May 25, 2007



Kansas Secretary of State

Position (1):

Business Analyst

Type of Position:

Full Time Non Exempt

Office Hours:

8:00 am 5:00 pm; Mon. Fri.



This is an opportunity to help manage a large business process reengineering project. This position is responsible for analyzing the business needs of our Business Services division to help identify problems and propose solutions for our computerized filing and searching systems. This position will be responsible for leading improvement efforts, managing projects, and serving as a liaison between business and IT staffs.


Work Examples

      Serve as the go-to person for Business Services on computer filing and searching improvements

      Facilitate communication among IT personnel, users, customers, coworkers, and partners

      Work with agency project manager on Business Services projects


Job Requirements

      Bachelors degree in business, technology, or a related field (equivalent experience and/or certificates may be substituted for educational requirement)

      Some experience on system-improvement projects

      Willingness to learn and practice Project Management Methodology and to become state certified in this area

      Excellent oral and written communication skills


Preferred Skills

      Investigative and inquisitive mind

      Good interpersonal skills

      Logical approach to problem solving

      Ability to learn quickly

      Ability to manage multiple responsibilities

      Ability to build effective working relationships

      Ability to work through challenges, persist, and overcome

      Understanding of what IT systems can and cannot do

Salary Range

The starting salary for this position is $14.71/hr ($30,596.80/yr).

After successful completion of 120-day probationary period, salary will increase to $15.07/hr ($31,345.60/yr).


Work Environment

The Kansas Secretary of States office is responsible for administering numerous constitutional and statutory duties. All employees of the Secretary of States office are considered unclassified or at will employees. Employees who serve in unclassified positions serve at the pleasure of the official who appointed them.

Application Requirements and Deadline

1.      Kansas Secretary of State Employment Application

To apply online, (or for a copy of an employment application for mail, fax, e-mail or hand delivery), please visit us on the web at:

2.      Cover Letter*

3.      Resume*


*MS Word and .pdf documents may be submitted electronically as e-mail attachments.

Documents in other formats should be mailed, faxed or hand delivered.


The deadline to submit application materials is 5:00 PM,

Friday, June 1, 2007.


Employment Philosophy

The office of the Secretary of State does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex or handicap in the employment and treatment of its employees or in the admission or access to its programs and activities. The Secretary of States office is an equal opportunity employer.


Contact Information


(785) 291-3603


(785) 368-8032



Mailing Address:

Kansas Secretary of State

Memorial Hall, Room 140

Attn: Mike Brassel

120 SW 10th Ave

Topeka, KS 66612-1594