Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
The Degree Works Specialist will work as a key member of the Financial Aid and Student Records Office, reporting to the Senior Assistant Director for Student Records.
This position provides functional and technical expertise supporting Degree Works, Banner, and other student-related software products held within the University's portfolio. The Degree Works Specialist will collaborate with academic units and advisors in support of academic success and by maximizing Degree Works system functionality.
Maintain Degree Works software, working with Information Technology Services and SICAS staff to coordinate and test upgrades and patches
Review new functionality and make recommendations to fully leverage the Degree Works software
Provide campus training as new Degree Works functionality is introduced
Using Scribe, oversee and complete all Degree Works curricular changes in consultation with academic offices
Work closely with the management team of Financial Aid and Student Records maintaining federal financial aid compliance rules using the Degree Works audit
Implement and maintain the rules for NCAA Division I academic compliance; work closely with Athletics department to review NCAA Division I compliance rules
Assist with the administration of Degree Works security
Collaborate with academic advising, academic departments, and Dean's offices to assist in management, preparation, and administration of Degree Works reporting
Maintain, enhance, and track communication stream to specific populations in support of increasing graduation rates
Analyze Degree Works business practices and make recommendations to support the SUNY transfer initiative
Act as a functional lead in implementing Transfer Finder
Act as a member of the New York State Aid working team to ensure compliance with NYS regulations
Assist in the implementation of graduate-level degree programs in Degree Works
Bachelor's degree required
Minimum of two years of relevant experience in higher education or other educational setting
Must enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, display an aptitude for technology, think analytically, and be easily adaptable to change
Excellent communication skills, ability to multitask and work in a team environment with a positive attitude
Experience with Degree Works is a plus
Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check and verification of degree(s) and credentials.
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