IS Business Automation Specialist
University of Wisconsin-Madison - Madison, WI

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Starting pay is $53,793 and $88,758 annually depending on qualifications, plus excellent benefits. This position is included in pay schedule 07, range-02. A six-month probationary period is required.

Special Qualifications:

Well qualified applicants will possess a bachelor ’ s degree in business administration, information systems or a related field, and/or a minimum of 4 years experience in a large complex organization. Must be able to work nights, holidays and weekends as necessary to meet Department needs.


Shari Cnare , Human Resources Assistant Advanced, 608-265-4059,

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This vacancy is located in the Information Technology Unit of Transportation Services, Facilities Planning & Management, UW Madison. This position offers applicants both a challenging and rewarding opportunity to play a key role in the analysis, development and support of information management and delivery systems within Transportation Services and throughout campus. These positions will develop data and information management delivery to enhance and support administrative needs.

Job Duties: Responsibilities include analyzing program needs, collecting data and information, developing options and plans, issuing recommendations, and establishing priorities and overall system strategies. This position leads management and oversight of the assigned parking permit and gate system computer system projects and programs that achieve organizational goals using technology and the integration of data in the department's automated systems. This position provides training, consulting, and coaching on the system, documents functional processes and procedures, administers the system security, manages system data, ensures data integrity, identifies system modifications and enhancements needed, documents requirements and initiates/implements project plans in cooperation with AIMS. For a complete position description, go to: .

Special Notes:

For UW-Madison Campus safety information and crime statistics/annual Security Report, see or call the Dean of Students office at (608) 263-5700 for a paper copy. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalist prior to an offer of employment.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of gate access and revenue control systems (i.e. Skidata /ARC), PCI standards and requirements, system analysis, design and database structures and software, techniques used in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships, data modeling and database theory and practice, computer applications including database design and theory, and applications design theory, planning methodologies such as data collection, forecasting, modeling, and alternative analysis techniques, techniques for effective written, verbal and graphic presentation of data, analytical methods and reports, public relations techniques, negotiation and conflict resolution skills, databases, spreadsheets, word processing, graphics, webpage design, and query tools, system development and implementation life cycle and methodologies, reporting tools (i.e. SQL Reporting Services, Crystal Reports, Brio Query/Hyperion), knowledge and skill with a variety of spreadsheet or PC based analysis tools and problem solving techniques and resolution, and effective system support processes and methodologies. Skill in oral and written communication and process improvement analysis and development. Ability to learn new software rapidly, prioritize and manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously, perform database queries with SQL, write clear, concise standard operating procedures, perform testing and prototyping on new software applications, patches and fixes, to diagnose and solve multiple technical problems concurrently.

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- 6 from above. If you need assistance with the online application process, contact Shari Cnare at (608) 265-4059. Deadline for receipt of application materials is 4:30 pm Friday, March 1, 2013. Applications will be screened and the most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the next phase of the recruitment process.