PeopleSoft Student System Analyst

California State University System Los Angeles, CA
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Job ID: 7616

Job Title:

PeopleSoft Student System Analyst

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Date Posted:

June 13, 2018

Closing Date:

Open until filled

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PeopleSoft Student System Analyst (JID 7616)

Analyst/Programmer I

Admissions and Records

Full Time / $3470 - $3974 /mo.

CSUN's Commitment to You

CSUN is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. Our values include a respect for all people, building partnerships with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation and creativity. CSUN strives to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. CSUN is especially interested in candidates who make contributions to equity and inclusion in the pursuit of excellence for all members of the university community.

About the University

One of the largest universities in the country, California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is an urban, comprehensive university that delivers award-winning undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 40,000 students annually and counts more than 330,000 alumni who elevate Southern California and beyond. Since its founding in 1958, CSUN has made a significant and long-term economic impact on California, generating nearly $1.9 billion in economic impact and more than 11,700 jobs each year. The LAEDC recognized CSUN as its 2015 Eddy Award winner for its positive economic impact. Serving more students on Pell Grants than any other institution in California, CSUN is also a social elevator and one of the most diverse universities in the country. CSUN ranks 13th in awarding bachelor's degrees to underrepresented minority students and seventh in bachelors degrees to Latino students, serves the 13th largest Jewish student population, and enrolls the largest number of students who are Deaf and hard-of-hearing of any U.S. state university. The journal Nature recently named CSUN a Rising Star for scientific research, and the NSF ranks CSUN in the top five nationally among similar institutions for graduates who go on to earn doctorates in the sciences. CSUN is where individuals rise. And through them, so does Greater Los Angeles and beyond.

About the Department

The Office of Admissions and Records, an operational unit in the Division of Academic Affairs, promotes student success through services that start with the university application and culminate with graduation. For admission, we evaluate applicants' domestic and international transcripts to accept eligible students. During their studies, we help students interpret enrollment policies, provide degree planning tools, and update and maintain student records to verify enrollment and GPA. As graduation nears, we assist students with applying for their bachelor's degree, offer guidance to meet all degree requirements and verify degree completion. By providing the underlying technology and support needed to facilitate students' academic careers, Admissions and Records acts as a catalyst for degree completion, while upholding established academic standards.

Major Duties

Under general supervision of the Assistant Director of Systems in Admissions and Records (A&R), the PeopleSoft Systems Analyst provides ongoing systems processing, maintenance and functional support for the Admissions and Records' student data system. The incumbent runs daily, weekly, and monthly reports/queries for departments within A&R as well as make user specified changes to any of those queries; aides in the daily and weekly download of data in bulk from third party vendors and uploads that data into Oracle PeopleSoft including applications, electronic transcripts, diploma orders, etc.; aides in miscellaneous processes such as daily printing of admit letters, Enrollment Reporting Services (ERS) data clean up, creating/correcting student records; assists in major processes such as Graduation Clearing, Auto Admissions, Term Activation and others; collaborates with end-users to identify department needs and assists in the development and documentation of system processes and procedures; provides system support, including investigation of reported errors and testing of Oracle PeopleSoft, Common Management System (CMS), and Information Technology (IT) upgrades, fixes, and enhancements to ensure data integrity and ensure the modifications are compliant with A&R's departmental policies and procedures; and perform other duties as assigned.


Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university. Certification training and applied experience may be substituted for the required education, on a year-for-year basis up to two years. Equivalent to six months of full-time, responsible experience performing data analysis or related experience using Oracle PeopleSoft Campus Solutions Student Records system.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

General knowledge of PeopleSoft Student Administration as well as functional knowledge of system analysis; general knowledge Higher Education student data is preferred; and knowledge of generally accepted documentation methods. Thorough knowledge of PC/MAC based web browsers and related tools. Ability and specialized skills to: analyze problems and propose effective solutions; understand basic programming concepts and effectively communicate information from Programmers to End Users and vice versa; focus and attention to details, initiative, self-motivating and self-starting are desirable skills. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to adequately comprehend needs and convey information through both oral and written communication.

Must possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to adequately comprehend needs and convey information through both oral and written communication and demonstrate the ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with coworkers, faculty, staff, students and the campus community. Demonstrates a willingness to assist students, the general public, and fellow employees as needed for the office functioning over the annual Admissions and Records processing cycle.

Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups, and over the telephone. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 25 pounds. May require occasional travel.

Employee works in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Employee may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule

The university offers an excellent benefits package.

The salary range for this classification is: $3470 - $6297 per month.

The anticipated HIRING RANGE: $3470 - $3974 dependent upon qualifications and experience.

HOURS: Full Time; 40 hours per week; 8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday through Friday.

REG: This is a Regular position with a one-year probationary period.

General Information

This position is a sensitive position as designated by the CSU.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The person holding this position may be considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

How To Apply

Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN on-line application utilizing: link. NOTE: Internal candidates should apply through the portal by accessing the View Job Openings/Apply link on the Human Resources/Employee pagelet.

Applications received through June 26, 2018 will be considered in the initial review and review of applications will continue until position is filled.

In order to be considered in the initial review, applications must be submitted prior to the date listed above. Application submissions received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.

For more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit the link below:

Equal Employment Opportunity

CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services at ext. 2101.