Business Analyst, Office of Strategic Information Management

Massachusetts, United States
18 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

BUSINESS ANALYST IVResource Development-Office of Strategic Information Management, to lead the implementation of strategic projects, working closely with RD leadership to identify and provide oversite of key initiatives. Will manage and build support for projects; develop long-term project plans with strategic milestones; negotiate timelines with stakeholders and programming services/reporting analytics managers and others responsible for delivering outcomes; drive vendors to deliver within established milestones/budgets; perform ongoing analysis to determine requirements for the design, development, and implementation of information systems for RD and MIT advancement community; play a key role in conducting business and data analysis for these systems and in implementing new business policies and procedures; and perform application testing, develop training curriculum/documentation, and provide high-level support.  

Job Requirements

REQUIRED:  bachelor's degree; seven years’ business analysis experience; evidence of successful project management in the implementation of business applications, business processes, enterprise systems, databases, and/or CRMs; strong project management and oral and written communication skills; experience gathering business or functional requirements; and discretion with confidential information.  Must be able to manage multiple projects/priorities and meet deadlines; reach out and collaborate across MIT; and present information in a clear, cohesive manner to a variety of users. Seek a self-motivated team player who is willing to collaborate with a variety of staff.  Experience using and integrating a wide variety of business systems including enterprise database, reporting, web, mobile and desktop applications preferred; as is experience with advancement services in higher education or other nonprofit organization. Experience with Ellucian's Advance; experience developing technical documentation; knowledge of advanced database concepts, preferably in an Oracle environment; and knowledge of Crystal Reports or other reporting software desirable.   

Applicants will be asked to provide a business specification or business requirement document. 

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.