Business Data Analyst II

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Work type: Administrative & Professional
Location: Main Campus (Orlando)
Categories: Student Development/Enrollment Services

Classification Title:

Business Data Analyst II

Job Description:

Under the direction of the Associate Director of Student Financial Assistance, this position is responsible for developing computer applications and programs to ensure compliance and quality control in the processing and awarding of financial aid, and the required reporting to federal, state, and other agencies. In addition, candidate will serve as a liaison to program coordinators in all areas of Student Financial Assistance to evaluate and assess computer processes to uncover potential problems and recommend corrective action/s as needed.

This position will research business needs and develop functional and system design specifications to monitor and ensure compliance with regulations and program guidelines. Notify users of any limitations that may impact processing or reporting of data. Respond to changes in financial aid regulations or policy to assure compatibility of computer programs with new requirements.

  • Design and run queries to ensure compliance of financial aid policies. Seek innovative methods of extracting information from the computer system to uncover potential problems in compliance and anticipates and circumvents future problems. Use SAS EG and other tools to manipulate data and produce actionable data files.
  • Create and analyze reports developed specifically for quality control purposes. Recommend corrective action involving changes in automated and/or non-automated systems. Create ad hoc reports and modifies existing computer programs as necessary to assure the most up-to-date sources of data for the user.
  • Consult with the director, associate directors, and aid program coordinators to evaluate, assess, and determine user needs and provide analytical support through specially prepared business processes and computer programming.
  • Act as end user PeopleSoft support person for software issues that arise within the SFA office. Design customized and personalized email communication and surveys to be sent to aid applicants.
  • Manage import process for large data loads received from external business partners, such as the U.S. Department of Education and the State of Florida Office of Student Financial Assistance (OFSA). Ensures appropriate quality assurance.
  • Supervise the computer equipment inventory control, hardware, and software concerns.
  • Supervise other technical staff involved in data collection and information distribution.
  • Maintain and modify customized customer service system to manage student services and customer relations.
  • Assist in developing business processes and internal automated training options.
  • Attend professional workshops, meetings, and training sessions to assure adequate professional development and to keep abreast of current rules and regulations.
  • Some evening and weekend hours may be required.
  • Perform other appropriate duties as assigned.


SDES - Financial Aid

Work Schedule:

Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm

Type of Appointment:


Expected Salary:

$64,518 - Negotiable

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's or Master's degree and 2+ years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Financial Aid.
  • PeopleSoft Experience
  • Supervisory Experience
  • Experience with SQL, SAS EG, and PeopleSoft Query.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage multiple projects.

Additional Application Materials Requirements:


Special Instructions to Applicants:



Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.


The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.


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