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Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Mission Statement
The mission of the Division of Diversity and Inclusion is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Vision Statement
We strive to create a campus that:

  • provides access and support for underserved populations;
  • has an inclusive and just culture;
  • values understanding, compassion, and acceptance;
  • is committed to the ideals of social justice;
  • prepares students for global citizenship;
  • and is collaborative, safe, and respectful.

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Business Systems Analyst

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Work type: Academic Staff - 12 Month
Location: Platteville
Categories: Technology/Information Systems, Accounting, Finance, Purchasing, Office and Administrative

 

Position Summary:

UW-Platteville seeks Business Systems Analyst to serve as a functional analyst and liaison for the Cashier's Office on technical and business processes with ITS, user departments, and third-party software vendors. The position, in conjunction with the Cashier's Office staff, is also responsible for the design, development, implementation, and maintenance of the Pioneer Administrative Software System (PASS) Student Financial module and other software used by the Cashier's Office.  

This position serves as part of the Cashier's Office management team in understanding business requirements and determining, prioritizing, and implementing processes and software plans to meet identified needs to provide excellent service to students and their families as well as department and campus staff.  It provides support in implementing and administering University policies as well as state and federal regulations as they relate to the Cashier’s office functions, and reports to the Director of Student Financial Services. This position requires high levels of confidentiality and professionalism, in addition to, effective interpersonal, time management, analytical, organizational, and prioritization skills to effectively execute the goals and mission of the department with a proactive personal sense of urgency. Candidates must be comfortable working with diverse teams, and have willingness to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.

Starting salary for this position is $62,500 commensurate with experience and qualifications. 

Responsibilities:

The Business Analyst will work with the Cashier’s Office and the Office of Information Technology Services (ITS) to provide the analysis, design, development, and implementation of new and existing Student Financials functionality to support student, parent, and departmental financial services, and serve as liaison between these cohorts. This position will evaluate the delivered software and be responsible for filing cases and follow up with the vendor(s) as needed.

Technical:

  • Develop, review, and recommend long- and short-range automation plans consistent with business program objectives and ITS plans.
  • Identify and initiate new business processes and services that increase the efficiency of the Cashier’s Office operations.
  • Participate in the analysis of business requirements and feasibility studies using input from Cashier Office staff, students, parents, campus departments, bank personnel and other appropriate parties.

Personnel:

  • Manage appropriate teams of the Cashier’s Office, ITS and other staff to review business requirements and develop system specifications.
  • Work with staff from other related university student and financial service departments to assure that our processes support their needs.

Project Management:

  • Manage and document team efforts during the analysis, design, development, testing and implementation of new functionality for all assigned projects.
  • Conduct cost-benefit analysis for projects, products, and process changes.

Training and Development:

  • Develop user training materials and procedural documents related to new and existing processes, and work with appropriate staff to identify, develop and conduct customer communication and training plan.
  • Develops and assesses opportunities for new unit staff training opportunities.
  • Conduct post implementation system reviews and surveys with emphasis on analyzing the results of the reviews and surveys to identify and resolve issues.
  • Designs, develops, and implements complex data reporting and business intelligence systems.
  • Provide advanced procedural and technical guidance to unit staff regarding technology usage and management.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or closely related field with two years' experience with computer application management, OR

Associates degree in Computer Science or closely related field and three years' experience with computer application management, OR  

High school diploma/GED and 5 years' experience with computer application management.

-Knowledge of complex automated software systems-for example: Oracle/PeopleSoft, PASS, SQL, Java and general software development cycles

-Excellent oral and written communication skills, with ability to effectively communicate with constituencies.

-Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word

 Campus Information:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls students in 42 baccalaureate and 6 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.

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Application Deadline:

Applications must be submitted through our online applicant portal, by October 17, 2021. Applications will be reviewed until position has been filled.  

How to Apply:

The following documents are required for applicant consideration:

  • Letter of application addressing all required qualifications
  • A current resume
  • Contact information (name, telephone number, and email address) for 3 professional references.
  • Additional documents as needed

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

Jay McDermott 608-342-1107, mcdermottja@uwplatt.edu

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures.  As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2021.  Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same.  For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/.

 

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, pregnancy, political affiliation, arrest or conviction record, identity as a veteran, disabled veteran, Vietnam era veteran, membership in the national guard, state defense force or any other reserve component of the military forces of the United States or this state. Sexual harassment is illegal and will not be tolerated. Co-workers and supervisors may not retaliate against any employee, student, or job applicant because he or she filed a complaint, assisted in an investigation or participated in any proceeding alleging discrimination on the foregoing basis.

The University ensures physical accessibility to work environments for persons with disabilities and will provided reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to employment. Upon request, the University will provide reasonable accommodations for religious observances and practices. The University is committed to a program of affirmative action for women, racial minorities, persons with disabilities, disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam era. While the Chancellor assumes overall responsibility for the success of the program, university administrators and supervisors are responsible and accountable for implementation. Authority for monitoring the program is delegated to Human Resources.

Each individual associated with the University is called upon to pledge a new and revitalized commitment to build and maintain a campus environment free of harassment and discrimination, an environment that fosters mutual respect, recognizes the dignity and worth of all people, and promotes to the fullest, equal employment opportunity through affirmative action.

In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Annual Security & Annual Fire Safety Report is available for review. Call the UW-Platteville Campus Police Office at 608.342.1584 for a paper copy of the annual report.

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Spring 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study.

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