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University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Nov 12, 2021

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Administrative, Academic Affairs, Other Academic Affairs, Research Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Computer Services & Information Technology
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Job no: 244681-AS
Work type: Onsite, Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Business and Systems Analysis

Job Summary:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Graduate School provides an instructional and research environment for approximately 9,200 graduate students in over 150 fields at the master's and doctoral levels, overseeing almost 200 programs, certificates, and minors stretching across virtually every school and college in the university. The Graduate School receives nearly 20,000 applications from all fifty states and 140 different countries of the world and confers more than 750 doctoral and 1,800 master's degrees each year. The Graduate School works in concert with other campus units, faculty, and staff to provide guidance and resources that support professional development of graduate students and the representation of diversity in the broadest possible sense.

The IT Business Analyst position reports to the Director of Admissions. This position will work with Graduate School staff, Graduate School Information Technology, graduate program staff, faculty, students and other campus partners.

The IT Business Analyst will maintain and improve processes, policies, and systems by leveraging a strong working knowledge and technical expertise in Graduate School systems, campus databases, and information technology tools. The incumbent will also aid in creating a comprehensive technical documentation of graduate school admission processes. This position will also evaluate admission applications; gpa, credentials, test scores and previous degrees and interact directly with applicants and program staff throughout the admissions process.

About the Job:

IT Business Analyst I (IT070)

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion


Bachelor's Degree


Well qualified candidates will have the following preferred experience:
- Two years of relevant work experience in higher education
- Experience with business analysis, process improvement, technical documentation, data analysis and query
- Experience with databases and leveraging querying tools
- Experience using Oracle Campus Solutions
- Strong analytical skills
- Strong attention to details
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
- Excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as organizational and time management skills
- Organizational and time management skills
- Experience working within policies and guidelines related to graduate education



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $46,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To be considered, applications must be submitted online. Please click on the "" button tostart the application process. You will be required to upload a cover letter and resume.

Cover letters will be used as a writing sample and to determine the best-qualified applicants. Your
cover letter should address your qualifications and experience as it pertain to this position.


Caitlin Milnthorpe
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:

IT Business Analyst I(IT070)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

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 will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Nov 12 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications Close: Dec 5 2021 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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