Assistant Director for Financial Applications in the Enterprise Applications and Integrations

Stony Brook, NY
Jun 29, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

Assistant Director for Financial Applications in the Enterprise Applications and Integrations-1701263

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree. Five [5] years full-time professional experience with SDLC activities including business analysis, application design and programming in software applications development.

Three [3] years of full-time supervisory experience. Three [3] years of full-time experience leading and managing system/application/program implementations of a complex ERP system. Three [3] years of full-time experience with standards-based data integration projects using Web Services or SOA. Three [3] years of full-time experience in programming and use of relationship database management systems including SQL programming. Work experience formulating programming code in two or more programming languages including an object-oriented language.

Strong knowledge of financial management, planning and budgeting processes at a large and complex organization.

Preferred Qualifications:

Advanced degree. Additional years full time work experience with business analysis, application design, and programming in software applications development and maintenance. Additional years of supervisory experience. Solid knowledge of and experience with project management methodologies. Experience working with application development in an academic and/or research institution. Expert Knowledge of PeopleSoft Financials and PeopleTools.

Brief Description of Duties

The Assistant Director for Financial Applications in the Enterprise Applications and Integrations (EAI) area of Division of Information Technology (DoIT) is responsible for managing and developing a team of programmer/analysts to support the Financial Management, Planning, Budgeting and related functions of the University. The position requires expert-level programming skills and experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems such as PeopleSoft Financials to create, modify and/or maintain complex application programs and/or interfaces.

The incumbent will partner with functional managers in Stony Brook’s administrative operations departments to understand their requirements in finding solutions that make operations compliant, more effective and efficient. The position will collaborate with colleagues to ensure reliable and effective delivery of solutions. The Assistant Director for Financial Applications will be responsible for planning the work of the team and ensuring effective and timely delivery, as well as mentoring, training, and developing team members. The incumbent will be responsible for establishing a collaborative environment and ensuring effective communication to and among team members. The incumbent will have outstanding written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills and experience successfully working independently as well as part of a team with a collaborative approach to problem solving.

  • Perform software development life cycle tasks including, analysis, design, coding, testing, documentation preparation, and development activities for both new systems and for modification of existing systems. The incumbent is charged with writing, testing, documenting, maintenance of computer programs written in a variety of languages using a variety of tools.
  • Serves as technical team leader for ERP-related projects, to include project accountability documentation and regular status reporting. Serves as subject matter expert/senior analyst for software application development initiatives.
  • Provide leadership, oversight, mentoring, technical expertise and vision to staff. Establish a collaborative environment and ensure effective communication to and among team members, including establishing backup teams. Work with staff to create career paths and provide training and career experiences to ensure professional development.
  • Communicate and collaborate with directors and staff to include, preparing and delivering reports and proposals to ensure communication of status, issues, and opportunities within DoIT and external stakeholders. Provide metrics to evaluate performance and status of projects.
  • Partner with internal and external stakeholders to formulate and periodically refresh information technology strategies. Advise stakeholders of new technologies which may enhance services or create new efficiencies. Track industry standards and prepare data and benchmarking to facilitate decision-making.
  • Participate as appropriate in external professional activities, such as a committee member, meeting or conference presenter, or author.
  • Other duties or projects as assigned as appropriate to rank and department mission.

Special Notes: This is a full time appointment. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.

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About Stony Brook:

Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members. SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region. SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute. Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Jackson Pollack House in East Hampton, New York, the Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

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Official Job Title: Supervising Programmer/Analyst
Job Field: Information Technology
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: DoIT Enterprise Applications and Integrations (EAI)-Stony Brook University
Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 8:30am - 5:00pmDoIT Enterprise Applications and Integrations (EAI)-Stony Brook University
Posting Start Date: Jun 27, 2017
Posting End Date: Aug 11, 2017, 10:59:00 PM
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: SL5


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