Information Specialist I View
The University of Kansas Medical Center - Kansas City, KS

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This position is responsible for the development, implementation and day to day maintenance of the budget system, upgrades for the FIN and HR/Payroll systems and submission of data to other systems outside of KUMC, ie, State of Kansas IBARS. Also reposbile for the payroll on and off cycle funding distribution processing.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in business, accounting or related field. A working knowledge in database development, implementation and analysis, along with familiarity with report writing, tools, and intergration of financial data with other operational databases. Proficient ability to organize, prioritize and multi-task.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in Peoplesoft or other related software system. A functional knowledge of those systems table structors and processes. A working knowledge of system upgrades, enhancements, modifications and day to day maintenance from a functional stand point.

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Duty (1) Description

Maintain a bolt on budget system within Peoplesoft Financials. This includes monitoring all tables and processes, monitor and update chartfield values based on State and University guidelines. Implementation and coordination of all Peoplesoft upgrades as it applies to budget procedures and formats. This includes the HR / Pay, Financials and the Budget System within the Peoplesoft product.

Duty (1) Essential or Marginal


Duty (2) Description

Monitor both Peopelsoft HR / Pay and Financials to ensure any and all processes are functioning as designed and when problems occur work with KUMC programming staff to correct. Must be alter to all changes in functionality and procedures outside budget arena and determine their impact on budget processes and procedures and make necessary changes when needed. Maintain current interfaces and build additional ones as needed.

Duty (2) Essential or Marginal


Duty (3) Description

Wok rdirectly with the Assistant Director to identify and develop new processes that would streamline and enhance current processes.

Duty (3) Essential or Marginal


Duty (4) Description

Develop, evaluate, test and modify current reports and design additional new reports as needed. Run shrinkage report bi-weekly and prepare excel graphs for the Associate Vice Chancellor of Finance

Duty (4) Essential or Marginal


Duty (5) Description

Run all funding distribution processes for both the on and off cycle payrolls. Analyze data after each process is run to ensure funding data is accurate and resolve any errors before running the next process.

Duty (5) Essential or Marginal


Duty (6) Description

Maintain Budget Office website, ensuring that all the budget information provided there is always current and update.

Duty (6) Essential or Marginal


Duty (7) Description

Develop documentation on all budget processes within both the Peoplesoft Financials and HR / Pay systems.

Duty (7) Essential or Marginal


Duty (8) Description

Performs other duties as assigned or upon own initiative.

Duty (8) Essential or Marginal


Duty (9) Description

Duty (9) Essential or Marginal

Duty (10) Description

Duty (10) Essential or Marginal

Mental/Cognitive Requirements:

Comprehend and use basic language, either written or spoken, to communicate information and ideas


Comprehend and use technical or professional language, either written or spoken, to communicate complex ideas



Perform numerical operations using basic counting, adding, subtracting, multiplying or dividing


Perform Complex quantitative calculations or reasoning using algebra, geometry, statistics, or abstract symbols


Problem Solving

Formulate and apply appropriate course of action for routine or familiar situations


Use logic to define problem, collect information, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, interpret information and deal with abstract variables for unique or unfamiliar situations


Other Mental/Cognitive Requirements (please describe)

Physical Activities

Repetitive Motion - Repeating movements of arms, hands, wrists

Frequently (2.5 to 5.5 hours/day)

Talk - Express or exchange ideas verbally

Constantly (5.5+ hours/day)

Hear - Perceive sound by ear

Constantly (5.5+ hours/day)

See - Obtain impressions through the eye

Constantly (5.5+ hours/day)

Level of physical activity


Physical Requirements

Kneel- Bend legs at knee, come to rest on knees

Crouch/Squat - Bend body down and forward, bending legs and spine

Crawl - Move on hands, knees and feet

Climb - Ascend/descend ladders, stairs, ramps



Walk - Move about on foot

Average distance per shift

Stoop - Bend downward and forward at waist

Lift - Raise or lower 10 lbs. from one level to another

Lift - Raise or lower 25 lbs. from one level to another

Carry - Transport an object

Push - Press with steady force, thrust objects forward, downward, outward

Pull - Drag or tug objects

Turn/twist - Move a body part in circular motion

Bend - Bend downward and forward by bending the spine at waist

Balance - Exceeding ordinary body equilibrium

Reach - Extend hands and arms in any direction

Handle - Seize, hold, turn with hands

Ability to distinguish color

Other Physical Activity (please describe)

Average amount of time for other physical activity