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Business Systems Analyst

Company: University of Illinois Foundation
Location: Champaign
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Description: UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS FOUNDATIONhas an immediate opening for anBusiness Systems AnalystThe University of Illinois Foundation is the official fundraising and private gift-receiving organization of the University of Illinois. It works closely with alumni and friends, faculty and staff, corporations and foundations, as well as campus development professionals to create fundraising programs and opportunities that benefit the University. The Business Systems Analyst will become versed in the duties of various business units and translate the needs of the business into viable technical solutions. The incumbent will develop a strong understanding of systems and software in use and serve as liaison between the business community and software development staff, facilitating requirements and design discussions. The incumbent will perform a variety of hands-on functional tasks such as requirements gathering, business analysis, business process design, data analysis, system configuration, functional testing and escalated product support. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1) Facilitate meetings between business and technical areas to understand and document operational tasks and to design solutions that enhance business processes. Also, serve as a liaison between the vendor and internal staff.2) Apply various methods to gather and analyze advancement business and system requirements. Create functional documentation that outlines business processes, requirements and direction on how to best utilize advancement systems.3) Troubleshoot issues, perform data analysis, propose solutions, test fixes or workarounds, and communicate solution to end user in a timely manner. 4) Work closely with business partners to build use cases, functional test cases and test scripts. Execute test scripts to validate & test software functionality and work to resolve issues.5) Build expertise in UIF enterprise systems to be able to configure software to support business processes.6) Other duties and responsibilities appropriate for a Business Systems Analyst. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree required with preference for Business Administration, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science or related field
  • Minimum of two years of experience in a position within a professional environment
  • Strong facilitation skills with experience leading diverse groups towards resolution
  • Ability to represent/communicate technical requirements and trade-offs in a business environment to facilitate effective decision making
  • Proven capacity to understand complex business and technical concepts
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with an ability to adjust content based on the audiencePREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Two years of experience in a Business Systems Analyst role
    • Hands-on experience creating business process diagrams and documentation
    • Experience with an enterprise CRM software solution such as Blackbaud CRM
    • Proficiency with SQL
    • An understanding of advancement concepts and processes
    • Experience in Higher Education or a complex organizationCompetitive benefit package and compensation commensurate with experience. Comprehensive background check including but not limited to a criminal conviction and credit check will be conducted.Application Deadline: May 19, 2024Application Process: For full consideration for the role, all candidates must complete an online application and include a resume. Candidates may create a profile through . For further information regarding application procedures, contact Foundation Human Resources at .THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS FOUNDATIONIS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERRequirements:

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Keywords: University of Illinois Foundation, Champaign , Business Systems Analyst, Professions , Champaign, Illinois

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