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Ellucian Colleague OR PowerCampus Enterprise Application Services Director (SQL)


Belmont, NC, US

Req ID:  1324
Level of experience:  Management/Sr. Management
Remote:  No
Travel Required:  0%-25%

Employee Type:  Full - Time 




Ellucian designs technology that powers the educational mission of colleges and universities around the world. Inspired by that goal, Ellucian employees thrive as part of a high-performing global team committed to delivering a modern, connected, industry-leading experience for today’s students and higher education institutions. More than 2,500 institutions in 50 countries around the world look to Ellucian for the ideas and insights that will move education forward, helping people everywhere discover their futures through learning.



The Enterprise Applications Director's main objective is to drive customer success by managing, supporting and providing ongoing evolution and optimization of all Enterprise systems (technical and functional) at the college / university. Enterprise systems include, but not limited to, Ellucian PowerCampus ERP, TargetX/Salesforce CRM, Canvas LMS, Financial Edge, Raisers Edge, etc. This is a highly technical position and the ideal candidate must have the technical depth and be able to work independently, provide leadership and support, including meeting regularly with campus leadership to discuss progress of work, resolve problems, and ensure that standards for quality and quantity of work are met.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Managing and optimizing PowerCampus ERP and associated administrative systems
  • Managing integration between PowerCampus and third-party systems
  • Ensuring and managing data quality, integrity and accuracy across systems
  • Creating report dashboards and reports for campus leadership and departmental use
  • Providing deep data analysis and business intelligence to support institution’s strategic goals
  • Working collaboratively with other campus stakeholders to meet data reporting needs
  • Providing change management, communication planning, testing procedures, and programming documentation of all administrative systems
  • Providing client liaison and technical support for PowerCampus and other administrative applications including system configuration and usage guidance to the administrative user community
  • Supporting departmental staff and administration with the identification, evaluation, selection, support and maintenance of systems solutions
  • Providing systems analysis, problem solving support, and necessary programming support to provide efficient and effective use of administrative information systems in support of Client’s goals and objectives
  • Meeting with users and staff to determine the impact of proposed changes in hardware or software for users
  • Assisting with the evaluation of third-party software and hardware to determine usefulness and compatibility with existing technology
  • Evaluating proposed information technology projects to assess adequacy of existing hardware and recommend purchase of new equipment and software as required
  • Acting as a strong leader providing good customer relationship skills and presence in managing the client’s ongoing evolution of its modernization efforts
  • Consulting with management and reviewing project proposals to determine goals, time frame, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing administrative computing projects, staffing requirements, and allotment of resources
  • Effectively managing projects and resources using strong project management skills to articulate project demands, recommend priorities to support groups and committees, and provide frequent project updates while adhering to established timelines
  • Other duties as assigned


Position Requirements:

  • Demonstrable expertise and experience with MS SQL programming and SQL Server administration
  • Demonstrable expertise and experience with reporting tools such as SSRS, Power BI, etc.
  • Demonstrable expertise and experience with data modeling, analysis, business intelligence
  • Ellucian PowerCampus Experience- both functional and technical
  • Experience with Salesforce/TargetX; Experience with ERP integration is highly desirable
  • Experience with ERP integration with third-party systems
  • Experience with Financial Edge, Raiser’s Edge, CBORD and CASHNET Payment Gateway
  • Experience with CANVAS LMS
  • Experience with managing Web Services with REST, JSON, etc.
  • Experience with React JS library is a plus
  • Working knowledge of IIS
  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university; or 5 - 7 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience working with various college departments in collaborative and supportive ways


Ellucian provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Ellucian complies with all laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.  Ellucian expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Ellucian employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte
Nearest Secondary Market: Concord

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