Professional and Classified Employment

A selection of employment opportunities with System Computing Services is listed here. For a full and up-to-date listing of all employment opportunities available with the Nevada System of Higher of Education (NSHE) please take a look at the  NSHE System Administration careers page.

Job Description
(With REVISIONS to Job Posting as of February 14, 2022)

Learn more about the Network Analyst position and apply through workday.com

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) invites applications and nominations to fill two positions for Network Analyst or Senior Network Analyst. These are renewable, full-time, non-tenured, administrative positions that will report to either the Principal Network Engineer in Reno, NV or the Senior Network Analyst in Elko, NV.  The positions will locate in either Reno or Elko, Nevada (at the discretion of the successful candidate).

The NSHE is comprised of eight institutions: two universities, a state college, four community colleges, and a research institute. The public system of higher education in Nevada continues to experience rapid growth, with significant challenges and opportunities in serving over 100,000 students and 12,000 employees.

NSHE maintains a wide area network (NevadaNet) and multiple data centers along with a wide variety of systems and applications to provide services to its institutions. The Network Analyst position is an integral part of the overall network services team.  The position will participate in or be responsible for the project design, management, and deployment of complex networking projects, network troubleshooting and network support, and is responsible for the deployment and management of network devices, security devices, network monitoring systems, and related equipment. Duties will include preventative maintenance at remote network sites.

STARTING SALARY:  Grade C (starting salary: Network Analyst: $60,000 – $70,000 or Senior Network Analyst: $80,000 – $90,000 commensurate with education, experience, and training) Benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, life and retirement. 

APPROXIMATE STARTING DATE:  April 1, 2022

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Network Analyst: The successful candidate must have earned a two-year degree in engineering, computer science, or the information technology field; or have two years progressive work experience directly applicable to the position.  A valid Nevada driver’s license is required. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution is preferred.

Senior Network Analyst: The successful candidate must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.  A degree in computer science, Information Systems, or related field is preferred. Alternatively, six or more years, direct work experience relating to data, video and/or voice communication systems/networks with at least two years of formal education or training in a related field may be substituted for the bachelor’s degree as qualifications for this position.  A valid Nevada driver’s license is required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:  Successful candidates must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities.  Applicants should address following items in their letter of application when applying for this position.

The Network Analyst must possess the following:

  • Experience with data/video/voice communications, network design and implementation procedures
  • Experience with Cisco routers (IOS, IOS-XE and IOS-XR)
  • Knowledge in routing protocols including OSPF
  • Experience in Wide Area Network equipment installation, operation, troubleshooting/problem resolution, testing, monitoring and maintenance
  • Experience with installing and testing structured cabling
  • Experience in system performance monitoring and reporting
  • Experience in creating and maintaining project-related documentation, network diagrams, testing plans, and deployment plans
  • Certification as a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA) or ability to obtain either certification within one (1) year of appointment as a condition of continued employment

The Senior Network Analyst must also possess the following:

  • Experience and in-depth knowledge of routing protocols including OSPF, BGP, and MPLS
  • Knowledge or experience with optical DWDM transport networks
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully design, deploy and maintain networking projects and systems
  • Certification as a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA) is required.  A Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) or a Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP) is preferred

RESPONSIBILITIES:  The duties of this position will include, but not be limited to, the following areas of responsibility within Network Services:

  • Monitor NSHE video/voice/data performance to ensure overall network quality and availability
  • Provide technical support for NSHE statewide network services such as Internet connectivity, videoconferencing, and other NevadaNet services
  • Install, test, operate, maintain, troubleshoot, and performs preventative maintenance activities in support of NSHE’s statewide network and data center network operations
  • Document network topology, asset inventories, customer and vendor service agreements and other administrative, technical, or historical documentation requirements

Additionally, the Senior Network Analyst will be expected to:

  • Provide Tier-3 level troubleshooting
  • Collaborate with network end users for the purpose of assessing and implementing ongoing customer network requirements

Limited travel with overnight stays is required in support of activities related to either position.

TO APPLY: The application process will be handled through the Workday on-line search process.  Application materials must include a current resume, detailed cover letter, and names, addresses and telephone numbers of four professional references willing to be contacted.  Applicants should fully describe qualifications and experience, since the initial review will serve to evaluate applicants based on documented, relevant qualifications and professional work experience.  Applications will be considered incomplete without all requested materials.  References will only be contacted for those who advance to the final phase of the search and with prior consent of the applicant.  The review of materials will begin immediately.  Materials should be addressed to Sherry Olson, Human Resources, and are to be submitted via on-line application at http://system.nevada.edu/Careers/index.htm.  For assistance with NSHE’s on-line applicant portal, contact Sherry Olson at (775) 784-4901.

