1. Maintain a master list of domain data elements and participate in batch data conversion activities that will align and standardize key data elements across all RE systems where appropriate. Work with business owners to correct synthetic key discrepancies for the RE DataMart load process. Play a significant role in the standardization of domain data across primary and secondary systems across the university. 2. Partner with management and staff of Research Administration to identify and manage QC processes which includes monitoring data for completeness, accuracy and timeliness. Identify opportunities for automated solutions to increase efficiency and strengthen data quality. i.e. define business rules for automating high-volume/prone to error manual tasks to reduce overall data entry burden on the business while increasing data quality. 3. Maintain the RE data vault data dictionary while adhering to precise governance rules around domain data. 4. Document requirements for RE data vault expansion. Develop/execute functional test plans for data integration projects 5. Develop/maintain functional requirements, business justifications, and data mapping documentation for data transformation processes such as data integrations and data set creation consumed by external partners inside/outside the university. 6. Support/maintain scheduled events that provide predefined datasets to internal/external data partners for sanctioned business functions. Provide support to end-users to document enhancement or data change requests as needed. 7. Provide analytical support for gap analyses, cost/benefit analyses, and risk assessments as it relates to new technology or business process redesign. 8. Participate in early-adoption and proof of concept activities as it relates to next generation technologies when appropriate.
Preferred Education: Experience with research administration business processes and systems. Knowledge of InfoEd and/or Workday software is highly desired. Experience with regulatory concepts in research administration including Conflict of Interest requirements. Experience in Higher Education and Finance.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Experience with research administration business processes and systems. Knowledge of InfoEd and/or Workday software is highly desired. Experience with regulatory concepts in research administration including Conflict of Interest requirements. Experience in Higher Education and Finance.
Required Skill/ability 5: Ability to develop familiarity with policies and procedures in research administration and apply new knowledge effectively.
Posting Position Title: Business Analyst, ORA
Required Skill/ability 3: Detail oriented and precision focus. Well-developed organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Business Analyst - Data and Reporting
Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated expertise in data analysis. Proficiency with data models and business architecture concepts. Working knowledge of report development and business intelligence (BI) tools. Clear understanding of data migration strategies.
Required Skill/ability 4: Superior analytical skills and ability to work with a wide variety of stakeholders, from senior leadership to transactional staff. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Strong customer service skills.
Required Skill/ability 2: Ability to work with functional resources to translate business needs into process and technical requirements. Ability to work effectively in a deadline-driven environment.
Bachelor's degree in business, technology or related field. Four years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 57052BR
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