IT Business Analyst

Denver Public Schools Denver , CO 80208

Posted 5 months ago

HUMAN RESOURCES
235 work days

FTE: 1.0

Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience

Essential Functions and Objectives:

Responsible for performing technical analysis to solve business problems using advanced methods. Contributes to operational goals by influencing district decision-making. Administers the maintenance, procedures, and reporting district wide systems and platforms.

The Business Analyst, Information Technology role primarily will be responsible for providing support on project initiatives within the Business Information Systems team. Will be responsible for eliciting stakeholder and solution requirements, proposing a solution, and assisting with project implementations.

As a values-based organization, achieve goals through our shared commitment to Students First, Integrity, Equity, Collaboration, Accountability and Fun.

Critical analysis: researches and applies analytical methods to solve complex problems. Analyze systems, programs, datasets and reports, to enhance the efficacy of district programs, processes, procedures, goals and objectives. Create metrics, examine data, interpret findings and extract insights.

Data integrity: improves data storage practices, in order to optimize extract, analysis and delivery of content. Handles actual data collection and input into systems; creates and documents queries; audits and cleans data; setup and validate infrastructure complies with established processes and guidelines.

Research support: applies established research design to assess and provide advice to key stakeholders. Monitor and determine the impact of industry developments; determine data collection requirements; tracks and maintains results; studies data and reports results.

Stakeholder engagement: maintains proactive communication with key internal and external stakeholders; prepares dashboards and data visualizations to support recommendations for practitioners, partners and district stakeholder in effort to reveal gaps and areas of improvement. Works closely with functional experts, provides mentorship and catalyzes strong collaboration among all resources involved.

  • Assist the business with building a compelling business case.

  • Assist the business with building business requirements.

  • Elicit stakeholder and solution requirements.

  • Requirements management and communication.

  • Utilize requirements to design technical solutions.

  • Build functional specifications of proposed solution.

  • Utilize requirements to help design test cases.

  • Provide analysis and support within the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and service delivery software.

  • Manage projects smaller in scope and impact.

Knowledge, Experience Other

Qualifications:

Required:

  • 2+ years related experience.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Effective time management and organizational skills.

  • Effective communication skills.

  • Work collaboratively with others on a team.

  • High degree of integrity in handling confidential information.

  • Aptitude for variety and changing expectations and fast-paced environment.

  • Knowledge with Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel and Outlook.

  • Effectively handle multiple demands and competing deadlines.

  • The ability to take responsibility for ones own performance.

  • Ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with district and school leaders, faculty, staff and students.

Preferred:

  • Experience working within an integrated ERP System.

  • Experience with process analysis/improvement.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in Business, Project Management, Information Systems or related field required.

  • Masters Degree in in Business, Project Management, Information Systems or related field preferred.

Other information:

Our Human Resources Team is an integral part of DPS. Although we arent always in the schools, were in it for the kids. We work closely with our school leaders to ensure were putting great teachers in every classroom, and take great care to ensure DPS hires and retains the highest quality candidates for all roles throughout the district. We do this by incorporating our Shared Core ValuesStudents First, Integrity, Equity, Collaboration, Accountability and Fun into everything we do. Additionally, we support retention of our valued team members in a variety of ways including facilitating professional development and performance management activities and designing and managing Total Rewards Programs to help Team DPS achieve health and wellness for themselves and their families. When you join us, you join a dedicated, diverse team of over one hundred professionals who come from many walks of life. One thing we all share is a deep sense of commitment to support Denver Public Schools vision: Every Child Succeeds.

About Denver Public Schools:

Denver Public Schools is committed to meeting the educational needs of every student with great schools in every neighborhood. Our goal is to provide every child in Denver with rigorous, enriching educational opportunities from preschool through high school graduation. DPS is comprised of nearly 200 schools including traditional, magnet, charter and alternative pathways schools, with an enrollment of more than 90,000 students.

Under the leadership of Superintendent Tom Boasberg and guided by the tenets of The Denver Plan, DPS has become the fastest-growing school district in the country in terms of enrollment and the fastest-growing large school district in the statein terms of student academic growth. Learn more at dpsk12.org.

Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.


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