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Business Systems Analyst

Rancho Santiago Community College District
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 16, 2024

Business Systems Analyst

Rancho Santiago Community College District

Salary Range: Grade 15: $72,680.99 - $92,770.14/year

Job Type: Full Time

Job Number: CL24-00827

Location: Santa Ana, CA

Division: DO Educational Services

Closing: 5/1/2024 5:00 PM Pacific

Job Description

Under minimum direction, serves as liaison to and performs difficult to complex business and systems analysis of current business practices, processes and workflows in assigned departments or business areas and recommends modifications to facilitate integration with designated enterprise system modules; develops testing and implementation plans for new systems, enhancements and upgrades; ensures compliance with specifications.
  • Acts as technical lead and serves as liaison between functional staff in assigned departments or functional areas and ITS technical staff in the development, implementation and enhancement of designated enterprise systems modules; leads and facilitates the analysis of business processes, practices and work/data flows for improvements and to ensure effective operations using enterprise system ; identifies integration points between modules from a data flow, business process and applications perspective.
  • In collaboration with other business and technical staff, analyzes essential functional requirements and develops fit/gap analysis; translates user expectations into technical specifications and customization projects; defines scope and deliverables; develops priorities and time estimates; monitors the project tasks to meet time, quality and resource expectations.
  • Develops unit and system test plans; works with functional users to develop test cases and testing approaches; coordinates and evaluates the results of testing processes; reports systems problems and errors to applications developers for correction.
  • Tracks and coordinates review of new releases, upgrades and patches; reviews documentation to identify affected modules and processes; identifies impacts of changes and assesses integration issues; verifies compliance of new systems processes with all regulatory requirements; works with power users and technical staff to conduct performance and compliance testing and identify fixes or corrections required; works with technical ITS staff to develop solutions for complex and ambiguous situations; receives and resolves or creates trouble tickets to resolve applications and operational problems.
  • Trains users on systems processes specific to business areas; prepares user documentation, written procedures, training guides, manuals and materials for users and support staff; Instructs users on set up and execution of specific processes.
  • Using advanced reporting tools (such as SQL, Crystal reports), analyzes, designs and writes specialized queries and custom reports to generate required data and reports on a periodic or ad hoc basis.
  • Provides systems support as required; publishes business process documentation to departmental websites, including content management applications; delegates systems support duties to functional users as needed.

This position reports to the designated supervisor or administrator.

Job Qualifications

Training and ExperienceAny combination of training or experience equivalent to a bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Business administration, or related field and three years of progressively responsible experience in conducting business process analyses, performing technical user support and testing and related functions for administrative, business or academic systems.
Knowledge and AbilitiesKnowledge of application programming & database administration; programming principles, procedures, techniques, database concepts and a full range of computers; integrated enterprise- level information systems; principles and techniques of systems design and analysis; transaction processing; principles, practices and language of computer operations; capabilities and limitations of computers and auxiliary equipment; testing and troubleshooting DBA related problems; produce, finalize and check work efficiently; participate in the formulation of long range development plans and in conferences; contribute to the preparation of new computer systems; maintain effective and cooperative working relations with departmental staff, administrators, management and vendors; write clearly and concisely.
This position requires ability to use computer workstations throughout the workday.
Rancho Santiago Community College District (RSCCD) is one of the most established districts in the state and has been in operation for nearly 50 years. Located in the heart of Orange County, it is one of the largest of California's 72 community college districts, based on the number of credit and non-credit students. RSCCD encompasses 25 percent of Orange County's total area and serves a population of more than 700,000 residents in the communities of Anaheim Hills, Orange, Santa Ana, Villa Park, and portions of Anaheim, Costa Mesa, Irvine, Fountain Valley, Garden Grove, Tustin, and Yorba Linda. The District includes Santiago Canyon College and Santa Ana College, as well as the Centennial and Orange Continuing Education Centers, the Digital Media Center, Joint Powers Fire Training Center, the Orange County Sheriff's Regional Training Academy, the College and Workforce Preparation Center, and the District Operations Center. RSCCD's three (3) auxiliary Foundations are actively involved in supporting both community and campus programs.
The Rancho Santiago Community College District (RSCCD) is committed to the concept and principles of staff diversity and equal employment opportunity by prohibiting discrimination based on ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, sex, race, color, ancestry, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, gender identity, medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics), marital status, citizenship, or service in the uniformed services, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Applications from all persons interested in the position are encouraged. SELECTION CRITERIA
Application ScreeningIn addition to the requirements and responsibilities listed, the following criteria will be considered in selecting candidates for interviews:
  • Education experience (breadth and depth)
  • Work experience (breadth and depth)
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with others
  • Bilingual ability if applicable
  • Demonstrated experience in working with diverse socio-economic communities
  • Professional growth activities
  • Specialized skills training
  • Leadership skills
  • Written and/or oral communication skills
  • Presentation
  • Problem Solving Skills
Based on the information presented in the application materials, a limited number of candidates with qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process, which may include a written test and an oral interview. Meeting the position's minimum requirements does not guarantee advancement in the selection process. Candidate qualifications will be assessed to determine those who meet and exceed requirements and are deemed the most competitive in the applicant pool. InterviewApplicants selected for an interview may be required to take additional tests or assessments and will be notified of such prior to the date of the interview. During the oral session, those selected for interviews will, in addition to the above, also be evaluated on the following factors:
  • Oral communication skills
  • Presentation
  • Problem-solving skills
A predetermined set of questions will be asked of all applicants interviewed. Applicants are requested to provide thorough yet concise information on their related experience to ensure the correct evaluation of their qualifications. Evaluation criteria will be applied consistently to all applicants. The District will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicants should contact Recruitment in the Human Resources Office for assistance. Application ProceduresTo ensure full consideration, all applicants must submit a complete Rancho Santiago Community College District online application that includes the items listed below by the position's closing date. Recruitment will review all applications for completeness, and only complete application packets will be forwarded to the screening committee for further review.
A Complete Application Packet Must Include the Following:
  1. RSCCD Online Application
  2. Resume - details all relevant education, training, and other work experience

Foreign Transcripts: Education completed outside of the United States must be equivalent to that gained in the conventional/accredited United States education programs to be considered for the satisfaction of minimum qualifications. The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), a United States-based credentials evaluation service, must translate and evaluate Foreign transcripts. Conditions of EmploymentThe selected candidate is required to complete the following before employment as part of the onboarding process:
  1. Present original documents for proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
  2. Provide a certificate of Tuberculosis Exam.
  3. Fingerprints (by a Live Scan Agency at the candidate's expense, and clearance must be received before the first day of employment)

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