INTERNAL APPLICANTS:  Current employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education MUST use the “Find Jobs” process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at NSHE institutions.  Once you log into Workday and type “Find Jobs” in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site.  Locate the specific job posting by typing the requisition number (e.g. R0000000) in the search box

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications may be submitted until the position is filled.  The review of materials will begin immediately, however, for full consideration applications should be submitted by February 27, 2022

Job Description

Learn more about the Audio Visual Analyst position and apply through workday.com

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) invites applications and nominations for the position of Audio/Visual Analyst. This is a renewable, full-time, non-tenured, administrative position and reports to the Manager of Audio/Visual Operations, Client Services. The position will be located in Las Vegas, NV.

The NSHE is comprised of eight institutions: two universities, a state college, four community colleges and a research institute. The public system of higher education in Nevada continues to experience growth with significant challenges and opportunities in serving over 100,000 students and 12,000 employees.

The Audio/Visual Analyst position is responsible for a wide range of work at a high level of difficulty transporting, installing, testing, operating, troubleshooting, and maintaining complex audio/video and data networking technologies associated with the NSHE NevadaNet Networks, which includes; routers, switches, video codecs, videoconferencing bridges, microphones and sound systems, video production switchers, projectors and a variety of electronic media equipment.  This position also provides moderate level data and video network technical support services to NevadaNet network constituents.

GRADE:  C (starting salary range approximately $50,000 – $60,000 and benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, life and retirement.)

APPROXIMATE STARTING DATE:  February 1, 2022

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education is required; a degree in a technical discipline – Electronics, Computer Science, Information Systems, Audio, Electrical or Communications/Network Engineering is preferred. This position also requires analytical skills, interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, and the ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment. Alternatively, six or more years, direct work experience relating to data, audio, video and/or voice communications systems/networks coupled with at least two years of formal education or training in a related field may be substituted for the bachelor’s degree as qualification for this position.

Travel statewide will also be required as necessary to provide support, gather information needed for technical analysis and/or preventive maintenance activities necessary to accomplish the desired objectives. Travel both inside and outside the State of Nevada will also be required from time to time in order to attend training or to represent SCS at conferences and administrative meetings. Since a portion of this travel may be by motor vehicle, the incumbent will be required to have a valid Nevada driver’s license.

The position is expected to work dedicated alternating support shifts.  The expected hours are Monday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; however, these hours are subject to change including a shared on-call rotation shift and subject to weekend and holiday work to meet deliverables.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:  Successful candidates must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities.  Applicants should address following items in their letter of application:

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Familiarity with network fundamentals
  • Understanding of audio/visual production essentials and capacity to understand standard practices and procedures of delivering A/V services
  • Capacity to research, test, and provide basic analysis of relevant new technologies, tools, and methodologies
  • Skilled in the use of common business software (e.g. Visio, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) Certification provided by InfoComm or ability to obtain certification within two (2) years of appointment

ABILITY:

  • Ability to become skilled at reading and interpreting schematics and manuals (i.e. electrical, electronic, digital logic, installation and wiring diagrams)
  • Ability to learn, interpret, and apply work procedures associated with networks and network security practices, routing and routed protocols, video codec configurations, video scheduling and control systems, local and carrier networks, and audio/visual production
  • Ability to become skilled at operating and maintaining audiovisual equipment and advise on the use of electronic media and audiovisual equipment
  • Ability to work outside of standard business hours and travel statewide
  • Ability to safely move and relocate objects weighing up to 75 lbs.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and professionally in a collaborative team environment

SKILLS:

  • Capacity to work and be productive independently
  • Readiness to analyze, troubleshoot, and solve problems
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Interpersonal skills to establish and maintain good working relationships with VIPs, customers, and co-workers.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  The duties of this position will include, but not be limited to, the following areas of responsibility within Client Services:

  • Installs, tests, operates, maintains, troubleshoots, and performs preventative maintenance activities in support of NSHE’s statewide video and data network
  • Monitors NSHE video/voice/data performance to ensure overall network quality and availability
  • Technical support for NSHE statewide video network (NevadaNet), System Computing Services and System Administration’s Video Conference Board/Conference room Audio/Visual Systems.
  • Technical Audio/Visual Productions and Support for various Board of Regents and System Administration meetings, including setup/breakdown, transport, and A/V production
  • Collaborates with network end users for the purpose of assessing, implementing and training for ongoing customer video network requirements
  • Documents network and A/V systems topologies, asset inventories, technical, or historical documentation requirements
  • Other duties as assigned

TO APPLY: The application process will be handled through the Workday on-line search process.  Application materials must include a current resume, detailed cover letter, and names, addresses and telephone numbers of four professional references willing to be contacted.  Applicants should fully describe qualifications and experience, since the initial review will serve to evaluate applicants based on documented, relevant qualifications and professional work experience.  Applications will be considered incomplete without all requested materials.  References will only be contacted for those who advance to the final phase of the search and with prior consent of the applicant.  The review of materials will begin immediately.  Materials should be addressed to Sherry Olson, Human Resources, and are to be submitted via on-line application at http://system.nevada.edu/Careers/index.htm.  For assistance with NSHE’s on-line applicant portal, contact Sherry Olson at (775) 784-4901.

