The Student Records Analyst will serve as a functional expert on the business processes of the Office of the Registrar. The primary tasks will include assisting the IT team in determining requirements for technical projects, developing and executing functional testing plans, and assisting in the creation of documentation and instructions for functional users. This will require interactions with both technical and non-technical staff across various areas of responsibility.
The position will require the Analyst to develop and maintain a detailed understanding of many different tools and business processes, with special consideration given to tasks involving the Student Information System (SIS). To that end, the Analyst will also provide cross-functional support for performing front-end system tasks, including but not limited to, assisting in the maintenance of academic records, ensuring the integrity of student academic records, transcript generation, SIS configuration changes, maintaining data standards, etc. A strong ability to understand complex business processes is a must. Actively support the goals and mission of Homewood Student Affairs.
Analysis and Requirements Gathering:
Use strong personal knowledge of business processes to assist IT staff in translating functional requirements into detailed project specifications. Ensure that both typical use cases and foreseeable edge cases and exceptions are documented in advance, to reduce the need for later fixes and updates.
Create appropriate and comprehensive test scenarios to validate and verify new or updated functionality created by the IT team, and walk through the tests to ensure that all delivered solutions work as expected.
Documentation & Training:
Assist in creating documentation of business processes, especially for new tools and procedures that the Analyst has been involved in testing. Help ensure that the materials are audience-appropriate, and are both accurate and useful as end-user references. Serve as trainer of functional users for new tools and procedures.