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Full Time
St. Paul
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Date Posted:
January 11, 2019

Business Analyst - Human Services Program Representative 2


Job Class: Human Services Program Representative 2Working Title: Business Analyst 
Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
Date Posted: 01/11/2019
Closing Date: 01/28/2019
Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Department of Human Services / Central Office
Division/Unit: Continuing Care for Older Adults 
Work Shifts: Day Shift
Work Hour: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Days of Work: Monday - Friday
Travel Required: Yes, instate travel on intermittent basis 
Salary Range: $26.30-$38.75/hourly; $54,914-$80,910/annually
Job Class Option: None
Classified Status: Classified
Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes

Job Summary

The Business Analyst exists to perform business analysis functions supporting the development and enhancements of the current or future tools used by the Area Agencies on Aging and the central staff of the Department of Human Services Continuing Care of Older Adults Division.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Performing detailed requirements analysis
  • Documenting business and technical processes
  • Creating wireframe mockups
  • Performing and coordinating user acceptance testing.
  • Analytical thinking and, explaining difficult concepts to non-technical users

Minimum Qualifications:

Three years of business analysis experience in human services setting. Experience must include:

  • Ability to facilitate and collaborate to find solutions to complex problems and data limitations
  • Person centered documentation to ensure stakeholders and IT/Vendors have a complete understanding of the requirements
  • Experience gathering and communicating business needs and functional requirements
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills in problem definition, information gathering and research, alternatives analysis, applying creative solutions to unique and/or immediate problems, and appropriate resolution implementation.

A Bachelor’s degree in Bachelor’s degree in Information technology or social services may substitute one year of general professional experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ability to create queries and analyze data from disparate database sources
  • Experience using Business Intelligence Tools, such as Tableau or Power BI
  • Experience with coding in program languages, such as ASP.NET, SQL, JavaScript, and C#
Additional Requirements

To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your resume clearly describes your experience in the areas listed and indicates the beginning and ending month and year for each job held.

REFERENCE/BACKGROUND CHECKS - The Department of Human Services will conduct reference checks to verify job-related credentials and criminal background check prior to appointment.

Why Work For Us

GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email careers@state.mn.us. Please indicate what assistance you need.

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