Assistant Manager of Technical Projects (Systems Administrator 2 - UCP 8)
University of Connecticut - Storrs, CT

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Position Summary

The Office of Student Financial Aid Services (OSFAS) invites applications for a full-time, twelve-month Assistant Manager of Technical Projects. This individual will be responsible for assisting with planning and/or implementation of projects as well as the day-to-day technical operations within the OSFAS. Responsibilities include maximizing the effective use of technology in the administration of financial aid programs and developing and implementing processes to ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations and University policies; The Assistant Manager of Technical Projects works as part of a team of seven, reporting to the Manager of Technical Projects.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications: The ideal candidate must have a Bachelor's degree in computer related field or equivalent combination of education and experience, AND three to five years highly technical and progressively responsible technical experience which demonstrates a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of an integrated student information system; significant depth and breadth of knowledge of the principles, theories and concepts of enterprise software and a working knowledge of related fields, systems design criteria as well as systems architecture; demonstrated knowledge of federal financial aid programs and business processes and understanding of the dynamic nature of federal regulations; proven ability to work both independently and collaboratively with vendors, staff, administrators and users at all levels; demonstrated positive and proactive approach in identifying problems and creating innovative solutions; proven ability to research, plan, coordinate, schedule, direct and monitor tasks, activities and assignments to effectively complete a project; willingness and capacity to investigate, analyze and interpret data or information for accuracy and completeness in order to make informed decisions; flexibility and aptitude to work on multiple initiatives simultaneously; demonstrated effective written and oral communication, active listening and interpersonal skills; a history of successfully working under pressure of time and urgent deadlines; high degree of individual initiative and strategic approach to tasks; excellent organizational skills; demonstrated ability to think objectively and creatively, focusing not only on details, but accurately comprehending the larger issues and interrelationships.

Preferred Qualifications: In-depth knowledge of the set-up, usage, debugging, modifying, operating, analyzing, methods, screens, and data structures of PeopleSoft Campus solutions Financial Aid Module; experience with administering ImageNow or other electronic document imaging software; proven SQL, PL/SQL knowledge and skills; basic understanding of HTML, XHTML, JavaScript, and CSS; computer competency in MS Office products with the ability to easily learn new computer applications; an understanding of the security issues involved in maintaining and safeguarding institutional data; flexibility to work beyond regular core business hours as needed.

Appointment Terms

The salary range is in the low to mid 60's commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To Apply

Interested applicants should apply electronically through Husky Hire by submitting their letter of application, current resume and contact information for three references. Reference search # 2013442. Review of applicants will begin immediately. At the University of Connecticut, our commitment to excellence is complemented by our commitment to building a culturally diverse community. We actively encourage women, people with disabilities, and members of minority groups to apply. The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 PM eastern on 3/14/2013.

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