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Texas A&M University - Central Texas IT Business Analyst III in Killeen, Texas

Job Title

IT Business Analyst III

Agency

Texas A&M University - Central Texas

Department

Information Technology

Proposed Minimum Salary

$4,479.50 monthly

Job Location

Killeen, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

The IT Business Analyst III, under direction, serves as technical lead for a specific business analysis project or service. Provides technical oversight for the application of and compliance with technical standards. Coordinates the technical activities of a systems analysis team. Completes reports and summaries for management and users including project status reports, problem reports, and progress summaries.

Job Description

The IT Business Analyst III, under direction, serves as technical lead for a specific business analysis project or service. Provides technical oversight for the application of and compliance with technical standards. Coordinates the technical activities of a systems analysis team. Completes reports and summaries for management and users including project status reports, problem reports, and progress summaries.

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Director of Enterprise Applications to support various enterprise applications departments (Admissions, Records, HR, Payroll, Finance, etc.), this position assists in the implementation and development of technology solutions. This position will provide advanced Banner support and development of technology solutions for business units and serve as a technical liaison between functional department managers, the Enterprise Applications team in the IT department and other University departments for the development, implementation, and maintenance of enterprise applications and related systems (reporting, data import/export, job scheduling, etc.)

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the lead business analyst for the assigned applications and other related systems that integrate to it. Provide input into the business practices of functional units as requested by the department management. Work collaboratively with functional department staff to establish production schedules, resolve programmatic issues and implementation of system upgrades and enhancements. Meet routinely with department leadership and staff to ensure that department needs for application support are met.

  • As requested by department management, assist with department functions that require Banner support; e.g. routine batch processing, report generation and system integrations. Ensure that department staff have proper security access to application software and screens as deemed appropriate and necessary by the data owners. Assist with creation of appropriate workflow processes.

  • Ensure all applications and systems comply with regulatory requirements, campus rules, and procedures. Ensure data quality standards are maintained and reports are consistent. Assist in the development of quality control and test plans.

  • Maintain current knowledge of federal & state regulatory changes, reporting requirements, and other pertinent information related to applications and related systems. Make recommendations to management, as needed to maintain effective business operations and compliance. Assist in the implementation of the institutional reporting systems for State and Federal requirements.

  • Serve as liaison with other power users (Business Services, Student Affairs, Finaid and IR) and develop/maintain knowledge of application interface specifications impacting the their assigned applications. Monitor the vendors communication tools (websites, forums, listservs, etc.) for updates on software releases, filed cases, and documents.

  • Develop and maintain effective system documentation and end-user training for functional department staff.

  • Attend professional development (webinars, workshops, vendor conferences) and perform other duties as assigned.

  • This position generally supervises employees.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Five years of related experience in business analysis.

  • Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications. Knowledge of project management, mentoring, negotiation skills, basic vendor relations, advanced client relations skills, proposal writing, business acumen, persuasive communication, team leadership skills, and quality assurance methodologies.

  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Excellent written communication, analytical, interpersonal, and organizational skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in related field and 5 years’ experience as business or functional analyst

  • PL/SQL Programming experience

  • 2 Years’ experience as an Analyst with one of the following Student Information Systems: Ellucian/SunGard Banner, PeopleSoft, Datatel Colleague

  • Experience in Higher Education

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Texas A&M University-Central Texas was established in 2009 as a member of The Texas A&M University System, one of the largest systems of higher education in the nation. A&M-Central Texas is an upper-level institution, fully aligned with regional community colleges and offering quality bachelor’s and master’s degrees with an emphasis on access and affordability.

The student population at A&M-Central Texas is diverse and growing, with more than 2,600 students currently enrolled. To accommodate both full and part-time students, classes are offered on the main campus in Killeen, at off-site locations like Fort Hood and the East Williamson County Higher Education Center in Hutto, as well as fully online. The University serves the Central Texas region with a growing range of academic programs that foster excellence and achievement. For more information about A&M-Central Texas, visit www.tamuct.edu.

Texas A&M University-Central Texas prohibits Vaping and E-Cigarettes on campus.

Texas A&M University-Central Texas is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

Texas A&M University Central Texas does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its education programs and activities, including admission and employment, in accordance with Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (254) 519-8610.

Useful Links:

  • TAMUCT Home Page (https://www.tamuct.edu/)

  • HR Home Page

  • Benefits Summary (https://www.tamuct.edu/human-resources/benefits.html)

  • Commitment to Diversity

  • Employment Opportunities (https://www.tamuct.edu/human-resources/employment-opportunities.html)

  • Employee Directory

  • TAMUCT Mission, Vision and Values (https://www.tamuct.edu/about/mission.html)

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