Information Technologist Business Analyst

McKendree University welcomes applications for an Information Technologist Business Analyst.  Reporting to the Chief Information Officer and Director of the Information Technology (IT), this position assists in the administration of all database services campus-wide, analyzes current data structures, develops best practices data structures for future analysis, and supports reporting to inform institutional strategy. Additionally, this position consults in developing new metrics and refining current metrics definitions and performs analysis of complex IT business issues and provides recommendations for possible solutions. The Information Technology Business Analyst will provide a high level of customer service, develop robust relationships with internal and external stakeholders, and actively promote the use of technology to improve teaching and business operations.

Minimum qualifications include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or MIS, or equivalent education and work experience.
  • Two years with enterprise level database experience.
  • Experience in translating business requirements into structured systems design using appropriate design methodologies in close cooperation with Business Analysts and business customers
  • Experience with identifying critical performance characteristics, security measures and other application development considerations
  • Experience with interpreting testing requirements and critical customer acceptance criteria and writing detailed unit and integration test plans
  • IT development experience in multiple roles including in Application Development
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Practical experience in all systems life cycle phases
  • Knowledge and practical experience in core development technologies
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem resolution skills

Master’s degree desired.

Interested candidates should send a letter of application referencing job #BA92 with current email address, resume, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to: Rick Ortega, Director of Human Resources, EEO/ADA/Vet/Disabled Employer.