Academic Computing Analyst Senior

Posted Date 1 month ago(3/2/2020 7:28 PM)
Requisition ID
Info Technology
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
INFO Academic Computing
Post End Date


The Academic Computing Analyst - Senior sought by University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).


The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity.  We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans.  


UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

  • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
  • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
  • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
  • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
  • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
  • Merchant Discounts
  • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy


Duties: Responsible for providing technical administration of software technology supporting academic applications, including systems administration of the PeopleSoft Campus Solutions student information system. Configure core systems level components and provisions for interaction among those components.  Conduct evaluation, planning and execution of updates and upgrades, including configuration of core security provisions.  Define, configure, implement and maintain processes for transfer and interchange of data among relevant systems including PeopleSoft Campus Solutions and other UAMS and/or third party systems (i.e. the UAMS network account management process, Blackboard, the R25 Live scheduling systems, government agencies, etc.).  Develop processes and software to facilitate and ensure integration and consistency of academic information among systems.  Analyze requests for information management applications and modifications of existing applications. Work with clients and consult with other team members to assess requirements and evaluate options to meet requirements.  Develop student information system modules.  Design application functionality, data structures, and security provisions based on identified requirements Develop, test and document computer applications software, data structures and related data administration processes using PeopleSoft software platform.  Participate with the university’s software team in support of other academic and institutional initiatives, as required.


Requirements: Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, in Information Technology, Computer Science or a related field plus four (4) years of IT consulting, programming/analysis or related experience developing and implementing information system solutions; working on data conversions and system integration tests; compiling reports; customizing applications per client requirements; creating/developing technical documentation (technical designs/design specifications; developing code as per design specifications; and performing design, development and implementation with Oracle PeopleSoft Applications.  Standard background checks.


UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.

Physical Requirements

Stand: Frequently
Sit: Frequently
Walk: Frequently
Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally
Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 11 - 25 lbs
Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Continuously
Talk: Frequently
Hear: Continuously
Taste or smell: Never
Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
Physical Environment: Inside Classroom Setting, Inside Laboratory Environment, Inside Office Environment
Noise Level: Moderate
Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
Hazards: None


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