Working Title: Financial Aid/Student Financials Information Systems Specialist
Appointment Type: AS-Renewable
Reporting to the Director of Financial Aid and Military/Veteran Student Services, this position will provide PeopleSoft support for the financial aid and student billing departments. Serve as the functional lead for the Financial Aid module and supplemental support for the Student Financials module. Systems support includes performing aid year rollover, annual tuition/fees set up, setting up and running jobsets, setting up and modifying packaging plans, ad hoc query development, communications, checklists and other system functions. Produces critical annual reports including but not limited to, the FISAP and NCAA reports. Provides technical assistance for other systems which integrate with PeopleSoft modules, including, but not limited to, ED Connect, Scholarnet, Academic Works, Perceptive Vision/ImageNow, CASHNet and ECSI. As a member of the Business and Finance Division this position will provide support for the strategic data needs of the Division through regular reports and data analyses. This position requires a combination of Financial Aid and Student Financials functional knowledge and business analysis skills.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
A minimum of 1 year of experience providing operational support for PeopleSoft Campus Solutions Financial Aid and/or Student Financials module;
Demonstrated knowledge of Structured Query Language (SQL);
Ability to navigate, read, understand and integrate information from multiple screens of a student information system;
Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of individuals across departments; and
Demonstrated awareness of and sensitivity to diverse student populations and ability to contribute to the University's commitment to enhancing student awareness and appreciation of diverse ethnic cultural heritages. Preferred:
Two years of experience providing operational support for either PeopleSoft Financial Aid or Student Financials modules;
At least one year working for a public college or university;
Experience analyzing business requirements and identifying possible system changes to meet user needs;
Experience working in collaboration with other college or university student services areas (e.g. admissions, registrar, student billing or veterans services).
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants are required to apply online. UWRF will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications.
Applicants are required to provide:
Cover letter specifying interest in the position, qualifications, and statement of experience
Names, addresses and telephone numbers of at least three references who can specifically comment upon your experience and professional preparation
Deadline to Apply: Initial review of applications will begin upon receipt. For full consideration, applicants should submit all required materials by July 18, 2021.
UW-River Falls does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources at 715-425-4941.
Internal Number: 6871
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