The Research Services Business Analyst will be a key position that will support the daily operations of the Universityâ??s research administrations information management system, InfoEd and Workday Grants.
Note: We are currently implementing 7 modules of InfoEd over the next 3 years. We will be overseeing two systems during this implementation period; Coeus and InfoEd. The University plans to significantly increase the level of external support for sponsored research. The successful implementation of InfoEd as an integrated research administration system will support sponsored research compliance, proposal development and submission, award management, and reporting.
Responsibilities include the following:
Monitor the daily integration and data validation reports, including data updates, data fixes, code table configurations, validations, and business rules.
Coordinate & Review data validation reports and troubleshoot problems and data inconsistencies with the RAIS, CIS, and OVPR.
Coordinate and conduct quality assurance and testing for releases and new functionality and future enhancements.
Serve as a liaison between the RAIS, OVPR, and end users of InfoEd to gather business requirements and processes, perform gap analysis for upgrades and conversions, and document current and future processes and practices related to systems.
Assist with development of quality assurance measures for sponsored projectâ??s systems & data.
Collaborate with RAIS, OVPR, CIS and Departments to support various reporting needs.
Coordinate & provide support to the InfoEd end users to promote the effective use of the system and reports, share best practices, and instruct on business processes.
Assist with the preparation of online training screeners, documentation, and coordination of training schedules for the various InfoEd modules.
BS or BA required; 3 to 5 years of research administration experience preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including public speaking, presentation and training;
Ability to effectively integrate computer application software into daily operations, administer application rules, and assist novice and intermediate computer users as they learn to operate new software applications.;
Experience with system implementations and business process redesign;
Strong computing skills; database management, reporting logic, and ability to identify programming needs;
Knowledge of relational databases;
Ability to work well with faculty, department managers, and central offices;
Experience interfacing with a variety of systems, including web portals, when interacting with customers and/or vendors.
Background Check: Criminal and education
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Research Services Business Analyst
Research Administration Information Systems and Reporting Services
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