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ctcLink Student Financial Functional Lead

Position Overview

The Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) invites qualified individuals to apply for the ctcLink Student Financial Functional Lead position.

The SBCTC Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Project, called ctcLink, is a multi-phase, multi-year project that will replace the full administrative software suite (the Legacy system) for the 34 community and technical colleges and the SBCTC agency offices with a suite of Oracle’s PeopleSoft products, including Financials (FIN), Human Capital Management (HCM), and Campus Solutions (CS).  The deployment of PeopleSoft to the various colleges and the SBCTC agency has been broken into a small group of pilot schools (called “FirstLink”) and several subsequent “Deployment Groups” of schools to be implemented over the duration of the project. The project is currently in process, and the Student Financials Lead will oversee and support the Student Financials Functional Team through the all of the current and remaining deployment activities.

The Student Financial Functional Lead serves to promote coordination and structure within the Campus Solutions (CS) Functional Team and promote communication both within the Team and with other project teams and stakeholders. The position is responsible for keeping the team aware of and aligned with the project’s strategic vision as well as to provide input on and help implement lessons learned for project strategy/methodology decisions. This position must be able to work independently and collaborate with diverse groups to cultivate and provide knowledge of the PeopleSoft system and how the project is deploying it as well as knowledge of how the Washington community and technical colleges operate. This position will participate in many different deployment activities related to the PeopleSoft CS Student Financials Module and provide leadership to implementation Team members and college Subject Matter Expert (SME) team members during all phases of the design and configuration process throughout the life of the implementation project.

SBCTC Vision and Mission

Our vision is to build strong communities, individuals and families, and achieve greater global competitiveness and prosperity for the state and its economy by raising the knowledge and skills of the state’s residents. We support and empower the Washington State community and technical colleges to increase higher education opportunities and student participation through advocacy, resources, information, leadership and accountability. Our values are focused on customer service, integrity, humor/exuberance, expertise and effective communication.

Position Details

Job #: 2019-33

Annual Salary: $104,184.00

Location: Olympia, WA

Opens: Tuesday, September 17. 2019

Closes: Open Until Filled

Recruitment and screening of applications will be ongoing until the position is filled. However, to ensure full consideration, return completed materials by 5 p.m. on the closing date. Note: Agency hiring authorities reserve the right — and may exercise the option — to make a hiring decision prior to the conclusion of the recruitment process.

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  • Provides sub-team project management, leadership, needs assessment and strategic guidance for pillar functional team members
  • Serves as the primary communication channel on project activities and strategic direction for the pillar functional team
  • Coordinates pillar deployment activities with college project managers and helps cultivate a strong working relationship with college teams
  • Schedules and facilitates functional team and other project meetings
  • Communicates timely status updates on assigned work and on-going activities as requested by pillar and/or project leadership
  • Leads one-on-one, small group and large group activities with internal and external stakeholder groups
  • Participates in one-on-one, small group, and large group activities with internal and external stakeholder groups
  • Develops internally and externally facing documentation that aligns with prescribed formatting and content requirements
  • Develops functional specifications for recommended business processes, system configuration values/frameworks, reports and system customizations
  • Assists in the development of technical specifications for recommended business processes, system configuration values/frameworks, reports and system customizations
  • Supports system design, configuration, conversion, validation, testing and training activities
  • Performs business process analysis and business process redesign activities
  • Works with subject matter experts and other stakeholder groups to identify and clarify business requirements
  • Coordinates and provides support and knowledge transfer to teams and individuals within and associated with the ctcLink project
  • Works with business process stakeholders to ensure that solution design and scope remains consistent with functional expectations and priorities
  • Provides strategic input to the Organizational Change Management (OCM) Team, training team, testing team, and other ctcLink implementation teams on activities involving or affecting functional team members
  • Provides updates on pillar-specific Issues and risks as requested by project Risk Management
  • Assists with college staff adoption and use of the PeopleSoft application, with special focus on aiding the college in understanding the key business processes that are executed within one or more assigned PeopleSoft modules or sets of functionality
  • Assists in the development of end-user training materials, and as needed, deliver informal training to college and project team members
  • Provides input in the development of test procedures and materials, such as test scripts
  • Utilizes desktop automation software, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Visio
  • Attends and presents ctcLink related content at relevant CTC Council and Commission group meetings
  • 5+ years of related experience working with automated systems for Higher Education
  • 3+ years of related experience working with PeopleSoft Campus Solutions Student Financials
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Related experience working with PeopleSoft Campus Solutions Student Financials
  • version 9.2 in a Higher Education setting
  • Related experience working with PeopleSoft Campus Solutions Student Financials
  • version 9.2 utilizing Fluid look/feel, features, and functionality
  • Related experience working with PeopleSoft Finance in a Higher Education setting
  • Related experience working with PeopleSoft Campus Solutions
  • Functional-Technical experience in a PeopleSoft environment, such as familiarity with App Designer, PeopleCode, SQL, and/or CEMLI development

This is a full-time, exempt position. The annual compensation for this position is listed above. Washington state has a generous benefit package including health, dental, life insurance, long-term disability, retirement, and two optional deferred compensation programs. For more information, see Employee Benefits.

  • This position will lead the PeopleSoft CS Student Financials Module functional team members
  • This position reports to the ctcLink Project Director

Interested candidates may apply by submitting the following items:

  • Letter of formal application that addresses your interest in the position and ability to perform the responsibilities described in this announcement.
  • Detailed résumé of all educational and professional experience that demonstrates how you meet the qualifications.
  • List of at least three professional references with contact information. References are typically contacted after interviews.

Send application materials

Email is preferred, but you may send application materials by one of the following delivery methods:

Application tips

  • Make sure you clearly indicate the position you are applying for in your letter of interest and within your email and/or subject line – suggested subject line format:  Last name, First name –  Position Title or Recruitment #.
  • Include your name, address, current phone number, and email on the first page of each document you submit. 


Adrian Hill
Human Resource Consultant 3


Submitted applications are the property of SBCTC and will not be returned.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.

The Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) supports Executive Order 13-01 Veterans Transition Support and is an equal opportunity employer. SBCTC complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Applicants who need accommodation in the application process or this announcement in an alternative format, may contact the Human Resources Office at 360-704-4301. A TDD relay service is available by dialing 800-833-6388 or voice 800-833-6384.

Employee Benefits

Your paycheck is just part of your total compensation. As an exempt employee, you will also have access to an outstanding employee benefits package worth about 30 percent of your salary.

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