Stellic Degree Audit Administrator (Remote); Ithaca, NY

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Stellic Degree Audit Administrator (Remote); Ithaca, NY




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Stellic Degree Audit Administrator (Remote)

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What is Cornell University and what is Information Technology @ Cornell?

Cornell University, unique among peers, is the federal land-grant institution of New York State, a private endowed university, and a member of the Ivy League. Information technologies (IT) is a strategic enabler for many functions at Cornell. Staff working in IT are found in most colleges and units across Cornell. We are comprised of many organizations, but we work as one. By being where Cornell faculty, staff, and students are, we are better able to offer support—whether needed at your desktop or to solve a major business, academic or research objective—to everyone at Cornell. Check out this link to find out more about IT@Cornell.

The Opportunity

We are seeking a skilled professional with technical expertise in maintaining, configuring, integrating, securing, and developing enterprise applications, specifically in the context of Stellic.

Stellic Degree Audit software is an educational technology solution designed to assist academic institutions in managing and analyzing degree requirements for students. It provides a comprehensive and automated system for tracking and evaluating students’ progress towards degree completion. Stellic Degree Audit software includes features such as course planning tools, degree requirement tracking, real-time progress monitoring, what-if analysis, and academic advising support. It helps students and academic advisors make informed decisions regarding course selection and academic planning, ensuring students meet all the necessary requirements to earn their desired degrees.

As part of this role, you will be responsible for application design, development, and full-lifecycle management in the Stellic environment. Direct experience working with PeopleSoft Campus Solutions Student Records and/or Academic Advising modules is highly desirable.

You will be responsible for managing and setting up enterprise software, including crucial tasks such as developing data integrations, system configurations, access management, software updates, production support and troubleshooting, data security, reporting SSO/MFA, domain names, SSL certificates, and data mapping/transformation.

Your role will involve performing thorough testing and validation of integrations, ensuring accurate data mapping, robust error handling, and effective handling of exception scenarios. Proficiency in SQL and database technologies is essential to effectively query, manipulate, and analyze data. Additionally, you will be responsible for analyzing, mapping, and transforming data to ensure compatibility and consistency across various systems. Attention to detail and a strong understanding of data management principles are crucial to success in this position.

This position also requires experience as a PeopleSoft developer, particularly version 9.0 or above (preferably 9.2) and within the Campus Solutions module.

In this role, you will excel in collaborative team environments, actively engaging in cross-functional teams and fostering productive partnerships with academic departments, administrators, end-users, external partners and vendors. Your contributions will span various stages of the software development lifecycle, including business process analysis, systems analysis, systems design, development, testing, deployment, and ongoing support. Furthermore, you will closely collaborate with the Stellic and PeopleSoft teams, actively participating in planning and deployment activities to achieve seamless integration and optimal system performance.

What We Need

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 5 years’ IT experience maintaining and managing enterprise application systems, a minimum of 3 years’ experience working as a PeopleSoft application developer in Campus Solutions and a minimum of 4 years’ experience working directly with student data and business processes in higher education, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather integration requirements and understand business needs.
  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills, with the ability to identify and resolve issues effectively.
  • Create and maintain technical documentation, including integration design specifications, system diagrams, and user guides.
  • Technical skills ranging from analysis and design to coding and testing.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, to effectively interact with various stakeholders.
  • Collaborate effectively in a team environment and work with external partners and vendors.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality work within established timelines.
  • Adapt to changing priorities and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Focus on providing excellent customer service, being responsive and proactive in addressing user needs and concerns.
  • Ability to cultivate and develop inclusive and equitable working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and community members.


  • Enterprise Application Development and System Administration:
  • System administration experience including installation, configuration, maintenance, and monitoring of enterprise applications and their underlying infrastructure including tasks such as SSO/MFA, domain names, user accounts, permissions, SSL certs.
  • Technical experience maintaining, configuring, securing, developing, integrating, and data mapping/transformation in enterprise applications such as Stellic. Analyze, map, and transform data to ensure compatibility and consistency between systems.
  • Experience with unit and user acceptance testing and validation of integrations, including data mapping, error handling, and exception scenarios.
  • Proficiency in SQL and database technologies to query, manipulate, and analyze data.
  • Experience with problem-solving and analytical thinking. Ability to analyze complex business requirements, identify system design options, and propose effective technical solutions to meet business objectives.
  • Experience with creating technical documentation and reporting. Proficient in documenting system configurations, technical specifications, and operational procedures, as well as preparing regular reports on application performance and system health.


  • PeopleSoft Campus Solutions:
  • Experience working directly with and a solid understanding of PeopleSoft Campus Solutions Student Records and/or Academic Advising modules is essential.
  • Familiarity with the PeopleSoft overall architecture and components of PeopleSoft, including its database structure, application server, web server, and integration tools.
  • Experience developing in PeopleSoft v. 9.0 or above (v 9.2 is preferred), application design and development and full-lifecycle management.
  • Experience designing and developing integrations between PeopleSoft and other enterprise systems such as Stellic.
  • Develop and configure PeopleSoft integration components, such as Application Engine, Component Interface, Integration Broker, and Web Services, using PeopleTools and other relevant technologies.


Employees are expected to meet all of the Cornell University Staff Skills for Success, which are essential for individual and organizational success.


Preferred Qualifications

If you have all those things, great! We have a few more things that we would prefer you to have, but it’s ok if you don’t.

  • Experience working with Stellic Degree Management System.
  • Experience working with degree audit applications.
  • Experience working in an IT higher education environment


What We Offer

Rewards and Benefits

  • This position is located in Ithaca, New York. The position will allow for the flexibility to work remotely at a location of employee’s choosing within the United States. The New York Convenience of employer guidelines require New York State individual tax reporting and withholdings for this position. Additional individual state income tax filings may also be required if working temporarily outside New York State.
  • Cornell receives national recognition as an award-winning workplace for our health, wellbeing, sustainability, and diversity initiatives.
  • Our benefits programs include comprehensive health care options, generous retirement contributions, access to wellness programs, and employee discounts with local and national retail brands. We invite you to follow this link to get more information about our benefits:
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  • Our leave provisions include three weeks of vacation and 13 holidays: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and the day after, and an end of the year winter break from December 25-January 1.
  • Cornell’s impressive educational benefits include tuition-free Extramural Study and Employee Degree Program, tuition aid for external education, and Cornell Children’s Tuition Assistance Program.


Familiarize yourself with Cornell’s COVID-19 workplace guidance as well as the university’s COVID-19 services and information.


University Job Title:

Applications Programmer IV

Job Family:

Information Technology



Pay Rate Type:


Pay Range:

$94,209.00 – $115,145.00

Remote Option Availability:

Fully Remote



Contact Name:

Maria Avila


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