DIVERSITY STATEMENT

MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Careers

Functional Analyst
Office of the Provost

MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences – ours is a connected culture that focuses on learner-centered 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 university preparation, English as an Additional Language, professional and personal development courses and workshops, corporate training and the Conservatory of Music.

Opportunity

Academic Affairs is seeking to hire a Functional Analyst to support the faculty electronic CV (eCV) [PeopleSoft] and student course evaluation [Explorance Blue] applications. The Functional Analyst will work with HR, IT, faculty, and staff in the Office of the Provost to improve the functionality of the eCV so it consistently meets the needs of faculty and academic administrators. The Functional Analyst will troubleshoot any technical issues in relation to the eCV and will escalate concerns on an as needed basis. Key tasks for the eCV will include working collaboratively with the ERP team to create and maintain test scripts, trouble shooting, and conducting User Acceptance Testing. The Functional Analyst will become an expert and lead in the business process. The Functional Analyst will understand faculty and administrator needs and will be able to identify and facilitate opportunities for system enhancements based on feedback. In addition, the Functional Analyst is responsible for setting up the student course surveys at the beginning of each term and working with IT and/or the vendor to troubleshoot and resolve any issues that require escalation.

 Skills

Working knowledge of PeopleSoft combined with directly relevant on-the-job experience will be an asset. The ideal candidate will have worked with faculty and administrators in a large university environment, and will have an understanding of academic terminology, policies and business processes. Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written skills, with a demonstrated ability to interact professionally within a diverse group, is critical to the success of the position. A knowledge of Blue is an asset.

Qualifications

The Functional Analyst will have a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized post-secondary institution as well as a minimum of 2 to 5 years experience in business planning, system analysis, researching and trouble shooting complex system solutions. Business process management experience is an asset.

Benefits

When you become part of the MacEwan team, you will enjoy a competitive salary. Our total compensation package includes:

• Competitive base pay
• Generous vacation time
• Secure pension plan
• Excellent benefits package
• Effective recognition and retention programs
• Continuous learning culture
• Opportunities for career growth

How to Apply:

Only applications received electronically will be considered. To apply, go to http://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting.

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. Please note; Article 22.1.1 (Grid Placement); initial salary placement for external candidates is limited to the first three steps of the salary grid.

MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and to self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Category Full-Time Continuing
Salary $52,434 - $76,240
Closing Date January 25, 2019
Competition No. 19.01.281


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