Specialist l - Student Information Systems
Specialist I – Student Information Systems
Announcement is hereby made for a full-time, Specialist I position in the Office of Information Technology in Selden.
Suffolk County Community College is an open admissions institution committed to serving a diverse student population in a variety of degree and career programs.
This is a Unit III position covered under the Faculty Association of Suffolk County Community College collective bargaining agreement with the College.
The Specialist I will report to the Associate Director of Enterprise Applications and will primarily support the analysis, development, integration, ongoing maintenance and operation of the College’s Student Information Systems (SIS) comprised of: Ellucian’s Banner ERP; Luminis 5 Portal; Degree Works; and other ancillary systems.
Specific responsibilities are as follows:
- Provide IT technical support to Student Affairs as it relates to the College’s SIS;
- Analyze, research, troubleshoot and resolve issues related to SIS functionality;
- Gather and document functional requirements, and translate requirements into solutions that support Student Affairs processes and priorities and provides a high quality user experience;
- Provide enhancements and extensions to the baseline Banner Student module capabilities through the use of various programming languages and tools including PL/SQL and Argos;
- Provide research and analysis for enhancement and optimization of SIS business processes through investigation of existing and emerging baseline software functionality;
- Collaborate with Student Affairs, College IT staff, SICAS and SUNY cohorts and third party vendors to provide IT solutions based on documented functional requirements;
- Develop and manage effective working relationships with Student Affairs, other departments, groups and personnel with whom tasks and assignments must be coordinated;
- Serve as a member of the Banner Users Group
- Research and coordinate upgrades, releases and patches to the Banner Student module;
- Coordinate the development of test plans and user acceptance testing with regard to the implementation upgrades to the Banner Student module and other third party software solutions such as: SARS; Academic Works; Purple Briefcase; Credentials; and Degree Works;
- Provide periodic status reports to College Administration with regard to assigned projects, tasks and other designated responsibilities;
- Other duties as assigned by the Associate Director of Enterprise Applications.
A Master’s degree with at least 20 undergraduate or graduate credits in computer science or a related major, as well as 4 years of full-time professional experience, preferably in higher education. Alternately, a Bachelor’s degree with comparable credit requirements and 2 additional years of full-time technical work experience. Work experience must pertain to the support of an enterprise-wide service that includes: system analysis; development; end-user collaboration; and responsibility for independently analyzing issues and researching and implementing solutions.
Applicants must also be proficient in SQL procedural programming and reporting techniques and able to demonstrate a significant knowledge of Oracle or similar relational databases. Preference will be given to applicants with experience with Ellucian’s Banner ERP or comparable higher education Enterprise Information Systems (EIS).
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