Posting Summary: Strategic Systems & Support (HR-3S), part of University Human Resources (UHR), has responsibility for HR systems and support, vendor relations for relevant systems and services, HR data reporting & analytics, business analyst functions, project & process management, systems training for HR professionals, and general assistance and support for HR strategic initiatives including Ufirst, the University's strategic HR design initiative http://ufirst.virginia.edu.
HR-3S seeks a versatile and highly motivated individual for its team. Drawing upon a deep understanding of both the business processes and the underlying technology, the translates the business perspective into technical requirements for the benefit of our customers and community. The right candidate will focus on solutions that add value, provide insight, and will solve problems across the organization.
In addition, the Reporting Analyst will design, create and deploy reports and analytics apps using UVA's business intelligence tool (Qlik Sense); analyze, document, redesign current business processes; be the front-facing liaison to end users to execute projects that improve current technologies and processes; champion and advance both lean and agile methodologies; as well as other evolving responsibilities.
To apply, provide a well-written cover letter that documents with compelling specificity i) your qualifications based on prior experience, including outcomes and results of the relevant work you have done and ii) how you could contribute to achieving the objectives of this position and the team. Please also include your resume, contact information for three references, and if possible, a piece of creative work or writing sample that represents your experience and skills.
This is a restricted position with an end-date approximately one year after the start-date.
Apply online at jobs.virginia.edu and search for posting #0622410.
Required Minimum Level of Education: *Degree or Equivalent Experience Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Computer Engineering, or related discipline and at least three years of experience. Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Preferred Specific Experience: At least three years of experience demonstrating familiarity with, demonstrable results in, and progressively increasing responsibility and complexity for business analysis, project management, change management, data/metrics reporting and analysis, software life cycle development, process re-engineering, and the like.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Demonstrates exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrates excellent ability to listen to customer needs and translate into technical language.
Demonstrates the desire and ability to learn independently.
Demonstrates the ability to analyzes current business processes, create clear and articulate process documentation.
Demonstrates the ability to redesign business processes using formal BPR approaches, including Lean methodologies.
Possesses knowledge of underlying ERP technology.
Possesses knowledge of implementation methodology.
Demonstrates ability to articulates, write, and edit business justifications for technical and non-technical audiences.
Ability to configure software-as-a-service technologies.
Ability to learn new technologies
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of federal and state employment law, HR processes, procedures, and ethics.
Familiarity in working in Lean environment
SQL skills and strong data management background
Ability to learn new technologies quickly and independently
Experience with Qlik
Understanding of the business environment of a large university system
Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Office Suite
Internal Number: 353_83569
About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.