Business Analyst, Office of Strategic Information Management

Massachusetts, United States
19 May 2019
End of advertisement period
19 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

Department: Vice Pres for Resource Development
School Area: VP for Resource Development
Employment Type: Part-Time Temporary
Employment Category: Exempt
Visa Sponsorship Available: No
 40% - schedule to be determined

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 ANALYST, Resource Development-Office of Strategic Information Management (part-time, 40%), to lead the implementation of strategic projects. Will use a team-based approach with other IT colleagues; ensure the finished product provides a simple, intuitive, and effective user experience that achieves business aims; and draw upon leadership’s key insights to offer responsive solutions to address business challenges. Responsibilities include developing long-term project plans with strategic milestones; negotiating timelines for delivering outcomes; driving vendors to deliver within established milestones/budgets; performing ongoing analysis to determine requirements for the design, development, and implementation of information systems for RD and the MIT advancement community; playing a key role in conducting business and data analysis for these systems and implementing new business policies/procedures; performing application testing and developing training curriculum/documentation; and providing high-level support.
The position is ideal for a versatile, problem-solving business analyst who thrives when developing user-centered designed solutions and enjoys eliciting stakeholder needs and providing technical solutions.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: bachelor's degree; seven years’ business analysis experience; evidence of successful project management in implementing business applications/business processes/enterprise systems/ databases/CRMs; strong oral and written communication skills; experience gathering business/functional requirements; discretion with confidential information; ability to manage multiple projects/priorities, meet deadlines, reach out/collaborate across MIT, and present information clearly and cohesively to a variety of users; self-motivation; and willingness to work on and collaborate with a team. Experience using and integrating business systems including enterprise database, reporting, web, mobile, and desktop applications preferred; as is experience with advancement services in higher education/nonprofit environments. Experience with Ellucian's Advance and developing technical documentation; knowledge of advanced database concepts, preferably in an Oracle environment; and knowledge of Crystal Reports or other reporting software desirable. Job #17481-10
Schedule to be determined.
This is a part-time, one-year, term appointment.

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.