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Business Analyst II

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Job no: 499443
Department: Enterprise Information Systems
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Information Technology
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title: Business Analyst II


Hours Per Week:


Job Summary:

Ideal candidates will have excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills, creative problem solving abilities, and the ability to research and analyze client needs and translate those needs into a technology driven solution.

Miami University offers an engaging work environment at a premier higher education institution. Exceptional benefits package and many other support resources are available to help employees balance their professional and personal lives.

Duties/Physical Demands:

Working with key divisional stakeholders and clients to support University strategic and tactical initiatives you will:
• Actively pursue regular meetings with University division leaders and key stakeholders to assist with technology initiatives that drive the University mission.
• Provide key fiscal insights into University IT portfolio planning through the use of tools such as ROI and NPV.
• Lead, coach and champion as necessary project initiatives from both Central IT Services and divisions IT units through our agile portfolio pipelines.
• Track key performance indicators to assist clients to successfully execute on project requests, budgets, scheduling and estimates.
• Act as a bridge and translator between the business users and the technology providers.
• Partnering with key leads, assist in IT related Business cases and RFP preparations, evaluations and translation into viable projects.
• Proactively engage with departmental clients and stakeholders to assist in developing a technology-focused strategy.
• Provide expert level insight into Business Analytics processes and procedures, act as a change agent for process improvements and champion improvements in our business analysis methods, tools, and techniques.

Minimum Qualifications:

Require a Bachelor's degree in an Information Technology or Business Technology or similar field, earned by date of hire and 4+ years of demonstrated experience performing technology-related business analysis activities

Desired Qualifications:

As the Business Analyst reporting to the Director of Application Development, we are looking for you to have the following advanced skills or knowledge in:
• International Institute of Business Analysis™ (IIBA®) or related Business Analyst certification
• Demonstrable ability to be a strong verbal and written communicator both at the technical and people level.
• Demonstrable ability in building consensus among teams, clients and organizational leaders
• Agile or Project Management experience (certifications a plus) in taking client business needs and translation them to technical requirements
• Experience with analytical tool sets, the concepts of data analysis and techniques such as gap analysis, process modeling, stakeholder analysis, and cost benefit analysis
• Knowledge and experience with Change Methodologies (e.g. ADKAR, Kotter)
• Demonstrable ability in data storytelling

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

See Minimum Qualifications.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please include a resume, cover letter and three references.  

Diversity Statement:

Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
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A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

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