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Peoplesoft Cs Admissions Functional Consultant Resume

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SUMMARY:

  • Has over 15+ years of IT as PeopleSoft Functional Lead/Business Analyst, Project Architect for multiple projects and has good higher education experience managing implementations, System Upgrades and Support projects. He has extensive ERP experience in the higher education environment, with over 12+ years’ experience implementing PeopleSoft Student Administration/Campus Solutions, HCM and Financial applications. His areas of expertise being in the Campus Solutions (Admissions, Campus Community, Student Financials, Student Records, Academic Advisement and Self Service) and HCM modules (HR, Payroll for NA, Benefits Admin). His successes include a V8.0, v8.9 and v9.0 implementation/upgrades with UT Rio Grande Valley, Houston Community College, Daytona State College, City University of New York, Sheridan College (Canada), Madison Area Technical College (MATC), Capella University, Confidential, Confidential, University of North Dakota and other major colleges and Schools.
  • His background as a Functional Analyst as well as a integrator with other modules have provided him with an in - depth understanding of and experience with PeopleSoft Campus Solutions, HCM and systems processes. His expert understanding of the product modules has helped him function very effectively in training the Operations, End Users, and Module/Process Leads.
  • Establish the business functional and technical IT testing criteria encompassing Application Functional Testing, GUI Testing, Load Testing, Stress Testing, Unit Testing, Regression Testing, Integration Testing, System Testing, Performance Testing, Security Testing and UAT and signoff for Production Release.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Tools: SQL Plus, SQL Loader, and SQR reports, Server manager Tool, OEM 2.2

ERP: PeopleSoft SA/Campus Solution v 8.0/8.8/8.9/9.0 (Campus Community, Admissions, Academic Advisement, Self Service),PeopleSoft HRMS v8.3/v 8.8/8.9/9.0/9.1/9.2 (HR, BA, Payroll, PA, TA, T&L and Position Management, ePay, eRecruit, eBen, eprofile),PeopleTools v8.4x/v8.46, v8.48x/ 8.49/8.51/8.52/8.53 PS Query, Data Mover, Workflow, Process Scheduler, Tools Security, Application Security, Application Engine and PeopleTool, Upgrade Assistant, Tree Manager, IB Web Services

3 Tier: Application Server, Web (PIA) Server (Apache, WebLogic), Budget Web Server, Essbase Server, Integration Broker, Application Messaging, File Layout, EIP

RDBMS: Oracle 10g, 9i, 8i (8.1.6/8.1.7 ), MS SQL Server 2003, 7.0/ 6.5, DB2/UDB

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential,TX

PeopleSoft CS v9.2 AD/SR Functional Project Lead

Responsibilities:
  • Functional Project lead on the stabilization project for PeopleSoft implementation of Campus Solutions v9.2.
  • Lead the workshop assessment and features for CS 9.2 and Tools v8.55 Fluid.
  • Conduct initial functional requirement gathering, Fit/Gap workshops, conversions and interfaces in lieu of CS 9.2 implementation.
  • Lead high level assessment and design session for new tools like Activity Guides, Forms and Approvals, Work Center, Approval Workflows, self service enhancements for fluid, tiles and worklets for admissions office, recruiting, enrollments, Bursar, Transfer Credits and Financial Aid.
  • Worked very closely with the project manager in maintaining CS project plan, work resource plan, testing strategy, testing plans, instance planning, change management planning and migration or cut over planning.
  • Work closely with the business SME’s on requirement gathering for process improvements and implementation standards for Admissions, Campus Community, Student Records, Student Financials and Financial Aid.
  • Provide functional expertise setup for Texas OAA (online admission application) requirements, test loads, GPA calculation rules, academic standing rules and integration with Image Now (Third Party)
  • Workshop on 3C’s, Priority Registration, Program and Career Change, Academic Standing, Packaging and Repacking, Communications for suspense workflow.

