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Business Analyst, Office of Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and Diversity (AAEOD)

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Please attach 2 (PDF) documents to your online Employment Application: (#1) Cover letter and (#2) Resume, which should include the names and contact information of three professional references.

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number SF00480
Job Title Business Analyst, Office of Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and Diversity (AAEOD)
Position Number 107054
FTE 1.00
FLSA Exempt
Position Type Professional Staff
Union Non-Union Non-Classified Staff
Pay Grade Level 10
Pay Grade Range $46,106 - $97,724 (Anticipated Salary Range: $46,106 - $50,000)
Status Calendar Year, Full-time, Permanent

Department Information

Department Affirmative Action
Contact(s)

Gail Henriques
Faculty/Non-Classified Professional Staff Recruitment
Office of Human Resources
URI


(Please note: Applications must be submitted online only at: https://jobs.uri.edu)

Contact Phone/Extension
Contact Email
Physical Demands
Campus Location Kingston
Grant Funded No
Extension Contingency Notes
Duties and Responsibilities

Application Deadline: This is an open until filled search. First consideration will be given to applications received by August 17, 2017. Second considerations may be given to applications received by September 7, 2017. Applications received after the second consideration date (September 7, 2017) may not be given full consideration.


BASIC FUNCTION:

Responsible for assisting the Director and Assistant Director, Office of Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and Diversity in operational, financial and administrative support performing complex and confidential duties in a deadline driven environment. Research, develop, evaluate and formulate draft communications from the Director and or Assistant Director, Office of Affirmative Action. Provide support for special projects to Senior Management and Title IX Task Force. Independently evaluate and review complex information and prepare analyses and reports relating to activities throughout the institution and prepare reports to federal and state government and the URI community.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Coordinate various processes and procedures pertaining to the administration of the Office of AAEOD with other appropriate University divisions and departments.

Receive, review and take appropriate action and/or make recommendations relative to various request and inquiries.

Responsible for office procurement and office management.

Draft documents for the signature of the Director and or Assistant Director.

Research and compile information to help form recommendations required for use in reports, presentations, meetings and trainings.

Provide confidential services, including scheduling event planning and communications for the Office of Affirmative Action.

Prepare reports for submission and respond to the requests for information from the URI community.

Prepare PowerPoint presentations and other reports using spreadsheet software, particularly Excel. Assist with compiling data for these and other presentations.

Participate in the preparation of data for the senior management, and for various committees and/or councils, as required. This may include taking electronic minutes at various meetings, and preparing minutes for distribution/approval.

Responsible for obtaining information and recommendations relating to specific problems, activities and policies.

Provide the Director, and or Assistant Director with data and analyses relating to regular and ad hoc reports/projects.

Participate in the budget cycles, including responsibility for compiling an electronic document with indexes.

Oversee the preparation and processing of both routine and important/complex correspondence.

Serve as backup to maintain and update the Office of Affirmative Action’s website.

Responsible for updating various data in PeopleSoft financials such as signature authorization and Chartfield creates.

Handle information of a sensitive and confidential nature.

Serve as liaison.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide assistance to the staff in the Affirmative Action Office, as required.

Perform additional duties as required.
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ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.

Required Qualifications

REQUIRED:

1. Bachelor’s Degree.

2. Minimum of three years of experience in a complex staff position with office management responsibility (including finance, calendars, communications, and preparation and processing of confidential materials).

3. Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office (including, Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

4. Demonstrated experience with financial and human resource systems (e.g. Oracle, PeopleSoft).

5. Demonstrated experience with troubleshooting and resolution of issues.

6. Demonstrated ability to understand finance and budget concepts.

7. Demonstrated strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills.

8. Demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills.

9. Demonstrated ability to coordinate and to balance multiple priorities in a complex office environment.

10. Demonstrated ability to work independently.

11. Demonstrated ability to interpret institutional policies, plans, objectives, rules, and regulations and to communicate the interpretation to others.

12. Demonstrated mathematical and analytical skills.

13. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations.

Preferred Qualifications

PREFERRED:

1. Demonstrated supervisory experience.

2. Demonstrated experience with Web Base software; WordPress.

Environmental Conditions

This position is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Posting Date 07/27/2017
Closing Date
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please attach 2 (PDF) documents to your online Employment Application: (#1) Cover letter and (#2) Resume, which should include the names and contact information of three professional references.

Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.uri.edu/postings/2583

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor’s Degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a minimum of three years of experience in a complex staff position with office management responsibility (including finance, calendars, communications, and preparation and processing of confidential materials)?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office (including, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have demonstrated experience with financial and human resource systems (e.g. Oracle, PeopleSoft)?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have demonstrated experience with troubleshooting and resolution of issues?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have demonstrated ability to understand finance and budget concepts?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Do you have demonstrated strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Do you have demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * Do you have demonstrated ability to coordinate and to balance multiple priorities in a complex office environment?
    • Yes
    • No
  10. * Do you have demonstrated ability to work independently?
    • Yes
    • No
  11. * Do you have demonstrated ability to interpret institutional policies, plans, objectives, rules, and regulations and to communicate the interpretation to others?
    • Yes
    • No
  12. * Do you have demonstrated mathematical and analytical skills?
    • Yes
    • No
  13. * Do you have demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations?
    • Yes
    • No
  14. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other