The Department of Instructional, Communication, and Information
Technology (ICIT) at the University of Wisconsin - Whitewater seeks
an IT Business Analyst (IT Business Analyst II, IT034).
Academic staff positions are provided fixed term appointments with
annual renewals unless otherwise noted. Reappointment for
subsequent terms is dependent upon performance, university funding
and external forces.
Our ICIT team prides itself on the state-of-the-art technology,
professional growth opportunities, emphasis on diversity and
inclusion, and exceptional employee benefits. This position
provides the opportunity to work with a variety of faculty, staff
and business units to launch new student success and operational
Under the supervision of the Director of Applications Development,
this full-time position will interact with different campus
departments in analyzing and modeling processes flow, generating
business cases, gathering and documenting general requirements,
creating gap analysis and contributing in many aspects of the
software development lifecycle in complex environments. This
position will also support business units that utilize third party
- Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Computer Science/MIS,
or the equivalent of education and work
- 2 years of business analysis experience with complex systems
- Experience with BI tools and data analytics
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Knowledge of business processes and ERP systems in higher
- Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
- General knowledge of software development life cycle (SDLC)
- Ability to document, communicate, and implement innovative
solutions to meet or exceed business goals.
75% A. Business analysis for a variety of enterprise and local
- Excellent customer service skills
- Strong analytical skills, business intuition, and
- Strong attention to detail
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability
to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a
- Willingness and ability to be an active participant in
following applicable safety rules and regulations including
necessary training and drills
- Ability to interact respectfully with people from diverse
socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds
20% B. Project management
- Identify, create and facilitate process design changes by
conducting business and systems process analysis and design at a
complex level; focusing on quality improvement and data management;
ensuring data is reliable and valid; developing process
improvements or re-engineering and recommending elimination;
integrating new systems and processes with existing ones; and
partnering with internal and external customers to ensure systems
provided meet the long-term business strategies.
- Provides alternative solutions and recommendations to complex
business problems and issues; works with team members to determine
the most advantageous approach.
- Provides advanced problem solving and technical support; works
with staff to resolve complex technical problems.
- Stay current with customer needs and strategies; utilizing
formal and informal written communication methods to communicate
updates and findings; and facilitating project meetings and
presentations to all types of diverse audiences.
- Manage customer relationships and expectations by developing a
communication process to keep others up-to-date on project
5% C. Participation in employee development activities, both
assigned and self-initiated
- Create and maintain issue logs, meeting minutes, meeting
schedules, project summaries and updates.
- Create and maintain project schedules by developing project
plans and specifications, estimating time and resources, monitoring
milestone completion, tracking all phases of the project lifecycle,
providing timely reporting of issues that impact project progress,
coordinating actions and resolving conflicts.
Founded in 1868, UW–Whitewater is one of eleven comprehensive
universities in a public higher education system that also includes
two doctoral institutions and a statewide Extension.
UW-Whitewater’s main campus is located in Whitewater, with a branch
campus in Rock County, in the city of Janesville. Together, these
campuses form a preeminent academic institution driven by the
pursuit of knowledge, powered by a spirit of innovation, and
focused on transforming lives. UW-Whitewater’s campuses are located
conveniently near Milwaukee, Madison, and Chicago, and thus offer
the advantage of beautiful small-town environments with easy access
to the cultural and commercial opportunities of major metropolitan
The Warhawk family — led by caring faculty and staff — is devoted
to student success within a broad range of academic programs
offered at the associate, bachelor, master, and doctoral levels.
These include both on-campus and online programs, and span the
disciplines, from the theoretical to the applied, and encompass
study in the arts, business, education, humanities, natural
sciences, social sciences, technology, and professional and
UW-Whitewater has a special mission within the UW System to serve
students with disabilities and, as such, embraces the principles of
universal design and is one of the most accessible campuses in the
nation. The campuses have more than 200 student organizations and
UW-Whitewater’s intercollegiate athletic teams compete at the NCAA
Division-III level. UW-Whitewater is committed to seeking and
sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse campus environment,
building a diverse faculty and staff with expertise and interest in
serving students with diverse needs, backgrounds, ethnicities,
abilities and other distinct characteristics in respectful,
sensitive and understanding ways. The University of
Wisconsin-Whitewater is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
Employer, and actively seeks and encourages applications from
women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and
The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is part of the 13-campus
University of Wisconsin System ( https://www.wisconsin.edu
Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(b) provides that applicants may indicate
in writing that their identity should be kept confidential. In
response to a public records request, the University will not
reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in
writing, except that the identity of the successful final candidate
will be released. See Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(a).
Per Regent Policy Document 20-19, University of Wisconsin System
Criminal Background Check Policy and UW System Administrative
Policy 1275 Recruitment Policies, UW-Whitewater requires criminal
background checks as a contingency to employment. A criminal
background check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment.
All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they
have been found to have engaged in, are currently under
investigation for, or left employment during an active
investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or
sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks,
these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also
The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater requires that all employees
be active participants in following applicable safety rules and
regulations including necessary training and drills.
For UW-Whitewater Campus safety information and crime
statistics/annual Security Report, see http://www.uww.edu/asfr
. If you
would like a paper copy of the report please contact the
UW-Whitewater Police at 262-472-4660.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
Well-qualified candidates can expect a starting annual salary
within a range of $62,000 – $70,000.
UW System employees receive an excellent benefit package. To learn
more about the UW System’s comprehensive benefit package, review
the UW System
Employee Benefits Brochure
CONDITIONS OF APPOINTMENT:
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater does not offer H-1B or other
work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates
must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time
of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment
term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human
Resources. UW-Whitewater is not an e-verify employer, therefore
STEM extensions are not options for work authorization.
TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION:
Position will remain open until a qualified candidate is selected.
The most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the
next step of the selection process.
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unable to complete the application online due to a disability or
system problem, please contact us at (262) 472-1072 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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