Business Systems Analyst 3
Company: University of California - Merced
Posted on: August 10, 2019
Business Systems Analyst 3
Center for Institutional Effectiveness
Review of applications will begin June 26, 2019 and will continue
until the position is filled.
$67,000 - $75,000 Annually
Background check is required
The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the
University of California system's 10 campuses and the first
American research university built in the 21st century. With nearly
8,000 undergraduate and graduate students, UC Merced offers an
environment that combines a commitment to diversity, inclusion,
collaboration and professional development. With bachelor's,
master's and doctoral degree programs, strong research and academic
partnerships, and community involvement, the UC Merced campus is
continually evolving and requires talented, knowledgeable and
dynamic educators, researchers, management and staff.
Ranked among the best public universities in the nation by U.S.
News and World Report, UC Merced is uniquely equipped to provide
educational opportunities highly qualified students from the San
Joaquin Valley and throughout California. The campus enjoys a
special connection with nearby Yosemite National Park, is on the
cutting edge of sustainability in construction and design, and
supports the economic development of Merced and the region.
About the Position:
In support of the amazing Teaching, Research and Community mission
of the University of California, Merced, the Center of
Institutional Effectiveness is in search of a candidate who loves
to hunt for problems and eliminates them before they happen. Our
team believes our best work happens before a crisis through
discipline and rigor in our approach. We accomplish this in
partnership with both internal and external divisions across campus
by focusing on the stewardship of information. Our goal is to
co-create a sustainable administration that enables leaders to
manage uncertainty, measure progress towards our goals and take
The Business Systems Analyst position has an opportunity to help
build and maintain the foundational elements of a digital operation
through the modernization of enterprise systems under the CFO
platform, reporting to the Systems Analysis and Support Manager in
the Center for Institutional Effectiveness. The team member who
tackles the following responsibilities is dedicated to
fundamentals, dogged in the pursuit of improvement and a team
member that is considered invaluable. This position works on
problems that are diverse with high complexity in scope. Serves as
an effective, reliable and trusted resources for process and
analytics needs that will extend outside the department to other
campus partners and constituents. Exercises judgment in selecting
methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. This position
requires management of highly sensitive, complex, and confidential
The Business Systems Analyst is expected to provide exceptional
ongoing operations and systems support, integration/interface
support by performing root cause analysis on defects for
resolution, maintenance review for updates and testing support on
behalf of functional business user. This position has functional
knowledge of these systems, system design concepts and assists
subject matter experts with ensuring data integrity of the
supported systems, testing of system changes, and analyzing
improvement opportunities in business operational systems. System
application environments may include but is not limited to People
Soft, Open Source, Oracle Financial System, and custom or purchased
software systems that support the needs of the University.
Serve as a liaison with business stakeholders, working with key
organizational resources and outsourced development teams as
assigned. Provide support for business applications, including
researching and resolving problems, unexpected results or process
flaws and performing scheduled activities.
Be a primary analyst in the review, testing and implementation of
assigned business applications and/or software upgrades or patches.
Will also be responsible for development and maintenance of
supporting materials for supported systems.
Assist in the development and maintenance of the support framework
for the security profile administration for all supported
The ability to work on problems that are diverse with high
complexity in scope.
Must be an effective, reliable and trusted resources for process
and analytics needs that will extend outside the department to
other campus partners and constituents.
Exercises judgment in selecting methods and techniques for
This position requires management of highly sensitive, complex, and
Other duties as assigned in support of Center for Institutional
Effectiveness - Systems Analysis and Support initiatives.
Bachelor's degree in related area and 3 years equivalent experience
or 7 years of equivalent related / training required.
Knowledge in software design required.
Demonstrated ability to communicate technical information to
technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the
Demonstrated ability to work with others from diverse background
Demonstrated testing and test planning skills required.
Resourceful team player who excels at building trusting
relationship with customers and colleagues required.
Innovative problem solver who generates workable solutions
Seasoned professional with proven skills in building and sustaining
effective business relationships required.
Demonstrated talent for identifying, scrutinizing, improving and
streamlining complex business application problems through highly
analytical thinking and analysis required.
Flexible team player who thrives in environment requiring ability
to effectively prioritize and juggle multiple concurrent projects
Exceptional listener and communicator who effectively convey
information verbally and in writing. Duties include the preparation
and delivery of oral and written communications required.
Exceptional Microsoft Suite software skills (i.e. Work, Excel/SQL,
Interpersonal and communications skills to work with both technical
and nontechnical personnel at various levels in the organization
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If you do not have internet access you may mail your application,
resume, and cover letter to: University of California, Merced, 5200
North Lake Rd., Merced CA 95343. Please list the job number on the
The University of California is an Equal Employment
Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and invites applications
from all qualified applicants, including women, minorities,
veterans, and individual with disabilities, who will enrich the
teaching, research and public service missions of the university.
All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran
status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination
and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination &
Affirmative Action Policy:
As of January 1, 2014 the University of California, Merced will be
a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information and the Smoke and
Tobacco Free policy is available at
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