Functional Systems Specialist

Syracuse University
New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 22, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology, Facilities Management & Physical Plant, Technology Administration/Other
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details

Posting Details

Job # 038989 Department Code 31060-1050 Department Campus Facilities Administration and Services Job Title Functional Systems Specialist Location Syracuse, NY Pay Range Commensurate with Experience Staff Level S4 FLSA Status Exempt Hours
Standard University business hours

8:30am – 5:00pm (academic year)

8:00am – 4:30pm (summer)

Hours may vary based on operational needs. Job Type Full-time Campus Syracuse, NY Unionized Position Code Not Applicable Job Description
The Functional Systems Specialist acts as a bridge between the business and technical teams. The Functional Systems Specialist must have a strength in gathering requirements, communication, and documenting end-user requirements. Facilities Services is implementing a new cloud-based system for maintenance management and this role will be responsible for the upkeep of that system; working with the users of the system to ensure they are able to effectively do their job. This position will maintain security, debug system issues, work with the vendor to resolve any issues, create simple end-user reports, monitor data integrity reports, monitor system interfaces, answer end-user questions, and deliver end-user training. Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. Job Specific Qualifications
  • Knowledge of IBM Maximo or another CMMS is preferred.
  • Knowledge of cloud-based software solutions is preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio is required.
  • Proficiency in a reporting tool is required.
  • In-depth knowledge of work order management concepts is preferred.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills and attention to detail are required.
  • Good communication skills and ability to interact with diverse group of constituents is required.
  • Provides end-user help and on-going training.
  • Debug any system issues and work with vendor to resolve in a timely manner.
  • Maintains and audits system security and acts as the data steward to maintain data integrity. Accountable for performance and results of the Maintenance system.
  • Performs testing of update releases and new functionality. Responsible to maintain test scripts and ensure that all end-user functionality is tested to ensure minimal production defects.
  • Creates and analyzes standard and ad-hoc queries and reports.
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In addition to completing an online application, please attach a resume and cover letter. About Syracuse University
Syracuse University is a private, international research university with distinctive academics, diversely unique offerings and an undeniable spirit. Located in the geographic heart of New York State, with a global footprint, and nearly 150 years of history, Syracuse University offers a quintessential college experience.

The scope of Syracuse University is a testament to its strengths: a pioneering history dating back to 1870; a choice of more than 200 majors and 100 minors offered through 13 schools and colleges; nearly 15,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students; more than a quarter of a million alumni in 160 countries; and a student population from all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries. For more information, please visit About the Syracuse area
Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000. The area offers a low cost of living and provides many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, professional regional theater, and premier shopping venues. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites, visiting wineries along the Finger Lakes, and biking on trails along the Erie Canal. EEO Statement
Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities. Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans
Syracuse University has a long history of engaging veterans and the military-connected community through its educational programs, community outreach, and employment programs. After World War II, Syracuse University welcomed more than 10,000 returning veterans to our campus, and those veterans literally transformed Syracuse University into the national research institution it is today. The University’s contemporary commitment to veterans builds on this historical legacy, and extends to both class-leading initiatives focused on making an SU degree accessible and affordable to the post-9/11 generation of veterans, and also programs designed to position Syracuse University as the employer of choice for military veterans, members of the Guard and Reserve, and military family members. Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community
Syracuse University maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. The University community recognizes and values the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. At Syracuse, we are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a community that celebrates and models the principles of diversity and inclusivity. Quick Link Job Posting Date 09/22/2022 Application Deadline Full Consideration By Job Category Staff Message to Applicants

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