Business Systems Analyst

Position Information

Career Opportunity Number 21-051 Position Title: Business Systems Analyst Location Administrative Center Position Type: Full-Time Class Category Classified Staff Job Open Date 07/13/2021 Job Close Date 07/27/2021 Open Until Filled No Initial Screen Date: 07/30/2021 Minimal Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree;
• Two years application development, system solution, or PeopleSoft functional experience.
• Minimum Qualification can be substituted with an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Preferred qualifications:
Preference will be given to individuals who possess :

• Experience with supporting the following areas: HR, Benefits, Payroll, Purchasing, Budgets, Accounting, and/or Grants.

• PeopleSoft functional experience in any of the areas above.

• Experience with PS Query Tool and/or SQL .

• Experience developing, coordinating, and performing testing activities.

• Experience troubleshooting major production problems or system errors.

• Experience writing functional requirements into technical requirements.

• Experience in development and implementation of new technology.

• Well-developed communication and training documentation skills.

• Experience with projects and/or team environment. Work Hours
Normally scheduled Monday through Friday; however, may be required to work other shifts to include evenings and/or weekends. Schedule subject to change based upon department needs. Compensation The annual salary is $52,472. A competitive benefit package is included. Special Instructions to Applicants

* Cover letter, resume, and transcripts are required and must be attached to the online application in order to receive any consideration.

* Interviews will be conducted by a hiring committee. Class Summary

This is the second level in the Business System series. Incumbents configure, set-up, test, and document various modules of PeopleSoft system for assigned functional areas, analyze and implement technological solutions to improve business processes, and provide trainings and support to end users.

Major duties and responsibilities include:, coordinating, and conducting testing for software functions; troubleshooting software problems; assisting with research and analysis of new software, current and new business processes to improve performance and data quality; communicating and training users on new system processes; and preparing related reports.

  • EOE /M/F/Vet/Disabled
Typical Essential Duties

• Coordinates, and performs software testing; enters/extracts information into/from and maintains software systems; designs and updates queries; Assists with implementations of software modifications; tests business process improvement after changes to software systems and applications have been implemented; and ensures system integrity.
• Researches and analyzes new software systems and technologies, as well as current and new business processes to improve performance, data quality, and ensure operational efficiency.
• Communicates with and provides general and functional support and training to end users on new system and other business processes; work may involve answering questions; and diagnosing and troubleshooting software problems, to include analyzing data requirements, researching data availability, implementing access methods; and assisting with development and implementing solutions utilizing alternative methods and procedures.
• Prepares, updates, and maintains general and functional reports and records; product, process, and training documentation; process calendars; and other documentation and materials; work may involve utilizing online systems and databases; researching, compiling, and analyzing complex information; and making and implementing recommendations based on findings.
• Serves as a liaison and coordinates with end users, staff, the IT department, and other internal and external personnel, departments, and agencies to troubleshoot issues, communicate general and technical information, and facilitate assigned and other departmental operations.


• Subject matter area experience (Student Finance, Financial Aid, Enrollment Services, HR, Benefits, Payroll, Purchasing, Budgets, Accounting, A/P, A/R, Grants);

• Functional knowledge of [specific functional areas might need different experience here];

• Working knowledge of using existing, revising, or creating new queries using PS Query tool or SQL ;

• Knowledge of principles, practices, protocols and methods of institutional computing applications;

• Knowledge of principles, practices and techniques of facilitating process analysis;

• Knowledge of methods and techniques of collecting, analyzing and interpreting business processes;

• Knowledge of principles, practices and methods of business process reengineering;

• Knowledge of principles and applications of critical thinking and analysis;

• Knowledge of best practices, trends and emerging technologies;

• Knowledge of principles and methods of qualitative and quantitative research;

• Knowledge of applicable federal, state and local laws, codes, regulations (based on assignment);

• Knowledge of customer service principles;

• Knowledge of modern office technology;


• Skilled in diagnosing problems, determining business issues and developing and implementing solutions;
• Skilled in documenting process workflow and analyzing complex data;
• Skilled in assessing needs and identifying solutions;
• Skilled in reading, analyzing, evaluating, interpreting and summarizing written materials and statistical data;

• Skilled in researching industry trends, solutions and best practices;

• Skilled in compiling, sorting and articulating issues and recommendations;
• Skilled in gathering data, analyzing findings and applying logic and reason;

• Skilled in business math computations;

• Skilled in interpreting and applying applicable laws, codes, regulations and standards (based on assignment)

• Skilled in providing customer service;

• Skilled in utilizing communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, and others sufficient to exchange or convey information.

Positions Supervised Physical Requirements

The work is light work which requires exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force to move objects. Additionally, the following physical abilities are required:

• Grasping – applying pressure to object with fingers, palm.

• Hearing – perceiving sounds at normal speaking levels, receive information.

• Fingering – picking, pinching, typing, working with fingers rather than hand.

• Reaching – extending hands or arms in any direction.

• Repetitive Motion – substantial movements of wrists, hands, fingers

• Talking – expressing ideas by spoken word.

• Walking – on foot to accomplish tasks, long distances, or site to site.

Licensing Requirements


Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education you have as conferred through an official transcript?
    • Have not completed High School/GED
    • High School/GED
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree
    • Doctorate degree
  2. * Two years application development, system solution, or PeopleSoft functional experience.
    • less than one year
    • One to two years
    • two to three years
    • three or more years
  3. * How much functional or support experience do you have using PeopleSoft HCM, FSCM, or CSM?
    • Less than 1 year
    • More than 1, but less than 2 years
    • More than 2 but less than 5 years
  4. * How did you learn about this position?
    • Academic Keys
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Craigslist
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Dos Mundos
    • Employee referral
    • Facebook
    • HigherEdJobs
    • Indeed
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Kansas City Call
    • Kansas City Globe
    • Kansas City Hispanic News
    • LinkedIn
    • MCC Website
    • Monster
    • Other Source
    • Twitter
  5. * If no prior PeopleSoft experience, please indicate the software packages you have used and how much experience you have with each.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * How much experience do you have writing queries using the PeopleSoft Query Tool and/or writing SQL queries?
    • No experience with writing queries
    • More than 1, but less than 2 years
    • More than 2 but less than 5 years
    • More than 5 years
Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Transcript 01
Optional Documents
  1. Transcript 02
  2. Transcript 03
  3. Transcript 04
  4. Transcript 05
  5. Other Document 01
  6. Other Document 02
  7. Curriculum Vitae
  8. References
  9. Letter of Recommendation 01
  10. Letter of Recommendation 02

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