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Functional Analyst, Student Information Systems
Office of the University Registrar

MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences – ours is a connected culture that focuses on learner-centred teaching, and on providing opportunities for students to grow and achieve.

The university provides a transformative education in a creative, collaborative and supportive learning environment. 19,000 full- and part-time students are enrolled in more than 65 programs: four-year undergraduate degrees, applied degrees, university transfer programs and one- and two-year diploma and certificates. Additional offerings include preparation for university and college, English as a Second Language, professional and personal development courses and workshops, corporate training and the Alberta College Conservatory of Music.

Opportunity:
The Information Systems, Functional Analyst is responsible for identifying and facilitating opportunities for the development and enhancement of the different modules in the University’s ERP/Student Information System and all other institutional systems that require data extracts or uploads of data from Student Information System. This position is responsible for working with all staff in the Office of the University Registrar (OUR), Program Areas, and project staff in Information Technology ERP team in a collaborative and supportive role.

The successful candidate will need to become an expert and team lead in order to facilitate future development work for several different sub-modules within the ERP/Student Information System. Team lead activities will include system configuration, business processes, as well as the Office of the University Registrar representative on various development projects related to the modules that they are assigned. You will be collaboratively working with the Information System Trainer on both the system processes and business requirements, as well as writing queries in order to support the internal business process with the Office of the University Registrar.

Skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, managers, and subject matter experts.
• Excellent organization skills and the ability to successfully engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously.
• Problem solving and structured analysis skills
• Strong relationship building, research and problem solving skills.
• PeopleSoft, Campus Solutions business knowledge is an asset. Other ERP system or related database experience will be considered.

Qualifications
• Relevant Bachelor’s degree from a recognized post-secondary institution.
• Minimum two years of business planning, researching and trouble- shooting complex system solutions.
• A combination of education and training with experience directly related to this role may be considered.

Benefits
When you become part of the MacEwan team, you will enjoy a competitive salary, and:

• Generous vacation time
• Excellent benefits package
• Effective recognition and retention programs
• Continuous learning culture
• Opportunities for career growth

You can view the benefits using this link: www.macewan.ca/benefits

Thank you for your interest in employment with MacEwan University. We will be reviewing all applications to select the candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

This position is included under the MacEwan Staff Association collective agreement.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Category Full-Time Continuing
Salary $52,034 to $67,645 per annum
Closing Date May 27, 2015
Competition No. 15.05.036
Apply In Person/By Mail MacEwan University
Human Resources Department
University Services Centre
Rm. 10-600, 10700 - 104 Avenue
Edmonton AB T5J 4S2

Fax: (780) 497-5430
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