The mission of the Office of Research Administration (ORA) is to provide exceptional support for IU’s research community in order to catalyze research productivity and protect the institution and its research community from risk.
ORA accomplishes this mission by minimizing the impediments to research activity, promoting research conduct that meets the highest standards of ethical integrity, and ensuring that research activity is compliant with all local, state, and federal regulations. http://researchadmin.iu.edu/index.html
The Business Analyst Manager is responsible for collaborating, leading and ensuring the successful delivery of critical components of financial enterprise wide software including, but not limited to, Kuali Coeus, AIM, Grant Management Toolkit, as well as departmental software and reporting tools.
The Business Analyst Manager will lead and oversee: complex design; process analysis; testing of new and existing functionality related to releases, upgrades and implementations; evaluation of the adequacy of internal controls embedded in the system; leverage efficiencies via system attributes to fulfill continuous improvement objectives; and, participation in the creation of dashboards and other reporting tools for executive management. This position will act as the liaison to the operational units and provide functional expertise for the research enterprise systems which support research processes on all campuses of Indiana University.
The Business Analyst Manager is responsible for overall project management support and leading the enhancement of mission-critical applications (including vended solutions, E-Doc, workflows) by interpreting operational needs and applying these decisions to the configuration, design, analysis and testing of application functionality and their user interfaces. Individual directs, develops and implements testing plans, designs modifications, and ensures compliance with federal and university policies.
REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree in business, information systems, or computer-related field and five years of progressive experience working in research administration or systems implementation. Demonstrable experience in analyzing complex problems and producing concrete, actionable solutions. Experience leading detailed requirements and specification activities. Experience in resolving highly complex integration issues involving multiple business areas.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Ability to abstract institutionally focused business problems in order to support the development of new and more efficient solutions needed to support the vision of next generation business systems. Demonstrated analytical and independent problem-solving ability is required in conjunction with effective leadership. Strong analytical skills, able to take business requirements and abstract them into models and concepts.
Ability to effectively communicate and exchange information; ability to interpret complex environments and communicate with stakeholders from both technical and non-technical backgrounds. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills necessary for working collaboratively and strategically within a diverse environment.
Effective time management skills with an ability to deliver consistently high quality work even in the face of changing priorities
Bachelor's degree in information systems
Experience with central office business and administrative processes in higher education research systems
Certified Research Administrator certificate
Experience in higher education systems
Working Conditions/Physical Demands:
Position requires extreme mental concentration, attention to detail, and excellent organizational skills to balance competing demands and priorities in a fast-moving, collegial environment.
Salary Plan: PAE
Salary Grade: 4IT
Department: RESEARCH ADMINISTRATION (UA-RSCH-IUBLA)
Internal Number: 69065
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.