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Business Systems Analyst

Boston College
Job Location:
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Boston College Introduction

Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,445 full-time undergraduates and 5,125 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.2 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.8 billion.

Job Description

The Business Systems Analyst is a key member of the Academic and Administrative Operations Team at Woods College of Advancing Studies (WCAS) at Boston College that coordinates all and manages the academic and administrative systems applications supporting online learning, administrative workflow, and enrollment management for our undergraduate and graduate students at the Woods College. This position reports to the Associate Dean, Finance & Administration. This position, in collaboration with the Woods Operations Team will drive the execution of the strategic plan in the specialized area of information technology systems and processes.
Major areas of responsibility include:
Support the online application systems (SLATE) for both graduate, undergraduate and certificate students
Document the further development of the faculty database, currently in SLATE, for future enhancements and releases
Support of systems processes, procedures, and continual improvement across enrollment management systems (e.g., SIS, billing, financial aid, graduate check, etc.)
Management of systems processes and procedures across student advising functions, including applications that support advisor view into student academic progress and transcripts, graduation checks, and other systems that support academic and student life advising
* Other related duties as assigned


Candidates are required to have a Bachelor's degree, Master's Degree preferred. The ideal candidate has a minimum of three (3) years of experience in positions related to IT support in an academic environment with increasing breadth and level of responsibility; and experience working collaboratively with diverse constituents including graduate students, faculty, staff, and external vendors.
Required skills for this position include:
* Subject matter expertise in online IT applications in an academic environment
* Ability to effectively communicate business requirements from academic and administrative professionals at Woods
* Ability to stay current with evolving IT and administrative systems solutions
* Ability to tactfully and effectively respond to and handle a broad range of organizational, operational, and project management situations, challenges, and constraints
* Creative problem solver with the focus on continuous improvement and value-added activities
* Strong verbal and written communication, presentation, collaboration, and consensus-building skills
* Demonstrable problem solving skills and ability to work independently
* Participate in university wide task forces or committees as appropriate
* Knowledge of Excel, COGNOS and SLATE highly desirable but not required

Closing Statement

Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:

  • Tuition remission for Employees
  • Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
  • Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Low-Cost Life Insurance
  • Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored403bRetirement Plans
  • Paid Holidays Annually
  • Generous Sickand Vacation Pay
  • Additional benefits can be found on

Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process and requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans.To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at

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