Denison University - Systems Integration Specialist
Come join an engaged and innovative technology team at one of the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges located near one of the fastest growing and diverse cities in the country! Denison University seeks a Systems Integration Specialist to serve on our Enterprise Applications team developing and supporting critical institutional data and systems. Work collaboratively with a broad campus constituency to identify, deliver and support on-prem and cloud solutions to meet administrative and academic needs.
Reporting to the Director of Enterprise Application, you will…
Develop, test, and deliver new and expanded Information System interfaces utilizing sound project management procedures
Work closely with other functional areas within IT to identify, implement, and support effective technology and security solutions
Provide technical expertise and recommendations in assessing new projects and initiatives to support and enhance the student information system – Ellucian Banner
Identify opportunities and provide recommendations to improve efficiency of processes by leveraging features of current applications and technology
This position is a full-time annual administrative appointment with benefits. For additional information on responsibilities and requirements and to apply, please visit https://employment.denison.edu. Applications will be reviewed as received. Position open until filled.
Denison University is an academically rigorous liberal arts college with an increasingly diverse campus community. It offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. Denison is located in the village of Granville, 30 minutes from Columbus, Ohio, the state capital, which hosts a wide range of cultural and artistic opportunities. Granville also offers an excellent public school system and easy access to outdoor activities.
To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to foster a diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or socio-economic background. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison, please see our Diversity Guide. Denison University is an Equal Opportunity Employment.
BASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITY
This position will be responsible for various information systems, including installation, configuration, maintenance, and support of these systems. They will also be responsible for reviewing, analyzing performance and occasionally modifying systems including developing, testing, debugging and installing to support information systems. It is expected that they will utilize campus-wide information systems and technology resources to enhance administrative capabilities.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Provide Enterprise level systems support for the University.
Project management of both new implementations, and ongoing upgrade tasks
Work closely with other functional areas within IT to identify, implement, and support effective technology and security solutions.
Provide technical expertise and recommendations in assessing new projects and initiatives to support and enhance the student information system – Ellucian Banner.
Identify opportunities and provide recommendations to user groups that can improve efficiency of processes by leveraging features of current applications and technology.
Provide assistance and advice to users in effective use of campus-wide information systems.
Provide SQL administration in production and test environments for student information systems.
Develop, test, and deliver new and expanded Information System interfaces utilizing sound project management procedures.
Provide information systems technical support.
Work as a team member with other technical staff to ensure connectivity and compatibility between systems.
Document system problems and resolutions for future reference.
Any and all other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Director of Enterprise Applications.
The individual in this position should expect to work a normal business day (8AM-5PM), yet be available outside of normal work hours to assist in emergency events and during regular maintenance windows. As a result, is expected to be reachable, within reason, via mobile device.
General supervision from the Director of Enterprise Applications
A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in an IT/CIS or related field
At least three years of related experience in an information technology field
Development experience, preferably with Enterprise-level applications
Must have a working knowledge of relational databases, web and client-server concepts, and the ability to rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
Proven project management experience within an information systems environment
Extensive knowledge of data processing, relational databases, and campus-wide information systems.
Strong background and understanding of SQL database design.
Strong technical background, analytical and problem-solving skills, and communication abilities
Self-motivated with the ability to manage changing priorities and meet deadlines.
Proven ability to be flexible and work hard, both independently and in a team environment, in a high priority customer service, on-call environment with changing priorities.
Must work well independently and with others of varying technical skills levels
Experience with Ellucian Banner ERP, or equivalent Higher Ed ERP
Technical experience with systems networking, database structure, web development, report generation and end-user support.
IPaaS implementation experience
Experience in the development and implementation of standards, procedures, and guidelines to support operational processes.
Integration infrastructure knowledge and experience (SSO, identity management, etc)
Experience within a higher education environment
Project planning and implementation experience
Industry recognized certification in relation to job duties
Evidence of personal focus on refreshing knowledge and learning new skills relevant to the field