How to Apply
A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
The Business Systems Analysis & Support, working in a team environment, is responsible for developing and maintaining reports and software systems at the Law School.
Founded in 1859, Michigan Law School is one of the world’s leading institutions of legal education and enjoys a reputation for academic excellence characterized by a powerful commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Michigan is consistently ranked among the top law schools in the nation, and enjoys international renown for its intellectual rigor, stunning physical surroundings, preeminent faculty scholarship, and a community noted for collegiality and warmth.
Using Business Objects, Excel, Access, or any other Law School required software, develop, design, and modify reports and queries, utilizing all available business systems and ensuring the accuracy of output data
Ability to understand and appropriately use statistics as part of creating reports
Analyze data to creatively evaluate existing business processes. Plan and facilitate major changes to office procedures in order to meet specific goals
Function as liaison with the admissions office including: as data steward of admissions data, reporting admissions data to internal entities and external agencies, and serving as the law school representative to various groups (e.g., the University’s Admissions System Production Group, or the Law School Admission Council)
Perform analysis on medium to complex systems, collaborate with users and other analysts on new design or extended enhancements of Law School applications/systems and programs
Develop code, implement, document, and maintain computer applications in client/server, web based multi-tier, and Microsoft Sharepoint Server 2013 environments.
Write code that follows Law School architecture and design patterns.
Provide end user training, documentation and assist with rolling out new applications within the Law School
Develop web pages using Microsoft Sharepoint to provide users with a starting point for new websites
Build cascading style sheets to implement a graphical design on web pages.
Understand and provide user support to smaller databases developed with MS Access.
Perform ad-hoc queries to provide timely information as requested by the various Law School offices.
Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Experience in some of the following: Business Objects or other business intelligence tools, SQL, C#, Entity framework, MVC, AngularJS, Microsoft web parts, sharepoint pages
Knowledge and experience in using Microsoft's Visual Studio or other integrated development environment
Experience in the design and building of relational databases using rules of normalization
Ability to work closely with other Law School developers
Demonstrated ability to clearly communicate technical information (verbal and written) and to interact effectively with users
Ability to share knowledge, communicate progress and solve problems
Proven ability to be responsible, efficient, accountable, reliable and accessible to customers
Experience with working in a team environment
Willingness to independently seek out and learn new technologies
Ability to assist in establishing time frames and to work within them
Willingness to take advanced programming classes as needed and suggested by supervisor
Ability to work simultaneously with multiple tasks
Other duties as assigned
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
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The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.