The SIS team uses their technical expertise to maintain and enhance MSU’s Student Information System (SIS), which serves the entire academic community and supports administrative processes critical to the matriculation and graduation of Spartans every year. SIS functions support students throughout their academic journey, from financial aid offers and accessing MSU’s Schedule of Courses to managing enrollment, grade submission and degree conferral.
Reporting to the Associate Director for Administrative Systems, the Student Information Systems (SIS) Campus Solutions (CS) Developer will be responsible for developing, testing, and implementing software solutions of moderate complexity in PeopleCode, SQL, and related programming languages to meet functional requirements; resolving system errors or bugs; tuning system efficiency; improving user interface experience; creating database designs; creating API and integration designs; adapting to upgraded software versions in PeopleSoft Campus Solutions 9.2; authoring technical specifications; using established IT standards, procedures, and tools including coding standards, version control, code reuse; collaborating closely with functional and business analysts to ensure adequate understanding of problem domain prior to offering technical design and implementing a solution; participating in code reviews to improve code quality; working in a diverse team environment and uphold institutional values of respect, integrity, and inclusion; engaging in continuous learning to improve skills in programming languages like PeopleCode and domain expertise required to support a student information system.
Michigan State University (MSU) is a top 100 global university located in East Lansing, three miles east of the state’s capitol. The MSU community includes more than 12,000 faculty, academic and support staff, as well as 49,695 students. MSU offers an extensive benefits package to its employees including health care, prescription, and dental coverage, and a base retirement program with a University matching contribution, as well as basic life insurance. In addition, MSU offers educational benefits including a course fee courtesy program and educational assistance.
MSU Information Technology provides the primary leadership for strategic, financial, and policy initiatives affecting information technology (IT) across MSU. MSU IT offers technology resources that support MSU’s mission of providing education, conducting research, and advancing engagement.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) are essential elements, vital to the culture MSU Information Technology endeavors to cultivate. This includes providing opportunities and access for all people which incorporate differences of race, age, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, migratory status, disability/abilities, political affiliation, veteran status and socioeconomic background.
Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills
Experience working in a software development team in a higher education environment, specifically in student administration areas related to academic advising, student records, admissions, financial aid, or student accounts; experience with PeopleCode, SQL.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.
Required Application Materials
Resume and Cover Letter
The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: https://msu.edu/together-we-will/
Three professional references knowledgeable of your work
Remote Work Statement
MSU strives to provide a flexible work environment and this position has been designated as remote-friendly. Remote-friendly means some or all of the duties can be performed remotely as mutually agreed upon.
Spartans work every day to advance the common good in uncommon ways.Together, we tackle some of the world?s toughest problems to find solutions that make life better?from alternative energy to better food safety to breakthrough medical and environmental applications achieved through rare isotope research.We teach. We explore and we discover. We collaborate and lead. We innovate, inspire, and empower. We achieve our potential and create circumstances that help our students and others achieve theirs.We're good at it, and we've been at it for more than 150 years.The nation?s pioneer land-grant university, MSU began as a bold experiment that democratized higher education and helped bring science and innovation into everyday life. The revolutionary concept became a model for the nation.Today, MSU is one of the top research universities in the world?on one of the biggest, greenest campuses in the nation. Home to nationally ranked and recognized academic, residential college, and service-learning programs, we?re a diverse community of dedicated students and scholars, athletes and artists, scientists and leaders.In ways both practical and profound, we work to create a stronger, more sustainable, and more hopeful future for all.