• Ellucian Colleague Application Services Director Jobs in United States Of America - 25310018

  • Ellucian
  • United States Of America, Usa
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  • 6 - 9 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

Job Description:

Ellucian designs technology that powers the educational mission of colleges and universities around the world Inspired by that goal, Ellucian employees thrive as part of a high-performing global team committed to delivering a modern, connected, industry-leading experience for todays students and higher education institutions More than 2,500 institutions in 50 countries around the world look to Ellucian for the ideas and insights that will move education forward, helping people everywhere discover their futures through learning

-TYPE - f/t salaried

-LOCATION -100 PERCENT remote from home -anywhere in US

-TRAVEL - up to 80 PERCENT

*Seeking someone that has leadership experience within higher ed & that has strong exp with the Ellucian product, Colleague ERP Someone that is func/tech would be idea!

Day to day responsibilities

Provides management and hands-on technical expertise for the enterprise applications support services of the institution which may include a team comprised of Ellucian employees and client staff by performing the following duties, including but not limited to
Plans, directs, and coordinates activities in the selection, implementation, management and maintenance of enterprise applications technology projects to ensure project goals are accomplished
Consults with management and reviews and presents project proposals to determine goals, time frame, funding limitations, and procedures for accomplishing administrative computing project, staffing requirements, and allotment of resources
Develops project plans specifying goals, strategy, staffing, toolsets, scheduling, identification of risks, contingency plans and allocation of available resources
Formulates and defines technical scope and objectives of application projects with a variety of technology staff and client end user constituencies Identifies and schedules project deliverables, milestones and required tasks Coordinates assignment of project personnel Assigns duties, responsibilities, and scope to project personnel Directs and coordinates activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within budget parameters
Establishes standards and procedures for project reporting and documentation Creates status reports and modifies schedules and plans as required Prepares project status reports and keeps management, clients, and others informed of project status and related issues Confers with project personnel to provide technical advice and resolve problems Coordinates and responds to requests for changes from original specifications Monitors project results against technical specifications Develops and maintains technical and project documentation Develops quality assurance test plans and testing May present project status to the client management team, various committees and Boards of Trustees
Consults with clients to gather information about application programming needs, objectives, functions, features, and input and output requirements
Analyzes, defines, and documents requirements for data, workflow, logical processes, hardware and operating system environment, interfaces with other systems, internal and external checks and controls, and outputs
Writes and maintains technical specifications
Customizes and codes screen layouts, graphical user interfaces, printed outputs, and interfaces with other systems
Converts designs and specifications into computer code Compiles code into programs and corrects errors detected in compile process Creates test transactions and runs tests to find errors and confirm programs meet specifications
Consults with client to prototype, refine, test, and debug programs to meet needs
Writes and maintains documentation to describe program development, logic, coding, testing, changes, corrections, installation and operating procedures


Bachelors degree, or other advanced degree beyond the Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university; minimum of five years of experience in the implementation and maintenance of a higher education industry leading enterprise applications environment that would include human resources, financials, student and alumni information systems; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Experience providing functional or technical support for Ellucians Colleague ERP
Experience with 3rd party reporting tools such as Microsoft SSRS, Argos, ODS, Tableau, Informer
Higher Education background and knowledge with 6 years or more of related experience desired
Has obtained expert knowledge in multiple modules/disciplines in ERP applications, related 3rd-party products, and/or other systems over 5 years
Has broad-based, in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience implementing ERP and/or other systems
Excellent time-management, planning and interpersonal skills
Effectively manage scope and customer expectations on individual assignments
Must have the ability to work effectively with end-users, gain their confidence, understand their technical and operational needs and translate them into viable technical solutions Superior verbal and written skills, encompassing complete understanding on the English language with exceptional communications skills Strong organizational and leadership skills
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear The employee frequently is required to sit The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Software Services, Internet/Dot com/ISP
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Application Programming
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 03rd Jun 2020

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