Business Process/Systems Analyst

Idaho, United States
Salary Not specified
Feb 05, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

University of Idaho

Business Process/Systems Analyst

Location: Moscow

Division/College: University Research (Div)

Employee Category: Exempt

Pay Range: $54,000 or higher depending on education and experience

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
Within the Office of Research and Economic Development (ORED), and under the direction of and in coordination with the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) Associate Director, the Business Process/Systems Analyst serves as the functional expert for addressing the business process needs of the research and sponsored projects community at the University of Idaho. The position is responsible for providing support to the university by working to implement and maintain the university's electronic research administration (eRA) systems. Additionally, the position is responsible for working with internal and external constituents to continually review current systems processes, forms and reports utilized in order to streamline workload while maintaining or increasing internal controls. Work will include, but is not limited to, working with end users to develop processes and define forms, reports and applications to best meet user needs; acting as liaison to UI Information Technology Services; working with users to identify and correct errors and issues; and training and marketing of new technologies, forms or reports. ORED is responsible for ensuring compliance with federal, State, University and sponsor regulations and guidelines specific to research administration.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, public administration, information technology or related that includes coursework in project management.
• One or more years of experience related to research administration.
• Experience with process analysis and documentation.
• Experience using computer software and applications for word processing, email, internet searches, and data organization.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Knowledge of University policies and guidelines governing sponsored projects, including familiarity with federal and State regulatory and compliance issues affecting universities.
• Experience with current UI electronic research administration systems.
• Experience with the grants life cycle and the interrelationship between the ORED units.
• Experience with central office or departmental grant administration.
• Knowledge of contracting, subcontracting, and grant policies and procedures.
• Understanding of research compliance areas such as IRB, IACUC, COI, and familiarity with the CITI compliance training program.
• Experience and familiarity with the programs and processes of granting agencies, including federal and State agencies, and corporate and private sponsors.
• Experience with process and procedural training and/or public speaking.
• Experience working with the Banner finance and accounting system.

Ability to:
• Translate customer needs into practical solutions.
• Effectively communicate and negotiate both orally and in writing with individuals from diverse backgrounds in a respectful and professional manner.
• Make sound independent decisions by researching and analyzing information, and applying policies and procedures and using available resources.
• Set priorities and work comfortably in a fast-paced, detail-oriented environment.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, co-workers and the public.
• Manage multiple projects under tight deadlines.
• Work independently and with limited supervision.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Posting Number: SP002704P

Posting Date: 02/03/2021

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
First consideration date of applications will be on or before March 3, 2021.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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