Business Analyst

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
03 – K – Exempt
Work Unit:
Information Technology
Business Intelligence
Full/Part Time:


Want to use your skills to help a leader in higher education improve teaching, learning, research, and operations through analytics and business intelligence? Do you get excited about creating the analytics environment at Penn State to get the right data, in the right format, at the right time, to the right people to help them make critical decisions? Would you like to work for an organization that encourages you to thrive both personally and professionally, values individual uniqueness, and fosters a culture of inclusion? If so, check out the specifics below, and apply to join Penn State's Business Intelligence team, part of a university dedicated to education and fostering a diverse and inclusive environment. Living in central Pennsylvania is an experience like no other. Residents of Centre County enjoy the charm of a small town with the opportunities typically only experienced in a larger city. Penn State is seeking an ambitious, motivated Business Process Analyst to join our Business Intelligence team. You will work closely with the technical infrastructure and engagement teams and data consumers to develop and support solutions that sustain the decision process across Penn State. Primary responsibilities include: Participate in requirements gathering for new projects and development by learning about data consumers’ business needs, documenting them, and developing use cases; work with a variety of end users, fostering an inclusive community, to support the success of individuals, teams, and projects; develop expertise in the data and business processes and identify and document appropriate data elements and usages; prepare communications regarding updates and development; maintain the content of web sites related to Analytics and Business Intelligence, analyze feedback and recommend content and design changes; review reports and dashboards, provide feedback, document questions for future models, and troubleshoot and test data and security. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Skills that will help you be successful include written and oral communication, customer support, cultural agility, problem solving, working effectively in a team environment, and developing documentation and web content. Submitted materials should include information about the duration and type of experience related to the primary responsibilities and skills listed above. Review of candidates will begin August 5, 2019.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088