The purpose of the Systems Analyst position is to provide solutions for admissions business processes, utilizing the functional and technical resources of Technolutions Slate. The position will also employ additional systems such as PeopleSoft Campus Solutions and an internally developed information system (CRM). The Systems Analyst will identify the most efficient processes for the institution’s enrollment goals, determine the solution that will actually accomplish the business area's true needs and protect the department’s data assets.
This position will serve as the project manager and is the link between functional areas and technical areas as well as the various campus partners that leverage Technolutions Slate, admissions systems, and data. The Systems Analyst will provide guidance on the processing and/or technical resources of freshmen, transfer, College Credit Plus, international, eCampus, and Firelands application generation and completion.
Essential Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities
Develops project plans including scope, scheduling and issue tracking components
Identify resources needed to complete project effort on time
Collects and analyzes business requirements
Facilitates project meetings
Minimize exposure and risk to BGSU
Communicates project requirements and needs to management
Takes input from management and appropriately applies comment/feedback
Train necessary staff upon completion
System support for Admissions related to Slate, CSS, as well as internally developed information system
Perform system configuration in Slate to support Admissions and campus-wide recruitment efforts and tracking
Manages interfaces with remote systems by creating and maintaining the import and export of files. Writes programs to interface with existing web services.
Design and execute test plans and scripts for system testing duties related to upgrades and new feature testing
Investigate and identify technical solutions to meet identified business processing needs
Work in role of liaison with Information Technology services related to system development efforts
Works in conjunction with Application Specialist position to maintain and improve data integration between systems
Problem solve day to day processing issues
Document business processes and procedures
Reviews business practices and processes as it relates to the system, suggest changes for increased efficiency/effectiveness.
Support of data analysis
Receive requests for and build reports via query tools to satisfy data requests from Admissions staff and management as well other BGSU offices and outside entities charged with recruitment
Create work lists and reports for other units
Data change management in regards to standard and ad hoc reporting
Support of data reporting
Facilitate report creation within reporting tool(s)
Perform data validation
Stay current on data reporting technologies and tools
Other related duties
Perform web updates for the Office of Admissions, as needed
Attend applicable meetings, training and conferences related to the responsibilities of the position
Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Interpersonal skills to effectively and concisely communicate with internal and external customers, including written and oral presentation skills
Effective planning and time management skills; ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously
Experience in developing written documentation
Strong knowledge in using report development tools
Experience in creating test plans
Ability to meet deadlines
Experience with PeopleSoft and/or Slate systems preferred
Preference given to applicants with SQL skills, preferably using Oracle a Plus, but not required
Position can be completed remotely
Full-time, Administrative staff position available. Administrative Grade Level I55. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Full benefit package available.
Deadline to apply: August 11, 2020
For a complete job description & to apply for this position visit https://bgsu.hiretouch.com/ or contact the Office of Human Resources at (419) 372-8421. BGSU. AA/EEO/Disabilities/Veterans. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421.
Bachelor’s degree. Degree must be conferred at the time of application.
The following experience is required:
2-3 years work experience with computer systems, preferably a CRM admissions system (Slate preferred)
About Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green State University is a tier-one, public university serving 19,000 students on two campuses in northwest Ohio. The University has nationally recognized programs and research in the natural and social sciences, education, arts, business, health and wellness, humanities and applied technologies. BGSU seeks talented individuals to join our community in Bowling Green, Ohio, recognized as one of the “Best College Towns of America.”Bowling Green State University provides experiences that enhance lives. Students are prepared for lifelong career growth, lives of engaged citizenship and leadership in a global society. U.S. News and World Report names BGSU as one of the top public universities nationwide with a strong commitment to first-year programs that lead to success. Within our transformative learning community, we build a welcoming, safe and diverse environment where the creative ideas and achievements of all can benefit others throughout Ohio, the nation and the world.