Job Details

Requisition Number 18-0007
Post Date 2/2/2018
Title Intern - Business Analyst
Organization Concordia Plan Services
Job Grade 99
City St. Louis
State MO
FT/PT Intern

Mission and Vision

  • Concordia Plan Services ‘walks together’ with LCMS ministries in caring for workers and their families… so that the Word of God continues to spread!
  • Our 2020 vision is to transform CPS from being solely a benefits provider to the most widely recognized source of employer and worker-related solutions for LCMS ministries.


Reporting Relationships

  • Business Analyst Intern reports to Senior Business Analyst.  


Essential Job Functions

The purpose of this position is to analyze business processes, optimize resource utilization and design future business state.

  • Participates in interviews and meetings with stakeholders to gather business requirements.
  • Assists in analysis and documents business requirements, processes and data needs for an area’s current-state and/or proposed future-state system using standard templates.
  • Explores alternatives and potential solutions to business needs, issues and problems.
  • Recommends improvements to optimize business processes.
  • Assists with conversion of business requirements into system requirements.
  • Performs application testing and analyzes results.
  • Audits and defines metrics and data to achieve desired business outcomes.
  • Maintains training and reference materials.

Education and Experience

  • Classified as college Sophomore, Junior or Senior.
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0.
  • Majors: Business Administration, Management, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Information Technology and Computer Science.


Competencies (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

  • Knowledge of structured analysis method, tools and techniques, preferred.
  • Knowledge of software development lifecycle, process improvement and/or process reengineering, preferred.
  • Familiarity with business analyst skillset (i.e. requirements gathering, modeling), preferred.
  • Microsoft Office tools (i.e. Word, Excel, Access, Visio), IT/systems analysis concepts and processes.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Has understanding and ability to link IT and business process, methods and solutions to organizational business needs.
  • Is energized by change and welcomes new opportunities, quickly learns and adapts to change, actively supports change management process.
  • Participates fully on assigned teams; fosters a collaborative spirit; builds relationships within assigned department, CPS vendors and other CPS interns.
  • Learns new skills and technologies easily; climbs learning curve rapidly and applies new knowledge quickly.
  • With direction, uses sound methods to solve problems, performs objective analysis, and engages others in analyzing and developing solutions.
  • Steadfastly pushes self for results; self-motivated with the ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks with minimal supervision; maintains focus on organizational goals.


Supervisory Responsibility

  • Business Analyst Intern does not have supervisory responsibilities.
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