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Senior Colleague ERP System Admin / DBA- REMOTE


Detroit, MI, US

Req ID:  1503
Level of experience:  Senior Level
Remote:  Yes
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.



As Senior Colleague ERP System Admin / DBA at Ellucian you be responsible for hands-on builds of the Core Colleague application stack including the Colleague database and LPR (SQL and Unidata);  Colleague UI, WebAdvisor, Payment Gateway, WebAPI and Self Service.  This is a hands-on position who works under the technical direction of the onboading technical lead for Colleague.

You will work closely with the Colleague Assurance team for the ancillary and other product related installs to ensure configurations are completed according to standards and will facilitate conversations with the customer around integrations and 3rd party planning as it relates to connections back into the Core Colleague Environment.

Speed and quality are primary measures of success in this role.  


Required Experience, Knowledge & Skills:

  •     BS/BA degree. Other qualifications with adequate experience will be considered.
  •     7+ years proven professional and technical industry experience
  •     Systems or application administrator and enterprise environment experience in Colleague
  •     5+ years of building and maintaining Colleague ERP environments.
  •     Analytical and technical problem-solving; strong communication skills
  •     Willingness to engage in process improvement and developing new efficient means of execution
  •     Superior verbal and written skills, excellent customer service, as well as high attention to detail
  •     Coding, scripting and automation minded engineers are needed





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: Detroit

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