Director, Enterprise Resource Planning Applications

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Boston, MASSACHUSETTS


Posted: 15-Sep-23

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Type: Full-time

Salary: Open


Information Technology

Internal Number: 4599632

Director, Enterprise Resource Planning Applications
About the Opportunity
This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
The Director, Enterprise Resource Planning Applications combines innovative, thoughtful, and accomplished technology leadership with Cloud ERP transformation experience to lead all architecture and technical related activities for Northeastern University's Enterprise Resource Planning Systems. Leverage a strong background in Workday Financial Management and Human Capital Management in a Higher Education environment to manage a team of technical professionals responsible for enhancing and maintaining Northeastern University's ERP environment. Additionally, candidates with a background in Ellucian Banner Finance and Student and/or Workday Student will be preferred.

  • 15 Years of Professional Experience
  • 5 Years of Leadership/Management Experience
  • 5 Years of Higher Education Experience
  • 5 Years of full life-cycle implementation of Workday Finance Experience
  • 3 Years of full life-cycle implementation Workday HCM Experience
  • Any Workday Student Experience preferred but not required
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to think creatively
  • Experience converting from Ellucian Banner to Workday is preferred

1) Lead planning, definition and coordination of technical architecture, conversion, and integration related activities for the ERP transformation at Northeastern University
2) Manage the professional development and performance of a team of technical professionals responsible for enhancing and maintaining Northeastern University's ERP environment.
3) Work closely with stakeholders to understand business and academic needs and identify appropriate opportunities for solutions and continued innovation of capabilities that align with the academic plan. Coordinate and prioritize user requests regarding application capabilities, feasibility of implementing specific applications systems and determine system requirements and modifications for the ERP systems. Monitor the health of the ERP Services by measuring adherence to service level agreements for Incidents and Changes to the service.
4) Participate in Data Governance workgroups related to Master Data managed in the ERP systems you are responsible for. Participates in strategic ITS planning processes and collaboratively develops plans to address Global organizational goals and needs
Explore innovations and trends in technology for ERP and associated enterprise systems and integration
Position Type
Information Technology
Additional Information
Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.
Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit for more information.
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see .
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About Northeastern University
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.
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