Working Title: Associate Information Processing Consultant
Appointment Type: AS-Fixed Term Terminal
This position is a member of the Enterprise Applications and Services group within the Division of Technology Services (DoTS) and reports to the Enterprise Applications and Services Manager. This customer-focused position works with other technology specialists as well as members of the campus community to improve university process workflows utilizing information technology. This position will function as the primary staff member gathering requirements, suggesting improvements, implementing, and maintaining process workflows for functional units. The selected candidate must be able to hold a valid driver's license to obtain Wisconsin certification to drive University vehicles.
The selected candidate will be required to commute to and from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire up to 5 times/week for up to the initial 5 months of employment for training and collaboration. Travel will be reimbursed by the University of Wisconsin – River Falls.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Two years of experience working in a professional environment
Experience using standard business communication software, (MS Word, Excel, Visio)
Ability to apply problem solving skills when dealing with issue resolution
Ability to work with a diverse set of customers with a variety of skill levels
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Ability to work independently with limited supervision
Ability to work effectively in a team with other technology and functional specialists
Ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders
Excellent English verbal and written communication skills
Hold a valid driver's license to obtain Wisconsin certification to drive University vehicles
Two- or four-year degree or equivalent formal training in computer science, business or related field
Experience with business workflow automation tools (BP Logix)
Experience documenting process mapping / workflow / flow charts
Experience with business process improvement concepts (Six Sigma, Lean, 5 Whys)
Experience with formal requirements gathering
Experience with a programming language (Java, Ruby, PHP, C#, C, Python, etc.)
Experience with user experience / user interface design
Experience writing SQL statements and using a relational database (MySQL, SQL Server, Oracle)
Experience in an environment using a formal project management methodology (Agile, waterfall, scrum)
Formal leadership training with certification of completion
Technical certifications in any related disciplines
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants are required to apply online. UWRF will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications.
Applicants are required to provide:
Letter of interest specifying qualifications and experience (cover letter)
Names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references who can specifically comment on your ability, experience and professional preparation (references)
Unofficial transcripts (if applicable)
Inquiries should be addressed to: Peter Reese, Search Committee Chair firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline to Apply: Initial review of applications will begin upon receipt. For full consideration, applicants should submit all required materials by April 30, 2019.
The selected candidate must hold a valid driver's license to obtain Wisconsin certification to drive University vehicles.
UW-River Falls does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources at 715-425-4941.
UW-River Falls is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer subject to all state and federal regulations pertaining to non-discrimination based upon sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, marital status, age, arrest and/or conviction record, veteran or military status. All persons, especially women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Employment is subject to federal laws that require verification of your identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
Confidentiality of Applicant Materials:
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the final candidates may be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
Annual Security and Fire Safety Report:
The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies can be viewed at https://www.uwrf.edu/Police/Annual-Security-Report.cfm or call University Police at 715-425-3133 for a paper copy.
Internal Number: 5148
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