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Student Systems Specialist

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Position Type: Full-Time
Location: Elgin, IL
Experience Level: Mid-Level
Categories: Professional/Technical
Role: Student Systems Specialist


About ECC:

Elgin Community College serves over 9,000 students at every stage of their educational journeys, including university transfer programs, career and technical education, continuing education classes, and adult basic education. As a community, we pride ourselves on nurturing a welcoming campus where every person—students, staff members, faculty members, and campus visitors—feels valued. The work of each ECC employee is central to the college’s mission, and as an employer, the college fosters a positive environment through professional challenges, excellent benefits, and opportunities for recognition and camaraderie.

Work Schedule:


8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday

Rate of Pay:

Based on experience/qualifications. 

FLSA Status:


Grant Funded:


Job Summary:

An employee in this classification works in collaboration with end users, Information Technology staff and the Director of Student and Academic Systems to address reported issues, reported issues, user requests, system maintenance tasks and project implementations.  Work involves the ability to serve as the technical liaison for technology systems and solutions used to support TLSD operations.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, or related field and two years of experience providing technical support to end users which include developing training materials and related documentation.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, database applications and college-based programs and applications
  • Working skill in problem solving and trouble shooting technical issues
  • Working skill in database management and troubleshooting end user issues
  • Working skill in verbal and written communication
  • Working skill in prioritizing work to maintain effective levels of service and meet established deadlines
  • Working skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other employees and with the public

Desired Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:


Essential Duties:

  1. Serves as the first point of contact by providing support and direction to end users by responding to technical inquiries regarding errors, problems or questions about student systems used in TLSD.
  2. Researches and resolves technical issues, escalating as necessary and collaborating with the Information Technology staff.
  3. Assists in design, implementation, enhancement and maintenance of student processes and provides guidance in developing programming specs for student system.
  4. Tests changes, upgrades and patches implemented within the system, identifies potential impacts and communicates results.
  5. Ensures data integrity and data quality by establishing, implementing and monitoring quality control processes.
  6. Runs and distributes reports as needed.
  7. Creates end user documentation and training as needed.
  8. Keeps up-to-date on systems and related technology.
  9. Maintains confidentiality of privileged information.

Other Duties:

  1. May be required to work evenings and Saturdays during peak periods, system upgrades or during unexpected system downtimes. .
  2. Perform other job-related duties as assigned which pertain to the job description.

Physical Demands:

Sedentary (up to 10 lbs occasionally, sitting most of the time)

Visual Acuity:

Close visual acuity (e.g. computer, assembly)

Work Environment:

Quiet conditions

Environmental Conditions:

Typical office or administrative

Current SSECCA Union Member Information:

The initial posting date for this position is 01/02/2020. Elgin Community College Support Staff Association (SSECCA) members that apply by 01/09/2020 and meet the posted minimum qualifications will receive full consideration.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Elgin Community College does not discriminate, or tolerate discrimination, against any member of its community on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender/gender identity, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law in matters of admissions, employment, or in any aspect of the educational programs or activities it offers.

In addition, Elgin Community College provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to ensure equal access and equal opportunities with regard to employment practices, educational opportunities, and programs and services. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the College’s EEO/AA Officer. Determinations on request for a reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.


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