Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its nine colleges and schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United Kingdom.
The University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement plans; life insurance; short and long-term disability; employee assistance program (EAP); tuition remission; and generous time off.
Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit Education.
Department: Information Technology
Campus: Rose Hill (RH) - Bronx
Senior Business Analyst collaborates with University constituents on various prospective projects and ideas to identifyand document objectives and goals, as well as functional, technical, and project requirements. They collaborate with various departments and subject matter experts to identify options for achieving their objectives and provide recommendations and guidance on possible solutions.
Provides analysis, guidance, design and recommendations of options and solutions for various project requests
Collaborates with various departments of the University to Identify and document project goals, objectives, desired outcomes, scope, technical and functional requirements
Identifies the appropriate resources/team from various departments (Requesting and impacted departments, subject matter experts, Vendors, Project Managers, IT technical resources...) needed to fulfill the requirements gathering
Provides support to the governance and project team for understanding and clarification of project specifications
Communicates progress and status of the various requirements gathering to management and escalate unsettled conflicts, obstacles and risks affecting the progress of the work
Bachelor's degree in an IT or related field or equivalent work experience
Understands teaching environment, curriculum development and processes
Understands of the external environment and how it affects academia in general and Fordham in particular, including technical, legal, financial and social influences
Strong understanding of technical, business and cultural environment of higher education in general and Fordham in particular
Plans and designs complex systems architectures, specifications and applications
Strong analytical/problem solving and technical skills
Develops and delivers presentations of technical matters in a clear and understandable manner
Independent management of own work flow and work outcomes
Customer service oriented
Interacts and collaborates with vendors
5-7 years' work experience in a related field
Fordham University is committed to excellence through diversity and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds.
Fordham is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories
Fordham Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its 9 colleges and schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United kingdom.