The Business Analyst (“BA”) reports to the Senior Business Analyst and provides technical and functional support for the Student Affairs divisional software solutions such as the College’s ERP, reporting solution(s) and other ancillary systems. This position serves as a primary contact, subject matter expert, and representative for the Argos reporting platform, Dynamic Forms platform, SharePoint, and other student service/support platforms as assigned. The incumbent possesses a high level of analytical, technical, and problem solving skills as well as a good knowledge of LCC Student services, academic records, and data integrity practices.
The incumbent works collaboratively with other business departments across the College and cross divisional subject-matter experts to ensure the effective communication and coordination of project activities related to system upgrades, enhancements, corrections, training, and the integration of changes to the College’s user base. The incumbent will work closely with Information Technology staff to support and participate in the configuration, development, testing, and implementation of enterprise system modifications. The incumbent will be trained and take part in providing cross over training with project team members and IT staff to reinforce knowledge transfer activities and provide backup support for assigned IT systems.
This position will provide continuous quality improvement through issue research and resolution, analysis of software modifications, business process review and mapping, requirements documentation, and general technical assistance. The incumbent will be responsible for configuring systems to deliver identified business requirements and resolving technical issues affecting business practices, while ensuring solutions are technologically feasible, enforceable, and compliant with federal regulations and balancing conflicting and/or multiple priorities. The incumbent assures that any and all changes or modifications to assigned systems are fully documented, thoroughly tested, and approved before going into production.
The incumbent will provide exceptional customer service while resolving system issues, producing and maintaining reporting solutions, facilitating user base access to assigned systems, providing training to the college’s user base, and supporting other projects as assigned. The incumbent will communicate with customers appropriate to their knowledge and understanding to support the resolution and delivery of solutions. The incumbent maintains a high level of professionalism at all times and subscribes, both personally and professionally, to the values of the Student Affairs Division and commits to hold others accountable to them as well.
Bachelor’s Degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution of higher education OR an equivalent combination of education and experience in information technology or related field required.
Demonstrated relevant work experience with information management systems required.
Training, education or experience in working with relational databases or data analysis systems (e.g. Access, SQL, Oracle) required.
Three years relevant work experience with information management systems preferred.
Knowledge of Student System data analysis and business processes preferred.
Knowledge of Ellucian Banner, Argos, Dynamic Forms, or similar student record and case management platform preferred.
Demonstrated project management experience in a fast-paced, changing environment preferred.
Lansing Community College is an equal opportunity, educational institution/employer.
Lansing Community College (LCC) is one of the largest community colleges in Michigan, serving more than 23,000 students each year. It offers more than 200 associate degree and certificate programs in addition to career and workforce development and personal enrichment options. LCC was founded in 1957 and is consistently named one of Michigan’s best community colleges, and students enjoy unsurpassed instruction, beautiful facilities, cutting-edge technology and comprehensive support services.