Peoplesoft Functional Analyst

Pennsylvania, United States
Competitive Salary
Mar 23, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Company Name: The American College of Financial Services

Address: 630 Allendale Rd. Suite 400, King of Prussia PA 19050

How to Apply: 

Posting Open Date: March 1, 2021


Posting End Date: March 31, 2021


Prevailing Wage: $121,098.00



PeopleSoft Functional Analyst


The American College of Financial Services accepts applications for a PeopleSoft functional analyst Student Records position within the Organizational Effectiveness department. S/he will provide strategic business process planning and specific business process change recommendations, functional expertise, and project management support to ensure PeopleSoft's effective application to the College's operational needs and goals.


This is a senior-level professional position in the organization. Reporting to the Vice President, Organizational Effectiveness, it serves as an expert functional resource to assigned Departments/Teams on the use of PeopleSoft capabilities in improving/streamlining/ enhancing operations capabilities and efficiencies of the College.  It also serves as the first point of contact for PeopleSoft issues, problems and questions, and provides project management support for specific business process change projects.


The PeopleSoft Functional Analyst effectively works as an individual contributor with no direct, ongoing supervisory responsibility. 


Working with the Vice President, Organizational Effectiveness and assigned Team and Department Heads analyzes operations needs and opportunities in those designated functional areas, existing process performance indicators, and staff/student service requirements to assist the Vice President, Organizational Effectiveness and the Team and Department Heads in preparing strategic business operations plans for the College. Assist the Vice President in preparing annual and longer-term business process improvement plans. Serve as a functional expert and resource to assigned Team and Department Heads.


Continuously monitor and review current business processes in assigned functional areas in light of College staff and student needs. In conjunction with the Vice President, Organizational Effectiveness, and Department/Team Heads in assigned areas, prepare business process change project plans and schedules for the fiscal year. Manage projects through to implementation, providing testing and quality assurance support throughout and appropriate process documentation and staff training support. Conduct periodic user surveys to determine service effectiveness. Continuously research/studies ERP product development, focusing on PeopleSoft product capabilities and development directions. Continuously examines project planning/management techniques and support software to provide the College with the best tools to achieve its operational goals and objectives. Provides "comparative analysis" information to the Vice President on ERP product development and project management tools, along with recommendations for enhancements to the College's information and process management technologies.   Qualifications General and business knowledge equivalent to a Bachelor's degree (Master's preferred) with 5-6 years of progressive experience using PeopleSoft ERP software with a thorough functional understanding of the appropriate module(s) Strong communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively with College leaders, specially assigned Team and Department Heads and their staff, technical resources, and other related service vendors. Intense organizational and business process planning skills. Advanced project planning and management skills are required, including analytical and problem-solving skills.


For any questions about this opportunity, contact Senior HR Business Partner Nikki Graves,


The American College of Financial Services is committed to applying financial education through teaching, research, and innovation in program delivery and design. As a nonprofit, accredited education institution, our courses are researched and written by a faculty of the nation's top thought leaders in personal finance. To learn more, visit The American College.


In policy and practice, we encourage diversity and provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals based on job-related qualifications and ability to perform a job.  We are committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory environment free from intimidation, harassment, or bias.


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