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Banner Admissions Specialist

Colorado State University Pueblo
Colorado, United States
$42,000.00 - $42,000.00
Posted Date
Dec 23, 2021

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Technology Administration/Other
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Full Time
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The University vision is to establish Colorado State University-Pueblo as the people’s university of the southwest United States by 2028.
To support the University vision, the Division of Enrollment Management, Communication, and Student Affairs will work creatively and diligently to attain optimal enrollments, enhance student development and success, and support the academic units and overall mission of the institution with the purpose of ensuring seamless systems and positive experiences for our students.
The Office of Admissions at Colorado State University Pueblo will support the University vision and enrollment goals by providing intentional, professional, and attentive service to facilitate recruitment and admission, with the purpose of attaining students from diverse backgrounds who are well-suited to the University. The communications and technology team assists in this process by creating and maintaining communication, data, and technology to provide optimal admissions and enrollment processes in service to students and staff.


Description of Job

The Banner Admissions Specialist is an integral member of the Office of Admissions and serves as the functional expert for the Banner student information system and Banner Document Management (BDM) system as they relate to admissions processes and enrollment. Specific duties include, but are not limited to: ensuring appropriate data is flowing from Slate to Banner accurately, running audit queries to correct data errors, helping prepare both internal and external reports, conducting testing after upgrades, training internal and external staff in Banner procedures, and assisting with the management of documented processes related to admissions processes in Banner and BDM.

Primary Duties

  • Manages day-to-day Banner operations for the Admissions Office and assigned personnel. This includes testing Banner system upgrades and workflows, querying the SQL database in both Banner and Slate, ensuring data integrity between the Slate CRM and Banner, troubleshooting issues in the SIS, and performing system maintenance.
  • Develops SQL reports and queries, documents workflows, and oversees and recommends best practices in Banner Admissions procedures.
  • Coordinates with other areas of the Admissions Office, external departments, staff at CSU Fort Collins, and other stakeholders to troubleshoot Banner-specific issues.
  • Trains Admissions staff and stakeholders on Banner procedures.
  • Serves as back-up to the Admissions CRM Processing and Technology Specialist. Other special projects and duties as assigned.

Ancillary Duties

  • Serves on internal and external committees.


Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited institution of higher education
  • Capacity for independent work and problem solving
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, pay close attention to detail, and follow up in a timely manner
  • Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills, with specific skills in creating step by step instructions for technical activities
  • Willing and able to work evenings and weekends as needed 
  • Experience working with student information systems (SIS) or enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems
  • Experience working with diverse populations
  • Experience with trouble shooting and problem solving in a technical environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Computer Information Systems, Mathematics or other related field
  • Knowledge of API systems and web development programs such as ASP.NET
  • Familiarity with standard Banner forms and tables
  • Proficiency in the Software Development Life Cycle methodologies i.e., thorough application testing and requirements gathering
  • Knowledge of/experience with:
    • User interfaces and interactive deliverables that perform well both on mainstream devices and with assistive technology
    • Product accessibility testing continuously through all development stages
  • One year of experience in a CIS position OR one year experience working with Ellucian Banner software
  • Demonstrated experience with relational database management systems (such as Oracle and/or Microsoft SQL Server); experience should include reviewing/analyzing data structures and writing SQL queries
  • Experience with Ellucian Banner suite of products including Banner Document Management, Banner Workflow, and the Operational Data Store
  • Experience working with Technolutions Slate or another CRM
  • Experience working on collaborative projects and building relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience developing and presenting user and technical documentation
    One year of professional experience in higher education


Supplemental Information

All interested candidates must apply through the on-line application system. No other format of application materials will be accepted.

in order to be considered for this position, applicants must attach the following documents:

  1. a letter of intent (cover letter);
  2. a current resume or CV;
  3. unofficial or official transcripts showing degree conferred.

Applicants must also include three professional references with current contact information within the on-line application or submitted as an attachment to the application.

Applications submitted without the required attachments  above or an application not completed in its entirety will be considered incomplete and will not move forward in the selection process. Once submitted, applicants will not be able to make changes or add information to their application packet, with the exception of their personal contact and demographic information.

