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Admissions Systems Lead, Information Services &Technology

Posted: May 3, 2022
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The Admissions Systems Lead is a member of the SIS Core project organization who is responsible for completing hands-on functional and technical project activities to support the implementation of the Campus Solutions Admissions module and its supported integrations with other Admissions systems across campus. Working alongside our implementation partner, the Admissions Systems Lead performs the following functions in support of the project efforts: analyzing functional requirements, design and technical specifications management, functional design, journey mapping, feasibility analysis, prototyping, process design, testing, training and defining support procedures.
This position is a professional role that will work simultaneously on different workstreams of the project, including: system design/configuration, data conversion, integration requirements and reporting. They will author, edit and maintain a variety of project and future support documentation artifacts that may include: service level documentation, business and functional requirements, agile stories and acceptance criteria, user acceptance test plans, user documentation, training materials, knowledge articles, standard operational process and procedure documents. In addition, this position will demonstrate and explain key product features and provide knowledge transfer to other workstreams of the project team, where needed. The Admissions Systems Lead will work with the other leads in the other functional areas (Student Record, Academic Advising, Student Financials, Financial Aid) to ensure cross-functional synergies throughout the project activities.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree
5-8 years of work experience, with 3+ years of related experience
Familiarity with higher education admissions processes both in Undergrad and Graduate level programs
Has experience in process re-engineering, requirements elicitation, and creating and
maintaining project related documentation
Excellent listening and communication skills (both written and verbal)
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills
Strong organizational and documentation skills
Self-motivated and able to adapt to continuous change
Has worked successfully in a client-oriented team environment
Able to collaborate with team members and think of out-of-the-box solutions
Ability to juggle multiple priorities in a deadline-driven environment
Comfort working on a cross-functional, matrixed team
Knowledge of higher education financial aid policies and procedures

Experience with PeopleSoft Campus Solutions, specifically for Admission
Experience working on large scale implementations, performing common project activities, including: Collecting Business Requirements, Solution Design, Coordinating and performing testing System Integration Testing (SIT) and User Acceptance Testing (UAT)

Boston University is a large private university.

Description

The Admissions Systems Lead is a member of the SIS Core project organization who is responsible for completing hands-on functional and technical project activities to support the implementation of the Campus Solutions Admissions module and its supported integrations with other Admissions systems across campus. Working alongside our implementation partner, the Admissions Systems Lead performs the following functions in support of the project efforts: analyzing functional requirements, design and technical specifications management, functional design, journey mapping, feasibility analysis, prototyping, process design, testing, training and defining support procedures.
This position is a professional role that will work simultaneously on different workstreams of the project, including: system design/configuration, data conversion, integration requirements and reporting. They will author, edit and maintain a variety of project and future support documentation artifacts that may include: service level documentation, business and functional requirements, agile stories and acceptance criteria, user acceptance test plans, user documentation, training materials, knowledge articles, standard operational process and procedure documents. In addition, this position will demonstrate and explain key product features and provide knowledge transfer to other workstreams of the project team, where needed. The Admissions Systems Lead will work with the other leads in the other functional areas (Student Record, Academic Advising, Student Financials, Financial Aid) to ensure cross-functional synergies throughout the project activities.

Skills

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree
5-8 years of work experience, with 3+ years of related experience
Familiarity with higher education admissions processes both in Undergrad and Graduate level programs
Has experience in process re-engineering, requirements elicitation, and creating and
maintaining project related documentation
Excellent listening and communication skills (both written and verbal)
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills
Strong organizational and documentation skills
Self-motivated and able to adapt to continuous change
Has worked successfully in a client-oriented team environment
Able to collaborate with team members and think of out-of-the-box solutions
Ability to juggle multiple priorities in a deadline-driven environment
Comfort working on a cross-functional, matrixed team
Knowledge of higher education financial aid policies and procedures

Education

Experience with PeopleSoft Campus Solutions, specifically for Admission
Experience working on large scale implementations, performing common project activities, including: Collecting Business Requirements, Solution Design, Coordinating and performing testing System Integration Testing (SIT) and User Acceptance Testing (UAT)

Company Description

Boston University is a large private university.

Position Overview

Company

Boston University

Location

Boston, MA

Job Type

Full time

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Listing Contact

Sherri Drisdelle

sherrid@bu.edu 617-358-6323

Position Details

Description

The Admissions Systems Lead is a member of the SIS Core project organization who is responsible for completing hands-on functional and technical project activities to support the implementation of the Campus Solutions Admissions module and its supported integrations with other Admissions systems across campus. Working alongside our implementation partner, the Admissions Systems Lead performs the following functions in support of the project efforts: analyzing functional requirements, design and technical specifications management, functional design, journey mapping, feasibility analysis, prototyping, process design, testing, training and defining support procedures.
This position is a professional role that will work simultaneously on different workstreams of the project, including: system design/configuration, data conversion, integration requirements and reporting. They will author, edit and maintain a variety of project and future support documentation artifacts that may include: service level documentation, business and functional requirements, agile stories and acceptance criteria, user acceptance test plans, user documentation, training materials, knowledge articles, standard operational process and procedure documents. In addition, this position will demonstrate and explain key product features and provide knowledge transfer to other workstreams of the project team, where needed. The Admissions Systems Lead will work with the other leads in the other functional areas (Student Record, Academic Advising, Student Financials, Financial Aid) to ensure cross-functional synergies throughout the project activities.

Skills and Experience

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree
5-8 years of work experience, with 3+ years of related experience
Familiarity with higher education admissions processes both in Undergrad and Graduate level programs
Has experience in process re-engineering, requirements elicitation, and creating and
maintaining project related documentation
Excellent listening and communication skills (both written and verbal)
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills
Strong organizational and documentation skills
Self-motivated and able to adapt to continuous change
Has worked successfully in a client-oriented team environment
Able to collaborate with team members and think of out-of-the-box solutions
Ability to juggle multiple priorities in a deadline-driven environment
Comfort working on a cross-functional, matrixed team
Knowledge of higher education financial aid policies and procedures

Education

Experience with PeopleSoft Campus Solutions, specifically for Admission
Experience working on large scale implementations, performing common project activities, including: Collecting Business Requirements, Solution Design, Coordinating and performing testing System Integration Testing (SIT) and User Acceptance Testing (UAT)

Company Description

Boston University is a large private university.

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