Job Description

Learn more about the Systems Engineer position and apply through workday.com

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) invites applications and nominations for the position of Systems Engineer or Senior Systems Engineer.  This is a renewable, full-time, non-tenured, administrative position and reports to the Director of Systems Engineering.  The position can be located in Reno or Las Vegas, Nevada.  

The NSHE is comprised of eight institutions: two universities, a state college, four community colleges and a research institute.  The public system of higher education in Nevada continues to experience growth with significant opportunities in serving over 105,000 students and 12,000 employees. 

SCS maintains a wide variety of systems and applications to provide services to all NSHE institutions.  The Systems Engineer is an integral part of the Systems Engineering team and is responsible for the architecture, ongoing development, and maintenance of SCS’s highly available and secure state-wide computing platforms.   Primary areas of focus will be assigned based on the incumbent’s skills and secondary areas of focus will be assigned where needed for training and ancillary support.  Areas of focus include but are not limited to operating system environments and associated software/tools (AIX, RHEL/Linux, VMware, IBM Power Systems), server hardware, automation, security, storage systems, data management (backup/recovery), web services, and resource allocation management. Under normal supervision, incumbents perform a wide range of work at the highest level of complexity utilizing sophisticated technical analysis, design, installation, testing, tuning, maintenance, and troubleshooting technologies associated with server hardware and operating environments to ensure availability, security and integrity. 

SALARY GRADE: C (Systems Engineer: $65,000 to $80,000 OR Senior Systems Engineer: $80,000 to $95,000 commensurate with education, experience, and training) Benefits package includes health, dental, vision, life, and retirement benefits.

APPROXIMATE STARTING DATE:  February 1, 2022

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The candidate should possess a fluency in relevant operating systems, programming/scripting languages, and tools plus have a working knowledge of relevant hardware environments currently supported at SCS.

Systems Engineer: A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree is required; A degree in computer science or related technical field is preferred.  Alternatively, seven (7) or more years of direct experience in the position’s primary areas of expertise for a multi-user, complex enterprise or university may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.   Candidates should have at least two (2) years of progressive work experience directly managing and supporting multi-user enterprise AIX and/or Linux operating system environments. 

Senior Systems Engineer: A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree is required; A degree in computer science or related technical field and/or an advanced degree are preferred.  Alternatively, ten (10) or more years of direct experience in the position’s primary areas of expertise for a large, complex enterprise or university with at least two years of relevant formal education or training may be substituted for a Bachelor’s Degree. Candidates should have at least five (5) years of progressive work experience directly managing and supporting large enterprise AIX and/or Linux operating system environments.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:  Successful candidates must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities.  It is recommended that applicants for this position address each of the following items in the letter of application:

  • Experience planning, testing, installing, tuning, and managing new and existing hardware, software, and operating system environments in highly available and redundant configurations.
  • Experience in performing in-depth research and troubleshooting across multiple IT disciplinary areas to identify, resolve, and prevent hardware, software, operating system environment, service, and performance issues and errors.
  • Experience planning and implementing operating system environment upgrades, patches, and system backups with minimal service disruption.
  • Working knowledge of the design and operation of secure authentication, authorization, and Single Sign-on (SSO) services and best practices.
  • Working knowledge of Active Directory user, group, and computer management, cross-platform client authentication to AD.
  • Working knowledge of core and ancillary operating system services, system management and monitoring methods, permissions models, and event auditing.
  • Experience creating and maintaining project-related documentation, system diagrams, testing plans, and deployment plans.
  • Experience reviewing and producing procedure and policy documentation and support materials for both internal and external audiences.
  • Working knowledge of the elements of a business-critical data center environment.
  • Working knowledge of project management and change management systems concepts.
  • Familiarity with at least one scripting language such as ksh, bash, perl, python, PowerShell.

