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Posted 11/26/2018

Job Title:

Business Analyst


Information Technology


Archbishop Quigley Center
835 N. Rush St.
Chicago, IL 60611-2030


Full time


Be part of our mission. The Archdiocese of Chicago (“the Archdiocese”), the third largest Catholic Archdiocese in the United States, serves more than 2.2 million Catholics in 344 parishes in Cook and Lake Counties. The Archdiocese's 217 elementary and secondary schools comprise the largest U.S. private school system, and have garnered more U.S. Department of Education Blue Ribbon Awards than any system of any type. The Archdiocese, pastored by Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, has more than 15,000 employees.

Basic Function

The Business Analyst is responsible for leveraging IT best practices and data-driven decision making in order to oversee the selection, design, and implementation of software and hardware resources. S/he will also be responsible for translating business needs into IT solutions taking into account a wide-range of Archdiocese programs and priorities.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collect and analyze business and IT requirements from a wide range of stakeholders
  • Partner with business SME’s, Project Managers, and IT SME’s to ensure projects meet scope, time, and cost requirements
  • Collaborate with IT Project Managers to carry-out project tasks needed to complete key portions of IT work
  • Evaluate and test current and prospective hardware, software, and IT processes
  • Design and test reporting required by business partners, in partnership with IT developers
  • Create testing plans and facilitate testing of system / application enhancements or new systems / applications
  • Conduct root-causes analyses and lessons learned and use the data to inform IT process and policy improvements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Software Development, Computer Engineering, Project Management or related field
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Attention to detail and a focus on data consistency are key
  • 3+ years working on complex IT projects
  • 3-4+ years experience in technology development and deployment
  • 3-4+ years experience serving as a liaison between senior leadership, business partners and IT department
  • PMP certification a plus
  • Experience with Microsoft Suite, Microsoft 365 and Sharepoint a plus
  • Experience with SQL a plus

The Archdiocese of Chicago offers an attractive salary and comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision and 403(b) retirement plan.  In addition, we offer paid vacation, holiday, sick and personal time.

If you are interested in being considered for this opening, please visit the list of open positions on AppliTrack. Please complete a letter of interest, a profile, or submit your resume.

Thank you for your interest in the Archdiocese of Chicago.

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