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Enterprise Business Analyst

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APPLICATION PROCEDURES

1. Required documents may include:

· Current resume of experience, formal education/training and qualifications.
· Copies of supporting credentials, if applicable.
· Copies of transcripts from fully accredited college or university institutions.

Information on transcripts must include degree awarded and confer date.


(Copies of diplomas will not substitute for  transcripts.) (Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts from fully accredited college or university   institutions prior to the final interview.)

Note:  A written evaluation by an official foreign credentials/transcripts evaluation and translation service must be submitted for Foreign Degree(s) (non-U.S. degrees) by the application deadline date.

2. Applications for this position will only be accepted through the online process.
3. Travel expenses for the interview and selection process will be borne by the candidates.
4. Skype or phone interviews are not permitted.

Appointment to the position is conditional upon the approval of the Chancellor.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Employees must satisfy all pre-employment requirements to work for the District which include, but are not limited to, the following items:

REQUIRED FOR ALL EMPLOYEES
Tuberculosis Examination:  Prior to employment, the successful candidate will be required to submit evidence (either skin test or X-ray report) of being free of tuberculosis within the past sixty (60) days.  The TB test is a condition of employment and any expense must be borne by the successful candidate.

Fingerprinting Requirement:

As a condition of employment, all employees working for community colleges in the State of California are required to be fingerprinted within the first ten (10) working days of the date of employment pursuant to Education Code Section 88024. The District Office of Human Resources processes fingerprints electronically. During the employment intake process, new employees will be given information to have their fingerprints taken at another location.

Immigration Requirement:  According to the Immigration Reform and Control Act, the Peralta Community College District is required to verify that all new employees are:

1) A citizen or national of the United States;
2) An alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the United States; or
3) An alien authorized by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service to work in the United States.

All new employees are required to complete and sign a verification form and provide documentation attesting that he/she is a United States citizen, national, or an alien lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

District Policy:  A Social Security Card will be required following selection and prior to completion of the hiring process.  The employment process cannot be completed without a copy of the Social Security Card on file in the Office of Human Resources.

Agency Shop Requirement:  This position is covered by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, which includes an agency shop provision.  This provision requires that, as a condition of employment, a new employee must either become a member of the union or pay a service fee to the union.

MAY BE REQUIRED
Medical Examination:  Under state regulations and as a condition of employment, certain positions may require a medical examination prior to employment.  Expenses incurred will be borne by the employee.

MISSION STATEMENT
We are a collaborative community of colleges.

· Together, we provide educational leadership for the East Bay, delivering programs and services that sustainably enhance the   region’s human, economic, environmental, and social development.

· We empower our students to achieve their highest aspirations. We develop leaders who create opportunities and transform lives.

· Together with our partners, we provide our diverse students and communities with equitable access to the educational   resources, experiences, and life-long opportunities to meet and exceed their goals.

The Peralta Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

In conformance with the Fair Employment and Housing Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act, requests for Reasonable Accommodations may be made to the Office of Human Resources by calling (510) 466-7283.

The Peralta Community College District reserves the right to close or not fill any advertised position.

Posting Details

College Information

Peralta/College Information

District Office

The Peralta Community College District is a two-year college system, dedicated to providing comprehensive educational and community services to the communities it serves, including the cities of Albany, Alameda, Berkeley, Emeryville, Oakland and Piedmont California. The District enrolls over 25,000 students in a broad range of transfer and occupational curricula. The colleges in the District include College of Alameda, Laney College, Merritt College and Berkeley City College, which operate under the governance of a seven- member Board of Trustees and are administered by a Chancellor/Superintendent.

Benefits Information

FRINGE BENEFITS




The Peralta Colleges proudly offers a competitive and comprehensive core of work-life benefits. The value of the employer contribution towards your benefits may increase your total compensation by as much as 47%.  Benefit-eligible employees have access to coverage for themselves and eligible dependents:

• Medical, dental, vision, prescription drug insurance coverage*
• Life insurance of 150% of your income up to $100,000.
• Long-term disability coverage.
• Employee Assistance Program.

In addition to your own contribution, Peralta also contributes 11.416% of your salary to the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS).  Effective January 1, 2013, the PEPRA (Public Employees’ Pension Reform Act) went into effect. Changes have been implemented as a result of the adoption of this legislation that impact new and existing employees enrolled in CalPERS. A summary of those changes is available at http://www.calpers.ca.gov/eip-docs/employer/program-services/summary-pension-act.pdf. For further up to date information on CalPERS retirement eligibility and PEPRA, please visit the website at www.calpers.com www.calpers.ca.gov/. The CalPERS member handbook is available at http://www.calpers.ca.gov/eip-docs/about/pubs/member/your-benefits-your-future-school-benefits.pdf. .  After 10 years of creditable service, medical benefits in retirement are extended until age 65.

Other voluntary benefits include:

• Flexible benefit plan participation in the Medical Reimbursement Plan, Dependent Care Reimbursement Plan (under tax code 125)
• Pre-tax commuting expenses (under IRS code 132)
• Tax-deferred plan participation in the 403(b) and 457 plans
• Credit union membership
• Prepaid legal plan participation 
• Additional Life Insurance for yourself, spouse or children

* Kaiser and United Health Care Dental are fully paid by the District.  Other plans require employee contribution.  Subject to change.

