Functional Analyst


Academic Development and Services
UAL - High Holborn, London UK
Full time
Academic Registry

2 February 2021 23:55

£38,694.00-£46,423.00 per annum

The Functional Analyst will be required to contribute to the continued design, build and support of the  Student Record System (Tribal SITS) and other key Registry systems including the time-tabling system (CELCAT),  its components, and integrating systems. To support the definition and  design of processes through the full student journey (Recruitment to Graduation). To support line-of-business applications, and contribute to continuous improvement initiatives.

The post holder will take a leading role in working with the business  to determine and prioritise processes and requirements and realising them within the UAL business systems. The post holder will analyse requirements, translating them into system design specifications, leading the development of functionality to meet those requirements. The role will work closely with SITS developers within the team to oversee the configuration and development of functionality within business systems. In addition to driving the build the role will lead on functional testing and user acceptance testing with the business.

The focus for this post will be realising Academic Registry processes, working as part of a busy student records and systems department, within the projects team.

The Functional Analyst will work closely with internal developers, external suppliers and business stakeholders, and will be an intrinsic part of all discussions relating to new and changing business processes, advising and implementing as required.

University of the Arts London offers an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. Our graduates go on to work in and shape the creative industries worldwide. UAL is ranked sixth in the world for Art and Design in the 2020 QS World University Rankings®. The University has a world-class reputation and is made up of 6 equally renowned Colleges - Camberwell College of Arts, Central Saint Martins, Chelsea College of Arts, London College of Communication, London College of Fashion and Wimbledon College of Arts. This post is within UAL's Registry Department supports the strategic aims of the university in order to achieve a diverse and quality student body through excellence in marketing, recruitment and admissions activities.

Every position within the University plays an important part in shaping future creative professionals, and impacts on the future of so many creative industries. Expert management of the organisation is essential to ensuring that this continues and so will your contribution to the Academic Registry department.


You will have knowledge and experience of SITS and recent SITS e:Vision implementation experience in one or more modules.

You will also have an understanding of University Registry Processes and Timetabling Systems allowing you to suggest practical solutions to new requirements and/or issues. 

Apply Early - Please note that this role may close earlier than the stated closing date if a sufficient number of applications are received. If you wish to apply for this position, you are advised to submit your application as soon as possible.


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UAL is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive university - a place where we all can be ourselves and reach our full potential in our work, learning and creative practice. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early.