Office. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, supporting the Vice Provost for Education in the area of Graduate Admissions, which includes the configuration and management of CollegeNET, a centrally supported system used for the recruitment, evaluation, and admissions processing of 35,000 applicants to graduate and nontraditional programs across ten schools at Penn. The Business Systems Analyst serves as lead and technical subject matter expert for CollegeNET Admissions systems, providing training; developing solutions; managing requirements and configuration of the CollegeNET Shared Application; and, serving as primary technical liaison, coordinating communications between the schools, CollegeNET, and Information Systems and Computing (ISC), throughout the year. Additional projects as assigned will require collaboration with ISC, Institutional Research and Analysis, Schools and Centers, external and internal end users and vendors on appropriate IT solutions. Expectations will include developing a comprehensive understanding of business processes, guidelines, and governance models as appropriate in order to enhance processes, ensure that they are supported by IT application, and that long term planning is aligned with resource allocation and budget guidelines within Provost Center.

Qualifications

A Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years to 7 years of experience in IT applications and/or business process analysis or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Excellent project management and communication skills, and a demonstrated ability to quickly learn and apply new technologies are highly desirable. Basic SQL or other programming skills, experience with CollegeNET, and experience working in Higher Education are all preferable.

Affirmative Action Statement

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements

Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/39339

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  • Less than high school education

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  • Associate's Degree or Two Year College

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Master's Degree

  • PHD/MD/JD or equivalent doctoral degree


  • How many years of experience do you have related to this position?

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  • 1 to 2 Years

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  • 5 to 7 Years

  • 7 to 10 Years

  • Over 10 Years

Applicant Documents

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  • Cover Letter

  • Resume

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