Applications Analyst

George Fox University - Staff And Administrator Newberg , OR 97132

Posted 10 months ago

Job Purpose

George Fox University seeks an experienced Applications Analyst to join the Enterprise Software team in the Institutional Technology department. The Application Analyst blends both technical and functional expertise to enable administrative offices to make the best use of administrative software systems.

Job Summary

This position will work closely with technologists and end users to define business process requirements, determine how both delivered and custom software applications can best meet those requirements, and install and maintain the technologies required to meet project goals. Additionally, this person will keep up to date with new functionality delivered within PeopleSoft and other enterprise systems as well as assist administrative offices in implementing this functionality as needed. The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of business processes and technical systems with the ability to quickly learn additional business and technical concepts.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Work closely with functional users to understand and analyze business processes.

  • Identify solutions to improve efficiency through the PeopleSoft ERP and related systems.

  • Coordinate documentation and testing related to the PeopleSoft ERP and related systems.

  • Support and troubleshooting of enterprise software systems.

  • Assist in developing and managing integrations between the PeopleSoft ERP and related systems.

  • Communicate effectively and courteously with others, including employees, students and the public, in a spirit of teamwork, respect and customer service.

  • By actions, words and lifestyle, be a Christian role model to students, whether through casual contact or in a formal supervisory role.

The ideal candidate will have

  • Experience with business process analysis and cross-functional project management. Demonstrated ability to learn and implement new technologies.

  • Familiarity with programming and database technology, including the ability to understand SQL and identify business logic within software applications.

  • Experience with PeopleSoft, Python, Docker, AWS or experience in a higher education environment a plus.

  • A tenacious approach to troubleshooting.

  • A bent toward customer service and a desire to help end users achieve their objectives.

  • Demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively in teams comprised of both function and technical users.

  • Experience teaching and training others in the use of complex systems.

  • An evangelical Christian commitment and lifestyle consistent with the institution's goals, including signed agreement with GFU Statement of Faith and Statement of Community Responsibilities.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, orally and in writing, including on telephone, and to understand and follow instructions

Minimum Qualifications

  • Full time position, Monday- Friday 8am-5pm

  • Expertise working with diverse students and employees

As a Christ-centered community, George Fox University is an institution that values diversity as an essential dimension of God's design for human communities. In seeking to become a more inclusive community, we especially encourage applications from individuals who can help us achieve our diversity goals.

For Your Personal Well-Being We Offer:

  • A beautiful and peaceful campus environment with areas to walk and coffee shops and restaurants close by

  • A strong Christian vision and mission-led organization with opportunities for your growth and contributions

  • Wonderful Christian peers and a vibrant student population

  • Free Fitness Center membership

  • Free parking

  • Rich employee benefits

We invite you to Be Known at Oregon's Nationally Recognized Christian University!

George Fox has been transforming student lives for over 125 years.

Each day we look to broaden our future for generations to come.

We have alumni from 52 countries and all 50 states.

We invite you to become a steward of our dreams using your God-given gifts.

Our Purpose: To educate and inspire students to pursue God's calling.

This position is subject to close at any time, regardless of the date on the posting.

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Applications Analyst

George Fox University - Staff And Administrator