Business Analyst
The University of Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

Posted in Education and Training


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Job Info


Department

BSD ADM - Administration

About the Department

The University of Chicago is a private institution encompassing the undergraduate College, six professional schools (Business, Law, Divinity, Public Policy, Medicine and Social Service Administration), four graduate divisions (Biological Sciences, Humanities, Physical Sciences, and Social Sciences) and the University of Chicago Medical Center. The broader University enterprise includes Argonne National Laboratory, Fermilab, and Yerkes Observatory. The Biological Sciences Division (BSD) and the University of Chicago Medical Center (UCMC) are managed by a single Dean/Executive Vice President and comprises the largest unit of the University. The Medical Center oversees the finances and operations of all inpatient and ambulatory services. Physicians who provide patient care services are all appointed in one of the 13 clinical Departments within the BSD. The BSD includes the Pritzker School of Medicine, approximately 24 academic units, degree granting committees, and research centers and institutes. The BSD is located on the University's main campus in Hyde Park, ten minutes south of downtown Chicago. BSD's patient care operations are conducted primarily at the University of Chicago Hospital and clinics, which share the same campus. In addition, we launched a network of clinically integrated community physicians.

Job Summary

Responsible for evaluation of administrative and business processes, eliciting requirements, partnering with stakeholders and subject matter experts in order to optimize clinical, operational and financial programs.
The job uses best practices and knowledge quantitative and qualitative analytical methods to support development of projects from conception to completion.

Responsibilities

  • Performs business analysis, requirement gathering, data analytics, and report preparation.
  • Works with stakeholders to understand their business objectives.
  • Contributes to the development of business optimization strategies for assigned projects.
  • Documents and conducts gap analysis between current and future state of business processes.
  • Coordinates meetings and presentations to share ideas and findings.
  • Works effectively within a team of analysts to support and improve multiple project assignments.
  • Assists in the monitoring of the various financial and budgetary activities, including vendors contracts. Preparing and monitoring the budget for a unit.
  • Researches and analyzes data to create reports, and may create other reports for grants and contracts.
  • Performs other related work as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

Education:
Minimum requirements include a college or university degree in related field.
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Work Experience:

Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through 2-5 years of work experience in a related job discipline.
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Certifications:


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Preferred Qualifications

Education:
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration with coursework in finance or accounting.

Experience:
  • Experience in a business related capacity or internship.

Preferred Competencies
  • Ability to handle complex issues, influence and problem-solve.
  • Ability to interact comfortably with senior executives, faculty, and staff.
  • Ability to develop collaborative relationships throughout the University community.
  • Ability to effectively manage a heavy workload, competing priorities and tight deadlines.
  • Ability to effectively make decisions that represent the mission, values and strategic plan of the organization and leaders.
  • Ability to handle highly confidential and sensitive materials and situations.
  • Ability to have words, actions and behavior reflect a high level of integrity.
  • Intermediate to Advanced skills in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Application Documents
  • Resume (required)
  • Cover Letter (preferred)

When applying, the document(s) MUSTbe uploaded via the My Experience page, in the section titled Application Documents of the application.

Job Family

Administration & Management

Role Impact

Individual Contributor

FLSA Status

Exempt

Pay Frequency

Monthly

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

Benefits Eligible

Yes

Requires Compliance with University Covid-19 Vaccination Requirement

Yes

Drug Test Required

No

Health Screen Required

No

Motor Vehicle Record Inquiry Required

No

Posting Statement

Employees must comply with the University's COVID-19 vaccination requirements. More information about the requirements can be found on the University of Chicago Vaccination GoForward.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Staff Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5800 or submit a request via Applicant Inquiry Form.

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages a diversity of perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange.

All offers of employment are contingent upon a background check that includes a review of conviction history. A conviction does not automatically preclude University employment. Rather, the University considers conviction information on a case-by-case basis and assesses the nature of the offense, the circumstances surrounding it, the proximity in time of the conviction, and its relevance to the position.

The University of Chicago's Annual Security & Fire Safety Report (Report) provides information about University offices and programs that provide safety support, crime and fire statistics, emergency response and communications plans, and other policies and information. The Report can be accessed online at:http://securityreport.uchicago.edu.Paper copies of the Report are available, upon request, from the University of Chicago Police Department, 850 E. 61st Street, Chicago, IL 60637.


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