The Senior Systems Engineer must also possess the following:

  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) level understanding of AIX Servers and/or Enterprise Linux Servers.
  • Experience in designing hardware, software, and operating system environments in highly available and redundant configurations.
  • Experience configuring storage area network (SAN), network attached storage (NAS) and/or direct attached storage (DAS) storage systems to support operating system environments.
  • Firm understanding of core and ancillary operating system services, system management and monitoring methods, permissions models, and event auditing.
  • Experience researching and providing analysis related to new technologies, tools, and methodologies.
  • Experience working in a business-critical data center environment.
  • Experience using project management and change management systems to solve complex problems.
  • Experience working with, managing, and configuring high-availability (HA) software to support multi-tiered business-critical services.
  • Experience solving problems with at least one scripting language such as ksh, bash, perl, python, PowerShell.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  The duties of this position will include, but not be limited to, the following areas of responsibility:

  • Install, configure, test, tune, and perform diagnostic and preventive maintenance activities in support of NSHE-wide and data center core functions and services. 
  • Ensure efficient, secure, and reliable operation of the operating environments and services.
  • Analyze and diagnose hardware and software failures, implement corrective action necessary to restore system operations, and proactively develop and implement upgrades/changes.
  • Ensure applicable security policies and procedures are taken into consideration throughout the system lifecycle to provide highly available, accurate, and efficient systems which meet NSHE’s critical business needs. 
  • Research, evaluate, and test new hardware, software, operating system environments, best practices, utilities, methodologies, and management products.  
  • Maintain comprehensive operating procedures, problem/change data, and systems software libraries. 
  • Collaborate with SCS and NSHE technical colleagues as changes and new system functions are added to the operating environments. 
  • Document infrastructure topology, asset inventories, customer and vendor service agreements as well as other administrative, technical, or historical documentation as needed.

Non-standard work hours, travel within the State of Nevada, and 24/7 on-call support responsibilities are occasionally required to perform assigned duties.

TO APPLY: The application process will be handled through the Workday on-line search process.  Application materials must include a current resume, detailed cover letter, and names, addresses and telephone numbers of four professional references willing to be contacted.  Applicants should fully describe qualifications and experience, since the initial review will serve to evaluate applicants based on documented, relevant qualifications and professional work experience.  Applications will be considered incomplete without all requested materials.  References will only be contacted for those who advance to the final phase of the search and with prior consent of the applicant.  The review of materials will begin immediately.  Materials should be addressed to Sherry Olson, Human Resources, and are to be submitted via on-line application at https://nshe.nevada.edu/leadership-policy/administration/human-resources/.  For assistance with NSHE’s on-line applicant portal, contact Sherry Olson at (775) 784-3401 or solson@nshe.nevada.edu.

INTERNAL APPLICANTS:  Current employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education MUST use the “Find Jobs” process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at NSHE institutions.  Once you log into Workday and type “Find Jobs” in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site.  Locate the specific job posting by typing the requisition number (e.g. R0000000) in the search box

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications may be submitted until the position is filled.  The review of materials will begin immediately, however, for full consideration applications should be submitted by January 9, 2022.

Job Description

Learn more about the Workday Integration Developer or Workday Senior Integration Developer position and apply through workday.com

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) invites applications and nominations for the position of Workday Integration Developer and/or Senior Workday Integration Developer. This is a renewable, full-time, non-tenured, administrative position and reports to the Assistant Director, Development and
Integrations. The position will be located in Reno or Las Vegas, Nevada.


The NSHE is comprised of eight institutions: two universities, a state college, four community colleges and a research institute. The public system of higher education in Nevada continues to experience growth with significant opportunities in serving over 105,000 students and 12,000 employees.


A Workday Integration Developer is responsible for the development, support, and maintenance of Workday integrations provided by System Computing Services (SCS) to the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) community. SCS applications support the business functions of the NSHE campuses
which include but is not limited to, Payroll, Finance, HRMS, Benefits and Student Financials.


SALARY GRADE: C (Workday Integration Developer: $80,000 to $95,000 OR Senior Workday Integratoin Developer: $95,000 to $110,000 commensurate with education, experience, and training) Benefits package includes health, dental, vision, life, and retirement benefits.


APPROXIMATE STARTING DATE: May 1, 2022


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:


Workday Integration Developer: A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree is required + 2 yrs. directly applicable experience. A degree in Information Systems or a related field is preferred. Alternatively, 6 or more year’s direct experience in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems (PeopleSoft, SAP, Oracle, Salesforce, Netsuite, Taleo, or other SaaS and On-Premise ERP systems) and at least two years of formal education or training in a related field may be substituted for a Bachelor’s Degree. Candidate should have functional experience in the areas of Finance, HCM, or Payroll/Time Tracking, Report Writing, Security or Workday integrations.


