Associate Registrar Information Technology
University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania
|Deadline||Open until filled|
|Date Posted||March 28, 2014|
The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a highly motivated individual with strong technical capabilities to join the University Registrar's Office as the Associate Registrar for Information Technology.
The Associate Registrar Information Technology is responsible for directing and managing the technical resources (professional, technical and financial) associated with a specialty unit. This unit is responsible for high-level business information systems design, implementation and production support. Provides leadership for the internal operations of the area as it pertains to software and hardware design implementation and maintenance. Serves as a Registrar's Office Functional representative of the Peoplesoft Application Support Team. This position will be one of the primary representatives of the University Registrar's Office for Peoplesoft security matters. This involves an extensive knowledge of Peoplesoft protocol, policies and procedures. Work directly with the University Registrar on Special Projects, which may include providing technical information and support to Academic Dean's Offices, the Provost's Office and other Senior Administrative areas within the University. Serves as a member of the Registrar's Office Senior Management Team. Provide input and recommendations to support department operations and budget planning.
A Master's degree with major course work in an appropriate field is preferred. Must have a very high level of analytical and technical skills. Requires an extensive knowledge of system development and implementation functions and general business practices. Must be knowledgable of University policies and procedures.
A minimum of five years of experience in a Senior Level professional and/or Administrative position with strong emphasis on technical system proficiency is required.
Direct and manage professional exempt technical staff in the assessment and development of business operational system enhancements and problem resolution.
Provide recommendations and participate with the University Registrar and other Senior Level Administrators in establishing direction and course of action, including identifying University policy and procedure implications.
Serve as one of the Peoplesoft Student Records Functional Leads. Responsible for reviewing and approving Peoplesoft role access; assisting with the maintenance of Student Record setup tables; assisting with the setup and review of Peoplesoft security; and assists with the prioritization and implementation of new or revised Peoplesoft functionality.
Establish short-term and long-term strategies for effective utilization of resources in achieving Registrar's Office goals and objectives. Included is the development of standards, documentation, training, establishing policies and procedures and monitoring adherence to said guidelines.
Define and/or approve the selection, acquisition, and installation of all software and hardware required to achieve the Registrar's Office operational goals. Responsible for the maintenance of all hardware and software contracts and licenses.
Work directly with the University Registrar on Special Projects of a technical nature. These assignments may include providing support data to Academic Dean's Offices, the University Provost's Office and other Senior Level Administrative areas throughout the University.
Responsible for interviewing and selecting exempt and non-exempt staff positions. Also responsible for staff development and training and professionally addressing personnel issues as well as conducting annual performance appraisals.
Serve as a member of the Registrar's Office Senior Management Team. Provide input and recommendations to support department operations and budget planning.
About the University of Pittsburgh:
The University of Pittsburgh is a state-related research university, founded as the Pittsburgh Academy in 1787. Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America. The following statistics include the Pittsburgh campus as well as Pitt's regional campuses in Bradford, Greensburg, Johnstown, and Titusville.
Undergraduate Students: 24,980
Graduate Students: 10,034
Faculty: 4,450 full-time, 813 part-time
Student/Faculty Ratio: 14:1
Staff: 6,699 full-time, 372 part-time
How To Apply
You can apply for this position online at https://www.pittsource.com/postings/78051