Business Analyst (Project Portfolio Management Office)

Portland Community College   Portland, OR   Full-time     Business Development
Posted on June 13, 2022
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Business Analyst (Project Portfolio Management Office)

Requisition ID



Financial Services Operations


DC-Downtown Center

Employment Type

Classified-Full Time

Best Consideration Date

For best consideration, apply by July 5; applications received after this date are not guaranteed a review

Position Summary

The Project Portfolio Management Office in the Academic and Student Affairs - Innovation and Technology is looking for a Business Analyst to work within the scope of assigned projects to engage with diverse groups of project stakeholders, subject matter experts, and process users to identify, define, and document business needs to find solutions, make process and technology improvements, and enact organizational change to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion. The Business Analyst will proactively work with College leaders, partners, and stakeholders to identify opportunities for innovation to enhance organizational agility at PCC. If you are up for the challenge, please apply. 

See the classification description for additional information:

Candidate Profile

These qualifications, skills and abilities are critical for success in this position.
Throughout the screening process, you will be evaluated based on the demonstration of these qualifications.

  • Experience in business analysis and related tools; conducting business workflow/process analysis, current and future needs assessments, return on investments, and/or other business analysis methods. 
  • Experience participating in organizational change to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Experience with business process management/improvement.
  • Experience developing process models, specifications, diagrams, charts, and reports to clarify business processes, identify issues, and provide direction to stakeholders and/or the project team.
  • Experience verifying and validating requirements for completeness, consistency, comprehensibility, feasibility, value, and conformity to standards.
  • Experience capturing and effectively communicating change requests, enhancements, and process modifications, so that issues and solutions are resolved satisfactorily.
  • Experience working with diverse technical and non-technical stakeholders, such as facilitating and leading interviews, focus groups, and meetings.

Minimum Qualifications

To be considered, your application must demonstrate these minimum qualifications. (Experience is calculated based on the start and end dates you provide multiplied by the number of hours per week worked).

  • Associate’s degree in Business, Management, Information Technology or related field.
  • Four years (4) progressively responsible in business analysis experience including identifying opportunities to improve processes.  
  • OR six (6) years progressively responsible business analysis experience including identifying opportunities to improve processes. 

Preferred Qualifications

Work environment includes frequent disruptions and changes in priorities. Work is generally performed in an office environment with frequent interruptions and irregularities in the work schedule. No special coordination beyond that used for normal mobility and handling of everyday objects and materials is needed to perform the job satisfactorily.


  • Experience working in higher education. 
  • Experience working in a complex technical environment. 
  • Experience participating in technical projects such as new systems implementations or migrations. 
  • Experience communicating and collaborating with technical and non-technical users. 
  • Experience in using Lean management, continuous improvements, etc.                                           


  • Data analytics tools such as Tableau, Cognos, Excel, Argos, Google Data Studio, or Power BI
  • Enterprise applications such as CRM, ERP, and databases
  • Learning management systems such as D2L, Canvas, Blackboard
  • Project management tools such as, Smartsheet, Asana


  • IIBA Certified Business Analysis Professional; Project Management Institute - Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK); or some form of Business Analysis certification. 

Position Grade


Starting Salary Expectations

The first two steps of the range are: $59,616 to $61,404 per year. Higher salary placement may be available based on qualifications, experience and internal equity.

Full Salary Range

$59616 to $95662.00 Annual Salary