The IT Business Analyst (BA) Intern will beresponsible for gathering, defining, analyzing and documenting requirementsspecifically to the Summer 2019 Classroom Refresh project. The intern will assist the IT Project Manager(PM) in managing resources and schedules, facilitating requests, analyzingdocuments and maintaining system processes and procedures relative to theSummer 2019 Classroom Refresh project. In addition to the Summer 2019 ClassroomRefresh project the intern will assist other IT PMs and IT BAs with varioustasks for projects currently in the execution phase.
This position will be a part of theVUIT Project Management Office (PMO). The VUIT PMO is responsible for managing projects requiring VUITresources while defining and maintaining standards for project managementwithin VUIT.
Key Functions andExpected Performance:
Elicit,analyze, validate and document business, organizational and/or operationalrequirements
Assistwith performing assessments of the business needs
Coordinatethe activities of the solution teams to meet the business need
Assistwith interpreting business needs for technical teams
Withthe assistance of the IT PM and IT BA create and maintain project schedules bydeveloping project plans and specifications, estimating time and resources,monitoring milestone completion, tracking all phase of the project lifecycle,providing timely reporting of issues that impact project progress andcoordinating actions to resolve issues
Workwith standard project (Planview Enterprise) and office tools
Identifyimprovement opportunities (proactive and reactive)
Profile ofan Ideal Candidate
Necessaryexperience – Microsoft Office Suite experience, experience working with teams
Experience working with Planview Enterprise(project/portfolio management tool)
Experience working atVanderbilt
About Vanderbilt Benefits
Vanderbilt University offers a competitive, flexiblebenefits package including health, dental, vision, life, accidental death &dismemberment, disability insurance, paid time off, and a 403(b) retirementplan with employer match. Vanderbilt offers tuition assistance to employees,spouses, and dependent children.
VanderbiltUniversity, located in Nashville, Tennessee, is a top-15 private researchuniversity offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professionaldegrees. Vanderbilt is situated on a 330-acre campus near the thriving citycenter, serving more than 12,000 students and employing almost 7,000 facultyand staff. The university's students, staff, and faculty frequently citeNashville and the surrounding area as one of the many perks of being a part ofthe Vanderbilt community. Vanderbilt University is a place where your expertisewill be valued, your knowledge expanded, and your abilities challenged. It is aplace where your diversity is sought and celebrated. Vanderbilt was recentlynamed as one of ‘America's Best Large Employers’ and the top employer inTennessee and the Nashville metropolitan area in 2018 (Forbes).
Commitmentto Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Vanderbilt University is committed to achieving thegoal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff, andstudents. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our campusvalues.
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About Vanderbilt University
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