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Business Analyst

United States, Florida, Tampa
June 18, 2022

Together we are powering the future of Higher Education

Here at Ellucian, we are motivated by a mission ~ the power of education to transform lives and change the world. We are the global market leader in Ed Tech for Higher Education, serving more than 2,700 customers and reaching over 26 million students in 50+ countries. We are dedicated to helping Higher Ed thrive by transforming their institutions to agile, digitally connected campuses that enable student success.

About the Opportunity:

Our Managed Service team is seeking a talented Business Analyst to join our team focused on supporting our customer's effective use of their Banner ERP system. This is a high impact role where your expertise and customer service abilities will enhance the student experience and drive their success.

Where you will make an impact:

  • Provides functional and technical assistance by responding to inquiries regarding errors, problems, or questions about software, processes and reporting
  • Provides functional business process analysis and redesign assistance by partnering with customer business units and appropriately recommending efficiencies and improvements
  • Troubleshoots errors and issues encountered by end users and provides resolution to solve issue to client's satisfaction
  • Assists technical staff by gathering functional requirements needed for developing reports and modifying or improving program code
  • Partners with manager, site staff, and customers to gather requirements about business process flows, application intent, functions, features, data, input and output requirements and software and interfaces between systems
  • Creates test transactions and runs tests to find errors and confirm programs and reports meet specifications
  • Assists client with identifying data integration points and functional dependencies within the Banner ERP system and to third party systems
  • Advises on key communication needs for Banner modules and maintenance upgrades while working with both local and remote resources.
  • Works closely with project management and technical teams to support deployment of initiatives and business process analysis efforts
  • Works with client to develop functional requirements and data mapping specifications
  • Creates and updates ticket tracking system with required information
  • Writes and maintains documentation of changes to computer code, programs, business process flows and functional specifications

What you will bring:

  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university
  • 5 years of experience and expert functional/technical knowledge in the Banner ERP application
  • Effective skills in research and analysis, project planning and implementation
  • Good understanding of entire development and implementation process, including specification, documentation, and quality assurance
  • Understanding of higher education related business processes in one or more of these areas: Records & Registration, Admissions, Advising, Student Accounts, Finance, Human Resources
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and the ability to maintain effective working relationships with clients, co-workers, and vendors
  • Excellent decision-making, time-management, and planning skills
  • Customer-centric approach to problem-solving
  • Must be a self-starter and motivated to move projects forward
  • Ability to manage competing priorities

Extra Credit

  • Experience with Ellucian Workflow, Ellucian Ethos
  • Experience with Banner Self-Service

What makes #Ellucianlife

  • Comprehensive health coverage: medical, dental, and vision
  • Flexible time off
  • Thrive Flex Program that allows you to contribute towards your health, financial or learning interests
  • 401k w/ match & Bright Plan - to help you save for the future
  • Maternity & Paternity Leave
  • Charitable leave - 40 hours/year
  • Telemedicine
  • Wellness
  • Ginger (mental health)
  • Wellbeats (virtual fitness classes)
  • Rethink - caregiver support
  • Diversity and inclusion programs which provide access to 11 internal employee resource groups
  • Tuition Reimbursement Assistance
  • Professional development opportunities



Additional Information:

Req ID: 4665

Hiring Type: Full - Time

Level of Experience: Mid-Career

Remote: Yes

Travel Required: 0%-25%