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|Position Type||Permanent Staff (SHRA)|
|Is this an internal only recruitment?||No|
|Position Title||Applications Specialist - Advanced|
|Working Title||Applications Specialist|
|Budgeted Hiring Range||$90,000 - $100,000|
|Pay Band Information||
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|Salary Grade Equivalent||83|
|Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited||Full-Time Permanent|
|If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment|
|Hours per week||40|
|Department Name and Number||ITS - EA-Connect Carolina-603000|
|Date First Posted||10/26/2016|
|Position Location||Chapel Hill, NC|
|Position Posting Category||Information Technology|
Position Summary Information
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks applications for the position of Applications Specialist for the support of the ConnectCarolina system for Information Technology Services (ITS). The Campus Solutions implementation of the ConnectCarolina system replaced the University’s administrative software systems serving students including those that support admissions, records and registration, financial aid and student accounts activities. The Campus Solutions (CS) ITS team is responsible for the ongoing support of the PeopleSoft modules and related applications including applying bundles and patches, retrofitting customizations, and implementing changes and enhancements requested to support new or changed business processes.
|Equal Opportunity Employer||
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
The Applications Specialist position reports to the Manager, CS Admissions and Financial Aid and is responsible for identifying high level business and information system requirements and functional expertise and support for the Admissions and Financial Aid modules in Campus Solutions. This position evaluates functionality and leads the effort to develop strategies and negotiate resolutions of conflicting requirements across departments. This position also recommends business process redesign where applicable. Positions may have knowledge of more than one professional discipline and this may require knowledge of external trends and best practices. This includes support for staff, applicants, students, and faculty that use the PeopleSoft ERP software as well as third party applications. Responsibilities include:
|Minimum Education and Experience Requirements||
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Math, or Engineering or related technical degree from an appropriately accredited institution and two years of experience in business application consulting or development; or
|Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities||
Required skills and knowledge include: ability to work independently on tasks, develop his/her own work schedule and monitor progress against defined parameters, strong analytical and problem solving skills, strong communication and organizational skills. Development knowledge and experience in PeopleSoft is required, as is experience supporting and testing applications.
The preferred candidate will have prior University or Higher Education experience. Minimum of 8 years of functional and/or technical support experience in PeopleSoft highly desired. Project management skills and development life-cycle experience highly desired. Bachelor’s degree in a discipline related to the area of assignment; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
|Special Physical and Mental Requirements||
Ability to work under stress related to production and project timelines; work requires only minor physical exertion and/or physical strain.
|Position/Schedule Requirements||Evening work occasionally, On-call occasionally, Overtime occasionally, Weekend work occasionally|
|Office of Human Resources Contact Information||
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Please select the response below that best describes your experience/education for the Business & Technology Applications Specialist-Advanced position.
- Doctorate degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Math, or Engineering or related technical degree from an appropriately accredited institution.
- Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Math, or Engineering or related technical degree from an appropriately accredited institution and two yrs of experience in business application consulting or develop.
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Math, or Engineering or related technical degree from an appropriately accredited institution and four years of experience in business application consulting or dev
- Bachelor's degree with some computer coursework from an appropriately accredited institution and five years of experience in business applications consulting or development; or
- Associate's degree in computer programming and five years of experience in application consulting or development; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; or
- A combination of post high school education and/or related experience to equal eight years; or
- None of the above.
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