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University of Miami Business Systems Analyst in Coral Gables, Florida

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The Business Systems Analyst, as a member of the Learning Platforms team, supports a range of academic systems and technologies used for course design, media storage, communication, advising and assessment. Working with a dedicated help desk team, and system administrators, the Business Systems Analyst provides technical support, and develops solutions to enhance the performance of various learning platforms. Supported platforms include but are not limited to: Blackboard Learn Ultra, Kaltura, Respondus, Ally, EAB Navigate, Cognates Search Engine, and Modo Labs.

The Business Systems Analyst will work primarily remote (80% or more).

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: The Business Systems Analyst is responsible for the following technical and professional duties to support university stakeholders (instructors, staff, and students):

  • Provide technical and development support to the University’s learning management system, and integrated technologies. This includes system configuration, upgrades, and enhancements.

  • Provide technical and application development support to academic web-applications utilized by university stakeholders, such as EAB Navigate, Cognate Search Engine, and UMiami App, which contribute to academic planning, success, and outreach.

  • Conduct data audits and process improvements to ensure seamless integration between the university's student information system (PeopleSoft), identity management systems, and supported learning platforms.

  • Assist leadership in discovering and evaluating new and updated learning tools or processes, including capturing end user needs, business, and system requirements.

  • Support the intake process for operational and strategic demands, including effective communication with requestors, vendors, and completion of resource tasks.

  • Engage with vendors, communicate potential resolutions to supported populations, and ensure tracking of issues and resolutions through appropriate systems (e.g. ServiceNow).

  • Generate and document scripts executed for enrollment management, archiving and other operational needs in the learning management system.

  • Generate frequent queries and reports on learning platforms’ usage data to assist requestors and leadership in analysis, and outreach efforts.

  • Respond to project and operational calendar, conducting deployments, change requests, and evaluating the impacts of frequent releases of supported learning platforms on stakeholders.

  • Contribute to the team’s internal departmental procedures, develop public knowledgebase articles, and deliver training to supported populations in a clear, concise, and comprehensive manner.

  • Actively communicate with stakeholders and vendors to drive enhancements that improve the user experience on supported learning platforms.

  • Within assigned projects, adhere to university-level policies on data integrity, confidentiality, development, archiving, and installation processes across learning platforms and applications.

Minimum Qualifications

Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field

Experience:

  • Minimum 1 year of relevant experience; minimum of 2 years of relevant experience preferred.

  • Relevant experience may include a combination of the following: system configuration, technical support, process improvement, business analysis, or application development.

  • Proficient in at least two programming languages, with SQL, and Python or JavaScript preferred.

  • Familiarity with application development and exposure to PHP/CSS/HTML.

  • Ability to read and write queries using a SQL editor.

  • Working knowledge of the Linux command line.

Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes:

  • Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form.

  • Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment.

  • Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail.

  • Ability to organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines.

  • Commitment to the University’s core values.

We welcome individuals with an interest in our organization to submit their applications. Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here (https://www.hr.miami.edu/careers/eo-ada/index.html) for additional information.

Job Status:

Full time

Employee Type:

Staff

Pay Grade:

A10

The mission of the University of Miami is to transform lives through education, research, innovation, and service. A vibrant and diverse academic and healthcare community, the University of Miami and the University of Miami Health System ("UHealth") have rapidly progressed to become one of the nation’s top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation.

The University comprises 12 schools and colleges serving undergraduate and graduate students in more than 350 majors and programs. Visit welcome.miami.edu/about-um to learn more about our points of pride.

The University ranks No. 55 on U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 Best Colleges list and ranked No. 49 in the 2022 Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings.

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute is ranked the #1 eye hospital in the USA and offers some of the nation's premiere eye doctors to treat every eye condition for adults. Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer, part of the Miller School of Medicine, received the prestigious National Cancer Institute designation in 2019.

The University of Miami and UHealth have also ranked among the Forbes Best Employers and Best Employers for Women on several occasions, most recently in 2022.

Transforming lives

With more than 17,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

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