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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: August 2, 2021
The Office of the Registrar, Central Evaluation Unit administers the end-to-end process for the evaluation, tracking, and reporting of course work and exams toward degree completion and graduation verification by executing transfer credit review and articulation; implementing UC and Berkeley Division academic regulations and policies for degree requirements; and leveraging student information systems to optimize the timely application of UC, transfer, and exam credit in the Exam, Transfer Credit and Academic Progress Reports.
The Business Systems Analyst position serves as the primary analyst for the operational support of the Campus Solutions degree audit function also known as the Academic Progress Report (APR) in assessing business processes and problems; implementing updates and developing solutions involving the use of computer systems, information flow and architecture; creating specifications for systems to meet requirements; validating requirements against needs; and planning and executing unit integration and acceptance testing. The Business Systems Analyst will also work closely with cross-functional teams to solve other complex business or systems issues including automation of articulation rules for non-California Community College courses, and supporting the Degree Planner. Finally the BSA will support the initial transfer credit evaluation by evaluating and posting transfer credit, and developing and running queries and QBUs to automate use of credit toward satisfying University requirements, awarding exam credit while blocking for duplication, and conducting quality assessment of our posting results.
Applies technical expertise and business analysis concepts to identify, evaluate, define and maintain complex systems scope and objectives with an understanding of applicable business practices, processes, systems and industry standards to meet end-user needs.
Provides technical expertise in identifying, evaluating and developing complex systems, queries and procedures.
Creates complex specifications for systems to meet end-user requirements. Involved in developing complex user interface designs.
Plans and executes unit integration and acceptance testing; runs and troubleshoots key business processes/systems interfaces.
Participates in cross-functional teams to address complex business or systems issues.
Gathers, analyzes, prepares and summarizes recommendations for approval of business process and procedural documentation.
Recommends and implements changes in processes and procedures.
Negotiates with stakeholders on the creation of specifications.
Gathers, analyzes, prepares and summarizes business and user needs, documenting requirements and revising existing system and process logic issues as necessary.
Provides support and training on existing and new applications.
Thorough knowledge of business and process analysis functions.
Thorough Knowledge of related areas of IT.
Strong skills and knowledge of methodologies associated with analysis of processes and problems, information flow and architecture.
Demonstrated ability to work with others from diverse backgrounds.
Self-motivated and works independently and as part of a team.
Able to learn effectively and meet deadlines.
Demonstrates problem solving skills.
Broad knowledge relating to software design.
Thorough knowledge of business processes and procedures.
Demonstrated testing and test planning skills.
Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated ability to communicate technical information to technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization.
Interpersonal and communications skills to work with both technical and nontechnical personnel at various levels in the organization.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
In-depth understanding and skill in process and systems requirement documentation standards, such as Use Case modeling, User Story creations and narrative description.
Salary & Benefits
This is an exempt, monthly paid position. Annual salary is commensurate with experience.
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:
The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.