Position: Assistant IT Systems Analyst

Location: Bradley University campus

Position Description

The Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center (IMEC), located on the Bradley University campus is seeking candidates for the position Assistant IT Systems Analyst.

The Assistant IT Systems Analyst will help evaluate, select and implement new systems to improve the operations of the organization. This position will work with other IT staff and users to understand the organization’s requirements to craft effective solutions.

Bradley University is a top-ranked, prestigious, private university in Peoria, Illinois, offering 5,400 undergraduate and graduate students the opportunities, choices and resources of a larger university and the personal attention and exceptional learning experience of a smaller university. Bradley offers a comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate academic programs in business, communications, education, engineering, fine arts, health sciences, liberal arts and sciences, and technology. The University is located on an 85-acre campus in Peoria, the largest metropolitan area in Central Illinois.

IMEC is a team of improvement specialists and technicians dedicated to providing organizations in Illinois with the tools and techniques to create sustainable competitive futures. The experienced hands-on team at IMEC works closely with its clients to plan critical business improvements in the areas of Leadership, Strategy, Customer Engagement, Operations, and Workforce.

With more than 50 full-time staff and partners positioned statewide, IMEC delivers the local expertise to not only plan and strategize, but to implement and evaluate the effectiveness of client improvements. In fact, IMEC assists more than 500 companies each year with successful business improvement projects.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analyze user requirements and identify new systems to address needs. Currently a Windows/Windows Server/Lotus environment.
  • Effectively communicate with vendors to assess product and tools.
  • Effectively integrate products or tools into a cohesive system.
  • Assist in the development and design of policies and procedures to ensure effective system operation.
  • Examine and evaluate current systems.
  • Train new users on new operation systems and provide support.
  • Test and validate program changes.
  • Remain current with technologies and technical developments.
  • Develop and manage project specifications, technical design and requirements.
  • Install and configure computer hardware, software, systems, networks, printers and scanners.


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or an IT-related discipline with 3-5 years’ experience managing projects, developing systems, implementing systems or the equivalent is required. Proficiency in one or more programming languages and experience implementing CRM systems is strongly preferred. IBM Domino experience desirable, but not required

Candidates must understand data structures and possess good problem solving skills and possess excellent communication, interpersonal and team leadership abilities and have the capacity to work with cross functional teams to accomplish goals. Individual must be a team player with the ability to exercise independent, sound judgment and discretion; be able to plan; be well organized; work well under pressure; take initiative, and be flexible and cooperative.

Position requires the ability to sit for long periods at a computer terminal. Some walking, standing, and bending are required. Normal office environment and standard hours with extended hours and weekend work as required. Position requires the ability to travel to locations as needed and the ability to drive/operate an automobile.

Salary Range

$45,000 – $55,000 based on a candidates experience and qualifications

Application Requirements

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter addressing the individual’s qualifications for the position, current resume, and complete contact information for three professional business references.

Review of applications will begin immediately. The position will remain open until filled.

Employment with Bradley University is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a criminal background check.

Bradley University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The administration, faculty and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates from underrepresented groups.

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