Position Information

Job Title Enterprise Business Analyst
Compensation Salary Range: $6,968.00 - $8,419.00/Month Hiring Range: $6,968.00 - $7,656.00/Month
Position Type Classified
Department Information Technology(DP) (115)
Job Description Summary

Under general direction of the Director of Enterprise Services, the Analyst will be responsible for mapping user requirements to PeopleSoft Finance and/or Human Capital Management functionality, identifying opportunities for process improvements, implementing approved solutions and providing end user documentation and training. The analyst analyzes business processes to meet end-user needs and provides guidance to business process owners on process improvements. Supports testing and change management through test development, analyzing impact of change, and providing end user support.

Duties & Responsibilities

Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty of the position satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions required for the position.

Perform professional-level duties in the evaluation, design, development, testing, implementation, documentation, research, data compilation, and analysis of business processes to prepare a variety reports and make related recommendations district-wide.
• Proactively seeks to identify, evaluate and define complex systems objectives based on knowledge of applicable business practices, processes and systems and industry standards. Considers the implications for end-users and process administrators of applying technology to the current and future business environments.‬‬‬‬
• Collaborate with campus/district subject matter experts to understand and document existing business process, identify gaps and areas of improvement and acts as a liaison between the subject matter experts and programmers.
• ‪Collaborate with implementation team to ensure all the business requirements captured in test cases. ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬
• Implement solutions through configuration and business process management development.
• ‪Analyze, document, and evaluate alternative solutions within a team environment. ‬‬‬‬‬‬
• Support PeopleSoft Finance and/or HCM users through system demonstrations, consultations, training, and technical support.
• Provide support to Systems Technology Analysts and Applications Software Analysts/Programmers for the development of test cases and test scripts for system testing, system integration testing, and user acceptance testing according to test plans. Ensure all software and reports are functioning properly through the detailed execution of test cases.
• Assist Project Manager in developing project plans and lead end user documentation activities.
• Facilitate cross-functional teams to address business process or systems issues during testing and operational activities. Work with subject matter experts/functional and make solution recommendations to ensure that user requirements are met in a timely and efficient manner. May lead the implementation of approved solutions.
• ‪Write and/or update system documentation. ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬
• Provides support on new applications and participates in other functional support activities as required.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Two (2) or more years of college-level course work in business, computer applications, computer sciences, information systems or related field and three (3) years of increasingly responsible computer applications experience including the use of large software applications or information systems, and in the collection, analysis, reporting and presentation of data.


2. Knowledge of:


Operational characteristics and general functionality of Finance and/or Human Capital Management software.
Basic database principles and concepts.
Methods and techniques of developing and writing technical documentation.
Methods and techniques of developing reports.
Pertinent Federal, State and local codes, laws and regulations.
Personal computer hardware and software components.
General processes and procedures related to community colleges.


3. Ability To:


Conduct analyses, prepare reports and make recommendations.
Provide functional support for the implementation and maintenance of Finance and/or Human Capital Management software applications.
Respond to and identify user needs and determine resolutions.
Detect, isolate and resolve applications problems.
Create and generate various reports, charts and other materials.
Work effectively with management, faculty and staff.
4. Possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
5. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.
6. Knowledge of and proficiency in the operation and use of personal computers utilizing word processing, spreadsheets and database management software programs (e.g., MS Office Suite, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access and MS PowerPoint) and the Internet browser, websites and email.
7. Applicant must have demonstrated cultural competency, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college staff, faculty, and students.

Desirable Qualifications

1. Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university institution in management information systems, organizational psychology, business administration or a closely related field.
2. Advanced knowledge of table structure and schema of PeopleSoft ‬Finance and/or HCM.
3. PeopleSoft Upgrade experience.
4. Demonstrated experience performing business analyst functions, such as writing functional design specifications, configuring PeopleSoft, developing test scripts, implementing solutions.‬‬
5. Advanced knowledge of business and process analysis functions.
6. ‪Excellent organization skills and attention to detail, including the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and activities. ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

Environmental Demands

• Occasional work performed alone.
• Constant work around and with other people.

Other Requirements

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS


• Occasional standing, walking, stooping, kneeling, squatting, and climbing stairs
• Occasional lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs.
• Occasional pushing and pulling up to 40 lbs.
• Occasional twisting of body
• Occasional use of manual dexterity
• Occasional use of tactile acuity
• Occasional use of visual acuity from a distance, with depth, and for color
• Frequent work at a rapid pace
• Frequent reaching, high, low, and level
• Frequent audio acuity at all ranges, including speech
• Frequent visual acuity for reading
• Constant sitting
• Constant use of clear oral communication


TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED


• Standard Office Equipment.

Tools & Equipment Used

• Computer
• Standard office machines and equipment
• Equipment that may be specific to an assigned discipline/functional area

Application Deadline Date September 29, 2017
Open Date 09/08/2017

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you find out about the position?
    • Asian Week
    • California Community College Chancellor's Office website
    • Career Builder
    • Chronicle of Higher Education website
    • Chronicle of Higher Education newspaper
    • Community College Jobs Website
    • Community College Times
    • Craigslist
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • El Mundo
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • Job Fair, Conference or Workshop
    • Local Newspaper (Oakland Tribune, SF Chronicle, ect)
    • Oakland Post
    • Peralta Jobs Website
    • Walk-In (PCCD Office of Human Resources)
    • Women in Higher Education
    • Word of Mouth
    • 24-Hour Job Line
    • Other
  2. If you chose "Other" as your answer for the above question, please provide details

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. List of References
  2. Other Document
  3. Cover Letter
  4. Transcripts