Confidential, TX

PeopleSoft CS v9.0/9.2 AD/SR Functional Consultant

Responsibilities:
  • Functional lead on the stabilization project for PeopleSoft CS SR and AD in preparation for the upgrade to v92, and also implement some key functional business process areas
  • Performed Fit/Gap analysis for implementation of Priority Registration, re-purpose Academic Standing, PERC and Custom Certificate Print Process.
  • Work closely with the Technical and Functional on evaluating the PUM image 1 for the enhancements and functions.
  • Prepared, planned and implement the rollout of communication pipeline using 3C Comm Gen from Admissions to Graduation.
  • Work closely with the Recruiting team in automating the intake process of prospects, load via PDL.
  • Work closely with the business users and SME’s in automating the Test Scores (ACT, SAT, CLEP, TSI) load. Coordinate with the testing vendor for the file layouts and validations criteria’s for the new file formats.
  • Lead the initial analysis for a custom Certificate Print Process, enabling the student to print their own certificates from Student Self-Service.
  • Work closely with the external vendor DocuSign for mapping the template, web service field layout design, certificate content management and enabling the link and process for student to print the certificate.
  • Update and produce automated communication using 3C Comm Gen and Checklist.
  • Identified and documented current business processes. Documented, proposed, and recommended possible solutions to identify gaps in functionality. Business process analysis and redesign.
  • Review and approve the milestones, effort and time estimates and determine resource need, identification and allocation.
  • Lead and created the CS Testing Strategy and Plan, testing data plan and participated in UNIT testing, System Testing and UAT.

Confidential,FL

PeopleSoft CS Admissions Functional Consultant

Responsibilities:
  • Lead consultant for the implementation v9.0 of Admissions and Campus Community.
  • Liaison with the Business SME’s and also technical SME’s on conversion from Legacy to PeopleSoft. Spearhead multiple functional design sessions and FIT/GAP’s on Admissions and Campus Community
  • Performed functional design sessions on Residency Conversion, Test Load and Conversion, Transcripts load (inbound and outbound), Search/Match, Prospect and Applicant data conversion and others.
  • Lead the SPEEDE/EDI (TS130/TS131 and TS138) conversion.
  • Design and configuration of OAA (Online Admission Application) for domestic and international applicants.
  • Lead the functional implementation of AAWS, CTM, PDL, File Parser and OAA (Online Admission Application)
  • Lead the BPA (Business Process Alignment) sessions with the module leads, conduct cross functional analysis and design for setting up Residency, External Education, Test Scores (ACT, SAT, TOEFL, SPEEDE) and other legacy test scores.
  • Involved with the technical leads on the conversion of Prospects, Applicants, Test data, external education data, and residency data, school and subject tables.
  • Prototype and modified the General Material data using CAF (Common Attribute Framework) to meet the client needs.
  • Lead and created the CS Testing Strategy and Plan, creating test cases, test data plan and participated in UNIT testing, Integration Testing, System Testing and UAT.
  • Worked closely with Student Financials in the implementation of NELNET payment gateway to process application fees.

Confidential,NY

PeopleSoft CS Admissions Functional Consultant

Responsibilities:
  • Implementation v9.0 - Admissions (Undergraduate/Graduate), Campus Community and Academic Advisement
  • Full implementation support for the first wave of Graduate Schools under the CUNY umbrella with
  • Validate requirements by actively contributing to the fit/gap analysis meetings with SME’s and technical teams.
  • Led functional fit/gap sessions with the PeopleSoft 9.0 Admissions (Grad and Undergrad) implementation team in preparation for a PeopleSoft 9.0 implementation.
  • Work closely with the business owners for functional requirement gathering, initial Fit/Gaps, Business Process Design (BPD) documents, Functional Design Documents (FDD) and Custom Reporting
  • Identified and documented current business processes. Documented, proposed, and recommended possible solutions to identify gaps in functionality. Business process analysis and redesign.
  • Review and approve the milestones, effort and time estimates and determine resource need, identification and allocation.
  • Worked as a lead consultant for some major Online Admission Application (OAA) CEMLI’s.
  • Led the bolt on Faculty Evaluation Management Summary (EMS) into Self Service (Faculty Center) for the design, create and maintain business process standards, data structures and summary custom reporting need.
  • Work heavily with the admissions business, to provide integration points between admissions and a custom build PDL, to exchange data for Prospects, admit types, school types, honor and awards.
  • Worked with setting up and configuration of EMS, OAA, setting up of application templates, search/match criteria set and Academic and Test load.
  • Setup and configure custom admission self-service for new prospects

