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Position: SIS Project Analyst - Graduate Admissions (0657U)
Institution: University of California, Berkeley
Department: Information Technology
Location: Berkeley, California, United States
Duties: The Student Information System (SIS) Project is one of the largest and most significant initiatives on campus. This project has strong support from campus executive leadership, faculty, staff, and students, and is seen as one of UC Berkeley's highest administrative priorities. To ensure the success of this mission-critical project, UC Berkeley has built a project team whose members will
   
Text: Job Description Job Title: SIS Project Analyst - Graduate Admissions (0657U) #22834 Job ID: 22834 Location: Main Campus-Berkeley Full/Part Time: Full-Time Department Student Information Systems Regular/Temporary: Temporary Return to Previous Page About Berkeley The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world’s most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley’s culture of openness, freedom and acceptance—academic and artistic, political and cultural—make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff. Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html. Departmental Overview The Student Information System (SIS) Project is one of the largest and most significant initiatives on campus. This project has strong support from campus executive leadership, faculty, staff, and students, and is seen as one of UC Berkeley's highest administrative priorities. To ensure the success of this mission-critical project, UC Berkeley has built a project team whose members will include a blend of campus and external experts to help design, test and implement the new system. The objective of the SIS Project is to replace the university's constellation of aging, disparate and internally built and maintained student systems with a modern, nimble and effective vendor-supported system. The new system will include admissions, enrollment, registration, financial aid, student accounts, advising and a student portal. The Graduate Admissions Analyst will serve full-time on the SIS project team. The analyst will have a leadership role related to the business process design, system requirement gathering, configuration and set-up, data conversion, testing and rollout of the graduate admissions solutions in the implementation phase of the project to install Oracle/PeopleSoft Campus Solutions technology. This is a contract position. Responsibilities Analysis • Applies advanced business systems concepts to define highly complex systems scope and objectives based on both user needs and a good understanding of applicable business systems and industry requirements. • Analyzes existing disparate source systems for related student data to understand the business processes, map data flow, and synthesize data output to achieve project goals. • Gathers, analyzes, prepares and summarizes business and user needs, documenting requirements, and revising existing system logic difficulties as necessary Design and Development • Performs highly complex analysis of business and user needs, documentation of requirements, and translation into proper system requirement specifications. • Escalates issues to project leadership as problems are identified, artriculates impacts, analyzes risks, recommends mitigation strategies. Communications • Leads cross-functional teams to identify, assess, and solve complex business or systems issues. • Guides and advises functional administrators, project sponsors, and stakeholders on best practices and optimal solutions within system constraints. • Writes documentation. May participate in developing and presenting user support tools and training. • Provides training and end user support to college and department analysts and professionals. Required Qualifications • Significant work experience at an university in the graduate student community with ability to understand existing graduate admissions business processes and practices on campus. • Thorough knowledge of business analysis function. • Experience assessing, designing, and implementing business processes and procedures by leveraging technology for optimal effectiveness. • Ability to quickly understand business process issues and able to gather the necessary information to document business/technical requirements in an evolving end-user environment. • Experience translating business information requirements into logical data models, diagrams, and use cases. • Experience creating mock-ups and iterations. • Ability to develop test plans and execute end-user testing in a systematic way. • Experience designing reports to support and facilitate operational workflows and the detection of data integrity issues and system errors. • Knowledge relating to the design of relational databases, enterprise systems, and/or applications programs. • Ability to write queries to extract, integrate, and analyze data. • Experience working with complex student data. • Requires interpersonal and communications skills in order to work with both technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization. • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office and common desktop/web applications. • Ability to manage responsibilities independently to conclusion. • Ability to work cooperatively with a team. • Strong time management skills to meet tight deadlines. • Ability to develop original ideas to solve problems • Ability to make appropriate and well-reasoned recommendations and decisions in support of system users and stakeholders. • Bachelor’s degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training Preferred Qualifications • Experience with PeopleSoft’s CampusSolutions software. • Knowledge of and/or experiences with UC Berkeley graduate student community. Salary & Benefits Salary is commensurate with experience. For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html How to Apply Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying. Conviction History Background This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check. ­ Equal Employment Opportunity The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct Return to Previous Page t Help test Careers Default Local Node: DbName: Portal: Node: WorkCenter Id: Url: test
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