Early submission of application materials is encouraged. Screening of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled, though all applications received by 4:00 p.m. (MST) on Monday, January 3rd, 2022 will be given full consideration.

About Colorado State University Pueblo
Colorado State University Pueblo is a comprehensive state university with an enrollment of 4,000 students.  CSU Pueblo provides relevant professional coursework and superior instruction with a small student-to-faculty ratio for an ever-changing global economy.  Students can choose from 35 undergraduate programs with 81 fields of study in the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics; the Hasan School of Business; the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences; and the College of Health, Education, and Nursing; and 13 graduate programs.
 CSU Pueblo is dedicated to interdisciplinary learning and entrepreneurship that elevates our people and our community, creates educational opportunities, fosters unique collaborations, and supports inclusion, access, and affordability as a gateway to the world. CSU Pueblo is equally committed to serving the diverse population of the region; this emphasis is reflected in the demographic characteristics of the student body. Because more than 25 percent of our students are Hispanic, the Federal Government has designated CSU Pueblo a Hispanic Serving Institution.  Besides reflecting our commitment to serve this critically important and rapidly growing segment of the student population, that designation also allows the University to compete for certain federal grant funds to support its ability to better serve all students.  
 Among its unique features, CSU Pueblo is one of seven schools in the nation to offer a degree in mechatronics, which combines electrical and mechanical engineering. The Hasan School of Business ranks among the top 15 percent of all business schools internationally with graduate and undergraduate programs in business administration accredited by the AACSB International Board of Directors. The College of STEM houses an undergraduate engineering program that was ranked in the nation's top 100 by U.S. News and World Report.  CSU Pueblo has an ever-changing campus landscape that features a newly renovated Library, a new general academic classroom building, and a newly renovated and expanded student center.
 At CSU Pueblo, Student Life offerings have increased significantly with the transition of the campus from a commuter environment to a more traditional collegiate experience.  Competing at the NCAA Division II level, CSU Pueblo is a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference and offers 22 varsity intercollegiate sports and also has active intramural and club sports teams that allow students to get involved in campus life.

Colorado State University Pueblo offers a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Medical Insurance and Prescription Drugs 
  • Dental Insurance 
  • Vision Insurance 
  • Flexible Benefit Plan 
  • Basic Term Life Insurance 
  • Voluntary Term Life and AD&D Insurance 
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance 
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) 
  • Travel Accident Insurance 
  • Voluntary Critical Illness and Accident Insurance 
  • Wellness Incentive Program
  • Annual & Sick Leave 
  • Retirement Plans
  •  About Pueblo, Colorado 
    The city of Pueblo is a historically and culturally rich, diverse city of more than 100,000, located in the southern part of the state along the Arkansas River near the Wet Mountains and the majestic Sangre de Cristo range. Pueblo enjoys ideal year-round climate with four distinct mild seasons, crisp mountain air and 300+ days of sunshine per year. Pueblo attracts outdoor enthusiasts to a full slate of summer and winter recreational activities, encompassing water sports at Lake Pueblo, biking or running along Pueblo's beautiful river trail system, golfing, tennis, hiking or skiing in the mountains to the west.  The region is heavily agricultural, with large and small-scale farming and ranching, and a diverse mix of service, manufacturing, and technology industries.
     CSU Pueblo is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history (felony and misdemeanor), national sex offender search, and/or motor vehicle history. Candidates who are extended an offer of employment must submit to and pass a background check prior to beginning employment. Some positions depending on the job duties may be required to complete a DMV and/or credit check.
     The University reserves the right to check additional references, with prior notification given to the candidate.
     Note: The successful candidate must provide official transcripts of academic work completed and, under U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations, be able to submit evidence of the ability to accept work in the U.S. by the day employment begins.
    It is the policy of Colorado State University Pueblo to provide reasonable accommodations for employees and applicants with disabilities.  If you need accommodations, please contact the Office of Human Resources and Institutional Equity at (719) 549-2441 or
     In compliance with the Clery Act of 1990, the University's annual security report is available at: 
     Colorado State University Pueblo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Additionally, the University complies with all other relevant, federal, state, and local laws regarding employment practices.


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