Senior Workday Integration Developer: A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree is required + 4 yrs directly applicable experience or Master’s Degree in computer related field with 2 years directly applicable experience. Alternatively, 8 or more year’s direct experience in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems (Workday, PeopleSoft, SAP, Oracle) and at least two years of formal education or training in a related field may be substituted for a Bachelor’s Degree. Candidate must have a minimum of 2 years of Workday integrations experience. Additional experience may include functional experience in the areas of Finance, HCM, Payroll/Time Tracking, Security or Report Writing.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Successful candidates must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities. It is recommended that applicants for this position address each of the following items in the letter of application:

Required Skills:

  • Strong analysis and ability to creatively solve complex problems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Fostering trusting relationships with customers, co-workers and supervisors.
  • Provide excellent customer service.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and tact
  • Ability to function in a team
  • Ability to understand the technical aspects of ERP information technology services
  • Provide integration support to users of Workday.
  • Basic understanding for reports and how they function in Workday.
  • Should have ERP (SAP, PeopleSoft, Workday) experience in one or more core areas (Finance, HCM, Payroll)
  • Basic understanding of integrations within Workday.
  • Ability to analyze and document customer needs and requirements.

The Senior Workday Developer must also possess the following:

  • Provides advanced integration support to users of Workday.
  • Should have Workday fundamentals in two or more core areas (Finance, HCM, Payroll) along with reporting and integrations and one must be at advanced level.
  • Intermediate level of understanding of reports and how they function in Workday.
  • Ability to create advanced and matrix type reports and to communicate complex functional specifications and requirements to reporting team.
  • Basic understanding of calculated fields in Workday and how they function.
  • Advanced level of understanding of EIBs and Integrations in Workday. Must know most integration types, how to use them and what integration type is best used for the given requirements.
  • Advanced ability to analyze and document customer needs and requirements.

The incumbent must have the ability and interest to learn new techniques, tools and methodologies.


RESPONSIBILITIES: The duties of this position will include, but not be limited to, the following areas of
responsibility:

  • Design and Analysis.  A detailed analysis of the problem is required to determine the best solution for all inbound and outbound interfaces with Workday.  Research and problem solving are required to define a successful solution.  An accurate initial definition of the work and a good design will affect the success of subsequent implementation and use. The rapid evolution of information technologies and tools requires researching and learning new techniques and adapting them to NSHE IT processes.
  • Implement a solution through coding, documentation, and testing. Skillful coding and thorough testing are required to create an efficient workable programming solution.  Sufficient documentation will enable continued support of the application.  Accurate, efficient, understandable, and easy to use applications impact the productivity, efficiency and accuracy of NSHE member institutions’ business practices.
  • Integration Support. Support existing integrations and keep them up to date based on ever changing Workday updates and vendor requirements.  Updates to Workday happen twice yearly and require full analysis of all supported integrations and as vendor systems are updated so to must our systems be tested and updated accordingly to ensure integrations to vendors systems continue to function
  • Communication. Communicate with SCS colleagues and with campus customers throughout the processes of creating and maintaining applications. Communication with customers is essential in designing an application and assessing its success.  Communication with the SCS programming, operations, systems and customer services staff is essential in forging the team support required for successful service to customers.  For customer satisfaction and productivity, it is essential to understand the NSHE customers’ business processes and goals and how available IT applications can facilitate those processes and goals.
  • Other functions may be added as appropriate.

TO APPLY: The application process will be handled through the Workday on-line search process. Application materials must include a current resume, detailed cover letter, and names, addresses and telephone numbers of four professional references willing to be contacted. Applicants should fully describe qualifications and experience, since the initial review will serve to evaluate applicants based on documented, relevant qualifications and professional work experience. Applications will be considered incomplete without all requested materials. References will only be contacted for those who advance to the final phase of the search and with prior consent of the applicant. The review of materials will begin immediately. Materials should be addressed to Sherry Olson, Human Resources, and are to be submitted via on-line application at https://nshe.nevada.edu/administration/human-resources. For assistance with NSHE’s on-line applicant portal, contact Sherry Olson at (775) 784-3401.


INTERNAL APPLICANTS: Current employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education MUST use the “Find Jobs” process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at NSHE institutions. Once you log into Workday and type “Find Jobs” in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting
site. Locate the specific job posting by typing the requisition number (e.g. R0000000) in the search box

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications may be submitted until the position is filled. The review of materials will begin immediately, however, for full consideration applications should be submitted by April 17, 2022.

Job Description

Learn more about the Infrastructure Coordinator position and apply through workday.com

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) invites applications and nominations for the position of Infrastructure Coordinator.  This is a renewable, full-time, non-tenured, administrative position and reports to the Director of Infrastructure Services.  The position will be located in either Las Vegas or Reno, Nevada.  

