PeopleSoft Senior Payroll Business Analyst

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number STA00620PO17 Classification Title Program Manager II Internal Title PeopleSoft Senior Payroll Business Analyst Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Division of Administration and Finance Department Business and Finance Information Systems Band 8 Advertised Minimum Salary $65,225 Advertised Salary Range $65,225 - $90,000 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule

Monday thru Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Occasional work at other than normal times may be required based on production support responsibilities and other duties as assigned from time-to-time.

Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Information Technology

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

This senior level business analyst provides application support and provides solutions for the Oracle PeopleSoft Payroll (HCM) v9.x enterprise application and its integration with other enterprise, departmental, and external applications. This job involves production support for Payroll business units and PeopleSoft end users – including incident triage/resolution as well as problem analysis/resolution. This job also includes leading the design and implementation of complex special projects related to application modifications and system upgrades. This job also includes supporting and delivering training, end-user communication, and process documentation in support of the PeopleSoft Program. This job also involves working with the Program Manager and other team members to develop common standards and procedures for incident, testing, security and change management processes. Two positions available.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Master's degree and 5 years related program management experience, or bachelor's degree and 7 years related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a related area and five (5) years business analyst experience. Preferred related areas include, but are not limited to Payroll, Benefits, Human Resources, Accounting, or Information Technology. PeopleSoft Financials 9.x or higher application support experience. Experience creating PeopleSoft Queries and nVision reports. Phire release management, Gideon Taylor eForms, and/or Hyland OnBase application support experience preferred, but not required.


Extensive knowledge of capabilities, techniques, and intricacies of enterprise resource planning (ERP) information systems – including deep knowledge of at least one of the following areas: Payroll, Time & Labor, Absence Management, Benefits, Employee and Manager Self-Service, or Human Resources. Ability to understand and carry out complex technical analysis, instructions and requests. Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner – including creating and giving presentations. Ability to work effectively with users, vendors, and IT personnel. Ability to identify and resolve problems. Ability to plan, direct, instruct, and review the work of technical personnel. Ability to lead complex technical projects. Extensive knowledge of technical documentation. Working knowledge of information system software, internet software, spreadsheet software and word processing software as well as basic PC applications and operations – including Word, Excel and other MS Office products. Project management skills. Occasional work at other than normal times may be required based on production support responsibilities and other duties as assigned from time-to-time. Identification of and adherence to IT best practices and standard operating procedures for program management are important; however, flexibility in meeting the needs of customers is also a key consideration.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 2 Desired Start Date 01/16/2017 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 12/18/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a master's degree and 5 years of related program management experience, or a bachelor's degree and 7 years of related experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Describe your experience with either implementing and/or supporting Peoplesoft HCM?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have experience working in a university environment? If so, how many years?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Please rank in order of most experience, the PeopleSoft modules with which you have the most experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1


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