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KFS Business Analyst

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Number: 118971
Title: Coordinator
Functional Title: KFS Business Analyst
Category Status: 33-Exempt Regular
Applicant Search Category: Staff
University Authorized FTE: 1.00
Unit: VPAF-Compt-Systems Control
Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

The University of Maryland is seeking an KFS Business Analyst to join the Office of the Comptroller.

This individual will participate in the coordination of long-term planning, risk, and gap analysis for all modules within the Kuali Financial System (KFS).

The KFS Business Analyst will be responsible for the development of test case scenarios and performing advanced-level testing of newly-developed functionality prior to, during, and after QA phase and participating in team evaluating and structuring business practices to take full advantage of the new functionality being implemented.

The KFS Business Analyst will work independently with minimal supervision and at the same time coordinate their activities with other team members.

The KFS Business Analyst will be expected to apply a high degree of expertise and advanced knowledge of financial system management and accounting principles to provide top-level user support, coordinate activities between various constituents, and understand the requirements and needs of the University community.

A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree with two (2) to four (4) years of relevant experience.

Demonstrated experience working with diverse groups in a project team setting.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

High level of leadership, motivation, initiative, independence, and responsibility.

Ability and interest in maintaining a very high level of customer service while handling a wide variety and volume of work.


High level of interest in researching and working with new computer technologies as a functional user.

Experience with KFS strongly preferred.

Experience in training computer applications to new users a plus.

Additional Certifications:
Additional Information:
Posting Date: 09/07/2017
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date 09/27/2017
Physical Demands

This is a primarily sedentary position involving extensive use of desktop computers. The position does occasionally require walking some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References (no emails sent from system)
Optional Documents

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