Faculty Information Systems Administrator Office of the Dean of the Faculty
The College is pleased to announce an opening for a full-time, year-round position within the Dean of the Faculty's office, as Faculty Information Systems Administrator (FISA).
The Dean's office is responsible for hiring and supporting faculty members, and working with the academic departments and programs to shape and maintain the college's curricular offerings. Within this context, the FISA has primary responsibility for faculty employment data as well as oversight of the faculty recruiting budget and the Dean of Faculty webpages. This position curates all faculty biographical and Williams career data and prepares reports and historical summaries as needed by the dean, other senior staff members, and several high-level faculty committees.
Beyond data entry and management, the FISA advises as to software applications and functionality and proposes process improvements and system enhancements to ensure accurate and consistent data tracking and recording. The FISA communicates with academic department and program chairs and their administrative assistants regarding the staffing and evaluation schedule as it pertains to faculty hiring, teaching performance, sabbaticals, renewals, reappointments, promotions to tenure and full professor. The FISA also routinely interacts with such the offices of Human Resources, Information Technology, Institutional Research, the President, and the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
Data precision and timeliness are critical, as is an advanced facility and creativity with database management and other office productivity software. Personal discretion and attentiveness to issues of confidentiality are fundamental.
Williams is committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty and staff. Our expectation is that the successful candidate will excel at working in a community that is broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion. Applicants should highlight relevant experience with building, working with, and supporting a broadly diverse employee community.
Bachelors degree or equivalent with a minimum of two years of relevant experience
Knowledge of, and experience with, relational database software is essential; experience with Oracle PeopleSoft is strongly preferred
Knowledge of, and experience with, Google office productivity software, along with editing and proofreading skills
Knowledge of Wordpress and or HTML, or a willingness to train, is also necessary
Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must along with strong organizational skills;
Experience with software support and project management a plus
Should possess excellent Microsoft application skills, Google suite functions, and the ability to learn new databases and programs;
Must perform with a high degree of accuracy, professionalism and ensure confidentiality is maintained at all times due to the sensitive nature of materials.
Review of applications will begin October 20, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
Employment at Williams is contingent on the verification of background information submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a criminal record check, and education when applicable.
Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn and thrive.