Job Title: Lead Business Analyst

Reports to:Manager, Technology and Information Services
Typical Schedule:245 days/7.5 hours
Bargaining Unit:N/A

 

FLSA:Exempt
Job Code:1765
Salary Schedule:MGT08C

JOB GOAL

Responsible for overseeing business analysis functions for one or more enterprise system applications. This includes direct supervision of staff and overseeing day-to-day operations to ensure operational efficiency and compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of those in this position.
  1. Develop plans for future expansion of current and new enterprise systems based on end-user needs and system needed upgrades.
  2. Oversee the work of employees engaged in business analysis.
  3. Coordinate the preparation of comprehensive feasibility studies including detailed documentation of procedures and personnel utilization data and make recommendations identifying specific system functionality adjustments and enhancements.
  4. Review and document workflow procedures of internal application systems to ensure efficient operations.
  5. Collaborate with department end-users to analyze system functions and develop enhancements to improve system efficiency.
  6. Analyze existing systems and redefine operations when necessary to take into account changes in system requirements or equipment configurations.
  7. Prepare, coordinate, and supervise testing and implementation of system upgrades to ensure proper functionality.
  8. Develop and submit enhancement requests for current software based on end-user input and documented needs.
  9. Act as liaison between the department, end-users, and software vendors.
  10. Provide technical assistance and documentation to department end-users regarding various applications.
  11. Perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Broad knowledge of computer systems, including programming and systems operations
  • Knowledge of the interchanges and interfaces between systems
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences, orally and in writing, including electronic media
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, manage, and carry out duties efficiently and within established timeframes

EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree from and accredited institution in technology or related field
  • Progressively responsible experience in technology or related field
  • OR
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES & REGISTRATIONS

None

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution in technology or related field

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

Direct supervision of assigned personnel. Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work: addressing complaints and resolving problems; training employees; evaluating performance; and interviewing, testing, hiring, and assignment of personnel.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently. If the use of arm and/or leg controls require exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated as Light Work.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, talk, and hear; stand and walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds. Specific vision ability required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Indoors and Outdoors: The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT

  • General office equipment, including personal computers, fax machines, copiers, telephones, etc.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with the District’s approved compensation plan. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be established by the District.

Performance of the job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School Board’s policy on evaluation of personnel.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Pasco County Schools will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to allow them to perform the essential functions of the job when such individuals request an accommodation.

Lead Business Analyst;   EST: September 5, 2017;   REV: n/a;   Board Approved: September 5, 2017