Eckerd College
  • 31-Aug-2023 to 30-Sep-2023
  • - Information Technology
  • St. Petersburg, FL, USA
  • Full Time

Eckerd College is currently hiring for the position of Applications Support Specialist to join our Enterprise Applications team at our waterfront property along the Boca Ciega Bay in St. Petersburg, Florida, in our relationship-focused community. The specialist is part of the team that implements new enterprise class systems and applications, and continues to improve and support existing systems. These systems include the Banner ERP (Accounting, Payroll, Procurement, Financial Aid, Student Records, HR), Enterprise Reporting, Document Management, Learning Management, and more.  System locations will vary from SaaS, on premise, and in AWS.  This position will work in both a Linux and Windows environment.

The role requires the incumbent to be able to make decisions based on independent judgment while collaborating with the overall team to resolve a range of complex technical problems and providing technical support to customers in a professional manner that maintains goodwill, cooperation, and productive relationships throughout the College. The specialist will be experienced with both Linux (Redhat/CentOS) and Windows servers. Experience working with Ellucian Banner, Argos by Evisions, and understanding of authentication systems is a bonus. A proven ability to initiate, track, and successfully manage multiple detail-oriented projects is important to success in the position. Some night and weekend work may be required to perform maintenance tasks or troubleshoot system outages.

This position is a hybrid position that allows for remote work as coordinated with the Chief Information Officer.

Benefits Overview
Eckerd College offers a competitive benefits package, including the following:

  • 100 percent tuition remission for employees, spouses, and dependents; access to Tuition Exchange network

  • HMO and HDHP medical insurance options; employer contribution to HSA for those on the high deductible plan that start date of hire.

  • PPO dental and vision insurance networks; employer-provided life, short-term disability, and long-term disability plans that start date of hire.

  • Generous employer contribution to employee's retirement plan upon eligibility.

  • Generous paid time off including vacation, sick, and personal leave as well as 16+ paid holidays annually. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Consult with functional and technical staff members on improvements for the use of existing enterprise applications

  • Analyze new systems to understand their implementation and support requirements.

  • Analyze and compare different systems in order to develop plans to integrate data between them and collaborate to find solutions.

  • Prioritize and appropriately escalate issues to assure timely problem resolution. Carries out fact-finding and analysis of problems; determines most effective problem resolution procedures.

  • Suggest, test, implement, and evaluate solutions.

  • Write SQL queries to produce reports.

  • Clearly document system designs and system processes.

  • Assist with applications support tickets and adhere to SLAs to provide quality customer service.

  • Assist with user management and ERP security process.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field plus 5-8 years of relevant work experience. Additional education and IT certifications will be considered in lieu of experience.

How to Apply

All interested candidates must apply online at Follow the instructions to complete the online application which includes creating an applicant profile, uploading a resume and cover letter, completing an application, and identifying references.

Employment will require a successful background check.

Eckerd College is committed to fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student body, and an inclusive campus community. Eckerd is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Eckerd College is especially interested in attracting candidates from historically underrepresented groups.


This position has been closed and is no longer available.
Eckerd College


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