IT Business Systems Analyst - Animal Health Diagnostic Center


On Site
$77,042 - $89,536
Full Time
No Travel Required


Business Systems
Systems Analyst
Systems Management
computer science
environmental stewardship
public health
system operations
System Administration
Animal Health

Job Details

IT Business Systems Analyst - Animal Health Diagnostic Center

Ithaca (Main Campus)
Full time

IT Business Systems Analyst - Animal Health Diagnostic Center (Onsite)

*No Visa Sponsorship is available for this position.

About the Animal Health Diagnostic Center

The Animal Health Diagnostic Center (AHDC) is a high visibility and high-volume veterinary diagnostic laboratory that promotes the health, productivity, and welfare of food-and fiber-producing animals, companion animals, and zoo and wildlife populations. Through its comprehensive veterinary diagnostic services, the AHDC detects animal diseases and supports animal and public health, promotes environmental stewardship, and fosters economic growth.

AHDC Administration is a diverse team of individuals who function to support organizational policy, planning, and decision making by the Director of Operations and Business, and the Executive Director and efficient organizational operation.

The Opportunity

The AHDC Business Systems Analyst acts under the general supervision of the Director of Operations and Business, and indirectly reports to the Executive Director. This individual performs duties related to the implementation, evaluation, management, maintenance, enhancement, and support of business processes, practices, applications and systems across multiple laboratories in the AHDC. Through systematic review and analysis, they bridge the gap between business functions and IT by identifying how technology can meet operational objectives and long-term goals, while streamlining processes and supporting growth.

Strong partnerships with VMIT, external vendors, and associated state and federal groups are critical to complying with regulations, practices, and technology standards.

Success Factors:

  • Good judgment and capable of working independently with limited supervision and guidance.
  • Well-developed analytical, diagnostic, and problem-solving skills, with an ability to successfully manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced, time sensitive environment.
  • Exceptional client service with collaborative communication skills to support all stakeholders, convey a positive attitude, and contribute to a positive work environment.
  • Strategic thinking related to effective business system operations, with a high level of initiative for continuous learning and investigation.
  • Flexible mindset with the ability to identify and respond to the changing needs of the business.

While position responsibilities vary, every member of our community is expected to foster a culture of belonging and a psychologically healthy work environment by communicating across differences; being cooperative, collaborative, open, and welcoming; showing respect, compassion, and empathy; engaging and supporting others regardless of background or perspective; speaking up when others are being excluded or treated inappropriately; and supporting work/life integration of oneself and others.

Key Business Systems Management Responsibilities:

  • Manage AHDC business and laboratory systems, website content, and work flow applications to evaluate business problems and ensure stability, integrity, and efficiency of daily operations. Identify potential enhancements.
  • Analyze existing applications and systems to determine needed functional modifications and/or enhancements using knowledge of AHDC business systems
  • Create and maintain user accounts and permissions for assigned systems and serve as point of contact resolving access and navigation issues
  • Provide client service and functional advice to end-users within areas of expertise; diagnose, resolve, and review functional and process issues.
  • Liaise between vendors, VMIT, and AHDC units; learn and translate business requirements into functional requirements, recommend system enhancements, and develop or modify procedures to support workflow, interfacing, and reporting.

* This position is 40 hours per week. While normal business hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, specific schedules may change to meet the needs of the business, requiring employees to work early mornings, evenings, weekends, University holidays and scheduled breaks.

* This is a three-year term position; reappointment will be contingent upon funding and performance.

What We Need

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor s degree in information technology or computer science, business management, or biological science with a minimum of four (4) years experience supporting business processes, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience in and/or demonstrated commitment to supporting diversity, equity, access, inclusion, and wellbeing.
  • Passionate about working in an organization that values and promotes diversity, equity, inclusion, anti-racism, and wellbeing.
  • Ability to cultivate and develop inclusive and equitable working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and community members.

*A cover letter and resume are required for further consideration for this position.

*No Visa Sponsorship is available for this position.

If you have all those things, great! We have a few more things that we would prefer you to have, but it s ok if you don t.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in an animal or human diagnostic labs.
  • Experience overseeing organization software systems.
  • Basic programming (HTML).
  • Web experience (Drupal).

What We Offer

Rewards and Benefits

  • Cornell receives national recognition as an award-winning workplace for our health, wellbeing, sustainability, and diversity initiatives.
  • Our benefits programs include comprehensive health care options, generous retirement contributions, access to wellness programs, and employee discounts with local and national retail brands. We invite you to follow this link to get more information about our benefits: .
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  • Our leave provisions include health and personal leave, three weeks of vacation and 13 holidays: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and the day after, and an end of the year winter break from December 25-January 1.
  • Cornell's impressive educational benefits include tuition-free Extramural Study and Employee Degree Program, tuition aid for external education, and Cornell Children's Tuition Assistance Program.

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University Job Title:

Applications Sys Analyst III

Job Family:

Information Technology



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$77,042.00 - $89,536.00

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