PeopleSoft Senior Payroll Business Analyst

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LogoPosting NumberSTA00673PO19Classification TitleProgram Manager IIInternal TitlePeopleSoft Senior Payroll Business AnalystCampusColumbiaWork CountyRichlandCollege/DivisionDivision of Administration and FinanceDepartmentDAF Controller's OfficeBand 8Advertised Minimum Salary $66,529Advertised Salary Range$66,529 - $105,000Location of VacancyPart/Full TimeFull TimeHours per Week37.5Work Schedule

Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Type of Staff PositionFull-time Equivalent (FTE)Basis 12 monthsJob Search CategoryInformation 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.

Benefits for FTE, Research Grant or Time-Limited Positions Are Indicated Below

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the About Benefits section on the Applicant Portal at Grant or Time-limited positions may be eligible for all, some, or no benefits, based on the grant or project funding.

Benefit Eligibility TypeFull-Time Equivalent (FTE)South Carolina RetirementYesState Insurance ProgramsYesAnnual LeaveYesSick LeaveYes Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Under general supervision by the USC Division of Administration & Finance PeopleSoft Program Manager, this is a senior level business analyst that 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 contributing to 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 HCM system. This job also involves working with the Program Manager and other team members to develop common standards and procedures for incident response, testing, and customer support.

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 seven (7) 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. 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, or Employee and Manager Self-Service. 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.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather categoryNon-EssentialSafety Sensitive or Security SensitiveNo Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies1Desired Start DateIf Research Grant/Time Limited, give end dateJob Open Date08/07/2019Job Close Date10/21/2019Open Until FilledNoSpecial Instructions to Applicant

*This posting is a re-advertisement. Applications previously submitted are still being considered. Previous applicants do no need to reapply.

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.
We are only accepting applications submitted by October 21, 2019.

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

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a Master's degree and 5 years related program management experience, or Bachelor's degree and 7 years related experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have at least bachelor's degree in Information Technology Systems or related field and 5 years experience in computer systems development and modifications; or equivalency?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Describe your experience with either implementing and/or supporting Peoplesoft HCM?

    (Open Ended Question)

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

    (Open Ended Question)

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

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of References and Contact Information
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    Posted: 10/1/2019
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