The NSHE is comprised of eight institutions: two universities, a state college, four community colleges and a research institute.  The public system of higher education in Nevada continues to experience growth with significant opportunities in serving over 105,000 students and 12,000 employees. 

The Infrastructure Coordinator will report to the Director of Infrastructure Services.  This position will provide administrative and project assistance to the Infrastructure Services department and the Data Center and Facilities Planning department and will act as liaison between the two departments.

SALARY GRADE:  B (Starting salary $40,000 to $44,000 annually based on education and experience) Benefits package includes health, dental, vision, life, and retirement benefits.

APPROXIMATE STARTING DATE:  May 1, 2022

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  A minimum of a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution is required. Alternatively, five or more years’ experience providing high-level administrative and/or project support, with at least two of those years working in higher education, may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:  Successful candidates must possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities.  It is recommended that applicants for this position address each of the following items in the letter of application:

  • An understanding of NSHE institutional and other State agency contracts relating to the data center and facilities functions within SCS.
  • An understanding of the steps involved in processing contracts, p-card purchases, and other procurements at NSHE and SCS.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, specifically with respect to consensus building, presentation of ideas and plans, and project participation.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Excellent time management skills.’
  • Ability to track projects relating to Infrastructure Services, the SCS data center, and SCS facilities.
  • Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects effectively.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office suite at an intermediate to advanced level.
  • Creative ability and experience in addressing technological, organizational, and services challenges.
  • Ability to work with diverse individuals in a tactful, productive manner.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  The duties of this position will include, but not be limited to, the following areas of responsibility:

General responsibilities of this position may include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate and schedule travel logistics for Infrastructure Services Department, enter spend authorizations, expense reports, and requisitions within Workday; manage travel coordination through Jira for Infrastructure Services Department
  • Make P-card purchases for Infrastructure Services Department; arrange for shipment of packages for Infrastructure Services Department
  • Work regularly with Software Licensing & Contract Analyst to ensure efficient processing of Infrastructure Services Department requisitions and contracts; enter requisitions and track status of contracts as needed
  • Coordinate and schedule meetings, brief Director on agenda and minutes
  • Coordinate contract renewals, work with the vendor for requisitions and invoices; competitive bids and different contract amounts result in different types of requisitions – ensure compliance on processes and procedures
  • Assist with tracking hardware and circuit inventory
  • Assist with tracking customers and services delivered to them
  • Compile billing from UNLV for SCS services such as utilities, phone lines, mail services; develop spreadsheet and prep for reconciliation by Director
  • Coordinate and schedule meetings, brief Director on agenda and minutes
  • Organize SLA quarterly meetings; organize venue, agenda, and minutes
  • Coordinate and schedule travel logistics, enter spend authorizations, expense reports, and requisitions within Workday; manage travel coordination through JIRA
  • Circulate service level agreements with other NSHE campuses (data center space agreement, monitor back-up generator equipment agreement, etc.)
  • Screen phone calls and emails for Director
  • Review and forecast contracts such as software license agreements; ensure no lapse in services
  • Coordinate contract renewals, work with the vendor for requisitions and invoices; competitive bids and different contract amounts result in different types of requisitions – ensure compliance on processes and procedures
  • Coordinate and schedule preventive maintenance visits with contracted vendors and campus departments
  • Conduct research for facility projects to support Director (e.g., re-outfitting building with signs, researching tasks associated with facility projects)

Other related duties as assigned.

The percentage of time the incumbent spends on each of these functions varies at the discretion of the Director of Infrastructure Services.

TO APPLY: The application process will be handled through the Workday on-line search process.  Application materials must include a current resume, detailed cover letter, and names, addresses and telephone numbers of four professional references willing to be contacted.  Applicants should fully describe qualifications and experience, since the initial review will serve to evaluate applicants based on documented, relevant qualifications and professional work experience.  Applications will be considered incomplete without all requested materials.  References will only be contacted for those who advance to the final phase of the search and with prior consent of the applicant.  The review of materials will begin immediately.  Materials should be addressed to Sherry Olson, Director of Human Resources, and are to be submitted via on-line application at http://system.nevada.edu/Careers/index.htm.  For assistance with NSHE’s on-line applicant portal, contact Sherry Olson at (775) 784-4901.

INTERNAL APPLICANTS:  Current employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education MUST use the “Find Jobs” process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at NSHE institutions.  Once you log into Workday and type “Find Jobs” in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site.  Locate the specific job posting by typing the requisition number (e.g. R0000000) in the search box

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications may be submitted until the position is filled.  The review of materials will begin immediately, however, for full consideration applications should be submitted by April 17, 2022.

