The Director of Systems and Technology assists the Deputy University Registrar in managing the University's central systems responsible for maintaining academic and student information both from the core Academic Information System (PeopleSoft Campus Solutions) and also the support systems integrated with the software. The Director assist in the implementation of academic policies and practices, adapts operations to academic needs, and evaluates administrative processes to identify opportunities for improvement. The Director collaborates with the campus community for oversight and management of information technology and implementation of internal and external functions to ensure that the Office of the University Registrar fosters the academic mission of the University and offers responsive service to faculty, students, and staff. The Director will report to the Deputy University Registrar. Additional responsibilities include:50%: PeopleSoft Campus Solutions and Integration Academic Director Direct the University's self-service and portal technology strategic plan for the academic and administrative community as it relates to the Academic Information System. Collaborate with the Deans of Students in the College, Graduate Divisions, and Professional Schools to ensure the self-service experience is effective and represents the best approach for the institution.Direct system programmers, implementation consultants, and business users to ensure that both functional and technical requirements are met by the system.Provide faculty and advising staff an electronic tool to support academic advisement and registration. Develop and direct quality assurance protocols and create test cases for system and user acceptance testing. Direct and manage the integration of third party systems throughout the University as they relate to academic systems. Oversee security architecture for Student Records and Academic Advisement modules and coordinate with the AIS security team to refine existing and implement new security models. 25%: PeopleSoft Query Developer Plays a leading role in reporting from the AIS student records, academic advising, and campus community modules of AIS as it relates to day-to-day management of student records. Directs, designs, and deploys the PeopleSoft Query report design; represent PeopleSoft Query to broad University constituency through the underlying table structure of the database and system. Develops and enhances the Registrar's Office and University's needs with the PeopleSoft Query tool; structures reports into an accessible catalog; schedules and documents routine reports; designs, compiles and publishes new reports in a variety of media.25%: AIS Change Management and Training Director Map long-term change communication strategy. Determine which stakeholders and end-users require information in what forms and media, at what points in the project, and from whom each communication should come.Directs training needs and builds a training plan and strategy to address those needs. Develop familiarity with needs and expectations of all stakeholders and ensure these are met where appropriate or adjusted if necessary.Identify resistance and performance gaps, and collaborate with the Deans and Deans of Students offices to address these with appropriate communications and training.Ensure high awareness and understanding of AIS project among campus communities.
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