IS Business Automation Analyst in Financial Aid
The IS Business Automation Analyst serves as a functional
liaison for the Financial Aid Office (FAO) technical and business processes with
Information Technology (IT), and third party software vendors. The position, in
conjunction with the Director of Financial Aid, is also responsible for the
design, development, implementation, enhancement, and maintenance of
administrative systems and software related to all FAO functions. Working
knowledge of PeopleSoft Campus Solutions Student Information System software,
integrated database software and querying tools is necessary.
This position will provide
recommendations to the Director of Financial Aid and will represent the FAO on
all PeopleSoft Student Administration related committees. This position will
coordinate and facilitate the development of business and technical requirements
with the IT department and enhance university and office business processes
through the utilization of various software tools.
The position reports to the Director of Financial Aid and is the primary contact for others within the university needing assistance with obtaining information from the financial aid module of the PeopleSoft Student Administration system. Work is performed under limited supervision. The primary work schedule for this position is Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Required: Knowledge of IT concepts including
research, development, maintenance and integration of information system
applications, Experience with client server technology and relational databases
with the ability to troubleshoot and resolve problems and understand processes.
i.e. COBOL, SQR, SQL, in order to enhance delivered software, Project management
skills, including the ability to set timelines, identify and handle multiple
priorities, organize tasks and manage/facilitate a team for information system
upgrades, enhancement, and new implementations, Working knowledge of web-based
applications, Experience with Microsoft Office products: Word, Excel, Access
Power Point as well as web technologies such as web content software, Ability to
establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with individuals’ at
all organizational levels, Excellent oral and written communication skills
including the ability to interpret complex policies & procedures, Excellent
organizational, analytical and problem solving skills, Ability to train and
educate users on software, customizations, and upgrades, Ability to communicate
technical issues to all levels (technical and non-technical) of the organization
and serve as a liaison between the Financial Aid Office, Information Technology
(IT), and third party vendors, Ability to assist in performing analysis, design,
development, implementation, testing, interface, and maintenance of
administrative systems, software and customizations, Experience and skill in
using reporting tools and equations to create integrated organizational data
views, i.e., PeopleSoft Query and Crystal, Ability to manage online and batch
activities, including developing file formats, adjusting files and converting
data, Ability to independently initiate development activity including
coordinating other individual's participation in the work, Ability to work as a
team member both in a leadership and member capacity, Ability to balance
maintenance and development tasks of the Financial Aid Office, Ability to
maintain confidentiality while working with sensitive information.
Preferred: Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer information systems, or related field, Experience with PeopleSoft 8.9 or 9.0 Financial Aid Modules, Working knowledge of Federal Student Aid business processes.
Employment will require a criminal background check. A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.
For UW-La Crosse Campus safety information and crime statistics/Annual Security Report see http://www.uwlax.edu/StudentLife/securityreport.htm and for drug and alcohol information see http://www.uwlax.edu/HR/newemp/drugfree.htm or call Human Resources at (608) 785-8013 for a paper copy.
This is a full time position (40 hrs/wk)
Pay will be between $35,646 and $46,452 per year depending on qualifications. Pay schedule/range is 07-04 and is non-represented. A six month probationary period will be required.
Competitive salary, excellent fringe benefits.
For more information contact Ann Bever, HR Assistant, 608-785-8015, email@example.com
If you wish to apply for this position you will
be required to complete an online exam. Applying is a 7 step process.
Step 1: Log into your Wisc.Jobs account or create an account using the following web site: http://wisc.jobs/public/index.asp Search for the Job announcement code 1304219 and go into the announcement.
Step 2: Open the job announcement that you were on previously and click on “Apply Now” at the top or bottom of the screen. Review the information in the “My Job Application”, make any necessary updates and click on “Submit Personal Information.”
Step 3: Complete the information on the Employment Information and Preferences screen. This must be completed to apply for this recruitment. Once complete click the “Update Employment Preferences”.
Step 4: Attach your resume to your application. If you don’t have a resume downloaded to your job cart yet, follow the instructions on the page to do so.
Step 5: At the “Application Detail” screen click on the “View Exam Option” button, and then the “Take Exam” button on the next screen.
Step 6: You must save your responses on each page. Please note that WiscJobs will time out after 20 minutes if the page you are working on has not been completed and saved and the answers on that page will need to be re-entered. This will not affect your answers on previous pages.
Step 7: When you have completed the exam click the '"Save and Finalize" button. At the next screen click "Finalize". After you have finalized your exam, you will be sent an email by the system confirming that your exam has been completed. If you exit the exam and re-enter later to update your answers, you will need to save each page and finalize or your answers may not be recorded. After you have finalized your exam, you will be sent an email by the system confirming that your exam has been completed.
The previous publication date was October 18, 2013 with an application deadline of October 29, 2013. The deadline has been extended to November 5, 2013. If you have any problems with the exam, please call the Office of State Employment Relations' help desk at (608) 267-1012. Their hours of operation are Monday through Friday 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Application materials will be evaluated and those qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.
As an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer, the University of
Wisconsin-La Crosse is engaged in an effort to be a leader in Wisconsin’s
movement toward increased diversity and inclusiveness. Women, persons of
color, and individuals with a disability are encouraged to apply. If you
have a special need/accommodation to aid your participation in our hiring
process, please contact the individual above to make appropriate arrangements.
Employment will require a criminal background check. A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, UW-La Crosse does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.
Under Wisconsin Statutes, we are required to provide, upon request, a list of nominees and applicants. A written request can exclude one from this list. Persons agreeing to be final candidates (to be interviewed) will have their identities revealed as final candidates.