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Business Analyst

Company:
Virginia Tech
Job Location:
Blacksburg, 24061
Category:
Business and Financial Services
Type:
Full-Time

Job Description

In collaboration with Human Resources functional leaders and reporting to the Senior Director of HR Technology and Analytics, the Business Analyst serves as a strategic member of the HR Technology and Analytics team providing input and guidance on all aspects of HR information systems to insure a full service, integrated information services function for Virginia Tech.

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
* Identify, implement, and support campus-wide information technology systems and applications used in the Division of Human Resources.
* Identify and implement system changes and development efforts designed to enhance and further promote operational efficiencies.
* Lead collaborative IT projects from conception, through execution, to successful completion and implementation, achieving stated goals, objectives, and deliverables.
* Analyze HR business processes for continuous improvement of customer service, quality of operations, and dependability.
* Design, generate or develop sustainable queries, reports and documentation reducing redundancy of work and ensuring data integrity.
* Ensure institutional and regulatory security directives are followed to protect systems, data, and institutional information.
* Serve as a project manager as required.

Required Qualifications

* Advanced degree or Bachelor's degree with experience and/certifications equivalent to an advanced degree.
* Demonstrated collaborative skills, working with others to achieve desired outcomes in a cooperative, agile, team-based environment.
* Demonstrated knowledge of Human Resources process flows across the employee life cycle (i.e. recruitment, onboarding, benefits, performance management, retirement)
* Experience in launching and supporting enterprise-wide software solutions such as complex ERP and HCM solutions (e.g. Oracle, Workday, SAP, or similar platforms).
* Experience leading business process improvement initiatives within a large organization through examination and reengineering of operations and procedures and implementing new strategies.
* Proven ability to provide technical guidance and leadership to nontechnical staff.
* Demonstrated excellence providing exceptional customer service.

Preferred Qualifications

* Demonstrated knowledge of Human Resources process flows across the employee life cycle (i.e. recruitment, onboarding, benefits, performance management, retirement)
* Experience in launching and supporting enterprise-wide software solutions such as complex ERP and HCM solutions (e.g. Oracle, Workday, SAP, or similar platforms).
* Experience working in human resources within higher education.
* Experience identifying customer requirements and managing system and application development, implementation, or configuration activities.
* Experience in training users, formally or informally, and creating both technical and end-user documentation.
* Demonstrated knowledge of regulatory requirements for data in a higher education setting.
* Demonstrated knowledge of evolving HR technology trends.
* Demonstrated knowledge of project management tools and techniques.

Appointment Type

Regular

Salary Information

Commensurate with experience with a salary range up to $100,000 per year

Review Date

03/07/2024

Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Zach LaCroix at zlacroix@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

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