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Functional Analyst

Employer
St. Petersburg College
Location
Florida, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Jul 24, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Functional Analyst

Compensation: $53,707.34
Openings: 2
PeopleSoft ID: 4464

Department: Student Affairs
Location: EpiCenter

Key Position Information:
The College is seeking a talented Functional Analyst who will work in a face-paced environment to provide Student Affairs leadership with technical solutions and information that will maximize efficiency of staff and ultimately improve services to students. The ideal candidate will have a blend of functional knowledge of systems used in the student life cycle, e.g., PeopleSoft Campus Solutions, Who’s Next, and Presence, and exceptional technical skills with the ability to query data from multiple relational databases/platforms and provide reports and information for College Leadership. The ability to multi-task and work independently are essential.

The Functional Analyst will also design and develop new enterprise systems applications and reports that enhance end user productivity and support the computing needs of the assigned area of the college. Focus includes PeopleSoft and related enterprise applications, SQL, PS Query, and web technologies. The position reports to the AVP, Student Experience and Strategic Innovation within the Student Affairs division.


Position Summary:
This is the fourth of eight levels in the Information Technology series. Incumbents will use data from various systems to provide leadership with timely information to make informed policy and business process decisions and increase staff productivity. Responsibilities will include analyzing systems, integrating data from multiple platforms, writing queries, coordinating projects involving the implementation of new software or hardware, documenting system changes and training end users.

Typical Essential Duties
  • Writes computer programs and applications according to specifications, employing the use of programming languages and/or software packages available at the college;
  • Support all aspects of the Student Life Cycle with a focus on Student Affairs/Services.
  • Works collaboratively to understand the needs of end-users to improve their productivity.
  • Interacts with the help desk to document and resolve technical problems expediently;
  • Provides and coordinates maintenance and end-user support for PeopleSoft and other enterprise systems;
  • Engages in end-user testing of computer system applications;
  • Participates in the development of user and operational documentation;
  • Coordinates and provides employee training on the use of technology and software systems.


Requirements::
Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer or Data Science or in a related field to assigned area.

Experience:

One (1) year of related college projects and/or experience working as a Programmer and/or a Business Analyst with data analysis experience, to include SQL, Python, and/or Power BI. Knowledge of the functional modules of PeopleSoft Campus Solutions system is highly desired.

* An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job may be acceptable in lieu of those requirements listed above.

Knowledge:
  • PeopleSoft Campus Solutions modules;
  • PeopleSoft Campus Solutions base tables and structure;
  • Solid understanding of relational databases;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of SQL;
  • Data Analysis and Visualization;
  • Power BI;
  • PeopleSoft Campus Solutions modules;
  • Systems analysis and design principles;
  • Project management principles;
  • Applicable programming languages;
  • Process improvement principles;
  • Operating systems;
  • Customer service principles;
  • Training principles;
  • Computers and related software applications.

Skills:
  • Database development: Oracle, SQL Server, SQL, PL/SQL, MS Access and Excel;
  • SharePoint development;
  • Ability to reason logically, adjust to change and be innovative
  • Attention to detail;
  • Plan, organize, document and meet deadlines;
  • Work independently to resolve and maintain all aspects of technical support.

Physical:
  • Positions in this class typically require: reaching, standing, walking, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
  • Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Positions in this class typically require: reaching, standing, walking, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
  • Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.


Responsibilities:
These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.

Potential Frequency
Manages multiple systems, applications, and/or functions and related projects which include understanding of systems integration, identifying system risks and needs, and performing related duties.
Daily - 20%


Researches information technology problems and discovers sources of errors; analyzes systems capabilities and implements necessary operational changes.
Daily - 30%


Confers with users to determine needs and implement best practice solutions. Provides end-user support and troubleshooting of software problems and issues.
Daily - 10%


Designs, writes, and implements interfaces, applications, reports, and web pages; identifies and interprets technical information to develop data solutions.
Daily - 30%


Coordinates projects with internal and external parties as necessary.
Daily - 10%


Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
As Required




To apply, visit https://web.spcollege.edu/hrapp/job/4464

The Board of Trustees of St. Petersburg College affirms its equal opportunity policy in accordance with the provisions of the Florida Educational Equity Act and all other relevant state and federal laws, rules and regulations. The college will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or against any qualified individual with disabilities in its employment practices or in the admission and treatment of students. Recognizing that sexual harassment constitutes discrimination on the basis of sex and violates this Rule, the college will not tolerate such conduct. Should you experience such behavior, please contact Pamela Smith, the director of EA/EO/Title IX Coordinator at 727-341-3261; by mail at P.O. Box 13489, St. Petersburg, FL 33733-3489; or by email at eaeo_director@spcollege.edu.
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