Reporting to the Director of Enterprise Systems, IT Program and Project Leaders serve an important hands-on hybrid systems analysis and software implementation role. The IT Program and Project Leader is the primary IT business partner serving functional areas as assigned (admission, development, academic affairs, finance, HR, etc.) in the assessment, planning, implementation, integration, and ongoing configuration management of enterprise systems. The Program and Project Leader serves as the primary point of contact and first advocate on behalf of functional areas in the development and ongoing care of the major IT systems that support those areas.
Responsibilities include but not limited to: â€¢Developing comprehensive understanding and documentation of the business needs of the specific functional areas, as assigned, in order to fully support the entire enterprise system lifecycle. oSpecifically: evaluation, selection, business case development, business process and workflow documentation and validation, implementation phasing and project planning, resource management, software configuration, systems integration, system testing, user training, and advanced level support. â€¢Delivering projects on time and on budget. â€¢Maintaining a comprehensive understanding of the entire enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems environment including best in class, best of breed, and fully integrated systems. â€¢Collaboration on a functional level with technical and non-technical subject matter experts in various offices typical of a university administrative and academic environment. â€¢Collaboration on a technical level with highly skilled web application developers, system administrators, integration developers, information security staff, and first line technical support staff. â€¢Sustaining a high attention to detail with regard to documentation and planning of technical projects. â€¢Clear communication with all levels of stakeholders on the planning and ongoing progress of assigned projects. â€¢Well maintained awareness of the many hardware and software solutions, both on premises and as a service/cloud, suitable for the continuous improvement and maximum efficiency of processes used by university colleagues.
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