Functional & Technical Specialist (Internal Search)

Dahlonega, GA
Jun 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Functional & Technical Specialist (Internal Search)

Position Number: 53058438

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Campus Location: Dahlonega

Job Close Date: 06/20/2017

General Summary: The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for a Functional & Technical Specialist. This position supports the technical operations for the Bursar's Office including maintenance and testing of the Student Accounts Receivable system as well as other third party software applications.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 18,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Job Duties & Responsibilities: The Functional & Technical Specialist will:
  • Act as primary point of contact to the Information Technology department. Troubleshoots BANNER-related problems.
  • Generate student bills and associated reports.
  • Work closely with the Bursar to update BANNER codes as needed, perform data management, data entry, data reporting and data analysis.
  • Design, develop, implement and maintain business solutions that ensure compliance with university, state and federal regulations and standard accounting procedures.
  • Assist with special projects and performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Working knowledge of PeopleSoft Financials and BANNER.
  • Must be able to effectively use Microsoft Office products as needed.
  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have the ability to identify and resolve problems quickly, must be attentive to detail, and must maintain strict confidentiality.

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree or combination of post-secondary education and experience.
  • Four (4) years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae

Special Instructions to Applicants: The successful candidate must be able to pass a background check which will include a credit check. Please submit contact information for three professional references.

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.


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