Careers at Federation University

Federation University Australia is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion.

As part of this, our employment practices include the provision of reasonable adjustments/flexible working arrangements as required, particularly for staff with disability or carer responsibilities.

Federation University Australia is taking all necessary precautions to protect our students, employees and prospective candidates throughout our response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

If you have any concerns, please contact our Human Resources team on (03) 5327 9756.

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Business Analyst - Project Delivery

Job no: 851080
Campus: Mt Helen Campus
Categories: Professional/General
School/Area: Information Technology Services

  • Ballarat Campus
  • Full-time, fixed-term appointment until December 2022
  • HEW 7: $90,899 - $98,241 p.a, plus 17% super

About the role

You will be responsible for the oversight and delivery of the analysis, design and preparation of specific applications and multiple projects, as part of project delivery at the University. You will be required to build relationships with current and potential system users, engage in project planning, understand business process and requirements and write plans and reports of evaluation on project outcomes.

You will consult widely across the University to ensure that a functional design is developed for the relevant systems that will meet the strategic needs of the University.

About Federation University

At Federation University, we are driven to make a real difference to the lives of every student, and to the communities we serve.

Across our university and TAFE campuses in Ballarat, Berwick, Brisbane, Gippsland, and the Wimmera, we deliver world-class education and facilities. With the largest network of campuses across Victoria, as well as a growing Brisbane base, we are uniquely positioned to provide pathways from vocational education and skills training at Federation TAFE through to higher education.

Federation University’s Strategic Plan 2021-2025 outlines our ambition to be Australia’s leading regional university. Our University and TAFE provide integrated lifelong learning, skills, and impactful research enabling people and communities to prosper locally, regionally, and globally.

We are the number one ranked University in Australia for First Generation Student Enrolments (Good Universities Guide 2022). Along with top rankings in Victoria around student support, social equity, skills and employment. This includes:

  • Number one in Victoria for Social Equity
  • Number one in Victoria for Skills Development (undergraduate)
  • Number one in Victoria for Student Support (undergraduate)
  • Number one in Victoria for Skills Development (postgraduate)
  • Number one in Victoria for Full Time Employment (undergraduate)

About you

Reporting to the Senior Business Analyst Team Leader, you will establish goals and focus on deliverable outcomes that meet deadlines and objectives. You will make recommendations on operational processes, practicality of technical solutions and the re-engineering of the business system strategy. You will bring your keen eye for business processes and how these relate to the requirements of the University and the online systems being implemented. You will regularly provide strategic advice to stakeholders and rise to the challenge of managing complex tasks through your analytical and problem-solving skills.  

You will:

  • explore a range of strategies including interviews, document analysis, surveys, business process descriptions, scenarios and workflow analysis to ensure business needs are met;
  • evaluate information from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts and segment high-level information into detail to create abstracts;
  • revise business processes to improve efficiency, reduce manual inputs, enhance workflows and systematise data to improve business intelligence and reporting; and
  • review technical solution designs and recommend alternatives when appropriate.

Directions from Victoria’s Chief Health Officer require all Victorian-based Federation University workers to have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by 22 October 2021 and to be fully vaccinated by 26 November 2021, unless they are an Excepted Person as defined by the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions. All applicants must therefore be able to comply with this requirement.

Please note that applications will be prioritised for those with current working rights in Australia and who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australia’s immigration and border arrangements during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak: https://covid19.homeaffairs.gov.au/

How to apply

Please apply by Sunday, 5 December, 2021.

Applicants are required to address the Key Selection Criteria in addition to a resume. To view the Position Description, please click here: 851080.pdf

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please email the Recruitment team or phone 03 5327 9756.  Our position descriptions also list a contact person for job specific enquiries.

At Federation University Australia we value diversity, embrace difference and nurture a connected, safe and respectful community. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people of all cultures, abilities, sexualities and genders. Should you require additional support please email Bianca Molloy, our Manager, Organisational Development and Diversity.

Find out more about our Aboriginal and Torres Islander Employment Strategy. For support or queries relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment please email Bianca Molloy, our Manager, Organisational Development and Diversity.

A workplace for remarkable people

For 150 years we have been reaching out to new communities, steadily building a generation of independent thinkers united in the knowledge that they are greater together.
We are committed to attracting, retaining and developing the best talent in the regions in which we operate. From our academic and research staff to those working in student experience, we are all part of a collaborative culture that inspires the highest levels of excellence, innovation, integrity and respect. We are proud of our SAGE Athena SWAN Bronze accreditation in 2019 for recognising our commitment to advancing the careers of women, trans and gender diverse individuals in STEM disciplines in higher education and research.

What we offer

We foster a positive culture shaped by our values of inclusion, innovation, excellence, empowerment and collaboration as outlined in Federation’s Living Values Charter.

You will be able to take advantage of our UniSports Health and Fitness Centre in Mt Helen, in addition to benefits such as purchased leave, annualised hours, flexible work options, salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare (Mt Helen and Gippsland), discounted private health insurance, affordable parking, wellness programs, professional development programs and many other benefits. For further information visit our LinkedIn Life page or our leave and work-life balance webpage.

For more information on a career with us, please visit our website or let our staff tell you more.

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