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University of Wisconsin–Madison

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University of Wisconsin–Madison



Apply now(opens in a new window) Job no: 273687-AS
Work type: Partial Remote, Staff-Full Time
Department:G SERV/ATP
Location: Madison
Categories: Business and Systems Analysis

Job Summary:

ATP is transforming the finance, human resources and research administration support environment across the UW-System, while focusing on people, processes and technology. This includes the selection and implementation of a new Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) system (Workday) to support the changes. The activities will include the review and redesign of business processes (including use of shadow and bolt-on IT systems), redesign of the chart of accounts, and integration of efforts with several ongoing University and UW System projects. The Business Systems Analyst will serve a vital role within the Administrative Transformation Program (ATP). The University of Wisconsin is embarking on the ATP to redesign its Human Resources and Financial systems and services, while focusing on people, processes, and technology.

This position involves performing complex data analysis to ensure data management objectives are met and serves as a subject matter expert to leadership. This individual in this position will formulate and define systems scope and objectives through research and fact-finding combined with an understanding of applicable business systems and industry requirements; devise or modify complex information systems, including analysis of business and user needs, documenting requirements and revising existing system logic difficulties as necessary and determine and recommend programs required for optimal problem solution within cost/performance objectives; participate in requirements planning and feasibility determination; perform analyses and prepare reports to ensure that programs meet or exceed schedule commitments, work on tasks including project or functional requirements, functional design, functional configuration, testing and documentation.

The Administrative Transformation Program is dedicated to advancing the mission of the University of Wisconsin through a people first approach and is committed to growing a culture that embraces diversity, inclusion, and equity.

Responsibilities: Business Systems Analyst III (Inst) (IT164)
Business Systems Analyst I (IT012)
Business Systems Analyst II (IT013)
Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion


Bachelor's Degree


Required Qualifications:
- Experience in Human Resources, and/or performing Business Systems Analyst
- Ability to define, analyze, and solve business needs.
- Ability to perform complex data analysis for the use of research and implementation related to problem solving.
- Strong analytical skills

Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience working in a higher education setting
- Experience working with an ERP system implementation

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

This position may require some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:



ANNUAL (12 months)
Well qualified applicants can expect to earn between $90,000 - $120,000, with final salary based on experience and qualifications.

Additional Information:

End date is dependent upon project completion.

The Administrative Transformation Program (ATP) is hiring for multiple vacancies across transformation areas (Finance, Human Resources, Research Administration, and Information Technology). By applying to this position, applicants may be considered for vacancies in all transformation areas. Current job opportunities with ATP can be found here:

This position will operate in a hybrid format where some work will be performed in-person, onsite, in Madison, WI, and some work will be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus location. Ability for full-time remote work may be possible.

Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without the need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.

How to Apply:

To begin the application process, click the "apply now" button. Please submit a resume and cover letter detailing your related work experience and professional background to the qualifications and duties in this job description, in particular:
- Experience in Finance, Human Resources, Research Administration and/or performing Business Systems Analyst
- Demonstrated ability to perform complex data analysis
- Experience working with an ERP system implementation
In your cover letter please also indicate your area(s) of interest: Finance, Human Resources, and/or Research Administration.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is February 16, 2023, however, this position will remain open and application may be considered until this position is filled.


Daniel Mccusky
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE for further information.

Official Title:

Business Systems Analyst I(IT012) or Business Systems Analyst II(IT013) or Bus Systems Analyst III (Inst)(IT164)



Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


  The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, including but not limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, or status as a protected veteran and other bases as defined by federal regulations and UW System policies. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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