Project Analyst

Stockton, CA
May 31, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Primary Purpose:

The Project Analyst is responsible for oversight and management of the Academic Division website pages, SharePoint sites, and related technical activities for the Office of the Provost. Provides a central contact point in the Academic Division for administration of SharePoint sites including permissions that correctly restrict access to sites. Ensures integrity of the information and data within each site. Uses CMS to update webpages. Conducts 1:1 and group trainings, as needed. Maintains high-level user knowledge of all related online tools to provide recommendations for "best practices" in various software use and workflow management. Provides research and analyses as requested by users of various software tools and the SharePoint sites under the direction of the Provost .

This position is currently funded for a period of three years, with the possibility of extension as necessary and if funding is available.

Essential Functions:
1. Serves as the lead for managing and maintaining the Academic Division webpages and the Provost SharePoint sites.
2. Creates, supports, and implements new SharePoint (SP) sites for members of the Office of the Provost staff and faculty to coordinate projects.
3. Identifies and corrects problems and issues within the SP structure to eliminate incorrectly designed groups/structures/permissions.
4. Makes recommendations for improvements to practices related to technology tools (including SP, Clarizen, Banner, CMS, On Base, Destiny Solutions, TaskStream and others) used by members of the Provost community.
5. In coordination with the Senior Academic Project Manager, develops dashboards, calendars, and reporting processes to provide managerial overview of existing projects, including progress reports and updates.
6. Responsible for identification and testing of new software tools that may have utility to improve project management, communication, and collaborative strategies within and between units.
7. Serves as point person to update information, assist users with technical troubleshooting and problem resolution. Liaises with Pacific Technology and other campus resources, as needed.
8. Keeps abreast of updates and innovations in currently utilized software and makes recommendations on adoption of new best practices.
9. Adheres to the University SharePoint Governance and Information Security policies and procedures.
10. Participates in training sessions, presentations, and meetings.
Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree
• Two years work experience in technology-related projects

Preferred Qualifications:
• Knowledge/experience working in SharePoint environments, MS Office Suite and related software tools such as CMS.
• Must be technologically perceptive and solution-oriented with good customer service skills.
• Strong organizational and project skills.
• Worked in higher education or other educational settings.
• Knowledge of and experience with other software tools such as Banner, Clarizen, CMS, Destiny Solutions, On Base, or comparable products.

To view the full position description and apply online, please visit

Position is open until filled.

Pacific is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected category.

These efforts will keep Pacific compliant and more importantly, send the message to potential new faculty and staff members that we value diversity and will not discriminate based on a protected class. Call HR with any questions at 209-946-2124.

The University of the Pacific offers a competitive and comprehensive compensation package including tuition remission.


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