Director, IT Business Analysis

Purdue University

West Lafayette, IN

Job posting number: #7087770

Posted: October 25, 2021

Job Description

Job Summary
This is newly created role which will be responsible for the development of the newly created Business Analysis Team for Information Technology at Purdue (ITaP). This is a great opportunity to new build team in ITaP and develop robust business analytics processes and unit with ITaP and other business partners across Purdue University. As the Director, IT Business Analysis, you will also be responsible for scaling the data function for operational, financial, and strategic analysis of new and existing IT business opportunities and projects.You will provide overall leadership, directs, and manages a team of IT analysts which may be geographically dispersed. You will be responsible for managing relationships with key IT business and University partners, while ensuring IT analyst teams meet or exceed all deliverables, metrics and goals. Additionally, you will oversee IT business analyst teams conducting operational reporting and analysis that is typically function-specific, and/or performing business operations analysis work in order to solve problems and improve IT business outcomes. As the Director you will influence strategy related to work overseen as well as perform business analysis tasks like analysis and documentation of IT business requirements; coordination of development efforts, maintain knowledge of current tools, technologies, and methodologies. You will also be accountable for overseeing the execution of data collection and interpretation of data, and providing analytical insights and expert advice to key IT business and University partners.

This is a hybrid position with 50/50 onsite and remote work.

Purdue University offers a substantial benefits package including medical, dental, and vision insurance as well as a generous paid time off package for sick and vacation days.

Bachelor's degree in data analytics, computer science, information technology or related business discipline
At least 8 years of management experience in medium scale IT environment or equivalent data management or consulting practices
In lieu of degree, consideration will be given to an equivalent combination of education and experience
Background in IT and data analytics management with experience managing IT business analysis projects
Experience in operational oversight of medium to large scale IT operations, including fiscal/budget planning, service support and business relationship management
Ability to articulate a long-term vision, operate ‎on a strategic level and be politically aware of the requirements and motivations of faculty, ‎students, customers and vendors
Demonstrated excellence in written and verbal ‎communication, collaboration and team building ‎skills‎
Ability to effectively work with staff at all levels ‎of the organization
Demonstrated management, customer service, problem solving, interpersonal, and planning/organizational skills
Ability to respond quickly to change and work well under pressure
Ability to maintain knowledge of current and emerging technologies
Time management skills and the ability to set priorities and provide direction to others


Advanced degree
Top secret clearance helpful

Additional Information:

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A background check will be required for employment in this position
FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)
Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contributions immediately
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply

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