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.


Functional Analyst (Internal Applicants Only)
Student Financial Aid Office

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 Student Financial Aid Office is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the role of Functional Analyst. Please be advised that this competition is open only to internal applicants at this time. This position serves as the foundation for the team and is responsible for documentation, maintenance of application data, and reporting related to Scholarships, Awards, and Bursaries (SABs). Working collaboratively with all stakeholders, the successful candidate will ensure that application configuration is up to date; that information is available to all relevant parties; extracts and organizes data required for SAB selections; is involved in strategic decision making; and other duties as required. Further tasks include, but are not limited to, business process documentation, system training for users, verification of information entered into the system, and project activities such as user acceptance testing. Where required, the position will work directly with IT on project activities and to resolve issues.

The successful candidate will have experience with PeopleSoft Campus Solutions, Raiser’s Edge, Financial Edge, Google Suite and Microsoft Office applications. Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of subject matter experts is imperative. Strong research, problem solving and analytical skills are required.


A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a related field is required. A Bachelor’s degree in computing science would be considered an asset. A minimum of 2 years’ experience in project management and coordination, systems requirement documentation, data cleanup, and troubleshooting systems solutions is required. Additionally, experience in training and user acceptance testing is vital.


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 $52,434 - $76,240 per year
Closing Date April 27, 2018
Competition No. 18.04.081

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