Banner ERP Administrator

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Work type: Full time
Location: Harper College Main Campus (Palatine)
Categories: Supervisory/Management
Salary: $70,000 - $95,000
Division: Finance & Administrative Services
Department: Information Technology

Schedule Information: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM. Some evenings and weekends required.

Hours Per Week: 37.5

Benefits: Health, Dental, Life & Disability Insurance; Sick, Vacation, and Holiday pay; Personal Business; Educational Assistance: Tuition Waivers at Harper & Professional Expense.

Work Conditions: Work is primarily in-door and sedentary in nature. 

Duties of Position: Responsible for administration, management and support of the Banner ERP application and related database system components. Responsible for performing all analytical tasks necessary for system support, development, maintenance, and enhancement of existing Banner ERP environment.


Develops policies and procedures related to the support and maintenance of the database systems and the Student Information System.

Manages installation, configuration and upgrade of Oracle-based server software and Banner ERP i.e.: Student Information System application and related products.

Responsible for researching, testing and installing database and Banner application patches.

Manages and monitors all Oracle database and Banner ERP environments (production, test, and development).

Helps troubleshoot End user issues and/or any performance issue in Oracle database or Banner ERP application.

Develops project estimates and project schedules and submits project status reports.

Responsible, in cooperation with server administrators, for the overall uptime of the system, ensuring that each system is accessible to end-users as is documented in its SLA.

Manages O/S patches and performance issues on the db servers, in cooperation with server administration team.

Maintains application level capacity planning (i.e. disk, Load factors and storage requirements).

Manages code deployment to production and test environments.

Work with the Infrastructure team to thoroughly implement and test enterprise backup and recovery solution, including Disaster Recovery initiatives.

Mentor and train other DBAs, and application programming staff.

Assist in the management of security and roles.

Performs related technical duties as assigned.


Provides necessary technical support, training, guidance and consultation for IT staff.

Write all necessary system, user and operations documentation.

Develops and gives presentations to communicate technical concepts to user staff and occasionally management.

Works closely with other IT groups to coordinate hardware and operating system requirements (including storage management) with DB needs, including optimizing and tuning the Linux operating system parameters for Oracle.

Keeps current with software industry developments related to Apps environment.

Makes recommendations for continued improvements and provides technological solutions for system functionality and efficiency.

This position requires on-call duties after hours on a regular basis from a problem-solving perspective as well as installing new systems or upgrades during off-hours, so as to minimize the impact on end-users use of their systems.

May perform in a team leader capacity on various projects.

Works closely with developers.

Performs related duties as assigned.

Educational Requirements:  Bachelor degree in Computer Science or Information Technology or equivalent experience

Experience Requirements:                                                                                                                                 

Banner ERP 8 & 9 - 4+ Years

Ethos Identity System - 2+ Years

Ellucian Solution Manager - 2+ Years

Oracle RDBMS 11g/12c - 4+ Years

Oracle DataGuard 11g/12c - 3+ Years        

Oracle Web Logic (WLS)11g/12c - 3+ Years

Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM) 11g/12c - 3+ Years

Oracle SQL/SQL*Plus and PL/SQL - 4+ Years

UNIX scripting or similar (Perl, awk, sed) - 3+ Years


Oracle DBA Certified Professional(OCP)

Cognos Reporting Suite

Operational Data Store (ODS)

UNIX System Administration (LINUX)

Ellucian Ethos Integration

Application Review Date:  Applications are accepted until the position is filled though priority will be given to applications received on or before: March 8, 2019

Required Documents:  ***A resume and cover letter are required to complete the application process***

* Official transcripts required upon hire

* Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.

* Employment sponsorship is not available.

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