The School of Continuing Studies (SCS), with two main divisions - the English Language Institute (YUELI) and Continuing Professional Education (CPE), is a large and complex revenue-generating education enterprise serving the diverse needs of international students seeking pre-university English language education as well as domestic and international professionals seeking to upgrade their professional skills, change careers or obtain a Canadian education or credential. It is expected to generate a potential pool of undergraduate as well as graduate students for the University to achieve its degree program enrolment targets.Reporting to the Information Technology Manager, the Business Systems Analyst is actively involved in the systems maintenance and operations portfolio to ensure quality customer service in systems processes and information needs for the entire School. The Business Systems Analyst is actively engaged in the timely set up and maintenance of systems according to the academic timetables. These include activities that support critical operations such as student application, course registration, fees collection, recruitment, teaching and learning, etc. In addition, the Business Systems Analyst responds to ad-hoc requests from students, faculties, staff and other administrative partners for value-add business information, systems issues resolution, general systems guidance and other queries.The Business Systems Analyst actively participates in discussions related to systems improvement opportunities and the corresponding proposals for system enhancement projects. The Business Systems Analyst is also responsible for supporting business process changes within the various systems of the School to increase the efficiency and effectiveness in how to support teaching/learning and operation needs of the School.
A relevant University degree, e.g. computer science, information technology, software engineering or an equivalent of 4 years recent experience (defined as within the last 5 years) working at York University and performing the same or similar tasks. This education equivalency is in addition to the experiential requirements outlined below.
2 years of experience in the maintenance and support of enterprise IT systems, including 1 year in a systems analyst capacity. Demonstrated experience in supporting enterprise applications. Hands-on experience in documenting processes and creating process flow. Testing experience including unit testing, functional testing, regression testing and UAT support. Experience in using project and resource management tools such as MS Project and Wrike
This position requires the candidate to produce a verification of degree(s), credentials(s), or equivalencies from accredited institutions and/or international equivalents at the time of interview.
In order to be considered as an internal applicant, York University employees in the YUSA-1 bargaining unit must apply for jobs through the Employee Career Portal - YU Hire.
If you are a current York University employee in the YUSA-1 bargaining unit and/or are using your job posting rights under the collective agreement to apply for jobs, you MUST log into YU Hire to access the York University Employee Career Portal.
As per Article 12.02(f) of the YUSA-1 Collective Agreement, to be considered an internal applicant, employees in the YUSA-1 bargaining unit must submit the application 5 working days following the first day of posting. this is referred to as the 'Posted Date' on the job the posting. This applies to YUSA-1 internal and YUSA-1 Concurrent postings. Please refer to the 'Posting Intent' on the job posting.
If not filled by an employee in the YUSA-1 bargaining unit, employees in the YUSA-2 bargaining unit who have applied within the first 5 days from the 'Posted Date' will be given preference.
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York University employees must apply to jobs through the Employee Career Portal - YU Hire. If you are a current York University employee and/or are using your rights under a collective agreement to view and/or apply to jobs, you MUST log into YU Hire to access the York University Employee Career Portal.
PLEASE NOTE: Applications must be received by 11:55 pm EST on the posted deadline date, if applicable.