Do you enjoy working in a challenging and creative work environment? Are you looking for an environment that values and recognizes your contributions and encourages you to shape your own career path? Do you like being surrounded by the best and brightest? If so, we are looking for a sophisticated and driven Web Business Analyst to join our team at Alumni Development Information Systems (ADIS) and help us solve high-value, complex business problems with IT technology.
At Stanford you'll enjoy a better quality of life while taking pride in working for the greater good. Here your work really does make the world a better place. And you'll be a key member of two prominent university organizations: the Office of Development, arguably one of the most successful higher education fundraising organizations on record; and the Stanford Alumni Association, the largest alumni association in the country (if not the world).
Our ADAPT ( Alumni and Development Applications Platform Transition) project is moving a legacy CRM/CMS database to a best of breed system which includes Salesforce, Oracle, Marketo, and others. In this role you will be part of a team to identify our new digital platform(s) and migrate 40 websites and other digital experiences. You will work closely with Alumni and Development business partners to understand their business processes, create user stories documentation and translate their business requirements to the technical team. You will work with other business analysts and developers to analyze business partners processes, workflows, and relationships to current and future systems solutions.. You will support the technical team as questions arise. You will conduct focus groups, conduct UX and usability research, and provide recommendations to ensure the websites and other digital products are functioning at an optimal level. You will provide ongoing support to business partners across a variety of systems from implementation to post production.
This position reports directly to the BA Manager and our project leadership. This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.
Lead the elicitation and gathering of business and system requirements.
Translate business processes into system requirements and/or development of systems solutions.
Analyze new business requirements, assist with feasibility of enhancement requests, system functionality, current system use and user needs.
Collaborate with senior designers and content experts to continually organize, display, and build new website content in a manner most effective for web consumption.
Document and analyze input/output requirements, and procedural flow between departments.
Specify functional analysis and design and work with developers and analysts to recommend solutions and resolve system issues.
Manage, from a client business perspective, the requirements for related systems projects; ensure a high level of client satisfaction by monitoring the delivery of ongoing information systems to the organization.
Lead and coordinate projects to assist business owners in evaluating the potential for automating existing or proposed work functions or processes and assess the feasibility of creating or modifying systems to meet user requirements.
Recommend and implement improvements related to the overall organization, usability, and effectiveness of web properties as they evolve over time.
Collaborate with IT Services, University Communications, and Online Accessibility Program staff to ensure group's compliance with policies and standards around identity graphics, web content, and online accessibility using WCAG 2.0 AA as the model.
Perform testing of new systems, upgrades and patching of existing systems; plan, conduct and document results of testing.
Advise users requiring assistance in solving complex problems or issues regarding management and business systems.
Coordinate the implementation of new or modified business systems.
Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains d...edicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 9000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu.
Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.