Department: Finance and Administration Shared Services
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $70,000-$82,000 per year
Compensation Band: OS-OA08-Fiscal Year 2023-2024
Application Review Begins
September 18, 2023, open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a complete application including an online application and a current resume.
The Finance and Administration Shared Services Department (FASS) is located within the Finance and Administration portfolio. Finance and Administration is a vibrant and varied portfolio serving all aspects of campus life. Finance and Administration employees perform a wide range of functions including offering essential support to the Universities many departments, providing key resources to employees, and keeping campus safe. FASS provides department level administrative services to groups across the University in three areas: Business Operations, Human Resources and Information Technology.
The mission of the Finance and Administration Shared Service team is to provide professional and timely service, offering our expertise in a wide variety of functions. FASS is committed to providing superior customer service and creating partnerships with clients to ensure their needs are fulfilled to the highest standard.
The FASS unit provides administrative services for 20+ departments across several portfolios including:
• Campus Planning and Facilities Management
• Safety and Risk Services
• Campus Services
• University Human Resources
• Information Services
• Purchasing and Contracting Services
• The Office of General Counsel
• The Office of the President
The units supported by FASS constitute multiple large business enterprises consisting of more than 900 employees and a total operating budget in excess of $80 million.
Reporting to the FASS IT Associate Director, the Business Operations Analyst Supervisor will utilize Business Intelligence tools and techniques to develop, design, recommend and implement operational improvements to the practices and procedures of the units served by FASS. The position works directly with the Senior leadership of served units to ensure operational improvement recommendations are in line with strategic and operational priorities. Additionally, the Business Operations Analyst Supervisor responds to and resolves end-user requests and issues plus participates in end-user support and training.
Keen attention to detail in analysis and validation plus strong organizational skills are critical, as is the ability to move multiple projects forward within a specific timeline and budget while working at a detailed level. The ideal candidate will need to have a deep understanding of business intelligence concepts and supporting technologies and have a sophisticated understanding of how to work with managers to achieve business goals. The incumbent will be able to comprehend and adhere to software development process standards aimed at repeatable, cross-team support and will be able to participate in system deployments using multiple instances (such as Development, Test, Training and Production).
Analysis of the business needs of supported units, with an understanding of those needs gained through communication with senior leadership. Design new processes and information delivery products according to business needs. Put those processes and products in the appropriate business context for Senior and Line-of-business managers.
Supervise and direct the work of other Business Analysts. This is full supervision, which includes generating lists of work to be done, prioritizing and assigning and re-assigning based on customer needs.
Interactions/contacts occur daily with the other FASS team members, the campus community and external stakeholders in the course of performing work. This position works in a collaborative environment both independently and as part of a team. To be successful, s/he will need to be flexible and adaptable with respect to learning and using new technologies and be highly self-motivated and able to take direction. Work is reviewed regularly by the Supervisor to ensure it is performed efficiently, safely, and meets both expectations and applicable requirements. A performance appraisal is conducted annually.
This unit may provide essential services during times of emergencies and inclement weather. This position may be required to fulfill essential services and functions during these times.
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
One year experience supervising employees. Supervision must include hiring, training, evaluating, and engaging in discipline.
• One year experience analyzing financial and/or operational data.
• Three years of report development experience with large-scale transactional, enterprise applications (such as Banner, SAP, Oracle Apps, etc.).
• One year experience with high-level report development tools (such as Cognos, Business Objects, etc.).
• Three years of experience with direct query languages and tools that utilize an SQL dialect.
• Provide leadership with the goal of optimizing organizational performance.
• Maintain a safe and safety-conscious workplace.
• Maintain a respectful workplace and model a positive and proactive attitude.
• Model the highest ethical standards.
• Work effectively in a diverse team environment and create effective networks for problem solving and positive change.
• Provide superior customer service.
• Be receptive to feedback, willing to learn and embracing continuous improvement.
• Communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
• Bachelor's degree in the field of Business Operations, Computer Science, Finance or Information Systems.
• Experience with Ellucian Banner.
• Experience with IBM Cognos.
• Experience with tools used in software development such as source code control, issue tracking and automated testing tools.
• Experience with fund accounting.
FLSA Exempt: Yes
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.
The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
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