APPLICATION SPECIALIST IV

Requisition ID 2021-78070
Location
STUDENT INFORMATION SYSTEM AND PROJECTS
Location Address
445 WEST AMELIA ST
Posting End Date
8/6/2021 11:59 PM
Work Days and Hours
12 months, 8 hours per day

Compensation

Overview

To analyze complex processes to facilitate, design, integrate, test, implement and support enterprise student applications in support of district priorities.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:



  1. Bachelor’s degree in a technology-related field from an accredited institution or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential job functions.

  2. Five (5) years of experience in an enterprise application environment of which three (3) years must have been in an analytical capacity with demonstrated project management skills. Experience must have occurred within the past seven (7) years.

  3. One (1) year of experience with application integration and support with extensive interaction with the user community and web based reporting tools preferred.

  4. Knowledge of Florida State Reporting rules and formats preferred.



KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge and commitment to decentralized decision-making, and accountability for results. Ability to work and communicate effectively as part of the team to facilitate/participate in the implementation of distributed administrative applications that achieve district goals. Ability to interact effectively and use analytical skills to review information, identify important issues and formulate alternative solutions to problems in area of responsibility. Ability to remain current with changing technology in an enterprise/distributed Systems Development environment. Skills in teaching and training techniques as they apply to the adult learner. Ability to think and function logically in a multi-tasking environment. Ability to estimate time/manpower allocations.

REPORTS TO: Assistant Director, Student Information System and Projects

SUPERVISES: The Application Specialist IV does not evaluate any staff members; however, on a project-to- project basis may be responsible for the assignment and monitoring of work for other members of the Student team.

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT:
Machines, tools, equipment, electronic devices, vehicles, etc., used in this position. Telephone, Computer, (Personal Computer and Mainframe), Automobile, Copier

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Describes physical conditions of this position.

Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated as Light Work.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY:
Physical activities of this position. Percent of a typical day involved in each applicable activity is noted.

Percentage
70 Sitting: Resting with the body supported by the buttocks or thighs.
10 Standing: Assuming an upright position on the feet, particularly for sustained periods of time.
10 Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances.
5 Bending: Lowering the body forward from the waist.
5 Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
5 Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position through the use of the upper extremities and back muscles exerting up to 10 pounds of force.
80 Finger Dexterity: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm.
70 Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
90 Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which detailed or important spoken instructions must be conveyed accurately, loudly or quickly.
90 Hearing Acuity: The ability to perceive speech and other environmental sounds at normal loudness levels.
90 Visual Acuity: The power to see at a level which allows reading of numbers and text, operation of equipment, inspection of machines, etc.

Note: Will total more than 100 percent as several activities may be performed at one time.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Conditions the worker will be subject to in this position.

Indoors and Outdoors: The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Manifest a professional code of ethics and values.
* Respond to internal and external customers in a timely, accurate, courteous and empathetic manner representing OCPS in a positive light.
* Model the routine, intentional and effective use of technology in daily work, including communications, organization and management tasks.
* Provide services that support the implementation and maintenance of enterprise automated student applications necessary for compliance with state statute, school board policy, and operational efficiency.
* Work with business process owners/specialists and subject matter experts to acquire and keep up-to-date a knowledge base of the Learning Communities and district operational processes at a level sufficient and necessary to evaluate, implement, and support new or existing administrative technology solutions.
* Work with team members to develop their technical skills in areas such as trouble shooting vendor supplied software, problem resolution, implementation of new or enhanced software features, and functional support.
* Keep the Assistant Director informed about issues and incidents about which they should be aware.
* Follow the district’s policies and procedures as related to all HRMD guidelines and the district’s instructional initiatives.
* Follow the district’s policies and procedures as related to fixed assets.
* Develop leadership in subordinates.
* Responsible for keeping up to date on current technology being used by OCPS. With the support of the district, attend training to ensure skill level in various technologies is at the level required to perform in current position.
* Responsible for maintaining timely and accurate information and accountable for the quality of information maintained by those they supervise.
* Responsible for self-development and keeping up to date on current research, trends and best practices relevant to the area of responsibility.

Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.

* Essential Performance Responsibilities

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
No bargaining unit compensation plan, twelve months, 8.0 hours per day.

EVALUATION:
Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy on evaluation of personnel.

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