We ask that interested applicants provide a cover letter and resume as one document with their application.
Harvard University requires pre-employment reference and background screening.
Harvard University Information Technology is unable to provide work authorization and/or visa sponsorship.
This position has a 180-day orientation and review period.
Harvard offers an outstanding benefits package including:
Time Off: 3 - 4 weeks paid vacation, paid holiday break, 12 paid sick days, 11.5 paid holidays, and 3 paid personal days per year.
Medical/Dental/Vision: We offer a variety of excellent medical plans, dental & vision plans, all coverage begins as of your start date.
Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with full vesting after 3 years of service.
Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive tuition assistance program, $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and discounted options through participating Harvard grad schools.
Transportation: Harvard offers a 50% discounted MBTA pass as well as additional options to assist employees in their daily commute.
Wellness options: Harvard offers programs and classes at little or no cost, including stress management, massages, nutrition, meditation and complimentary health services.
Harvard access to athletic facilities, libraries, campus events and many discounts throughout metro Boston.
Join Harvard University Information Technology (HUIT) to assure Harvard's leadership in IT!
More about HUIT: Harvard University Information Technology (HUIT) is responsible for the strategy, planning, and delivery of information technology across the University.
Mission: To assure Harvard's leadership in IT: We strive to make it easier for faculty, students, and staff to teach, research, learn, and work through the effective use of information technology.
Harvard Information Technology Academy (designed for IT Staff): HUIT's IT Academy aims to enable each IT staff person to grow professionally and become a trusted partner to her or his team. The IT Academy is built on the belief that every IT staff member across the University (including technology employees at each school and campus) can grow in her or his area of expertise as well as building strong people and project management skills. Learn more here: https://itacademy.harvard.edu/
Salary Grade: 057
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Bachelor's degree with coursework in information systems or computer science preferred; or equivalent experience.
At least four (4) years' experience working with administrative systems, preferably in business analyst capacity.
Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
Excellent communication skills and technical writing ability.
Fluency with Microsoft Office.
Demonstrated ability to learn quickly.
Proven experience with relational databases including SQL.
Knowledge of information technology applications, processes, software and equipment.
Demonstrated team performance skills, service mindset approach, and the ability to act as a trusted advisor.
Direct experience with business analysis tools and techniques strongly desired.
Registrarial experience, including hands-on experience with a Student Information System.
Experience with business intelligence / reporting strongly desired.
Solid understanding and demonstrated use of iterative development (preferably Agile) desired.
Proven communications and writing ability.
Demonstrated organizational skills, especially with the ability to manage and track a large number of details and facts and understand how each detail fit into the "big picture".
Ability to work in a fast-paced, high volume environment; willingness to do what it takes to meet critical deadlines.
Adept at evaluating problems accurately and displaying sound judgment, including measured risks and timely escalation.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 50498BR
About Harvard University Information Technology
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.