Under the direction of the Director of Financial Aid Operations, the Business Analyst is responsible for SFS reporting and data analysis. The Business Analyst utilizes data and reporting from PowerFaids, Datatel Colleague, Student Forms, Salesforce and Workday to form comprehensive reports that support enrollment and retention goals. This role is a primary contact for Student Financial Services to Technology Resources and Institutional Research, and supports Berklee's institutional scholarship programs through analysis of data designed to inform scholarship awarding for incoming and continuing students.
3+ years of financial aid experience, particularly in a highly automated environment
Familiarity with federal, state and institutional aid policies
Ability to join data from various databases and systems into workable data sets.
Proficiency with database query tools; ability to use coding language to select, extract, and manipulate data.
Experience with business intelligence tools, advanced Excel skills, Tableau or other data visualization tools a plus.
Significant experience and expertise with student information systems, including PowerFaids and Colleague. Workday experience a plus.
Experience and expertise with building and running reports in student information systems
Ability to synthesize and report data to management
Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills
Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize and work on multiple projects simultaneously with efficiency and attention to detail
Understanding of strategic enrollment management principles.
Use of Capabilities (Illustrated by Typical Activities)
Build, run and synthesize reports to track institutional awards and share information with enrollment management and institutional research partners.
Document reporting processes and procedures.
Work closely with various college constituencies to ensure the accuracy and consistency of data.
Prepare financial aid reports and present data graphically and in narrative form; report distribution will include both unit-level stakeholders as well as members of the senior leadership team.
Represent student financial services office in technology and systems implementation projects, ensuring data is accurate and accessible for reporting purposes.
Prepare reports to inform financial aid awarding and budget management for entering and continuing students.
Provide redundancy to the SFS Systems Manager by participating in systems testing, set-up and maintenance of all systems in use by Student Financial Services.
Applicants who are both interested and qualified should submit the following materials: * Cover letter that addresses the applicant's capabilities and experiences. * A resume or CV.
Currently enrolled Berklee students may not apply for staff or faculty positions.
The above information on this position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by individuals within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. The position will remain open for applications until filled.
Berklee is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.
Employee Type: Staff
Internal Number: R0002706
About Berklee College of Music
The mission of Berklee College of Music is to educate, train, and develop students to excel in music as a career. Developing the musicianship of all our students is the foundation of our curriculum. We believe that the lessons and qualities derived from that work?the self-discipline needed for excellence, the empathy required of music making and the openness and inquisitiveness essential to creativity?are critical to achievement in any pursuit, musical or otherwise; and that music is a powerful catalyst for personal growth, which is central to any collegiate experience. Founded on jazz and popular music rooted in the African cultural diaspora, our comprehensive curriculum is distinctly contemporary in its content and approach, and embraces the principal musical movements of our time. Through a course of scholarly and practical learning experiences integrating performance and writing, our curriculum covers the variety of influential styles, relevant technologies, and career opportunities open to today's music professional.
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