MacEwan University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


Team Lead, 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-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.


The Team Lead, Information Systems provides leadership, development, onboarding and training to a group of Functional Analysts that support the operation of MacEwan University’s Student Information System, Oracle - PeopleSoft Campus Solutions, and other integrated systems that provide administration support for student and scheduling services to the entire University campus. These systems provide information and online services for students, staff and faculty members.
The position is responsible for directing and supporting the Functional Analysts on their assigned work deliverables to achieve the vision of the University’s strategic plans. The position also provides the Associate Registrar, Information Services and Scheduling recommendations regarding the management of the business requirements and scheduling of planned project.  The successful candidate will know when to escalate timeline delays for prioritized student system and scheduling projects.


The successful candidate will possess the ability to provide leadership and direction to both technical and business team members. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, the ability to multi-task and superior organizational skills are essential. The successful candidate will also be results-oriented with a commitment to continuous improvement and have an aptitude for details, accuracy and thoroughness.  Experience in writing and implementing change management and communication plans that support successful implementation of university-wide system and business process solutions. A collaborative approach to building and sustaining positive, high functioning teams is imperative.


The successful candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, \Management, Human Resources or other suitable fields and a Project Management Professional (PMP) or Business Analyst Certificate. A minimum of 5 years’ experience working with a student administration system in a post-secondary environment is required.

Experience leading the business side of application development projects with internal and external stakeholders is essential. At least one year of organizational change management experience is preferred. Experience with Oracle, Campus Solutions and leading a team of process or functional analysts is preferred.


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

For general inquiries, please contact us at careers@macewan.ca.  Please be advised that only applicants who apply directly to a posting through www.macewan.ca/careers will be considered

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.

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

Category Full-time Continuing
Salary $59,514 - $86,577
Closing Date April 27, 2018
Competition No. 18.04.078

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