BIAs work with functional areas across Rowan University to improve institutional effectiveness and innovation. BIAs utilize various tools for statistical analysis, simulation, and development of processes and solutions to optimize operations. BIAs analyze and diagnose operations and develop data-driven decision-support tools and services to better serve Rowan University and its constituencies.
The BIA will be expected to develop solid knowledge Rowan University's systems of record, database functionality and processes, and work with linked systems and/or processes. As well, BIAs expertly utilize systems, reporting, and data visualization tools. BIAs will support existing operations and work with the team to implement recommend approaches, models, and reporting mechanisms.
Works with functional units across Rowan University to learn processes and determine their information collection requirements and help them to develop specifications for functional, cost efficient processes or systems that will meet current and future business needs
Documents functional area processes and data requirements; understands and documents the integration of various process across functional units
Designs or redesigns processes to be effective and efficient
Advises administrative departments in the development of sound accountability measures and measures of operational efficiency
Develops efficient business process flows
Uses various and appropriate tools to automate processes across various departments and improve efficiency
Works with IRT colleagues, in particular Analyst/Coder team members to design reporting solutions and data-driven decision-support tools
Designs and conduct various studies and analyses, such as: studies on cost, utilization, impact ability, forecasts of performance, etc.
Plans, conducts, analyzes, and interprets institutional, departmental, and individual research projects and data for program review
Research and interprets data from internal and external sources.
Identifies and utilizes appropriate access and data tools according to the project at hand
Works with functional units to identify and prioritize data collection, ensure data validity and integrity, conduct fit gap analysis regarding reports that currently exist and create reports for new information needs
Engages in research and analysis to improve processes; documents findings and recommendations
Develops and implements dashboard solutions for high level analyses, predictive modeling, and KPI monitoring
Works with IRT team and the Rowan community to ensure Banner and EDW/ODS data integrity
Required Qualifications and Skills:
Bachelor's degree in Economics, Finance, Computer Science, Industrial Engineering or any Business related field
Three (3) years of professional experience as a business analyst or in a related field
Strong quantitative analysis experience
Strong computer software and database skill proficiency
Ability to write complex SQL queries
Excellent ability to summarize and present complex data in an organized, concise manner
Preferred Qualifications and Skills:
Knowledge of Banner
Detail oriented with expert knowledge of higher education reporting practices
Advanced skills using various simulation and statistical software for data analysis
Salary: AFT Range 24
Internal Number: 493646
About Rowan University
A leading public institution, Rowan University combines liberal education with professional preparation from the baccalaureate through the doctorate. Rowan provides a collaborative, learning-centered environment in which highly qualified and diverse faculty, staff, and students integrate teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity, and community service. Through intellectual, social and cultural contributions, the University enriches the lives of those in the campus community and surrounding region.