Confidential,Toronto, CA

PeopleSoft CS (AD, SR, SF) Functional Project Lead

Responsibilities:
  • Function as Functional Lead in the patch current process for PeopleSoft Campus Solutions v9.0 (Bundle# 31)
  • Evaluate, Manage and deliver Bundle# 31 for Campus Solutions and prepare for the split for the HCM upgrade to v9.2.
  • Work as a part of PMO to design, map, coordinate and finalize the project plan, testing strategy and plan, evaluate test plans and scripts.
  • Lead the Admissions, Campus Community and Student Financials team for requirement gathering, Fit/Gap Analysis, conduct process workshops, functional workshop workbooks, preparing testing strategy plan, UAT and Integration maps.
  • Setup and design the ConEd business process, and work with the team in designing the setup of careers, program and plan, intake process, eligibility criteria
  • Redesign the load of student data from external system (OCAS), Test Results, CRM (RightNow) into Admissions.
  • Lead the new/enhanced functionality implementation of PERC, Grading Scheme, Tuition Calc, Graduation processing, what-If and other integration processes.
  • Worked heavily with implementing new and enhanced functionality for Self Service - Admissions, Self-Service-Student Financials, and Self-Service-Student Records.
  • Redesign and lead the whole custom process Accept/Decline functionality for International office to enable international admissions.
  • Work heavily on the 3C (Communication, Comments and Checklist) for both domestic and international admissions office. Setup and processing of 3C's, processing and use of Triggers for Checklist
  • Lead the testing effort for Unit, Integration and Regression test. Prepare detailed Integration Test Plan, Integration Test Data Plan, Integration Data Process map.
  • Lead the Production Cut Over planning, cut over process map chart, cut over integration map chart and final move to production
  • Evaluate Bundle# 31 for implementing Mobile Application, self service and other third party applications.

Confidential,Madison, WI

PeopleSoft CS Admissions Functional Lead

Responsibilities:
  • Lead the Admissions and Campus Community team for requirement gathering, Fit/Gap Analysis, preparing process document flow, preparing testing strategy plan, UAT and Integration maps
  • Functioned as lead business Analyst and liaison between the business and development department to distill business requirements for ITE (Intake Transformation and Expansion) project.
  • Worked closely with cross business team to analyze and design data sources, data audit for all data crossing RightNow CRM to PeopleSoft Admissions, Academic Advisement, Student Records and Financials Aid.
  • Conduct strategic analysis to define internal and external factors affecting the conversion from a semester based to trimester based system.
  • Work with the project stakeholders on Expansion of Admissions, to enable and implement increase student intake.
  • Extensively worked on setup and processing of 3C's, processing and use of Triggers for Checklist
  • Worked on setting up of Comm Gen, pop select, equation engine

Confidential,FL

Project CS Functional Upgrade Lead Consultant

Responsibilities:
  • Worked closely with the Assistant Controller and Bursar's office that supervised and was responsible for the setup and maintenance of student accounts within PeopleSoft.
  • Setup and configuration of Admissions module, load of ACT scores, Service Indicators, Prospective Students, Search/Match/Load rules.
  • Setup included Student Financials Installation table, Business Units, Item Types, account Types, Tuition Groups, Adjustment and Billing Calendars, Term/Course/Class/
  • Optional Fees, Waivers, and Individual/Mass Tuition Calculations.
  • In addition, he was responsible for implementing direct deposit for student refunds.
  • Provided support on processed jobs and in daily activities such as Student Refunds, posting charges through Student Posting and Group Posting, posting charges and payments to Corporate Accounts, Group Posting from external sources, monitoring ePayment Transactions, and Cashiering functions.
  • He put together detailed documentation on daily processes and that documentation was used by the Controller’s Office staff.
  • Setup and configured Admissions for various Search/Match, 3C's, ACT Test Load and interfacing parameters with Student Financials, Student Records.
  • Have Setup and configured Student Financials for Payment Payments and Refunds, Third party Contracts (TPC), setup of Accounts Trees, GL Interface.

Confidential,MN

PeopleSoft CS Admissions Lead

Responsibilities:
  • Perform work sessions to map processes and gather business requirements to create documentation (BRD) and GAP analysis in order to translate them into business functional and configurable solutions. Edit and confirm documents to obtain the approvals per the business stakeholders.
  • Served as the Functional Business Analyst Lead for implementing the bolt on application SBLM and integrate with Admission, Student Records and Student Financials.
  • Worked on remapping the item type trees and GL accounting for student refunding.
  • Participated and worked on customizing a third party payment processing system TouchNet, and create a product analysis functionality between cashiering and TouchNet.
  • Worked heavily on customizing the external test load data, mapping ethnicity codes, external test id's for all new and freshman. setup new program actions, program action codes to enable off site clinical students to choose the right program and course.
  • Design and implement 3C's, search/match rules, criteria based selection and pop select.
  • Worked heavily in customizing the Payment Processing process to include multiple part payments from the Student Portal and reconciling at the Tree Level.
  • Create the Strategy for the solution Build (SBLMP and DOCFINE) admission application Testing (application & process flow) and UAT (business approval and implementation).
  • Meet with the business systems SME’s to develop process templates that may be utilized within processing scenarios.
  • Design and provide training material as needed for the User Training and also created UPK style training to the Functional SME's and train the trainers.

