Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Office of Vice Chancellor for Research. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Serves as the point person for all systems related activity in the department. Continually seeks new technologies that will allow delivery of services more effectively. The incumbent will provide user support and maintain a detailed knowledge of how departmental and related university systems operate, and will ensure the ongoing integrity of data housed in the systems.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Leads systems administration for several research support systems including Enterprise level applications.
Provides support when business owners and campus partners have systems related issues or enhancement requests.
Provides training to business owners as necessary.
Responsible for understanding systems and strategic priorities.
Establish new procedures and processes for to maintaining compliance within strict deadlines and regulations.
Assists in integration and acceptance testing.
Serve as a member of the leadership team as the technology expert in this role.
Responsible for understanding application data and reporting tools.
Assess reporting needs and initiate updates as necessary based on changes in methodology and regulations.
Participates in project implementation and provides post-implementation support.
Coordinates communication between business owners to ensure reliability and continuity of data. Identifies gaps or problems and assists with resolving conflicts.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Graduation from a college or university plus two years of experience in a related field.
Additional experience in the field of work may be substituted for the required education.
A business or systems related graduate degree.
Experience in research administration or higher education.
Strong analytical and mathematics skills.
At least three to five years related work experience.
Highly developed PC skills including experience with detailed relational database systems.
Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and projects.
Ability to identify and implement process improvements.
Well-developed service orientation.
A high degree of professionalism.
Ability to make timely and sound decisions.
Ability to treat information with confidentiality.
Ability to accomplish tasks while working with others: team building skills.
Ability to work independently and proactively.
Effective oral communications skills.
Ability to present ideas in a clear and concise manner; ability to listen effectively.
Excellent written communication skills.
Ability to tailor writing styles according to varying forms of communication.
Skilled in project management techniques, business analysis, systems analysis, or process improvement techniques.
Analytical ability; a talent for creative thinking.
Ability to work under pressure.
Tenacity and resilience.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Standard computer department working environment with standing, walking, and lifting less than 50 pounds required.
A moderate amount of work performed at customer site.
The hiring range for this position is $52,942 - $68,815 annually.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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