Scholarship Application Analyst
Indiana University

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Special Instructions Summary

We will begin reviewing applications two weeks from the open date.



Job Summary

The Scholarship Application Analyst will serve as both a functional and technical expert in the ongoing growth and evolution of the university's vended, automated scholarship matching software, BAM (Blackbaud Award Management), and the IU-created process for automated recruiting awards.

The analyst is the principal liaison to campuses and departments across the university that seek a sustainable alternative to their outdated paper-based processes and homegrown systems. The analyst will function in a consultant role to elicit requirements, train on the technical details of the product operation and configuration, and make recommendations on how the delivered functionality can be used to achieve desired outcomes. The analyst will guide the units in developing application and award cycle timelines, configuring scholarships within the system, developing testing plans, assigning and training reviewers, tracking awards, and working with departments until a sustainable operation in up and running. The analyst will also serve as the primary contact for trouble-shooting any user issues and/or problems that arise from use of the BAM software.

Additionally, the analyst will work with the Scholarship Application Administrator with routine tasks, running regular audits, developing/creating training materials and presentations, conducting training presentations, and providing support for departments fully integrated into the system as well as those onboarding into BAM. The analyst will also assist in documenting and evaluating updates and new functionality in BAM as well any changes to business processes.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and two years of work experience in higher education with responsibility for coordinating processes to award scholarships to deserving students that includes exposure to serving students directly.

Demonstrated technical aptitude and problem-solving skills. Demonstrated strength in organizing complex data and note-taking/record-keeping. Ability to effectively communicate and exchange information. Ability to demonstrate patience. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel and use of customary Excel formulas. Demonstrated attention to detail, foresight and diplomacy.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree. Exposure to a comprehensive student information system, preferably PeopleSoft Campus Solutions. The ideal candidate will have worked with an automated scholarship software platform. The ideal candidate will possess knowledge of SQL, HTML, CSV files and formatting, and databases. Project management skills/experience.

Work Location

The location of this position may vary due to working remotely, and can be located on any campus.

Job Classification

Salary Plan: PAE

Salary Grade: 2IT

FLSA: Exempt

Job Function: Information Technology

Posting Disclaimer

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.

This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.

If you wish to include a cover letter, you may include it with your resume when uploading attachments.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information .

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