Business Systems Analyst

Sippy Downs, Australia
09 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
26 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Role Statement

Salary Level: Classification Level 6/7 (Salary range A$77,060 to A$92,890 gross per annum plus up to 17% employer superannuation contributions) 

Appointment: Full-time, ongoing 

USC Vision

USC will be a university of international standing, a driver of capacity building in the Sunshine Coast and broader region, and an unsurpassed community asset.

University Strategic Goals

The University will be:

  1. A comprehensive university of 20,000 students by 2020;
  2. Positioned in the global tertiary education community as a top-100 university under 50 years of age; and
  3. A primary engine of capacity building in the broader Sunshine Coast region, from Brisbane to the Fraser Coast.

Overview of Information Technology

Information Technology (IT) delivers comprehensive information and communication services to the University community supporting teaching and learning and administrative activities. IT has five broad information and communication technology teams spanning across Applications; Integration; Systems; Contracts & Service Improvement; and IT Projects. Our team works in partnership with Academic Computing and Client Technology Services (ACCTS) to deliver IT services on behalf of other departments of the University of the Sunshine Coast.

Overview of the Role

As a member of the Information Technology team, reporting to the Team Leader, Application Administration, the Business Systems Analyst performs a number of complex technical duties, as well as administrative and customer service duties in support of the University’s information systems and services. The Business Systems Analyst leads the development and implementation, provides day-to-day support services, and takes primary responsibility for the custodianship of one or more of these information systems.

The incumbent will provide effective and client focused support for information systems. 

They will:

  • Consult with business areas of the University to identify system needs and prepare requirements specification documentation.
  • Determine system design changes and implement in consultation with functional and technical staff.
  • Implement system changes including patches, upgrades and enhancements to information systems.
  • Liaise and negotiate with external vendors regarding matters related to the development, support and maintenance of the vendor’s software application.
  • Perform complex developments on information systems, as well as implement, support and make modifications to these systems.
  • Perform data conversion activities, assist in the creation and maintenance of queries and stored procedures and analysis of data.
  • Develop policies, procedures, standards, statistics and documentation in relation to the University's information systems.   Execute all responsibilities in accordance with existing policy and procedures.
  • Provide leadership for specific information systems development projects, as directed by the and leader and line Manager.
  • Develop technical documentation, including the preparation and maintenance of manuals, and provide training, advice, assistance and instruction to clients in the use of the systems
  • Perform other duties within the range of skills normally associated with a position of this classification in an evolving environment.
  • Liaise with business users to digitise business processes including documentation, analysis and system design.

The successful candidate will have completed a degree in computing, information technology or equivalent and work related experience in the computing and information technology sector.

Contact for Further Information

Jason Parsons

Team Leader, Application Administration

Information Technology

Tel: +61 7 5430 2860


Closing Date

Midnight, Monday 26 February 2018

To Apply

All applicants MUST provide both a statement of claims and resume/curriculum vitae. 

Information regarding how to prepare your application and write an effective statement of claims is available on our website information for applicants

As part of your role, you may be required to travel to any one of USC's locations.

To apply please click the Apply button at top of screen.

USC values diversity, enables access and promotes inclusion.

USC strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.