The Business Architect will be a change agent for the University, helping to lead the development of various systems with emergent designs and integrated solutions. This role will help in the redesign of our various human resources administrative business processes, reports and dashboards impacted by growth and development of campus information systems. The Business Architect is expected to produce high-quality deliverables with minimal guidance. The successful candidate will be able to translate data outputs into strategic tools for senior campus decision makers.
Additionally, it is expected that the technical documentation deliverables will be comprehensive yet succinct and will be leveraged by technical development teams in their respective projects. The Business Architect is also expected to be a thought partner and resource for associates from various functional areas.
1.The Business Architect will act as a liaison for the Department of Human Resources between the campus budget office, COO and IS&T partners by understanding and critically evaluating business needs against system capabilities and organizational capacity.
2.The Business Architect will do research and discovery within the business service domain to learn industry best practices, activity drivers, emerging opportunities. Architect will provide recommendations to senior leadership, identifying opportunities to reimagine current business practice in order to improve service delivery.
3.Business Architect will leverage change management concepts, as it relates to both transformational initiatives and transitional initiatives, in partnership with program management functions. Business Architect will ensure their approach is in alignment with the specific change needs of all HR initiatives.
4.Working with stakeholders, other campus business analysts, project managers and technical resources to analyze needs, determine scope of solutions, and help define and deliver solutions that meet business service expectations. Providing direction and leadership on complex projects, including leading other analysts when necessary.
5.Analyzing current business process, recommending improvements, and developing the business and functional requirements needed to ensure that the tools delivered, including technology solutions and reporting.
6.Developing deep domain expertise of, and partnership with, business functions supported and IT/HR People Analytics delivery teams. Contribute to continuous learning efforts by collaborating with campus business analysis, project managers, and technical resources to develop templates, standards, and best practices.
Advanced knowledge of common workflow, database, project management and process/system design applications and tools.
Advanced analytical and critical thinking skills, and the ability to organize, analyze, and manage multiple initiatives and outcomes using an integrated holistic approach.
Highly developed organizational and time management skills to effectively manage and prioritize multiple tasks and an ability to maintain patience, focus and perspective in a results-oriented, fast- paced environment
Strong communication and interpersonal skills to communicate and facilitate effectively at all levels of the organization.
Commitment to diverse and inclusive engagement and an ability to connect with others and cultivate relationships based on mutual trust and respect, collegiality and kindness
Highly collaborative with an ability to facilitate healthy engagement and feedback through a variety of engagement mediums.
Experience with contract and/or policy analysis and related business systems/processes
Training and/or experience with multiple project management approaches including Agile.
A Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, I/O Economics, Engineering or related field – or a combination of education and experience – is required.
A Master Degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, I/O Engineering, or related field is preferred.
Anticipated hire for this position is June 1, 2019.
Applicants for Staff and Administrator positions must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Chapman University does not sponsor applicants for Staff and Administrator positions for work visas.
The offer of employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion and outcomes of a criminal background screening, credit check, and returning to the Office of Human Resources a signed original acceptance of the Chapman University Agreement to Arbitrate.
Internal Number: 17840
About Chapman University
Chapman University is one of California's oldest and most respected private universities, offering distinguished undergraduate and graduate degrees in the context of a liberal arts and sciences university. For more than 150 years, Chapman University has served as a symbol of educational access and excellence in the state of California. Founded as Hesperian College in 1861 in Woodland, California by members of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), we admitted men and women and people of color from our earliest days. Endowed by the Valencia orange magnate Charles Clarke Chapman, the institution changed its name to Chapman College in 1934, and by 1954 had moved to the former campus of Orange Union High School in Orange, California. The college again extended higher educational access when it began offering classes to military personnel at El Toro Marine Base.In 1965, Chapman took undergraduate education to the high seas when it began running World Campus Afloat, the program that would eventually become Semester at Sea, a tradition that continues at Chapman through our world-wide study abroad programs.Since our founding, Chapman has grown into a highly regarded university that at...tracts high-achieving undergraduate and graduate students from all over the United States, and more than 60 nations around the world.Our mission statement: To provide personalized education of distinction that leads to inquiring, ethical and productive lives as global citizens.