Specialist, Enterprise Applications

Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jul 21, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Title: Specialist, Enterprise Applications

Division: Information Technology

Evaluation Group: Staff

FLSA Status: Exempt

Starting Salary: $ 52,185.00

Reports To: Director, Enterprise Systems

Positions Supervised: N/A

Job Summary

The enterprise applications specialist is responsible for assisting with the implementation and support of enterprise systems for Lindenwood University. This position configures applications, maintains necessary documentation and provides end-user support and user training. In addition, the position will assist with reviewing the existing application suite to recommend upgrades or replacements as necessary.

Qualified candidates will have previous experience configuring and maintaining financial or accounting information systems.

Applicants should have an understanding of accounting and financial terminology and be able to demonstrate through business processes.

Essential Job Functions and Performance Indicators

The intent of this job description is to provide a representation of the types of duties and level of responsibility that will be required of positions given this title. This job description shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provides technical support for university enterprise systems
  • Develops and maintains system user support documentation and supports the development of enterprise application training materials
  • Assists in building and maintaining application integration for systems modules, installations, user support, software add-ons and third-party systems
  • Assists with new system updates and functional regression test updates

Service Orientation

  • Provides excellent customer service to both internal and external customers
  • Identifies, analyzes and resolves problems in a timely and thorough manner
  • Provides regular updates to customers regarding issue resolution status

Communication, Collaboration and Teamwork

  • Works collaboratively in a team environment to perform software development life cycle (SDLC) key tasks including administration, business systems support and automation, development, testing, implementation, documentation and enhancement updates as related to enterprise software and integrated systems
  • Escalates issues to support contacts as necessary
  • Participates in cross-functional teams to implement new features and/or resolve problems

Planning, Organizing and Accountability

  • Effectively communicates technical issues and resolves problems at all levels of the organization
  • Identifies enterprise software usage problems, crafts technical and communication plans and shares them with IT and business teams
  • Coordinates activities with IT division units, system administrators and other key stakeholders

Initiative, Problem Solving and Decision Making

  • Maintains understanding of data and business process flow, complex parameters, integration automation, systems scripting and data security administration
  • Prioritizes work based on business needs of the university

University Mission

  • Supports the mission of the university and serves as an ambassador of the Q2 culture of service excellence

Job may require other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications – An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered. Additional requirements may be designated by position.

  • Bachelor’s degree in an information technology, quantitative, scientific or STEM-related field
  • Minimum of three years’ related experience
  • Master’s degree in a related field preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities – May be representative, but not all inclusive, of the knowledge, skills and abilities commonly associated with this position.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to adapt in rapidly changing and sometimes ambiguous work situations
  • Complex operational and technical problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to work independently and engage supervisor as needed
  • Strong business analysis skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to mentor and motivate team members and interact with a diverse customer base
  • Proficiency in documenting and analyzing processes, procedures and/or policies
  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Flexibility and creativity in meeting objectives and adapting to changing priorities
  • Ability to be highly organized and manage multiple projects with tight deadlines

Work Environment – Environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of this job’s functions.

  • General office setting

Physical Abilities – The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform this job’s essential functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Ability to work effectively at a computer for up to eight hours daily
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time
  • Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function

Equal Opportunity Employer

Lindenwood University is an Equal Opportunity employer. The University complies with appropriate federal, state, and local laws and provides equal employment opportunities and access to educational programs without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other protected status to all qualified applicants and employees. Lindenwood University is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and dedicated to providing a positive discrimination-free educational work environment.

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