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Analyst, Business Process

at Anchorage School District

Pay: $47104 to $60119/year
1.0 FTE<br> <b>Salary</b>: ACE 6 $47,104 - $60,119<br><br><b>Job Summary</b><br> The Analyst
Posted: 10/5/2019
Job Reference #: 5089

Job Description

Openings as of 10/19/2019
ACE Technical/Supervisory

  • Analyst, Business Process JobID: 5089
  • Position Type:
    ACE Technical/Supervisory/Analyst, Business Process

  • Date Posted:

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  • Closing Date:
    Open Until Filled

    Bargaining Unit: ACE
    Work Year: 230 days per year, 12 contract payments
    Work Day: 8 hours per day
    FTE: Full time, 1.0 FTE
    Salary: ACE 6 $47,104 - $60,119

    Job Summary
    The Analyst, Business Process facilitates the optimization of business unit performance by enhancing the alignment between business processes and information technology. This position also documents existing processes, identifies processes for improvement, designs new processes, develops performance measures, and plans the transition to the new processes across all Anchorage School District departments. The position has a retirement association with the Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS).

    Job Requirements
    The following are required:
    1. Bachelor’s degree in business administration. Equivalent experience, education, and training may be considered in lieu of the degree requirement.
    2. Two years of experience in information technology or a related field.
    3. Flexible, well organized, and able to work well in a fast-paced environment.
    4. Able to work well without close supervision; be self-directed, self-motivated, and independent.
    5. Possess high level technical, logic, and analytic skills.
    6. Ability to produce detailed business process and technical end user documentation.
    7. Excellent customer service skills.
    8. Ability to work effectively as a member of a highly functioning team.
    9. Ability to understand and comply with laws and policies relating to confidential material.

    The following are preferred:
    1. Demonstrated knowledge of business process management.
    2. Knowledge of and expertise with educational and business applications.
    3. Experience with information technology project management standards and procedures.
    4. Understanding of the software development and implementation cycle.
    5. Ability to interact diplomatically and effectively with district staff and the general public.
    6. Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical personnel.

    Essential Job Functions
    1. Facilitates the optimization of business unit performance by enhancing the alignment between business processes and information technology.
    2. Documents existing processes, identifies processes for improvement, designs new processes, develops performance measures, and plans the transition to the new processes across all Anchorage School District departments.
    3. Develops workshops and training materials and trains ASD staff in use of supported applications.
    4. In collaboration with senior management and stakeholders, designs business process project scope, goals, and deliverables that support ASD goals.
    5. Supports projects that are led by project managers I and II. This can include but is not limited to managing several tasks and assisting in the implementation plan, training plan, and communication plan.
    6. Serves as the subject matter expert on the client product features, processes, communications, and any other general operational information.
    7. Monitors performance of the established and new business processes within ASD.
    8. Maintains clear and concise user documentation for the business process of applications as they relate to automated systems and updates them following each new release.
    9. Assures compliance with ASD policy and project standards as well as state, federal, and local laws and regulations.
    10. Facilitates critical daily data integrity checks. Data problems are identified through data queries and reports, while corrections are accomplished through detailed database research and coordination with executive/ school administrative staff.
    11. Develops best practices and tools for project maintenance.
    12. Assists programmers with quality assurance testing of system configuration, set-up, and customizations.
    13. Diagnoses problems and identifies new user requirements pertaining to assigned systems, proposes solutions, and plans preventative or corrective measures.
    14. Coordinates activities pertaining to design and testing of new or enhanced systems and applications with users, enterprise applications staff, and the IT supervisor.
    15. Develops the most optimal processes while maintaining the stakeholders’ main interests.

    Physical/Mental Demands
    The physical demands of this job require frequent standing, walking, sitting, speaking, and hearing. Specific visual abilities are also required. The employee is regularly required to reach with his/her hands and arms and occasionally lift items weighing less than 40 lbs. Additionally, the employee must be able to communicate by oral and written means in an appropriate business manner and have cognitive skills to understand instructions, readily recall facts and details, handle conflict, and make effective decisions under pressure. The employee must have the ability to effectively manage the stress of working with students, parents, and other employees representing diverse cultures, personalities, and work styles in a dynamic work environment.

    The Anchorage School District is committed to providing reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all individuals with qualified physical or mental disabilities.

    Work Environment
    Work is performed in a professional environment with a wide variety of individuals having differing functions, personalities and abilities, including working with diverse groups of people in a variety of different settings.

    While performing the duties of this job the employee may be regularly exposed to a video display. The employee may be exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

    Additional Job Information
    This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

    Anchorage School District employees must possess the ability to read and write in English. This includes the ability to communicate in English with school staff, coworkers, and the public. Employees must also have the ability to comprehend and carry out oral and written directions and understand and follow English instructions and written documents.

    Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check.

    This position may be required to work in ASD facilities on the military installations (JBER). Please visit for additional information.

    The Anchorage School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.