Business Analyst I

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Graduate School
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Information Technology
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


As Business Analyst I, the employee will develop data management and analytic plans and objectives that will ensure the approaches of the Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences in the Laney Graduate School (LGS) are consistent with University enterprise and LGS structures. The development and maintenance of procedure manuals will be key to maintaining data and report consistency. This employee will be responsible for the preparation of operational and statistical reports that are accurate, factual, and comply with all relevant guidelines and best practices. This individual will serve as program liaison to the Laney Graduate School and will work with Associate and Assistant Deans to provide data and reports useful to relevant partner units, schools, departments and programs.


The employee will also design and implement changes, with appropriate consultation, to the databases that contain records pertaining to students, faculty and alumni associated with the Graduate Division and Laney Graduate School. The individual will be responsible for coordinating pre-award training grant preparation and submission and will train personnel in other programs, both inside and outside of the Laney Graduate School, in data management and pre-award training grant preparation and submission.



  • Supports efforts to ensure that information systems support departmental objectives and information management needs.
  • Works closely with departmental customers to conduct business analysis and identify business objectives and requirements. Collects information to assist in the development of technology plans and strategies.
  • Assists in planning and implementing systems related projects.
  • Supports customer satisfaction by monitoring the delivery of ongoing information services to designated clients.


  • Five years of position specific subject matter knowledge and/or experience in planning and applying information technology to one or more business functions OR a bachelor's degree and three years of position specific subject matter knowledge and/or experience in planning and applying information technology to one or more business functions.


NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home temporarily during the COVID-19 pandemic, with intent to return to an Emory University location in the future.  Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

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