Systems Functional Analyst

Posting Details

Security Sensitive Position? Yes Hours of Work 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM M-F
Position Details

Posting Number TSU201998 Official TSU Title Systems Functional Analyst Grant Title Systems Functional Analyst Job Description Summary / TWC Summary

The Systems Functional Analyst is responsible for the day-to-day operations of Ellucian/Banner-Financial Aid and other IT related IT systems within Financial Aid. In addition, this position is charged with providing analysis of future system business needs, effectively developing and executing a plan to implement system enhancements, performing quality control measures to address system compliance and ensuring data integrity. The System Functional Analyst is also responsible for developing queries (using Ellucian/Banner rules, SQL, and PL/ SQL ), providing system data and related reports as well as conducting job-related research and maintaining web presence and content. Also responsible for maintaining financial aid website, text and email alert functions, and scheduling software.

Essential Duties Summary

Work collaboratively with the financial aid staff, IT staff other department to maintain the financial aid processed in the Ellucian/Banner system. Responsible for the design, coding, testing, implementation, maintenance, and support of software and reports. Keep abreast of all pertinent Ellucian/Banner and related IT system updates, as well as federal and state aid regulatory changes to ensure compliance and business efficiency. Work collaboratively with TSU web master to review, update, upload and manage web content. Work collaboratively with FA administrators to provide training to staff and university department for FA modules. Evaluate, update and maintain security profiles for FA modules in collaboration with Director and Ellucian. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.



Hiring Range Commensurate with experience. Education

Bachelor’s Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from four-year college or university or equivalent required.

Required Licensing/Certification


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Must have the ability to use personal computers and Microsoft Office software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Ability to use “Banner” student database also preferred. Knowledge of SPL or PL/ SQL, experience testing programs (e.g. system updates), problem solving experience, attention to detail, defining scope of projects and meeting targets. Must have highly effective communication skills, excellent organizational skills, demonstrated self-starter with initiative and ability to work under pressure.

Work Experience

Requires six (6) months to one (1) year of related experience.

Working/Environmental Conditions

Work is normally performed in a typical interior work environment which does not subject the employee to any hazardous or unpleasant elements.

Desired start date Position End Date (if temporary)
UA EEO Statement

It is the policy of Texas Southern University to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, individuals with disability, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its programs, activities, admissions or employment policies. This policy of equal opportunity is strictly observed in all University employment-related activities such as advertising, recruiting, interviewing, testing, employment training, compensation, promotion, termination, and employment benefits. This policy expressly prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic history, national origin, individuals with disability, age, citizenship status, or protected veteran status. This policy shall be adhered to in accordance with the provisions of all applicable federal, state and local laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

Manual of Administrative Policies and Procedures

Close Date Open Until Filled (overrides close field) Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Open to all applicants. Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor’s Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from an accredited four-year college or university?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have six (6) months to one (1) year of related experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have knowledge of SPL or PL/SQL?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have Banner student database experience?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Official Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Reference Letter 1
  2. Reference Letter 2
  3. Reference Letter 3

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