Core Applications Director

Job description

The Director of Core Applications is directly responsible for the team and projects that run core tenants inside of ERP - such as HR, FI, SLCM, MM & PM. Focus is placed on reliability and innovation thru improvements in practice, change management and routine. The Director needs to be able to interface in all directions - down into the team, from side-to-side with peers, and up to the Exec. Director and their peers. Excellent communication skills and the ability to quickly assertion and maintain direction are key elements.

Job Title
Core Applications Director

Requisition Number

Working Title
Director of Core Applications

Department Name
3L200:ITS Enterprise Applications

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

9 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Sitting/standing for long periods of time; transporting up to 25 lbs.


Primarily days; evenings and weekends could be needed on occasions due to workload.


Planning, strong interpersonal skills, SAP knowledge, leadership, excellent communication skills, must be able to meet deadlines.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How many years of paid employment experience do you have leading an ERP based team(s) with both functional and technical personnel (e.g., SAP, Banner, Peoplesoft)?
    • None
    • Some, but less than 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 6 years
    • More than 6 years
  2. * How many successful projects, which have required collaboration between multiple disciplines or functional domains, have you played a significant role in completing over the last 5 years?
    • None
    • Some, but less than 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 6 years
    • More than 6 years
  3. * Consider a project, of which you played a significant role, that resulted in improving a process which ultimately saved time, money, created new opportunities and/or lead to another tangible improvement. What was the elevator pitch for the project and your role?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Describe your supervisory experience. Include the number of employees whom you have supervised and the level of supervision you provided (i.e. hiring, discipline, training, delegation, performance management, etc.).

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents





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    Job No:
    Posted: 3/10/2018
    Application Due: 3/26/2018
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