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PeopleSoft Technical Analyst - Campus Community (Analyst/Programmer, Foundation)

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Work type: Staff
Location: San Diego
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Probationary, Full Time, Information Systems & Technology, Telecommute eligible (work onsite as scheduled and/or as requested and telecommute as scheduled)

Position Summary

Under direct supervision, the ERP Systems Campus Community Technical Analyst serves as the support Analyst to assist with technical analysis, troubleshooting, and operational support of PeopleSoft Campus Solutions (student) system in use by students, staff, and student employees at San Diego State University. 

Responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting with basic analysis of user and data needs and issues to determine best approach solutioning. 
  • With oversight, demonstrate ability to effectively communicate and assist in requirements gathering.
  • Assist with day-to-day operational activities where data functional requirements come together with technical analysis to understand user needs and propose solutions. 
  • Assist in troubleshooting the use of data sharing and interfaces/integrations needed between Campus Solutions student system and other campus systems. 
  • Aid in providing technical and analytical support to operational users and work with business analysts to troubleshoot issues, test new code and maintenance packs, and help develop new proposed business processes. 
  • Learn to flowchart document business processes inclusive of proposed logic flows and technical solution documentation. 
  • Work collaboratively in partnership with the unit's functional support and analysis team of other technical analysts and report developers etc. 
  • Build and maintain working relationships with peer colleagues, management, campus business

This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, permanent/probationary position. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

This position is eligible for partial telecommuting with onsite work in San Diego.

Department Summary

A unit of the Information Technology Division, the mission of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems is to provide vision, leadership, strategies, and services in support of the success of students, faculty, staff and administration; and contributes to the overall strategic objectives of the university and the Information Technology Division. ERP Systems provides stewardship over a complex technology infrastructure of systems and databases critical to the university's mission and operation, including student information, financial aid, financials, human resources, document management and workflow, and various other ancillary campus systems. ERP Systems provides resources and services to ensure the collection, storage, management, and accessibility of student information is accurate and timely to help facilitate the success of students, faculty, staff, and administration.

The purpose of the Information Technology (IT) Division is to provide the technology that empowers SDSU’s success. The IT Division includes several departments and areas with the shared mission to leverage people and technology to support SDSU’s commitment to innovative teaching, research, and service. The IT Division is led by the Chief Information Officer, who is ultimately responsible for developing the long-term infrastructure, services, and strategy necessary to support the University’s mission of learning, discovery, and engagement. The IT  Division has the stewardship responsibility for core IT assets on campus and the obligation to provide the services, training, and community building necessary to realize the benefits of those  investments across the San Diego State University community. The IT Division is made up of 184 staff and 28 administrators.

For more information regarding the Information Technology Division, click here.

Education and Experience

To enter this classification, a basic foundation of knowledge and skills in applications programming and systems analysis and related programming support functions is a prerequisite. This foundation would normally be obtained through a bachelor’s degree, preferably in computer science or business, or equivalent training and applied experience. Foundation knowledge and skills for the Analyst/Programmer, depending on the position assignment, may include working knowledge of a specific industry standard applications programming language and knowledge of standard systems analysis techniques

Key Qualifications

  • 1+ years of technical business and system analysis work
  • General knowledge of user support and the development of workflows and key progress indicators of efficiency of support.
  • System analysis and hands-on project experience, preferably in a highly regulated environment (education, healthcare, military, etc.)
  • Experience in application development and project management, preferably in higher education or other regulated industries.
  • General knowledge of PeopleSoft CMS or related ERP systems used in Higher Education.
  • General knowledge of PSQuery or other technical database languages used to create queries to pull data from an enterprise system into formats useful for technical team
  • General knowledge of higher education enrollment business processes, procedures, and systems

Compensation and Benefits

Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed $6,250 per month. 

Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department’s fiscal resources.

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.

CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,713 - $7,149 per month. 

Diversity and Community at SDSU

At SDSU, our diversity gives us power and benefits every single member of our community.

Through our commitment to equity and inclusion, we encourage all members of our community to purposefully learn from one another through open and respectful dialogue and responsible engagement. For more information, click here.

Principles of Community

At San Diego State University, we are a community of diverse individuals who have and represent many perspectives, beliefs, and identities. This diversity lends our community strength, and we commit to creating and sustaining an inclusive and intellectually vibrant environment that benefits all members of our university. 

SDSU’s Principles of Community is an aspirational statement that is intended to evolve over time. The statement reflects the ideals we are encouraged to uphold in our interactions with one another. 

Supplemental Information

Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on February 28, 2024. To receive full consideration, apply by February 27, 2024The position will remain open until filled.

The person holding this position is 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. 

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act. 

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. SDSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current SDSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.

SDSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers all qualified candidates for employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered military and veteran status, or any other protected characteristic or status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who request an accommodation by contacting Taylor Jaress at

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