Business Analyst

Edmonton, Calgary or Athabasca, AB
VP Information Technology and CIO
AU Calgary, AU Edmonton, or AU Athabasca
89,807.00  Annual
67,457.00  Annual
Permanent Full Time
Division VP Information Technology and CIO FTE 1.0
Location Name AU Calgary, AU Edmonton, or AU Athabasca Position Type Permanent Full Time
Location Edmonton, Calgary or Athabasca, AB Job ID 1511
Posted 10/05/2018 Wage Min 67457.0000
Closing Date 11/04/2018 Wage Max 89807.0000


The Business Requirement Analyst’s (BAs) role is focussed on elicitation, analysis, and validation of business needs towards the production of requirements documentation and deliverables. The intention of this position is to support academic and administrative stakeholders in the articulation of functional process needs into clear and useable documentation and tools that can be purposed towards business process or digital systems transformation.

The Business Analyst will also be responsible for conducting functional reviews with stakeholders from different business areas and faculties within the University, gather and analyze requirements, document business process and requirements, and create or assist in the development of process maps of current and future state.

The needfulness of this position is to improve AU’s ability to capture and appropriately document its changing business requirements has a direct impact on its ability to successfully implement not only systems change, but ensure new systems design meets the evolving needs as required by IMAGINE & RISE plans.

If you have a passion for sleuthing the requirements of an organization, translating complex systems and business processes into clear understandings that can be used to build innovative and useful digital products, join our Alberta-based Information Technology team as our Business Requirements Analyst. As Canada’s only digital-first university, join us in transforming traditional online learning to the cloud and code campus of the future.

Moving Beyond Place, AU is a semi-virtual organization anchored by three administration hubs across Alberta.  Therefore, this role has the option of being located in Athabasca, Calgary or Edmonton.

Where applicants have equal skills, abilities, and experience candidates who are willing to relocate within the County of Athabasca will be given preference. The vibrant town of Athabasca is located in the heart of Alberta’s boreal forest on the banks of the Athabasca River. The community offers modern services, affordable housing, excellent public schools, and a variety of recreational activities to suit everyone’s lifestyle.

Athabasca University offers an interest-free loan for new employees who relocate within Athabasca County or the Town of Athabasca.



  • College diploma or university degree in the field of business administration, computer science, finance, or information systems and 3 years related work experience.
  • Business analyst certification (such as IIBA, PBA-PMI, IQBBA or IREB based certifications) preferred.
  • Experience with business and technical requirements analysis, elicitation, modeling, verification, and methodology development.
  • Experience participating in the design, development, and implementation of software and hardware solutions, systems, or products.
  • Experience with Business Process Modelling Notation, and/or other formal business process systems
  • Ability to create systematic and consistent requirements specifications in both technical and user-friendly language.
  • Ability to apply statistical and other research methods into systems issues and products as required.


The full Job Description can be viewed at: Business Analyst

For further information regarding this position, please contact Graeme Denney at 780-509-7600 or via e-mail: