Business Analyst II
Posted: August 11, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionEssential Functions
The position will be a business analyst for the University of Nebraska Omaha. Primary job duty includes analyzing and visualizing data from disparate sources. Other job duties include documenting business processes and end user needs, and contributing to the development or revision of applications, processes, documentation, and training. This is a team based / project role in the organization that requires someone that is semi-independent, possesses solid business analysis skills, has a passion for learning, believes in UNO’s mission, and can work well with our partners and stakeholders. Knowledge of reporting tools such as Tableau, SSRS, and PowerBI are preferred. Other duties include project management, business process auditing and documenting, and recommendation of solutions. The position is responsible for designing and implementing solutions that facilitate UNO’s mission to transform and improve the quality of life locally, nationally, and globally, and requires SQL coding experience (or a similar relational reporting language, such as R, Python, and SAS). One must have a willingness to learn and adapt to new languages and tools as technologies change and take the initiative to research and identify new opportunities to support UNO’s mission. As a business analyst, the position is expected to provide the University leadership with insightful analyses and be a mentor on our team.
Work Schedule 8-5, Monday - Friday. May require some nights or weekends.
Act as a department resource in the knowledge areas of business analysis, project management, and change management by providing consulting support and developing department standards, templates, and strategies.
Continually learn by researching trends and best practices on campus, in the higher education industry, and in BI tools in order to be a resident expert.
Additional duties as assigned.
Masters degree in related field including computer science, information technology, statistics, or informatics + 4 years of experience
Bachelor’s Degree in related field including computer science, information technology, statistics, or informatics + Certification in similar fields + 4 years of experience
Bachelor’s degree in related field including computer science, information technology, statistics, or informatics + 5 years of experience
Preferred Education: MIS, MBA, MPA, or related referent discipline
Preferred Experience: Preferred Experience: Experience as business analyst with leading data visualization tools. Proficiency in SQL, specifically in Oracle/SQL Server database environments and familiar with the PeopleSoft student information system and/or the Canvas LMS. Experience with Tableau, PowerBI, R, Python, and/or SAS. Experience in higher education preferred. Experience with financial analyses, especially SAP.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Regularly sits; may stand, walk. See, hear, speak and use of hands.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Regularly works indoors. Noise level is low to moderate.
Salary $65,800 - $70,000/year
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number 2022-00364
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Initial screening for minimum qualifications will begin immediately. Detailed review of applications for candidacy will begin on or after 08/18/2022. To ensure full consideration, please apply by the review date.
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