Mason Talent Temporary Position Pool - IT Business Analyst

Fairfax, VA
Jul 14, 2017
Sep 01, 2017
Analyst, Business, IT
Full Time

Job Category : Student Wage / Non-Student Wage

Working hours :

Salary : $28.00 per hour

Web Announcement :
Mason Talent Temporary Position Pool - IT Business Analyst

The George Mason University Office of Human Resources and Payroll would like to invite applications for a temporary role as an Information Technology Business Analyst to work with the Registrars Office. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Responsibilities: * Provide training and essential support for departmental use of the Ellucian Banner Student Information System and Banner suite of applications; * Troubleshoot system issues, analyze business processes, and design functional solutions for system enhancements, as well as test and document system functionality; * Communicate at technically appropriate level with internal and external customers; * Perform detailed analysis of business processes and problems to validate functional business requirements; * Identify user requirements and develop functional specifications for custom processes; * Work with other functional support resources and make solution recommendations to ensure that user requirements are met in a timely and efficient manner; * Design test plans and training documentation for custom processes, as well as other system functionality; * Participate in cross-functional teams to address business process or systems issues during testing and operational activities; * Gather and analyze data to prepare business process and procedural documentation; * Participate in the implementation of approved solutions; and * Contribute to team projects and assignments, and coordinate Registrar IT projects with other technical and nontechnical staff.

Required Qualifications: * Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline or a related field; extensive and demonstrable work experience may be substituted for a degree; * Experience performing business analyst functions, such as writing functional design specifications, developing test scripts, Banner configuration, implementing solutions, and providing ongoing support as required; * Experience in higher education; * Experience with Banner Student Module or Degree Works applications; * Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; * Ability to communicate with technical and nontechnical staff; * Attention to details; * Strong interpersonal, teamwork and communications skills; * Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite of products; and * Ability to translate business requirements into technical requirements documentation and develop training documents, etc.

Strongly Preferred Qualifications: * Experience working in student/enrollment administration; * Experience working directly with end users in a production support environment; and * Experience with design and delivery of reporting capabilities to end users is highly desired.

Please note, candidates will only be contacted if they meet all required qualifications and are a strong match.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number TEMP06 at, complete and submit the online application, and upload a resume.

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Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Masons diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

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Equity Statement : George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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