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YMCA of Greater Seattle Business Analyst in Seattle, Washington


Our Commitment to Equity

The Y actively promotes a culture free from bias and injustice. We are dedicated to removing institutional and systemic barriers that result in oppression and racism. We will be accountable to marginalized communities for creating equitable and sustainable environments where social justice is woven into every facet of our programs, and by caring for our communities in a culturally versatile and respectful manner.

Job Summary

As the Business Analyst you will be responsible for partnering with users to document their business processes, analyze and document system functionality, analyze how well applications meet business needs, define key performance indicators (KPIs), and document business requirements. You will work with business users to improve their use of existing technology, or implement new technology that ensures defined KPIs and requirements are met. You will be the key player in developing improved processes and data standards making certain data is consistent and users can use the necessary systems effectively and efficiently to perform their jobs.

The YMCA of Greater Seattle is committed to providing a positive atmosphere that prioritizes safety and inclusivity for all employees. The YMCA of Greater Seattle has implemented safety standards and protocols related to preventative health measures based on CDC and local health department guidelines.

YGS will comply with all WA State mandates regarding COVID vaccinations.

All YGS staff in Child Care roles will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID by October 18, 2021. All YGS staff will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID by November 1, 2021 regardless of work location. Religious and Medical Exemptions will be considered at time of hire.


  1. Analyze and assess current processes and define/document improvements needed (current state/future state/ideal state).

  2. Develop process flows in the form of swim lane diagrams or equivalent workflow mapping techniques.

  3. Develop KPIs, define methods for measuring the KPIs, and lead the before and after measurements of the KPIs to measure improvement.

  4. Implement low-code or no-code solutions using business process management (BPM) tools.

  5. Proactively communicate with all stakeholders to analyze information needs and functional requirements.

  6. Recommend or propose method and procedural changes to systems and processes to effect improvements of efficiency, effectiveness and/or cost. Offer best-practice suggestions based on experience, system capabilities and research.

  7. Use continuous quality improvement/Lean strategies.

  8. Develop data models that support the needs of the business, including the definition of the system of record for each piece of data and data flows between systems to ensure data integrity.

  9. Ensure data integrity and quality.

  10. Create documentation and provide training to business users.

  11. Analyze data and identify trends and insights.


  1. BS in business, business systems, MIS or equivalent experience. Other applicable education, training, and experience, which provide the knowledge, abilities, and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position will be considered.

  2. 5 years business analyst or equivalent position.

  3. Ability to document business processes.

  4. Ability to analyze data and create data models based on business needs.

  5. Ability to elicit and analyze reporting requirements.

  6. Strong attention to detail and accuracy.

  7. Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines.

  8. Ability to communicate effectively with diverse stakeholders.

  9. Experience working with government contracts and private foundations preferred.

  10. Excellent computer skills, including word processing, database, spreadsheet software and web-based applications.

  11. Prefer knowledge of and previous experience with, diverse populations (language, culture, race, physical ability, sexual orientation, etc.). Ability to speak any language in addition to English may be helpful.

Preferred Experience:

  • Lean/Six Sigma, BPM, or BA certifications

  • Experience working with BPM tools preferred.

You'll be a great fit for the Seattle Y if you:

  • Thrive on working in a collaborative environment

  • Are very adaptable

  • Have high ownership and strong work ethic

  • Are a great problem solver who can think on your feet

  • Truly enjoy being of service to people

  • Like being part of a team that cares about one another as people and enjoy working together

  • Want to know that the work you do contributes to building a better, stronger community for all

At the Seattle Y, we are an inclusive organization of people with a shared commitment to nurture the potential of youth, promote healthy living, and foster social responsibility. We also believe in supporting the wellbeing of our employees and offer a free Y membership as a benefit of employment.

Become a leader on our team at the YMCA of Greater Seattle where we promote a continuous learning environment and career opportunities.

“YGS is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse and equitable work environment. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran , or any other status protected by local, state , or federal law.

We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace; all job offers are contingent on the results of a background check and (on applicable jobs) drug screening, including screening for marijuana. We participate in the Federal E-Verify system.

If you need assistance of any kind with the application process, reach out to or the HR department at 206.382.5082.”

KPIs, BPM, Lean strategies, analyze, database


Building a community where all people, especially the young, are encouraged to develop their fullest potential in spirit, mind, and body.


  • Respect

  • Responsibility

  • Honesty

  • Caring

  • Passion for Excellence

Job Locations US-WA-Seattle

Posted Date 2 days ago (10/18/2021 5:11 PM)

ID 2021-12422

Type Regular Full-Time

# of Openings 3

Location Association Office

Category Administration

Address 909 4th Avenue

Minimum compensation USD $75,000.00/Yr.