Confidential, IL

PeopleSoft CS v90 (AD, SF, AA, SR, Self Service) Functional Lead

Responsibilities:
  • Work with the project stakeholders to initiate new projects. Prepared project plans for the implementation/rollout new campuses for modules Admissions, Student Financials, Student Records and Academic Advisement
  • Validate requirements by actively contributing to the fit/gap analysis meetings with SME’s and technical teams.
  • Review and approve the milestones, effort and time estimates and determine resource need, identification and allocation.
  • Led the bolt on application Kaplan Commitment (KAPCOM) application for the design, create and maintain business process standards, data structures, data load sequence tables, reporting needs.
  • Work heavily with the admissions business, to provide integration points between admissions and KAPCOM, to exchange data for Prospects, admit types, school types, honor and awards.
  • Design and implement service indicator rules, search/match rules, map external test data scores, ethnicity codes, design new logic to map external Test ID's
  • Setup and configure custom admission self service for new prospects
  • Planned, coordinate and executed testing strategies for almost all the modules and specific to Student Financials, Admissions and Student Records.
  • Championed the testing strategies (Unit, Regression, Smoke, UAT).
  • Responsible to design, prototype and conduct functional workshop for business leads, Registrars, Advisors on new functionality in Academic Advisement.
  • Work closely with the business owners for functional requirement gathering, initial Fit/Gaps, Business Process Design (BPD) templates, DAR Template, New Advisement Reporting Template
  • Work closely with the project manager for the upgrade project plan, retro-fit analysis, time and resource analysis.
  • Planned the implementation workshops, prepared the workshop material,
  • Design, Setup and configure the new Course Lists, Requirements, Requirement Groups, Condition and rules build, Course Sharing, and Course Reverse Engineering.
  • Setup and Configuration of new Transcript Type Table, Instructor/Advisor Table, Grades Table, Course Table, plan table, GPA.

Confidential,Chicago, IL

PeopleSoft CS v90 (AA) Functional Lead

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible to design, prototype and conduct functional workshop for business leads, Registrars, Advisors on new functionality in Academic Advisement.
  • Work closely with the business owners for functional requirement gathering, initial Fit/Gaps, Business Process Design (BPD) templates, DAR Template, New Advisement Reporting Template
  • Work closely with the project manager for the upgrade project plan, retro-fit analysis, and time and resource analysis.
  • Designed the UPK material, and involved in the training for Train the Trainer project, end user functional training, and PeopleSoft intro navigational training.
  • Design, Setup and configure the new Course Lists, Requirements, Requirement Groups, Condition and rules build, Course Sharing, and Course Reverse Engineering.
  • Setup and Configuration of new Transcript Type Table, Instructor/Advisor Table, Grades Table, Course Table, plan table, GPA.
  • Worked heavily on building new service indicators, 3C’s, What-If Reporting, Self Service (Advisor and Student), and other related functionalities.

Confidential, OH

PeopleSoft CS Admissions/SF Functional Consultant

Responsibilities:
  • Involved with working in the Student Accounts/Bursar’s office, and work with the functional users for all cash receipt functions, payment and loans, refunds, eBill and other functions.
  • Design, Setup and configure Self Service (Staff Perspective), Student Center, 1098-T for Student Financial, and also Self Service for Admissions, Campus Community.
  • Re-implementation/instruction on best practices for Pell, Overawarding, SAP, Verification, Return of Title IV.
  • Retro Fit ACG/SMART, Equations, SAP and Self Service (Student and Faculty) Centers
  • Responsible for training and implementation of PeopleSoft Student Financials, Financial Aid and Campus Community modules, worked closely with client on all aspects of implementation
  • Setup of the Student Self Service functionality in Academic Reporting, creating Career What-If reporting, enrollment backpack setup.
  • Created business process maps, business process documents (BPD), data mapping, and created upgrade setup task list for Student Records, and Academic Advisement.
  • Prepare detailed functional documents and functional Training material for the users with new enhanced functionalities in Student Financials
  • Prepare and work on Setup and configuration of Items, accounts, account types, and map the chart of accounts.
  • Participated in Setup and configuration of core data tables as required like calendar table, course tables, search/Match rule table and others.
  • Functioned as a resource to other modules interacting in a cross-functional environment

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