Located on 35 acres of the Springfield Armory National Historic Site and founded in 1967, Springfield Technical Community College is a major resource for the economic vitality of Western Massachusetts. As the only technical community college in Massachusetts, STCC offers a variety of career programs unequalled in the state. Biotechnology, IT Security, Laser Electro-Optics, Nursing, Robotics, Sonography, Telecommunications and dozens of other career programs produce potential employees each year. STCC's highly-regarded transfer programs in Business, Engineering, Liberal Arts, Science and Technology continue to provide the most economical option for students pursuing a four-year degree. With an annual enrollment of over 5,000 day, evening, weekend and online students S.T.C.C. is a vibrant campus rich in diversity.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES
We are seeking a versatile and motivated Senior Enterprise Applications Architect with experience designing, developing, and supporting a campus-based suite of applications. These applications include but are not limited to our ERP/SIS, data warehouse, and cloud based student support tools. The Senior Enterprise Applications Architect will be responsible for analyzing existing program/systems, leading the design/development of programs, compiling/testing programs, writing program documentation and providing training and technical support for system users. Technical expertise with database management, extracts, interfaces, and reports is required.
The Senior Enterprise Applications Architect is responsible for identifying modifications, enhancements, and initiatives to better the automated workflow at STCC. Working closely with functional specialists and managers, the Senior Enterprise Applications Architect leads the analysis, design and delivery of changes to the College's IT Applications environment.
Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Lead the support of Springfield Technical Community College's integrated Student Information System, including all related components. Understand what application functionality is available as well as what has already been implemented. Advise on new solutions to College leadership. Understand the impact a process change might have on the system and be able to guide process definitions accordingly. Consult with college staff to analyze and understand user needs, objectives, desired features, and input and output requirements. Provide end-user instruction and support to resolve application issues. Provide resolution to support issues. Manage Service Requests with vendor support as necessary. Write user documentation for new processes and applications. Develop training materials and provide training to new users when necessary. Lead users in the implementation of new business processes.
Propose and implement appropriate policies to support application functionality and its relationship to the workflows and needs of the college.
Develop, coordinate, and implement plans to test new and existing business processes. Perform quality assurance testing. Direct functional acceptance testing of patches and upgrades. Train and document processes.
Develop reports, extracts and interfaces to satisfy end-user priorities.
Liaise with assigned college department heads to best understand their systems needs and identify improvement opportunities. Analyze needs and translate them into a development plan that meets user expectations.
Collaborate on the STCC Applications roadmap.
Manage and execute projects as required. Prepare time and cost estimates for completing assigned projects.
Partner with vendors in performance of needed DBA duties
Manage change control activities associated with vendor and inhouse code changes
Provide supervision, leadership, and mentoring to all college staff as assigned whether organizationally or on a project basis. This includes the staff in the IT Applications area, programmers, analysts, etc.
Provide knowledge in emerging trends in the vendor landscape. Exceptional ability to manage multiple projects.
Exemplary verbal and written skills and the ability to build relationships that will foster respect, trust and confidence with internal and external clients.
Performs special projects and related responsibilities as initiated and requested.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree Computer Science, Computer Programming, Information
Technology or closely related field is required.
Five (5) years of experience with Higher Ed Applications. Specifically an ERP/Student Information System. (e.g. Ellucian Colleague, Ellucian Banner, etc)
Experience managing a project or serving as a project team lead on the implementation of an enterprise system. Familiarity with all phases of the Systems Development Life Cycle.
Experience with application security and the impact and identification of related controls.
Demonstrated understanding and experience with business analysis, database analysis (DBA), and all related responsibilities.
Demonstrated experience working with SQL (SSIS, SSRS, a plus) and query tools such as SAP Business Objects. Experience with Microsoft Visual Studio, .NET framework and MS Access, also a plus.
Ability to organize and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to analyze and solve complex problems, provide documentation, guidance and instruction to users, at all levels.
Technical and/or developer skills a plus, e.g. working knowledge of programming languages, general understanding of PC's, networks, operating systems.
Certifications a plus, e.g. PMP
Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be a self-starter, highly organized and detail oriented.
No direct reports; but will work closely with the Information Technology Leadership and Team.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Work is generally performed in an office setting with comfortable environmental conditions. Work involves a high activity level and pace and competing time demands. This position is stationary 50% of the time and frequently needs to move about inside the office department, and throughout the campus community to access equipment, technology and in service of others. Required to regularly communicate and interact with students, employees, faculty and the public. The position operates a computer and other office and technology equipment such as a copy machine, scanner and printer. Must be able to detect and assess network performance and inspect and test systems.
This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions and does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned or are subject to change.
All applicants must apply online by submitting a cover letter**, resume and three (3) professional references to http://www.stcc.edu. **Cover letter must demonstrate how your education and experience qualifies you for this position.
POLICY STATEMENT ON AFFIRMATIVE ACTION, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY & DIVERSITY
The Board of Higher Education and the Boards of Trustees of the Community Colleges maintain and promote a policy of non-discrimination on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information maternity leave, military service and national origin ("protected class(s)/classification(s)." Further, this policy prohibits retaliation and incorporates by reference, and where applicable, the requirements of Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1968; Titles I and II of the Civil Rights Act of 1991; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and its regulations found at 34 C.F.R. part 106; Equal Pay Act of 1963; Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1988; Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990; Section 402 of the Vietnam-era Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974, Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA); Age Discrimination Act of 1975; Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, as amended; Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993; Federal Executive Order 11246 of 1965, as amended by Executive Order 11375 of 1967; Federal Executive Order 12900 of 1994; Federal Executive Order 13145 of 2000; Federal Executive Order 13160 of 2000; Federal Executive Order 13166 of 2000; Massachusetts Civil Rights Act; Massachusetts General Laws Chapters 151B, 151C, and Chapter 149; directives of the BHE, the Boards of Trustees of the Community Colleges and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts; and other applicable local, state and federal constitutions, statutes, regulations and executive orders.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT
STCC's personnel and academic decisions, programs and policies are formulated and conducted in a manner which will ensure equal access for all people and prevent discrimination. As part of this effort, a College will ensure that employment and academic decisions, programs and policies will be based solely on the individual eligibility, merit or fitness of applicants, employees and students without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, marital status, military service, gender identity, genetic information, sexual orientation or political or union affiliation.
About Springfield Technical Community College
About Springfield Technical Community College :
Located on 35 acres of the Springfield Armory National Historic Site and founded in 1967, Springfield Technical Community College is a major resource for the economic vitality of Western Massachusetts. As the only technical community college in Massachusetts, STCC offers a variety of career programs unequaled in the state. Biotechnology, IT Security, Laser Electro-Optics, Nursing, Robotics, Sonography, Telecommunications and dozens of other career programs produce potential employees each year. STCC's highly-regarded transfer programs in Business, Engineering, Liberal Arts, Science and Technology continue to provide the most economical option for students pursuing a four-year degree. With an annual enrollment of over 9,000 day, evening, weekend and online students S.T.C.C. is a vibrant campus rich in diversity