PeopleSoft Systems Analyst (8848)

  • Northridge
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 18, 2020
Full Time Information Technology and Communication Services

Job Description

PeopleSoft Systems Analyst (JID 8848)
Analyst/Programmer I
Admissions and Records
Full Time / $3470 - $4100/mo.

CSUN's Commitment to You
CSUN is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. Our values include a respect for all people, building partnerships with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation and creativity. CSUN strives to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. CSUN is especially interested in candidates who make contributions to equity and inclusion in the pursuit of excellence for all members of the university community.

About the University
One of the largest universities in the country, California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is an urban, comprehensive university that delivers award-winning undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 40,000 students annually and counts more than 330,000 alumni who elevate Southern California and beyond. Since its founding in 1958, CSUN has made a significant and long-term economic impact on California, generating nearly $1.9 billion in economic impact and more than 11,700 jobs each year. The LAEDC recognized CSUN as its 2015 Eddy Award winner for its positive economic impact. Serving more students on Pell Grants than any other institution in California, CSUN is also a social elevator and one of the most diverse universities in the country. CSUN ranks 13th in awarding bachelor's degrees to underrepresented minority students and seventh in bachelor's degrees to Latino students, serves the 13th largest Jewish student population, and enrolls the largest number of students who are Deaf and hard-of-hearing of any U.S. state university. The journal Nature recently named CSUN a Rising Star for scientific research, and the NSF ranks CSUN in the top five nationally among similar institutions for graduates who go on to earn doctorates in the sciences. CSUN is where individuals rise. And through them, so does Greater Los Angeles and beyond.

About the Department
The Office of Admissions and Records exists to serve, support and empower students in pursuit of higher education, and foster engagement within the CSUN community. We are a resourceful, collaborative team, committed to cultivating inclusivity and respect to attain innovative results. Our vision: We pave the way: impacting the CSUN community for good one student at a time.

Major Duties
Under the general supervision of the Assistant Director of Systems in Admissions and Records (A&R), the PeopleSoft Systems Analyst provides ongoing systems/functional support for the Admissions and Records' student data system. The incumbent runs daily, weekly, and monthly reports/queries for departments within A&R; makes user specified changes to the queries; aides in the daily and weekly download of data in bulk from a third party vendor and uploads that data into PeopleSoft in areas such as applications, electronic transcripts, diploma orders, etc.; aides in miscellaneous processes as needed such as daily printing of admit letters, Enrollment Reporting Services (ERS) data clean up, creating/correcting program stacks, etc.; assists in major processes such as Graduation Clearing, Auto Admissions, Term Activation, etc.; collaborates with end-users to identify department needs and assists in the development and documentation of system processes and procedures; provides system maintenance and tests PeopleSoft, Common Management System(CMS), and Information Technology (IT) upgrades, fixes, and enhancements to ensure data integrity; ensures the modifications are compliant with A&R's departmental policies and procedures; and performs other duties as assigned.

Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university in a related field. Certification training and applied experience may be substituted for the required education, on a year-for-year basis up to two years. Equivalent to six months of full-time, progressive responsible experience performing data analysis or related experience, preferably using PeopleSoft Campus Solutions Student Records system.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
General knowledge of: programming and testing methods and techniques for software applications, using PeopleSoft; general knowledge of specific industry standard applications programming language and of standard systems analysis techniques; and generally accepted documentation methods. Thorough knowledge of PC/MAC based web browsers and related tools. Knowledge of Higher Education student data is preferred. Ability and specialized skills to: analyze problems; propose effective solutions; understand basic programming concepts and effectively communicate information from Programmers to End Users and vice versa; understand functional and procedural requirements; relate solutions to management, technical staff, and users; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, faculty, staff, students and the campus community; make presentations; conduct meetings; provide user training; and prepare programming and user documentation.

Must possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to adequately comprehend needs and convey information through both oral and written communication and demonstrate the ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with coworkers, faculty, staff, students and the campus community. Demonstrates a willingness to assist students, the general public, and fellow employees as needed for the office functioning over the annual Admissions and Records processing cycle.

Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups, and over the telephone. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 25 pounds. May require occasional travel.

Employee works in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Employee may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
The university offers an excellent benefits package.

The salary range for this classification is: $3470 - $6681 per month.
The anticipated HIRING RANGE: $3470 - $4100, dependent upon qualifications and experience.

HOURS: Full-Time; 40 hours per week; 8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday through Friday. May include some evenings and weekends.

REG: This is a Regular position with a one-year probationary period.

Application Period
Applications received through March 30, 2020, will be considered in the initial review and review of applications will continue until position is filled.

In order to be considered in the initial review, applications must be submitted prior to the date listed above. Application submissions received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.

How To Apply
Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN on-line application utilizing: link. NOTE: Internal candidates should apply through the portal by accessing the View Job Openings/Apply link on the Human Resources/Employee pagelet.

For more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit the link below:

Background Check
This position is a sensitive position as designated by the CSU.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the status of candidates who apply for the position.

The person holding this position may be considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Equal Employment Opportunity
CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services at 818-677-2101.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

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