Admissions & Financial Aid - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (19005273)
This Systems Analyst position serves the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid as a financial aid systems analyst supporting financial aid related systems. Examples of systems supported include, but are not limited to: PeopleSoft Student System Financial Aid Module, Document Imaging, Scholarship System, PHEAA Program, Great Lakes Educational Loan Services, Campus Logic suite of software, and state, federal and private agencies.
This is a mid-level Systems Analyst position responsible for supporting, enhancing, and implementing student financial aid related systems. The position will regularly utilize student financial aid functional knowledge, technical expertise, and business analysis skills. The main responsibilities of this position include assisting with financial aid systems setup, maintenance, enhancement, oversight of specific duties as assigned, project management, financial aid data retrieval (query) and analysis, and working collaboratively with colleagues on the financial aid systems team and functional financial aid staff. The position will assist in the implementation, development, and improvement of business processes, operational metrics, and performance. The position, with its primary function of serving the financial aid office, will directly report to a member of the senior financial aid leadership team and serve as back-up to other financial aid systems areas as needed.
5 years of relevant experience required, preferably prior experience in a University setting. Preference given to candidates with functional financial aid knowledge and experience in addition to strong technical and/or systems background. Bachelor's degree in computer or information science preferred. Must possess demonstrated skills in planning, project management, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to adjust to changing business needs on short notice. Demonstrated experience showing flexibility and willingness to take on new duties and responsibilities as needed
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Systems/Programmer.III
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 5-6 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8:30 am - 5 pm; May be required to work evenings, weekends, and early mornings.
Hiring Range: TBD based on qualifications
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Internal Number: 19005273
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.