IT Systems Architect & Administrator - PeopleSoft - St. Lawrence College

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IT Systems Architect & Administrator - PeopleSoft

  • City City: Kingston
  • Rate of Pay Rate of Pay: Salary
  • Positions Available Positions Available: 1
  • Type Type: Full Time
  • Duration Duration: Temporary
  • Avg. Hours/Week Avg. Hours/Week: 37.5
  • Education Education: College

Job ID ADMN-PT-23/24-134 

Location: Kingston 

Deadline: September 29, 2023 

Start Date: Immediately 

End Date: September 27, 2024 

Department: Information Technology Services 

Number of Positions: 1 

Duration: Full-Time 


The area of focus for the IT Systems Architect & Administrator, PeopleSoft is the PeopleSoft systems. An expert level knowledge and depth of experience in the field of PeopleSoft is required. This role is responsible for the application of their expert knowledge to ensure successful operation of PeopleSoft systems and services. This position is responsible for providing leadership in the areas of PeopleSoft architecture, operations, support and project technical tasks.

The IT Systems Architect & Administrator, PeopleSoft is accountable for effectively architecting and managing the technical aspects of the college’s PeopleSoft systems. Using advanced technical skills in the PeopleSoft technical domain, this role takes proactive steps to design and implement improvements to PeopleSoft in order to improve value delivery and avoid service disruptions or performance degradations. This position is accountable for resolving support issues related to operations of the PeopleSoft and is the primary role responsible for coordinating resolution of the issues. This position is the primary point of contact for technical support with Oracle and is responsible for managing communication between Oracle technical support and the extended ITS team during issue resolution. As part of the ITS team this position is called upon to provide backup coverage for others in the team. Frequently it is necessary to work outside of regular working hours to resolve critical operational and support issues or to perform project tasks as deemed necessary by the Associate Director, IT Systems PeopleSoft Services & Sustainability.


Education and Experience:

  • A minimum of a 3-year diploma/degree in a relevant field of study.
  • A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in IT solutions architecture and systems administration, providing leadership in managing projects, gathering requirements, developing and analyzing solutions.
  • A minimum of 2 years of PeopleSoft administration experience, including performing PeopleTools patches,Image updates, server maintenance and management.

Other Required Qualifications:


  • Project Management: PMI Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) designation
  • IT Service Management: ITIL v4 Foundation Certification
  • Technical:
  • PeopleSoft: PeopleSoft PeopleTools 8.5x Certified Implementation Specialist
  • Microsoft Azure Platform: Azure Administrator Associate; Azure Security Engineer Associate; Azure Database Administrator Associate
  • Working knowledge and familiarity with any of the following:
  • ITIL framework for IT service management
  • COBIT framework for IT governance and value delivery
  • PMI framework and standards for project management
  • Agile Methodology
  • Kanban Principles
  • Government privacy and freedom of information legislation
  • Audit requirements for information systems

Physical/Work Environment Essential Requirements:

The successful incumbent must have the ability to report to the work location and work temporarily from a remote location with reliable internet access, as approved by the College and in accordance with the college’s Telework Policy. Normal computerized office environment – standing, walking, bending to retrieve files, using office equipment, etc.


Admin Group: Pay Band 10: $78,295 to $97,869 per annum, commensurate on education and experience. In addition to the salary, the position is eligible for pay for performance.

Hours per week: 37.5

End Date: September 27, 2024

Posted Date: September 14, 2023

Closing Date: September 29, 2023 (4:00 p.m.)

How to Prepare your Application for Submission: You will be able to attach only one document to your application. To prepare your application: Combine your cover letter and resume as one document. Save your document in .PDF, .doc, or .docx format using Last Name, First Name as your naming convention. Click on the Apply Here button and complete the application form. Attach your cover letter/resume document to the application form.


St. Lawrence College is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace. We encourage and welcome applications from members of the designated groups, including women, racialized minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation and identity. St. Lawrence College is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free selection process. SLC provides support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant's accessibility needs. Candidates requiring accommodation during the recruitment process are asked to contact Belonging, People and Culture at To obtain a copy of this position vacancy or any of the position related documents in an alternate format please contact and our Talent Acquisition Consultants will address your requests for accommodation confidentially.

This job opportunity is open to both internal and external applicants. Only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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