Business Systems Analyst III

Massachusetts, United States
Monday, 16 September 2019
End of advertisement period
Saturday, 16 November 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Functional Area: Finance/Accounting
  • Department: Office of the Vice President for Finance
  • School Area: VP for Finance
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Employment Category: Exempt
  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

BUSINESS SYSTEMS ANALYST IIIOffice of the Vice President for Finance (VPF), to work across departments, labs, centers, and administrative functions to align technology solutions with business strategies related to a wide variety of supply chain logistics.  Responsibilities include analyzing project requirements and processes, troubleshooting, maintaining continuous surveillance on assigned cases to determine progress and identify delays, and coordinating assigned actions with other teams and organizations to ensure objectives are met.  Will strive to address scalability and operational improvements on many fronts, with an initial focus on launching the eShipGlobal system. Will serve as a systems administrator, facilitating shipment and delivery of material by ensuring the system works effectively and that processes and procedures are thoroughly and effectively communicated to the MIT community.  
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Job Requirements
REQUIRED:  bachelor’s degree in a related field; at least five years’ experience in supply chain logistics, shipping analytics, and/or transport of hazardous materials; experience providing superior customer service; knowledge of shipping industry requirements, including domestic, international, and hazardous material shipping; strong analytical, interpersonal, and written and verbal communication skills; effective judgment, tact, and diplomacy with sensitive matters; and proficiency with Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.  Must be able to build positive relationships with individuals at various levels across MIT, juggle/reprioritize multiple projects with varying levels of involvement, analyze and synthesize information in a concise manner and make recommendations to resolve issues, and prepare reports and give presentations.  

PREFERRED:  experience with international shipping and hazardous materials, International Air Transport Association and U.S. Department of Transportation certifications, and experience with eShipGlobal or other shipping systems (e.g., FedEx, UPS, DHL) and with procurement systems and processes.  Job #17999-9

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.