Job Description

Learn more about the Workday, Senior Business Analyst, Financial position and apply through workday.com

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) invites applications and nominations for the position of Senior Business Analyst, Financial.  This is a renewable, full-time, non-tenured, administrative position and reports to the Analysis and Configuration Manager.  The position may be located in Reno or Las Vegas.  

The NSHE is comprised of eight institutions: two universities, a state college, four community colleges, and a research institute.  The public system of higher education in Nevada continues to experience rapid growth, with significant challenges and opportunities in serving over 100,000 students and 15,000 employees.

NSHE maintains a wide area network and multiple data centers along with a wide variety of systems and applications to provide services to all its institutions.  The Business Analyst is an integral part of the overall NSHE Workday team.  The Business Analyst position supports the Workday enterprise information system’s ongoing maintenance and continuous improvement of related business processes, configuration, and related activities across the NSHE institutions.  This position provides a bridge between the campus functional and the SCS technical areas. 

The Senior Business Analyst assists NSHE stakeholders in identifying and documenting their business processes and recommends refinements and improvements to those processes. The Senior Business Analyst provides user support in complex problem analysis and resolution; designs and develops reports and data extracts that support campus business processes; develops technical specifications that support application customizations/modifications; assists in quality assurance testing of application customizations/modifications and application upgrades.

STARTING SALARY: Grade C ($80,000 to $100,000 commensurate with education, experience, and training) Benefits package includes health, dental, vision, life, and retirement benefits.

APPROXIMATE STARTING DATE: May 1, 2022

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  The successful candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with at least five years of experience in business analysis is required; work experience in higher education is preferred. Experience in a higher education functional environment such as in functional accounting, accounts payable, grants, budgets payroll or assets can serve as replacement or supplemental experience in place of business analysis experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Successful candidates should possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities.  Applicants should address following items in their letter of application when applying for this position.

  • Knowledge of key business functions in higher education in Finance functional areas such as accounting, procurement, grants and budgeting
  • Knowledge of information systems in higher education to support the functions above
  • Knowledge of business analysis methods for process improvement and process redesign
  • Ability to translate business process redesign and automation into administrative efficiencies
  • Ability and experience in aligning data, policies, workflows, and information systems
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, specifically with respect to consensus building, presentation of ideas and plans, and project participation
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and an end-user service orientation
  • Excellence in the following is required: analysis and problem-solving skills, creativity, verbal and written communication skills, tact, interpersonal skills, ability to function on a team, ability to understand the technical aspects of the information technology services industry;
  • An understanding of key business functions in higher education. For example, such business functions include student financial aid, recruiting, admissions, registration, student financials, and  advising;
  • An understanding of information systems in higher education to support the functions above;
  • Ability to learn new technologies and the flexibility to adapt them to NSHE IT processes;
  • Knowledge of various project management methods, tools, and techniques, including Agile and SCRUM methods.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The duties of this position will include, but not be limited to:

  • The Business Analyst is responsible for understanding the client’s business processes and the capabilities of the business applications used by NSHE institutions.  By understanding the impact of the client’s processes on application capabilities, the incumbent can help the client solve their business problems in the most efficient and effective manner.
  • As both the functional expert and the developer of technical specifications, the Business Analyst is an integral component in the creation of the technical solutions for identified client business needs.
  • The Business Analyst assists the client in developing effective testing scripts and ensures that applications are well tested.
  • As a key player in IT projects, the Business Analyst, led by a senior IT team member, will participate on and provide input to IT projects.
  • The Business Analyst is the liaison between the campus functional user and the SCS technical staff. They turn business requirements into technical specifications so that other IT staff members can use these technical specifications to modify existing or develop new application functions.
  • Limited travel with overnight stays may be required in support of activities related to the position.
  • As a key holder of both business process and application knowledge, it falls to the Senior Business Analyst to effectively communicate user needs to the IT community, to align stakeholder expectations with resource availability and application capabilities, and to keep all involved parties informed and coordinated on project progression.  The Senior Business Analyst also will be a Project Lead for IAS on many IT projects that have a direct impact on the business applications SCS supports;
  • The Senior Business Analyst assists the client in developing effective testing scripts and ensures that applications are well tested;
  • Communicate with SCS colleagues and with campus customers throughout the processes of designing, developing, and maintaining applications.

TO APPLY: The application process will be handled through the Workday on-line search process.  Application materials must include a current resume, detailed cover letter, and names, addresses and telephone numbers of four professional references willing to be contacted.  Applicants should fully describe qualifications and experience, since the initial review will serve to evaluate applicants based on documented, relevant qualifications and professional work experience.  Applications will be considered incomplete without all requested materials.  References will only be contacted for those who advance to the final phase of the search and with prior consent of the applicant.  The review of materials will begin immediately.  Materials should be addressed to Sherry Olson, Human Resources, and are to be submitted via on-line application at http://system.nevada.edu/Careers/index.htm.  For assistance with NSHE’s on-line applicant portal, contact Sherry Olson at (775) 784-3401 or solson@nshe.nevada.edu.

