Colleague Student Functional Consultant – Remote – Remote

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.

Experience with Colleague by Ellucian required.

Strong experience working with the Student module of Colleague required. Preferred areas of expertise include registration, admissions, advising and student billing.

Works with clients to design and develop technical solutions to support their business needs.

Works closely with users to analyze current business processes, redesign business processes, enforces and documents best practices.

Analyzes, defines, and documents requirements for data, workflow, logical processes, hardware and operating system environment, interfaces with other systems, internal and external checks and controls, and outputs.

Creates test transactions and runs tests to find errors and confirm programs meet specifications.

Consults with client to prototype, refine, test, and debug programs to meet needs.

Writes and maintains documentation to describe program development, logic, coding, testing, changes, and corrections.

Reviews documentation written by others that describes installation and operating procedures.

Provides technical assistance by responding to inquiries from others regarding errors, problems, or questions about programs.

Trains end users or technical support staff to use programs.

Installs and tests programs at client site.

Monitors performance of programs after implementation

Consults with management and reviews project proposals to determine goals, time frame, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing administrative computing project, staffing requirements, and allotment of resources. Develops project plans specifying goals, strategy, staffing, scheduling, identification of risks, contingency plans, and allocation of available resources.

Formulates and defines technical scope and objectives of project. Identifies and schedules project deliverables, milestones, and required tasks. Coordinates recruitment or assignment of project personnel. Assigns duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority to project personnel. Directs and coordinates activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within budget.

Establishes standards and procedures for data management, project reporting and documentation. Reviews status reports prepared by project personnel and modifies schedules and plans as required. Prepares project status reports and keeps management, clients, and others informed of project status and related issues. Confers with project personnel to provide technical advice and resolve problems. Coordinates and responds to requests for changes from original specifications. Monitors project results against technical specifications. Develops and maintains technical and project documentation. Develops quality assurance test plans. Directs quality assurance testing


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.

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