Bachelor's degree with a major in computer science, business, or related field from an accredited institution with one-year relevant experience desirable, or two years of higher education with two years of related experience required. Professional development certifications preferred. Certification examples include Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Foundation, ITIL Intermediate, ITIL Expert, Six Sigma Green Belt, Six Sigma Yellow Belt, Six Sigma Black Belt, International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA), Certification of Competency in Business Analysis (CCBA), Project Management Institute Certified, Associate in Project Management (PMICAPM), Project Management Institute Agile Certified Practitioner (PMIACP), or Project Management Professional (PMP). A combination of education, experience, certifications, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Assists the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Team by providing basic programming, reporting, integration, and analytical support services for the campus ERP system including Ellucian Banner technologies, other third-party applications, and internal programming.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Designs and implements minor system changes or integrations using third and fourth generation languages (e.g., Java, .Net, PHP), SQL, PL/SQL, XML, and/or web scripting to build and integrate systems based on defined standards and procedures. Assists with creating technical specifications from functional requirements. Customizes delivered reports and creates enterprise reports using business intelligence tools. Works with data owners, Division of Strategic Enrollment and Innovation staff, and contracted resources regarding upgrading systems and reports to new software versions. Partners with users in testing programs and reports; creates related documentation; and ensures programs and reports function efficiently and securely. Codes, documents, tests, and debugs programs and integrations. Responds to, troubleshoots, and repairs issues with databases objects and associated applications including Banner. Assists other Enterprise Solutions Staff with defining and documenting business and technical requirements. Implements established timelines to meet the goals of functional areas. Assists with implementing the processes necessary to refresh or otherwise maintain sets of data for testing and development purposes and automates processes when possible. Reviews new programs including database programs, functions, procedures, and packages before they are loaded into production databases and systems. Assists with the development of technical training materials and may assist in the technical training of others. Performs other related duties as assigned.
About Sam Houston State University
For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," resonates among its 22,000 students, eight colleges and well beyond its historical roots through research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more.
SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to students. With over 90 bachelor degrees, 50 master’s, and 11 doctoral programs—including the nation’s first Ph.D. in forensic science, SHSU provides an exceptional college experience for every student: traditional or non-traditional; first generation; international; or online.
Service to self and others is paramount at SHSU and reflected in all university organizations and programs. In fact, the university was named to USA Today’s Top 50 in the U.S. for “commitment to civic engagement and global awareness,” in addition to being classified a "Community Engaged Campus" by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. This honor, bestowed to only 311 public institutions nationwide, acknowledges th...e university's significant commitment to service.
Sam Houston State University has a small town feel with large scale opportunities. Located in the Piney Woods region of East Texas, Huntsville provides area residents with a sense of community and belonging, although just an hour drive north of Houston.
SHSU is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an "at will" employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215. SHSU is committed to promoting a campus culture that embraces diversity and inclusion. The University acknowledges and values our responsibility to cultivate an equitable and inclusive environment where students, faculty, staff, and community recognize the benefits of collaboration and mutual respect through diverse identities and experiences.
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