The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is a pioneer of purpose-driven science and Cornell University's second largest college. We work across disciplines to tackle the challenges of our time through world-renowned research, education and outreach. The questions we probe and the answers we seek focus on three overlapping concerns: natural and human systems; food, energy and environmental resources; and social, physical and economic well-being.
The CALS Office of Information Technology (CALS-OIT) acts as a strategic partner in the delivery and management of IT to support the college's priorities. The Administrative Computing team within CALS-OIT is dedicated to solving complex business challenges through the creation of advanced data analytics, custom web applications, and the implementation of integrated vendor solutions. We strive to provide continuous process improvement as well as innovative new approaches to support CALS students, faculty, staff, and researchers.
As a business analyst, you will join Admin Computing's Business Services and Technology Innovation team as a key liaison to CALS departments. You will work closely with stakeholders to identify process improvement opportunities, facilitate the collection and documentation of processes, data, and business rules. You will conduct research and analysis into potential solutions including emerging technologies in the areas of commercial software, business analytics, customer relationship management (CRM), communications, and other relevant technologies. You will use your understanding of CALS business strategy and requirements to collaborate with the CALS-OIT team to assist with the creation of effective and efficient solutions for the CALS community.
The successful candidate should be a detail-oriented and inquisitive problem solver with a strong commitment to continuous business process improvement and excellent customer service. As a key conduit between business units and the CALS-OIT team, you should be able to effectively communicate requirements and priorities both written and orally.
Proven ability to quickly learn, analyze, and document current and future business practices.
At least 3 years of business analysis experience eliciting and documenting requirements.
Exceptional analytical and conceptual thinking skills.
Excellent planning, organizational, and time management skills.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Must be able to manage multiple tasks with often competing priorities.
Ability to thrive in a dynamic environment and adjust to changing priorities as business needs evolve.
Ability to make an impact across teams and influence team members reporting to outside groups.
Familiarity with the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK).
Experience in higher education, working directly with students, faculty and staff.
Hands-on experience with Cornell University's systems including PeopleSoft and KFS.
Certified Business Analysis Professional(tm) (CBAP(r)).
Experience with project management tools and methodologies.
Experience in analyzing data to draw business-relevant conclusions using data visualization techniques and tools.
Submit a cover letter and resume for consideration by September 22, 2019.
No visa sponsorship is available for this position. No relocation assistance is available for this position.
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