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Association of Christian Schools International

Business Systems Analyst -- IT

Association of Christian Schools International
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

Date Posted: 02/17/2012
Categories: IT
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Association of Christian Schools International
731 Chapel Hills Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
(719) 528-6906

Business Systems Analyst - IT

Position: Business Systems Analyst
FLSA Status: Exempt
Prepared By: Vice President of Technology
Prepare Date: February 17, 2012
Reports to: Vice President of Technology

Summary of Expected Outcomes:
Collaborate with organization leaders to assess and prioritize high priority technology enablement opportunities and ensure they meet agreed upon requirements on delivery.

Spiritually the ideal candidate shall possess characteristics that reflect:
• A demonstrated acceptance without reservation of the ACSI Statement of Faith
• A strong, clear Christian testimony
• A mature, godly spirit
• A person of faith and prayer
• A broad acceptance of the evangelical Christian community
• A strong knowledge and understanding of scripture
• A servant leader

Personally the candidate’s life shall reflect:
• A high level of integrity
• A life consistent with biblical principles
• A model of God’s ideal for the family
• The gift of listening and responding appropriately to the counsel of others
• The gift of discernment when responding to employees and their requests

• Assists organization leaders in analyzing operations, identifying opportunities to improve processes and functions, and justifying appropriate investments
• Collects, analyzes, and communicates organization needs and requirements for technology solutions in collaboration with organization leaders
• Coordinates with developers and partners to design effective technology solutions and ensure delivered solutions meet stated needs
• Identifies high potential technology solutions based on strong understanding of the organization and ongoing knowledge of applicable technology trends
• Integrally involved in “buy vs build” decisions

1. Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or other related field preferred
2. 4 to 7 years of experience as an analyst with a business or non-profit organization preferred
3. Demonstrated expertise in:
• Requirements documentation, especially using Agile methods and Use cases
• Business case development and ROI analysis
• Vendor evaluation, especially RFI/RFP
• Process design and reengineering
• Testing management
• Facilitation and JAD techniques
4. Excellent oral and written communication skills
5. Experience with non-profit associations using CRM, financial, and eCommerce applications is desired

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
• Employee is regularly required to walk, sit, use hands and fingers, and talk or hear.
• The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include the ability to read at close range.
• The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.

Progress made on personal and professional mutually agreed upon goals submitted annually.

The Business Systems Analyst shall be:
• In agreement with the job description
• In agreement with the policies and ethical guidelines of ACSI
• Responsible to the Vice President of Technology

Salary and Benefits:
Salary and benefits are established within the guidelines of ACSI policies.

Applications may be downloaded from the ACSI website at Completed application materials, including the ACSI Lifestyle Statement, should be sent to:

Director of Human Resources
731 Chapel Hills Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80920

Application deadline: March 15, 2012