There are two open positions and they may reside in either St. Paul or Waite Park.
This position exists to ensure that the business needs of the faculty, staff, administrators and students of the 37 colleges and universities in the Minnesota State system are understood and clearly documented so that the Information Technology Services Division can provide enterprise wide solutions to meet those needs. This position works with campus and system office staff in order to understand the structure, policies and operations of the colleges and universities and to recommend solutions that enable the system as a whole to achieve its goals. As a member of Enterprise Development team, the person will share responsibility for ensuring delivered solution provides value and meets the needs of the business areas and Minnesota State students.
About Minnesota State
Minnesota State is the largest single provider of higher education in the state. With 37 institutions, including 30 community and technical and seven state universities, Minnesota State serves 64 percent of the state's undergraduate student population.
We employ more than 15,900 dedicated faculty and staff focused on student success. We provide essential training and specialized certification options for business, industry, and professionals throughout Minnesota.
Benefits include excellent low cost and low deductible health and dental insurance, retirement package, tuition waiver at Minnesota State institutions (after three years of employment) and flexible working hours.
Minnesota State System Office is proud to be a Minnesota Yellow Ribbon agency.
Five (5) years of business analysis experience working directly with business lines performing activities such as business process modeling, data flow diagramming, requirements elicitation, analysis and documentation.
Knowledge of project management principles sufficient to determine project goals and objectives, establish development schedules, lead a team to complete development tasks, and monitor and evaluate progress.
Demonstrated business analyst skills sufficient to elicit and analyze business requirements and deliver software solutions that meet end user needs.
Business process modeling skills sufficient to capture business process flow for visual display of current state and future state, and visually represent the business process.
Presentation and facilitation experience sufficient to interact with a broad range of stakeholders in participatory decision making.
Demonstrated ability to effectively communication complex technical ideas and procedures to both technical and non-technical staff.
Minnesota State is unable to sponsor applicants for work visas. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the US.
Bachelor's degree in business, information technology or a related field.
ITIL Foundations certification.
One (1) year experience completing business analysis activities in an Agile/Iterative software development environment.
One (1) year experience working the public sector or higher education environments.
Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) certification.
Demonstrated organizational skills sufficient to lead complex software development efforts.
Demonstrated skill in communicating through the use of technology to facilitate meetings, gather requirements and lead projects with geographically dispersed participants.
Demonstrated skill with relational databases sufficient to create queries and analyze data for patterns and potential issues.
The successful candidate must submit to a background investigation prior to employment.
The background check may consist of the following components:
SEMA4 Records Check (applies to current and past employees only)
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Internal Number: 19031
About MINNESOTA STATE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES, SYSTEM OFFICE
With its 31 institutions, including 24 two-year colleges and seven state universities, the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system is the largest single provider of higher education in the state of Minnesota. The colleges and universities operate 54 campuses in 47 Minnesota communities and serve about 250,000 students in credit-based courses. Overall, the system produces about 33,500 graduates each year. In addition to credit-based courses, the system offers customized training programs that serve about 153,200 employees from 6,000 Minnesota businesses each year. The law creating the system was passed by the Minnesota Legislature in 1991 and went into effect July 1, 1995. The law merged the state's community colleges, technical colleges and state universities into one system. The system is separate from the University of Minnesota.