INTERNAL APPLICANTS:  Current employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education MUST use the “Find Jobs” process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at NSHE institutions.  Once you log into Workday and type “Find Jobs” in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site.  Locate the specific job posting by typing the requisition number (e.g. R0000000) in the search box

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications may be submitted until the position is filled.  The review of materials will begin immediately, however, for full consideration applications should be submitted by April 17, 2022

Job Description

Learn more about the Workday Business Intelligence Developer position and apply through workday.com

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) invites applications and nominations for the position of Workday Business Intelligence Developer or Senior Business Intelligence Developer. This is a renewable, full-time, non-tenured, administrative position and reports to the Assistant Director for Development and Integration. The position may be located in either Reno or Las Vegas, Nevada.

The NSHE is comprised of eight institutions: two universities, a state college,

four community colleges and a research institute. The public system of higher education in Nevada continues to experience growth with significant opportunities in serving over 105,000 students and 12,000 employees.

The positions will support the NSHE Workday system environment and provide continuing data reporting and business intelligence support of Workday’s cloud-based administrative solution creating a unified Human Resources, Payroll and Financial Management system for the Nevada System of Higher Education.

SALARY GRADE: C (starting salary range approximately $70,000 – $93,000 and benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, life and retirement.)

APPROXIMATE STARTING DATE: June 1, 2022

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Successful candidates must have an earned Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems or a related field with five years of directly applicable experience.

Preferred experience:

  • 5+ years developing reporting solutions with ERP software
  • 5+ years Human Resource, Payroll or Financial software application experience
  • 5+ Years Business Intelligence reporting experience
  • 5+ Years Data warehousing experience and/or Big Data
  • EDI, Web Services, XML, XSLT, Java experience
  • Workday ERP systems and reporting
  • The incumbent must have the ability and interest to learn new techniques, tools and methodologies
  • Background and experience in higher education and/or expertise for a large enterprise or university

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Successful candidates must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities. It is recommended that applicants for this position address each of the following items in the letter of application:

  • Strong analysis and ability to creatively solve complex problems;
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • strong interpersonal skills and tact;
  • strong customer service and service management focus
  • ability to function in a team;
  • ability to understand the technical aspects of the information technology services
  • provided by SCS;
  • ability to understand SCS resources and procedures;
  • ability and interest to learn new techniques, tools and methodologies.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The duties of this position will include, but not be limited to, the following areas of responsibility:

The major purpose of this position is to develop, support, and maintain various types of data reports, queries, and extracts for the Workday enterprise system environment. Responsibilities will include design and analysis, gathering functional requirements, reporting system administration, maintaining documentation, and development skills using various types of analytics tools and Workday reporting features. Design timely and accurate dashboards, reports, presentations, and visual aids used to educate, inform and influence the decisions of HR/Finance and business leaders within NSHE. Analyze existing production reporting and programming logic to provide more efficient operations or to identify difficulties. Revise logic and procedures involved, as necessary. Identify the data model and security requirements including role-based permissions for HR and Financial reporting solutions. Provide necessary statutory and legally required reports globally as mandated by government agencies, state agencies and /or work councils. Develop, test and evaluate reports, dashboard and big datasets. Effectively communicate with NSHE stakeholders throughout the development processes.

TO APPLY: The application process will be handled through the Workday on-line search process. Application materials must include a current resume, detailed cover letter, and names, addresses and telephone numbers of four professional references willing to be contacted. Applicants should fully describe qualifications and experience, since the initial review will serve to evaluate applicants based on documented, relevant qualifications and professional work experience. Applications will be considered incomplete without all requested materials. References will only be contacted for those who advance to the final phase of the search and with prior consent of the applicant. The review of materials will begin immediately. Materials should be addressed to Sherry Olson, Human Resources, and are to be submitted via on-line application at http://system.nevada.edu/Careers/index.htm. For assistance with NSHE’s on-line applicant portal, contact Sherry Olson at (775) 784-4901 or solson@nshe.nevada.edu.

INTERNAL APPLICANTS: Current employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education MUST use the “Find Jobs” process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at NSHE institutions. Once you log into Workday and type “Find Jobs” in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site. Locate the specific job posting by typing the requisition number (e.g. R0000000) in the search box

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications may be submitted until the position is filled. The review of materials will begin immediately, however, for full consideration applications should be submitted by May 1, 2022.