Job Description

Come Grow With Us

Grand Canyon Education (GCE) is a rapidly growing educational service company that has long been an industry leader in providing educational, operational and technological support services to the post-secondary education sector. Formerly part of Grand Canyon University (GCU), GCE still works closely with GCU to benefit thousands of students, families and the local inner-city community. We put people first, drive innovation, and do good in the community that we live and work in.

Do you have a passion for developing technical business solutions? Grand Canyon Education is currently seeking a Business Analyst. The Business Analyst will work with a variety of teams to understand the customers objective for each request, elicit requirements and offer solutions to meet these goals. The Business Analyst will investigate and propose solutions that may include existing or new technologies. In addition, the Business Analyst will work with multiple teams within Operations and IT.

What you will do:

  • Responsible and accountable to provide outstanding customer service.

  • Advocate for our customers and serve as the conduit with multiple teams within our operations departments, colleges/educational departments and our IT departments.

  • Work independently with our customers to define concepts, problem statements, solutions and timelines.

  • Elicit requirements to understand the objective of a request and able to interpret what is important from what is not.

  • Prepare and deliver presentations to stakeholders to explain requests and recommended solutions and how they resolve an issue/request.

  • Monitor and report status on timelines, and progress of requests.

  • Create resource materials/knowledge base that will be used to support our departments applications and processes used by our customers.

  • Produce clear and concise communication and documentation.

  • Other duties as assigned.

What you will need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline (computer science, information technology, etc.) from a regionally accredited institution or equivalent work experience, with a technical major, such as engineering or computer science.

  • An equivalent combination of directly related work experience and education may be substituted upon supervisor’s approval.

  • Prior Business Analyst and project management experience, preferred.

  • Self-motivating, showing initiative and a strong sense of urgency.

  • Ability to act independently or within a team structure to accomplish customer’s goals and objectives.

  • Must pass background investigation.

  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.

Why work at GCE:

  • Exceptional workplace benefits include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401K savings plan

  • Generous time off plan and 11 paid holidays

  • Paid time off to volunteer in the community or at GCU sponsored events

  • We also offer full-time employees, their spouses and dependent children an Education Tuition Discount Program

  • Free on-site gyms on campus

Application Instructions

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