This position is designated as a Career Ladder recruitment, which means the hiring department can recruit and fill this role at different levels within the position classification series. Therefore, this position is currently posted as a (Financial System Change Manager/level 5/recruitment ID# 23340100) and/or (Financial System Change Manager /level 4/recruitment ID# 23334039). Applicants are encouraged to review both positions to determine the best match to your skills. All applicants will be assessed based on the minimum requirements for the recruitment for which they applied. If you wish to be considered in both pools or are unsure for which level to apply, please apply for all positions.Under the general direction of the Assistant Controller, and in collaboration with the BFS Financial Systems Project Manager, this position will serve as a key team member on the Financial System Replacement (FSR) program, working closely with program leadership and functional leads, to initiate and deliver a comprehensive change and communications strategy associated with the FSR program. This strategy will include stakeholder engagement across the campus, including setup and coordination of town halls, user groups meetings, developing announcements using a variety of media, website design and deployment, etc. The goal of the FSR program is to implement a cloud-based financial system ERP by leveraging configurations and standardizing business processes while avoiding customizations. In addition to working with program leadership, this position will work closely with functional subject matter experts for the purpose of targeting communications regarding updates and process changes, and coordinating development of appropriate user training. This position will collaborate with other program team members, implementation partners, and trainers, to ensure respective program activities are communicated and properly documented. The effort assigned to the job responsibilities may shift in response to changing goals and objectives and the demands of the program. The budgeted hiring range is between $99,500 - $146,900 annually. A work sample will be required during the interview process. Primarily Remote but will require occasional physical presence. Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required
Certifications Certification Requirement PMP Certification Preferred
Experience Experience Requirement 8 - 13 years of related experience. Required Experience implementing a financial system or other major ERP software. Preferred Experience in a Higher Education and/or UC environment. Preferred
Minimum Requirements Expert knowledge and understanding of all aspects of communications, including strategic planning for various media venues, technical aspects and requirements of various venues, and most appropriate and effective applications.
Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal communications, active listening and political acumen skills.
Highly developed skills to advise and consult management on all aspects of communications, ranging from developing effective communication strategies to appropriately responding to inquiries regarding sensitive or complex issues or information.
Expert knowledge of organization's protocols and channels for communication internally and externally.
Highly developed skills to create, develop, and implement long and short term strategic communication plans.
Excellent analytical, critical thinking, project management, and problem recognition, avoidance, and resolution skills.
Expert knowledge and understanding of technical applications to direct professional technical staff, or personally perform technical work, including design concepts, various media, and applications.
Preferred Qualifications Expert knowledge of the organization, including its mission, vision, goals, policies, and infrastructure; strong knowledge of current affairs and issues impacting the University's mission of teaching, research and public service.
Additional Information In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.
- UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.
- UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020
- UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.
- Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019
- Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings
- UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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