A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
The SABER unit in the School of Public Health at the University of Michigan runs clinical trials of new drugs and other therapies. We are in the midst of a multi-year IT systems rebuilding process, supporting both legacy systems and our platform of the future. Focus of this position is design and enhancement of the new system. Join our team, do something good for the world, contribute to our modernization effort, build great new apps, and enjoy great benefits! We are seeking an experienced and dynamic staff member with a commitment to contributing to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment for all members of our community.
We are looking for an experienced business analyst who will lead analysis and design of our clinical study application platform. You have meaningful experience in both workflow and visual design. You are able to catch on to complex systems quickly. While this is not primarily a graphic design position, you have skills in this area; be prepared to show and tell.
You will lead analysis and design, collaborating closely with cross-functional teams consisting of: end users (and their proxies), development team members, lead architect and product owner. You will define and clarify requirements, design and document solutions, work with the dev team to fine-tune implementations, and coordinate UAT of finished products. You will report to the Software Development Lead.
Note: This is a part-time appointment (20 hours per week); there is potential to be full-time based on work demand and budget.
Analyze and (re)define business processes
Capture high-level requirements in bullet form
Design new and improve existing application workflows using graphics and text to provide just enough detail for construction of solutions
Establish high-level user stories for dev team, and fill in details
Design highly efficient, functional, and attractive user experiences
Help test and validate new functionality
Train users on operation of systems
Accept input from team while also forming independent decisions
Bachelor's degree in IT or design, or equivalent experience
Proven ability to document complicated systems and scenarios
Experience conceptualizing creative solutions to complex workflow requirements
Experienced user of Microsoft Word and Excel, plus design tools such as OmniGraffle, Sketch, or Balsamiq
Experience presenting data heavy applications in an engaging format
Preference may be given to applicants with a background in clinical research, graphic design, software development, and/or Agile experience.
This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate. The level of the selected candidate will depend upon the candidate's qualifications. Please note the salary ranges for each classification:
Senior: $74,982 - $92,625
Intermediate: $58,347 - $72,076
Note: these salary ranges reflect rates for a full-time position.
In addition to a career filled with purpose and opportunity, The University of Michigan offers a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family, and plan for a secure future. For more information, please visit: https://careers.umich.edu/benefits/.
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The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 200756
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