Management Analyst Duties and Responsibilities
Purpose of Classification:
with the analysis of user needs and the design and implementation of
new or modified management information systems. Assists in the
analysis, development and integration of new or revised policies and
procedures for various administrative systems.
first in a series of three classifications. It is distinguished from
the Management Analyst in that incumbents typically assist the
higher levels with the more senior tasks and are not project leaders
for large or special projects.
Examples of Duties:
- Assists in problem solving in areas such as system design,
input/output requirements and procedural flow between
departments when developing and implementing administrative
- Interviews employees at all levels to analyze policies, work
procedures and operational methods for the needs analysis stage
of systems development.
- Conducts meetings to encourage interaction and the exchange
of ideas, concerns and proposals from various organizations to
facilitate solutions to administrative problems.
- Assists with analyzing and documenting existing processes
and systems for possible improvements and recommends new or
revised systems as required.
- Provides technical assistance in designing systems (such as
for cost accounting or reporting) and related forms or
- Performs specific tasks in management analysis of policies
and practices; prepares reports and recommends alternatives for
enhancing operating efficiency.
- Assists in determining adequacy of financial and internal
controls and makes recommendations for improvements; recommends
and implements security and system control procedures.
- Assists in planning, scheduling, developing and presenting
training programs for users of administrative systems.
- Assists with planning, scheduling and controlling the
implementation of new or modified administrative systems.
- Assists with the review and evaluation of computer hardware
and software to determine its usefulness and appropriateness as
related to existing or proposed administrative systems.
- Assists with research, including conferring with vendors, to
resolve questions and problems related to mini-microcomputer
hardware and software and assists in consulting with and
advising users in the selection and use of computing options.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of higher education administrative systems and
related business principles.
- Knowledge of principles and techniques used in conducting
management studies and in performing systems analysis.
- Knowledge of automated and manual management information
- Knowledge of forms design and procedures development.
- Skill in conducting interviews.
Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems, Business
Administration of related field AND one year of experience in
procedural, management or systems analysis work; OR, Five years of
experience in procedural, management or systems analysis work; OR,
Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which
comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
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